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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

Gross USA:

$20,419,446

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,419,446
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

If the main theme and musical cues in the film sound familiar, it's because they often sound like 'variations on a theme' from "Arthur's Theme" by Christopher Cross. See more »

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

Lucy Chadman: You clean? This is cleaning, right? My son is cleaning? I never thought I'd live to see the day... actually I didn't.
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Connections

Referenced in The Commitments (1991) See more »

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User Reviews

i loved it so much
20 October 2004 | by remyjclSee all my reviews

i love this film it totally brings me back to being 10 again, it was just wacky enough to hold my attention, fair enough it doesn't match up to todays standard of movie but its a heart warming story that i love to watch again and again. Shelly plays the total scatter brain that i expect of her and her sister Zelda soon enough becomes the voice of reason. Danny plays the ever doting son and i have to say was a hunk in the 80s for me. i totally recommend this film to anyone with a weird sense of humour, for goodness sake she chokes on a chicken ball. My favourite part is at the end when she pretends to be possessed and talks about the cowboy boots that cracked me up, watch you'll see what i mean. Its a classic family film that you'll really enjoy.


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