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Still shot from the movie: Heaven Can Wait.

Heaven Can Wait

Life has a plan, always a plan. But for Joe Pendleton (Warren Beatty), the L.A. Rams rising star quarterback, that plan includes a few glitches. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B-
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 101
Theater Release: 28 Jun 1978
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MPAA Rating: PG
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

After inviting the press and others into the company’s board meeting, Joe gives the executives a pep talk on being “popular players” and not making mistakes when they are on a winning streak. Do you think that big businesses are concerned about the impact that they have on others? Does Joe’s advice make good business sense?

Often when a close-up shot of Betty is shown, her eyes are highlighted with a soft light. How can the use of light emphasize different moods in movies?

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