The Heavenly Kid (1985)

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In this comedy from Cary Medoway, the ghost of a 1960s teen (Lewis Smith) returns to Earth to help his dull son learn to be hip.

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Critic Reviews for The Heavenly Kid

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (1)

Everything about "The Heavenly Kid" is ripped off, from a sprig of music that apes the "Beverly Hills Cop" theme to Gedrick, who was obviously cast because he looks like Tom Cruise, but cheaper.

Jan 2, 2018 | Full Review…

...repetitious and surprisingly dull...

Dec 7, 2005 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Worthy of attention from only the staunchest of '80s archivists.

Nov 20, 2005 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

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

Oct 22, 2005 | Full Review…

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

Jul 14, 2003 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for The Heavenly Kid

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.

Aj V
Aj V

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Great!

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Leo L

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