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The Heavenly Kid

The Heavenly Kid (1985)

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Release Date: Jul 26, 1985 Wide

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Ever since the "Topper" movies made ghosts likeable and helpful, films like The Heavenly Kid have taken up the theme with varying degrees of success. In this version of life after death, Bobby (Lewis Smith) is a teen who dies in a drag race as he goes over a cliff. He then enters a curious "mass transit" system that will not take him "uptown" until he returns back to earth and gains a little more virtue. And so Bobby is assigned the thankless task of converting Lenny (Jason Gedrick) into a

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Nov 15, 2005

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...repetitious and surprisingly dull...

December 7, 2005 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
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Worthy of attention from only the staunchest of '80s archivists.

November 20, 2005 Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com
DVDTalk.com

A gem as memorable as your first attempt at lacing your own shoes. One to be treasured.

October 22, 2005 Full Review Source: Moviehole
Moviehole

Classic '80s movie. What happened to these actors? Can't believe that was Malcolm's mom.

July 14, 2003
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A predictable, familiar, old story, but like Back to the Future, says something about the 80s. Mostly this movie is entertaining, and I liked it.
January 19, 2011
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Great!
December 25, 2007
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