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Heaven Can Wait


Jun 28, 1978

MPAA Rating



Warren Beatty Dian Cannon


(pictures (c)1978 Paramount Pictures)

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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.

Content Details

Why Is Heaven Can Wait Rated PG?

Heaven Can Wait is rated PG

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Overall: B-
The infidelity of a tippler and her lover, along with moderate profanities blemish a story otherwise redeemed by the good guy qualities of a man bent on achieving his life dream of playing in the Super Bowl.

Violence: B-
Accident between cyclist and car heard but not seen; man shown restraining screaming woman, mirror over bed drops but misses intended victim, high-powered rifle used to shoot character in the back, shot heard and character falls into garden well.

Sexual Content: B-
Clothed, unmarried couple shown in bed numerous times, kissing between unmarried couple in bedroom, kissing scene in garden between Joe and Betty.

Language: C+
At least: Eight moderate profanities, four mild profanities, eleven terms of Deity

Alcohol / Drug Use: C+
Football coach shown smoking, nervous wife depicted drinking to relieve stress, drinks shown with dinner, man poisoned in bathtub, football players spray each other with champagne.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

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Canadian Home Video Rating: NA

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