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Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 28 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 19 Ratings

Summary: When amateur comedian Lance (Rock) finds himself at heaven's door, he is convinced that there has been a mistake. Miraculously, he is right. He is given another chance -- but in another body. Ironically, Lance ultimately discovers his true self, falls in love and improves his comedy act in the process. (Paramount Pictures)
Runtime: 87 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for language, sexual humor and some drug references.
Production: Paramount Pictures
Genres: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Countries: USA, Germany, Canada, Australia
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jul 10, 2001
Director Credit
Chris Weitz Director
Paul Weitz Director
Writer Credit
Ali LeRoi Screenplay
Chris Rock Screenplay
Elaine May 1978 Screenplay Heaven Can Wait
Lance Crouther Screenplay
Louis C.K. Screenplay
Warren Beatty 1978 Screenplay Heaven Can Wait
Principal Cast Credit
Chris Rock Lance Barton
Cast Credit
Brian Rhodes Charles Wellington, III
Bryetta Calloway Gospel Singer
Chazz Palminteri King
Eugene Levy Keyes
Frankie Faison Whitney Daniels
Greg Germann Sklar
Herb Lovelle Trashman
Jennifer Coolidge Mrs. Wellington
John Cho Phil Quon
Mario Joyner Apollo M.C.
Mark Addy Cisco
Martha Chaves Rosa
Regina King Sontee Jenkins
Wanda Sykes Wanda
Producer Credit
Ali LeRoi Associate Producer
Barry M. Berg Executive Producer
Chris Rock Executive Producer
James Jacks Producer
Michael Rotenberg Producer
Priscilla Nedd-Friendly Associate Producer
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