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Heaven Can Wait Reviews

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Frank Rich
TIME Magazine
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[The film] has everything going for it: big laughs, populist politics, billowy sequences set in heaven, a murder plot, a climactic Super Bowl game, a supporting cast of choice comic actors, and best of all, a touching (but PG) romance.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

January 24, 2014
Joanna Berry
Radio Times

This updated version of the 1941 film Here Comes Mr Jordan is one of the few remakes that is almost as good as the original.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 4/5

January 24, 2014
Variety Staff
Variety
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Heaven Can Wait is an outstanding film.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 26, 2009
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Supremely produced, this whimsical romantic comedy served as star vehicle for Julie Christie and especially Warren Beatty, who made an impressive co-directing debut with Buck Henry; the film deservedly won the Oscar for Art Direction.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B+

July 26, 2008

TV Guide's Movie Guide

There are a few laughs from Grodin and Cannon, but Beatty and Christie are like 400-pound gorillas chasing a milkweed seed.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 21, 2007
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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It's certainly likable enough and was a big hit when it came out, but one could hardly call it an auspicious artistic debut -- a crafty commercial entertainment with a certain amount of intelligence is more like it.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

March 21, 2007
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Frivolous and amusing in spots.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B-

July 9, 2006
Derek Adams
Time Out
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The film drags its feet uncertainly from beginning to end.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Clint Morris
Moviehole

A comedy classic.....if you've never seen it, you have to ask yourself...why?

| Original Score: 3/5

June 11, 2005
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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There's nothing worse than a pushy narrative.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

May 9, 2005
Edward Douglas
ComingSoon.net

A really enjoyable high concept comedy; better than the 2000 remake!

| Original Score: 4/5

January 31, 2005
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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This is the kind of upbeat screwball comedy Hollywood used to do smoothly and well.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

October 23, 2004
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Heaven Can Wait shines in almost every department: it in one of those rare movies that deserves to be seen again and again.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

January 24, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Unnecessary, charmless remake of Here Comes Mr.Jordan.

| Original Score: 2/5

November 26, 2003
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

God, how I love this movie.

| Original Score: 5/5

August 7, 2003

It may not have had quite the resonance of Beatty's earlier work, but Heaven Can Wait is a smart, likeable 1970s comedy with a heart.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 3/5

May 24, 2003
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Beatty's best comedy.

| Original Score: 4/5

November 25, 2002
James Rocchi
Netflix

A sweet, unassuming, heartfelt delight that will make you laugh and probably leave you a little wistful.

Full Review Source: Netflix | Original Score: 4/5

November 7, 2002
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

In the hands of anyone but Warren Beatty, this might really stink, but the old scoundrel infuses the hero with such earnest and wide-eyed spirit that it's hard not to like.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

January 1, 2000
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

| Original Score: 3/5

December 21, 2007
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