Date with an Angel (1987) - Rotten Tomatoes

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 of the film even though she does not speak.more
Rating: PG (adult situations/language)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Tom McLoughlin
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 21, 2002
HBO Video


Michael E. Knight
as Jim Sanders
Phoebe Cates
as Patty Winston
David Dukes
as Ed Winston
Phil Brock
as George
Vinny Argiro
as Ben Sanders
Bibi Besch
as Grace Sanders
Cheryl Pollak
as Rhonda/Cashier in Ma...
Charles Lane
as Father O'Shea
J. Don Ferguson
as Harlan Rafferty
Bert Hogue
as Police Officer
Tony Reitano
as Love Bug Delivery Bo...
Karen Durda
as Italian Lady
Thomas McIntyre
as Executive
Leslie Norris
as Receptionist
Bonnie Johnson
as Executive
Albert Ash
as Wimpy Executive
Joe Herold
as Reporter
Mi Mi Green
as Reporter
Jerry Campbell
as Gas Station Attendan...
Tom McLoughlin
as Owlish Man in Church
O'Clair Alexander
as Police Officer
Bonnie Cook
as Executive
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Critic Reviews for Date with an Angel

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

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

I on';t care what anyone says, this movie is enchanting, funny and wonderfully entertaining. The casting of Emmanuelle Beart as the angel in this film is one of the best cases of an actor cast in the right role ever! Very charming and fun.

James Cupertino

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