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Rated
PG
Runtime 112 min
Ratings
97% critics Rotten Tomatoes
83% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 13+ Common Sense Media
Genre Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Release 04/05/91
Actors Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn
Directors Albert Brooks
Just after being killed in a car crash, Daniel Miller finds himself in Judgment City, a waiting area for the newly deceased. While there, one must prove in a courtroom-style process that he successfully overcame his fears. Daniel meets Julia in an afterlife comedy club, and falls in love with her. Julia seems to have what it takes to move to the 'next stage' of existence, but Daniel's worried he'll be sent back - and lose the one person he loves so much.
Genre Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Release 04/05/91
Actors Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn
Directors Albert Brooks
Just after being killed in a car crash, Daniel Miller finds himself in Judgment City, a waiting area for the newly deceased. While there, one must prove in a courtroom-style process that he successfully overcame his fears. Daniel meets Julia in an afterlife comedy club, and falls in love with her. Julia seems to have what it takes to move to the 'next stage' of existence, but Daniel's worried he'll be sent back - and lose the one person he loves so much.