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Hello Again (1987)

A suburban housewife chokes to death and is brought back to life by a spell cast by her wacky sister.

Director:

Frank Perry

Writer:

Susan Isaacs
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shelley Long ... Lucy Chadman
Judith Ivey ... Zelda
Gabriel Byrne ... Kevin Scanlon
Corbin Bernsen ... Jason Chadman
Sela Ward ... Kim Lacey
Austin Pendleton ... Junior Lacey
Carrie Nye Carrie Nye ... Regina Holt
Robert Lewis Robert Lewis ... Phineas Devereux
Madeleine Potter ... Felicity Glick
Thor Fields Thor Fields ... Danny Chadman
John Cunningham ... Bruce Holt
I.M. Hobson I.M. Hobson ... Butler
Mary Fogarty Mary Fogarty ... Maid
Tony Sirico ... Tough Guy
Elkan Abramowitz Elkan Abramowitz ... Burns
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Storyline

A suburban housewife chokes to death and is brought back to life by a spell cast by her wacky sister.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Her life just hasn't been the same since her death. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La joyeuse revenante See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,712,892, 8 November 1987, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$20,419,446
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

At 44:12, as Lucy and Jason approach the railing, a hand appears in the upper left corner for six frames. See more »

Quotes

Zelda: You should never help a human being who makes his living suctioning thigh fat.
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Connections

References Knots Landing (1979) See more »

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Not the best; but, one of the most entertaining.
7 July 2005 | by bpercivalSee all my reviews

Shelly Long has proved herself to be very versatile in comedy. While this is not a complicated movie -- nor one of the best acted, it is one of the best acted that Shelly Long has done. The story is simple, but one that I'm sure most people have dreamed about. "What would happen to my family if I no longer 'existed'." A perfect world is not available in life -- or death, but on the screen it works. Even though it won no awards for acting, I find that it is one of the most entertaining movies I have seen -- one that needs to be added to a personal library, along with one of Shelly Long's funniest movies to be seen: Troop Beverly Hills.


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