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  • Defending Your Life (1991)
  • PG
    112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Defending Your Life (1991)
PG
112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

In an afterlife way-station resembling a major city, the lives of the recently deceased are examined in a court-like setting.
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Apr 5, 1991 (United States)

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76 cast members
Name Known for
Albert Brooks
Daniel Miller Daniel Miller   See fewer
Michael Durrell
Agency Head Agency Head   See fewer
James Eckhouse
Jeep Owner Jeep Owner   See fewer
Gary Beach
Car Salesman Car Salesman   See fewer
Julie Cobb
Tram Guide Tram Guide   See fewer
Time Winters
Porter Porter   See fewer
Rip Torn
Bob Diamond Bob Diamond   See fewer
Beth Black
Soap Opera Woman Soap Opera Woman   See fewer
Clayton Norcross
Soap Opera Man Soap Opera Man   See fewer
James MacKrell
Game Show Moderator Game Show Moderator   See fewer
Wil Albert
Game Show Contestant Game Show Contestant   See fewer
Sage Allen
Game Show Contestant Game Show Contestant   See fewer
Mary Pat Gleason
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
Maxine Elliott Hicks
Elderly Woman on Tram (as Maxine Elliott) Elderly Woman on Tram (as Maxine Elliott)   See fewer
Roger Behr
Comedian Comedian   See fewer
Art Frankel
Arthur Arthur   See fewer
Lee Grant
Lena Foster Lena Foster   See fewer
George D. Wallace
Daniel's Judge Daniel's Judge   See fewer
Lillian Lehman
Daniel's Judge Daniel's Judge   See fewer
Raffi Di Blasio
Daniel as a Boy Daniel as a Boy   See fewer
Eric Ehasz
Child in Schoolyard Child in Schoolyard   See fewer
Matthew Scharch
Daniel as an Infant Daniel as an Infant   See fewer
S. Scott Bullock
Daniel's Father Daniel's Father   See fewer
Carol Bivins
Daniel's Mother Daniel's Mother   See fewer
Ethan Embry
Steve (as Ethan Randall) Steve (as Ethan Randall)   See fewer
Gary Ballard
Mr. Wadworth Mr. Wadworth   See fewer
Mary Mukogawa
Sushi Hostess Sushi Hostess   See fewer
Toshio Shikami
Head Sushi Chef Head Sushi Chef   See fewer
Kagko Shikami
Sushi Chef Sushi Chef   See fewer
Samee Park
Sushi Chef Sushi Chef   See fewer
Tommy Inouye
Sushi Chef Sushi Chef   See fewer
Bob Braun
Talk Show Host Talk Show Host   See fewer
Jenna Barlow Grodsky
Talk Show Guest (as Jennifer Barlow) Talk Show Guest (as Jennifer Barlow)   See fewer
Buck Henry
Dick Stanley Dick Stanley   See fewer
Joey Miyashima
Casio Tipster Casio Tipster   See fewer
Nurit Koppel
Daniel's Date Daniel's Date   See fewer
Susan Walters
Daniel's Wife Daniel's Wife   See fewer
Sidney Chankin
Used Car Salesman Used Car Salesman   See fewer
Greg Finley
Used Car Salesman Used Car Salesman   See fewer
Clifford Einstein
Julia's Prosecutor (as Cliff Einstein) Julia's Prosecutor (as Cliff Einstein)   See fewer
Rachel Bard
Julia's Judge Julia's Judge   See fewer
Newell Alexander
Julia's Judge Julia's Judge   See fewer
Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine Shirley MacLaine   See fewer
Hal Landon Jr.
Man in Past Lives Pavilion Man in Past Lives Pavilion   See fewer
Ida Lee
Woman in Past Lives Pavilion Woman in Past Lives Pavilion   See fewer
Noley Thornton
Victorian Girl Victorian Girl   See fewer
Glen Chin
Sumo Wrestler Sumo Wrestler   See fewer
James Ekim
Native Native   See fewer
Ronald L. Colby
Majestic Doorman (as Ron Colby) Majestic Doorman (as Ron Colby)   See fewer
James Paradise
Stage Manager Stage Manager   See fewer
Jerry Prell
Banquet Manager Banquet Manager   See fewer
Arell Blanton
Fire Marshall Fire Marshall   See fewer
Shana Ballard
Julia's Daughter Julia's Daughter   See fewer
Chris Macris
Julia's Son Julia's Son   See fewer
Joseph Darrell
Maitre d' Maitre d'   See fewer
James Manis
Eduardo Eduardo   See fewer
Alex Sheafe
Martin Martin   See fewer
Cathleen Chin
Ticket Counter Agent Ticket Counter Agent   See fewer
Lisa Sears
Tram Port Attendant Tram Port Attendant   See fewer
Mark Dunlap
Tram Port Attendant Tram Port Attendant   See fewer
Vernon Roguen
Tram Port Attendant Tram Port Attendant   See fewer
Dennis Germain
Tram Driver Tram Driver   See fewer
Jorga Caye
Deceased Lady (uncredited) Deceased Lady (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Gatewood
Afterlife traveler (uncredited) Afterlife traveler (uncredited)   See fewer
Douglas M. Nelson
Tram Attendee (uncredited) Tram Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
John Michael Quinn
Man in Heaven (uncredited) Man in Heaven (uncredited)   See fewer
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