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City of Angels (1998)

PG-13
114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Inspired by the modern classic, Wings of Desire, City involves an angel (Cage) who is spotted by a doctor in an operating room. Franz plays Cage's buddy who somehow knows a lot about angels.
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Writers
Wim Wenders (screenplay "Der Himmel über Berlin") | Peter Handke (screenplay "Der Himmel über Berlin") | Richard Reitinger (screenplay "Der Himmel über Berlin") | Dana Stevens (screenplay)
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$ 55,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 15,369,048
Gross (USA)
$ 78,685,114
Gross (World)
$ 198,685,114
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Apr 10, 1998 (United States)

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Meg Ryan
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Andre Braugher
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Colm Feore
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Joanna Merlin
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Rhonda Dotson
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Nigel Gibbs
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John Putch
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Lauri Johnson
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Christian Aubert
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Jay Patterson
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Shishir Kurup
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Brian Markinson
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Hector Velasquez
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Bernard White
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Kim Murphy
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Cherene Snow
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6.7 / 10 | 104,415 votes