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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.

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Cast

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 Market
Charles Lane
as Father O'Shea
J. Don Ferguson
as Harlan Rafferty
Bert Hogue
as Police Officer
Tony Reitano
as Love Bug Delivery Boy
Karen Durda
as Italian Lady
Leslie Norris
as Receptionist
Thomas McIntyre
as Executive
Bonnie Johnson
as Executive
Albert Ash
as Wimpy Executive
Joe Herold
as Reporter
Mi Mi Green
as Reporter
Jerry Campbell
as Gas Station Attendant
Tom McLoughlin
as Owlish Man in Church
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Critic Reviews for Date with an Angel

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

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
Moviehole

A stinker, but almost worth seeing for the lovely Emmanuelle Beart.

February 27, 2003
San Francisco Examiner

Is there something lighter than "featherweight"?

July 26, 2002
eFilmCritic.com

Audience Reviews for Date with an Angel

An engaged man finds an angel and can't decide whether to marry his b***** girlfriend or keep falling in love with the angel. The idea itself is stupid so therefore the movie is stupid.

Gordo daman
Gordo daman

This is one of those 80s comedies that are bad and cheesy plot wise but are quirky enough to love, especially if you were an 80s child. Terrible special effects although they did do a great job with the wings and lighting to make the angel appear to glow. I love the French fry bit and Emmanuelle plays her character perfectly.

Kristi Moore
Kristi Moore
½

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

Marion Ravenwood
Marion Ravenwood

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