Movies Like Peggy Sue Got Married

Opening

—— The Purge: Anarchy Jul 18
—— Sex Tape Jul 18
—— Planes: Fire And Rescue Jul 18
42% Wish I Was Here Jul 18
—— Video Games: The Movie Jul 18

Top Box Office

91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $73.0M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $16.5M
23% Tammy $12.9M
85% 22 Jump Street $6.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $5.9M
47% Earth to Echo $5.5M
30% Deliver Us from Evil $4.7M
49% Maleficent $4.2M
80% Begin Again $2.9M
53% Jersey Boys $2.5M

Coming Soon

—— Hercules Jul 25
—— Lucy Jul 25
—— Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
—— Step Up: All In Aug 08

Premieres Tonight

—— Backpackers: Season 1
—— Seed: Season 2

New Episodes Tonight

84% 24: Live Another Day
—— The Fosters: Season 2
—— Hit the Floor: Season 2
—— Longmire: Season 3
—— Major Crimes: Season 3
—— Mistresses: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
—— Switched at Birth: Season 3
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Devious Maids: Season 2
—— Endeavour: Season 2
100% Falling Skies: Season 4
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
64% The Last Ship: Season 1
100% Last Tango in Halifax: Season 2
69% The Leftovers: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
50% The Musketeers: Season 1
67% Ray Donovan: Season 2
46% Reckless: Season 1
54% Salem: Season 1
50% True Blood: Season 7
—— Unforgettable: Season 2
80% Vicious: Season 1
—— Witches of East End: Season 2

Peggy Sue Got Married Reviews

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

No masterpiece, but it at least imparts an important perspective about nostalgia.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

July 30, 2013
Brandon Judell
GreenCine

The film often soars into the imaginary heavens of delight but then just as quickly sputters and crash lands due to Coppola's leaden helming.

Full Review Source: GreenCine

September 28, 2012
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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This prom-night balloon of a movie floats easily above the year's other exercises in '50s nostalgia. If you dare reach for it, it will land smartly in your heart.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

December 14, 2008

Film4

A charming little comedy grounded in an irresistable performance from Kathleen Turner.

Full Review Source: Film4

December 14, 2008
Pat Graham
Chicago Reader
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It's grave, lumbering, arrhythmic, and bloated, an emotional hogwallow of catchpenny insights and easy sentimentality.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

December 11, 2007

TV Guide's Movie Guide

The movie has many lovely moments and just as many dead spots, but its strengths make this atypical film from Francis Coppola a worthwhile viewing experience.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3/4

December 11, 2007
Variety Staff
Variety
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What makes this treatment unique is that the jokes aren't so much derivative of pop culture, but are instead found in the learned wisdom of a middle-aged woman reacting to her own teenage dilemmas.

Full Review Source: Variety

December 11, 2007
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Centering on a female protag (well-played by Kathleen Turner) and dealing with a similar universal fantasy of revisiting your past, Coppola's small-town fable is a wonderful companion piece to Back to the Future, which was released a year earlier.

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

April 4, 2007
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Coppola displays a rare light and comedic touch in this charmer.

| Original Score: 3/5

July 6, 2006

Time Out
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Ignore the ridiculous happy ending of this film, and you have a much more fatalistic exercise in which Coppola eschews easy laughs in favour of the exposure of feeling and the fact that these people's lives, however empty, matter to them.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Nicolas Cage lets the comedy rip. "You mean my wang?"

| Original Score: 4/5

December 5, 2005
Clint Morris
Moviehole

One of the best romantic comedies of the 80's...."Back to the Future" meets "Somewhere in Time"

| Original Score: 3/5

June 11, 2005
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A very entertaining and involving movie boasting a cornucopia of delightful comic moments and scenes which go straight for the heart.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 5/5

August 18, 2004
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Twisted, touching and a great vehicle for Turner

| Original Score: 3/5

July 10, 2003
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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Miss Turner's self-assured comic timing goes a long way toward salvaging the film, providing both moral and physical dimension to a role that scarcely exists.

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

May 20, 2003
Kevin Fiddler
Henderson Home News (Henderson, NV)

A glimpse of James Carrey

| Original Score: 2/5

February 19, 2003
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

One of Coppola's least overbearing films, but not overwhelmingly good.

| Original Score: 3/5

February 2, 2003
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal

Peggy Sue Got maried isn't a perfect film, but it sure makes you feel good.

Full Review Source: Montreal Film Journal | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 10, 2002
Paul Attanasio
Washington Post
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Here you don't see Coppola the camera wizard, you see Coppola the storyteller, the maker of fables. And by the end, you don't feel warmly just toward the movie, but toward the man behind it.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
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It's a wistful fantasy, a bright reminiscence, a Stroll down memory lane that's as glowingly conceived as it is slightly flawed.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
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