Date with an Angel (1987)


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In this romantic comedy fantasy, an angel (Emmanuelle Beart) with a heavenly body falls into the swimming pool of Jim Sanders (Michael E. Knight). Hung over from his bachelor party, his encounter with the angel has Jim questioning his upcoming marriage to Patty (Phoebe Cates), the daughter of a wealthy cosmetics mogul (David Dukes). After he helps the injured celestial being, Jim must protect her from his lecherous friends and his curious fiance. Beart's beauty and performance is the highlight … More

Rating: PG (adult situations/language)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Tom McLoughlin
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 21, 2002
HBO Video


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Critic Reviews for Date with an Angel

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
Top Critic

Beart will take your breath away each time she's on screen.

Full Review… | November 18, 2008
Combustible Celluloid

Cute, charming, spirited stuff

May 12, 2005

Audience Reviews for Date with an Angel


Interesting take on angels, I watched the whole thing and wasn't bored, so it was okay.

Marion Ravenwood

Super Reviewer

A hilarious film!

Leo L

Super Reviewer

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