Heaven Can Wait is a romantic fantasy about Joe Pendleton (Warren Beatty), a Los Angeles Rams quarterback who is accidentally summoned to Heaven by an overly zealous celestial escort. Pendleton is returned to earth in the body of another man, who is a corporate giant. While practicing to once again play for the Rams, Pendleton must escape attempts on his life while romantically pursuing a beautiful English woman (Julie Christie) who protests the destruction caused to her village by one of his many corporations.

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4.6 out of 5
80 Ratings

80 Ratings

89% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: A throwback to the high-gloss screwball comedies of the 1940s, Heaven Can Wait beguiles with seamless production values and great comic relief from Charles Grodin and Dianne Cannon.

12+ COMMON SENSE

Still-relevant '70s comic fantasy has some profanity.

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Studio
Paramount Pictures
Genre
Romance
Released
Copyright

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)
Additional

Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

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