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Peggy Sue Got Married, a review by Tom

     Peggy Sue Got Married (1986/United States)
IMDb | Wikipedia

(United Kingdom)
Director:Francis Coppola
Writing:Jerry Leichtling (Writer), Arlene Sarner (Writer)
Length:99 min.
Video:Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85
Audio:English: Dolby Digital 1, French: Dolby Digital 1, German: Dolby Digital 1, Italian: Dolby Digital 1, Spanish: Dolby Digital 1
Subtitles:Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish

Kathleen Turner as Peggy Sue
Nicolas Cage as Charlie Bodell
Barry Miller as Richard Norvik
Catherine Hicks as Carol Heath
Joan Allen as Maddy Nagle

If you could live your life all over again, would you change anything? Kathleen Turner, portraying Peggy Sue, gets the chance to answer this tantalising question in Francis Ford Coppola's acclaimed romantic comedy. Co-starring Joan Allen, Nicolas Cage, Helen Hunt, and Jim Carrey, PEGGY SUE GOT MARRIED is a humourous, heartfelt fantasy about the golden opportunity almost everyone has longed for at least once.

American Society of Cinematographers Awards (1987)  Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases (Jordan Cronenweth)
BMI Film & TV Music Awards (1987)  BMI Film Music Award (John Barry)
National Board of Review Awards, USA (1986)  Best Actress (Kathleen Turner)
Academy Award (1986)  Best Actress (Kathleen Turner)
Academy Award (1986)  Best Cinematography (Jordan Cronenweth)
Academy Award (1986)  Best Costume Design (Theadora Van Runkle)
AFI (1986)  100 Years... 100 Laughs (2000)
Golden Globe (1986)  Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy (Kathleen Turner)
Golden Globe (1986)  Picture - Musical or Comedy (Paul R. Gurian)
Saturn (1986)  Best Actress (Kathleen Turner)
Saturn (1986)  Best Costumes (Theodora Van Runkle)
Saturn (1986)  Best Science Fiction Film

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My Thoughts:
I haven't watched this movie since I first got it in 2003. I was not so impressed with it then. I didn't remember anything about it when I rewatched it now. It is a nice enough movie but far from being a favorite of mine.
It is a romantic comedy without being funny or romantic (in my opinion).
You can see here early appearances by Nicolas Cage, Jim Carrey and Helen Hunt.


(From Tom's Time-Travel Movie Reviews on November 20th, 2010)

Member's Reviews

Good Witch's Garden, a review by GSyren

The Good Witch's Garden (018713-612700)
United States 2009 | Released 2014-04-22 on DVD from Cinedigm
86 minutes | Aspect ratio Anamorphic 1.78:1 | Audio: English Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Directed by Craig Pryce and starring Catherine Bell, Chris Potter, Catherine Disher, Peter MacNeill, Rob Stewart

Cassie has settled into Middleton and is busy making a home of Grey House. Her boyfriend, Sheriff Jake Russell, and his kids are happy to have Cassie in the neighborhood, but she has yet to gain the trust of some people in town.

Before long, a stranger rolls into town with papers entitling him to legal ownership of Grey House. Cassie is left without a home and is convinced Middleton isn't where she belongs. Ultimately, everyone will learn holding on too tightly to something can make it more likely that thing will slip through your fingers.

My thoughts about The Good Witch's Garden:
Sweet, inoffensive and just a bit too bland for my taste. But it has Catherine Bell, and I really like her. Not as good as the original Good Witch movie, but fair enough. Not sure I'll go for any of the following sequels, though.
I rate this title

(From Reviews and ramblings by Gunnar on February 15th, 2016)

Member's TV Reviews

Birthday Marathon, a review by addicted2dvd

I Love Lucy: Season 6
Lucy and Superman
Lucy promises Little Ricky that Superman (George Reeves) will be at his birthda party, but when it looks like he can't make it, she tries to fill the bill herself.

My Thoughts:
I Normally like to watch my DVD sets in order... but I decided to make an exception to this one since I have already seen every episode of I Love Lucy ever made. This has always been one of my favorite episodes of I Love Lucy. I guess this is because I also always been a fan of Adventures of Superman. It really is a hilarious episode. My favorite line in this episode...

Ricky: In all the 15 years we been married this is the craziest stunt you ever pulled!
Superman: Wait a minute, you been married to her for 15 years?
Ricky: Yeah, 15 years!
Superman: And they call me Superman!

My Rating:
Out of a Possible 5

(From Birthday Marathon on May 25th, 2009)