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733 Ratings

Heaven Can Wait

Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
United States, 1943
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy


Deceased playboy Henry Van Cleve presents himself to the outer offices of Hades, where he asks a bemused Satan for permission to enter the gates of hell. Henry proceeds to recount a lifetime of wooing and pursuing women, his long, happy marriage to Martha notwithstanding.

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Heaven Can Wait Directed by Ernst Lubitsch

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Academy Awards

1944 | 3 nominations including: Best Picture

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