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Heaven Can Wait

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Comedy Fantasy 
Rated: 7+ (PG)19781h 41mOn: Free Services Prime Video CBS All Access Tags: Adaptation Sports Country: America

Joe Pendleton is a quarterback preparing to lead his team to the superbowl when he is almost killed in an accident. An overanxious angel plucks him to heaven only to discover that he wasn't ready to die, and that his body has been cremated. A new body must be found, and that of a recently-murdered millionaire is chosen. His wife and accountant—the murderers—are confused by this development, as he buys the L.A. Rams in order to once again quarterback them into the Superbowl.Heaven Can Wait featuring Warren Beatty and Julie Christie is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming on CBS All Access, free on PlutoTV, and 5 others. It's a comedy and fantasy movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (18,486 votes) and was well received by critics.

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Available to watch free online (PlutoTV).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & CBS All Access).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#4,087 Ranked Movie

#65 Ranked in Movies on CBS All Access

#142 Ranked in Sport Movies

#322 Ranked in Sports Movies

Heaven Can Wait has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (18,486 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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