Heaven Can Wait

  • 1978
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Comedy, Fantasy

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

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…)
(Movie Clip) I'm Not Leaving!
Invisible Jordan (James Mason) is offering Joe (Warren Beatty) the body of Farnsworth, about to be killed by wife (Dyan Cannon) and aide (Charles Grod (more…)
(Movie Clip) Opening, Lookin' Good!
Opening sequence from Heaven Can Wait, 1978, the hit romantic comedy starring Warren Beatty and Julie Christie, directed by Beatty and Buck Henry, wri (more…)
(Movie Clip) Call Me Joe
Co-directors Warren Beatty (as quarterback Joe Pendleton) and Buck Henry (as The Escort) explain their problem to Mr. Jordan (James Mason) at the way- (more…)
(Movie Clip) Good Luck Mr. Farnsworth
Millionaire Farnsworth (Warren Beatty, who's really deceased quarterback Joe Pendleton) tries out for the team he's just bought in Heaven Can Wait, 19 (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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