Heaven Can Wait

Beatty's ballgame, an unecessary remake of HERE COMES MR. JORDAN--he produced, co-directed, co-wrote (with Elaine May) and starred as Joe Pendleton, a Los Angeles Rams quarterback who is prematurely ushered to heaven by a bumbling celestial messenger (co-director Henry) after an auto accident. An archangel, Mr. Jordan (Mason), tries to redress this error...read more

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Heaven Can Wait - Official Trailer
02:13 — A recently deceased playboy pleas for his eternal fate by recounting his hedonistic life. Classic comic fantasy!
(Movie Clip) Guy Named Porpoise
Farnsworth (Warren Beatty, whom we know is really quarterback Joe Pendleton) invites reporters and critics (including Julie Christie) into his board m (more…)
(Movie Clip) His Will is Too Strong
Farnsworth (Warren Beatty, who is really dead athlete Joe Pendleton) turns down a new body, as his conniving wife (Dyan Cannon) and aide (Charles Grod (more…)
(Movie Clip) I'm Joe Pendleton!
Jordan (James Mason) steps in when Farnsworth (Warren Beatty) can't convince trainer Corkle (Jack Warden) that he's really his dead-quarterback pal Jo (more…)

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Thu Feb 1 6:35am
Heaven Can Wait MAX

Warren Beatty in a remake ("Here Comes Mr. Jordan") about a dead athlete who returns to Earth in another body. Buck Henry, Julie Christie, James Mason, Jack Warden, Dyan Cannon, Charles Grodin. Krim: Vincent Gardenia. Sisk: Joseph Maher. Bentley: Arthur Ma (more…)

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  • Released: 1978
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Beatty's ballgame, an unecessary remake of HERE COMES MR. JORDAN--he produced, co-directed, co-wrote (with Elaine May) and starred as Joe Pendleton, a Los Angeles Rams quarterback who is prematurely ushered to heaven by a bumbling celestial messenger (co-d… (more)

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