Tabloid reporters are sent by their editor to investigate after the paper recieves a letter from a woman claiming an angel is living with her.

Directed by: Nora Ephron Alan B. Curtiss Dianne Dreyer Robert Huberman
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy,
Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Pictures, Alphaville Films,

Michael - He's an angel... Not a saint. - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 25-12-1996
  • Runtime: 105 Minutes
  • Popularity: 9.34
  • Vote Count: 509
  • IMDB Rating: 5.8
  • Budget: USD 0
  • Revenue: USD 119,718,203
  • Region: United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: N/A

Photo Name Character
John Travolta - Azwaad Movie Database John Travolta Michael
Andie MacDowell - Azwaad Movie Database Andie MacDowell Dorothy Winters
William Hurt - Azwaad Movie Database William Hurt Frank Quinlan
Bob Hoskins - Azwaad Movie Database Bob Hoskins Vartan Malt
Robert Pastorelli - Azwaad Movie Database Robert Pastorelli Huey Driscoll
Jean Stapleton - Azwaad Movie Database Jean Stapleton Pansy Milbank
Teri Garr - Azwaad Movie Database Teri Garr Judge Esther Newberg
Wallace Langham - Azwaad Movie Database Wallace Langham Bruce Craddock
Joey Lauren Adams - Azwaad Movie Database Joey Lauren Adams Anita
Carla Gugino - Azwaad Movie Database Carla Gugino Bride
Photo Name Department
Geraldine Peroni-Editing Geraldine Peroni Editing (Editor)
Elizabeth McBride-Costume & Make-Up Elizabeth McBride Costume & Make-Up (Costume Design)
Sean Daniel-Production Sean Daniel Production (Producer)
James Jacks-Production James Jacks Production (Producer)
Randy Newman-Sound Randy Newman Sound (Original Music Composer)
Charles Croughwell-Crew Charles Croughwell Crew (Stunt Coordinator)
James E. Tocci-Art James E. Tocci Art (Art Direction)
Nora Ephron-Writing Nora Ephron Writing (Screenplay)
Nora Ephron-Directing Nora Ephron Directing (Director)
Nora Ephron-Production Nora Ephron Production (Producer)

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***Testifies to the JOY of living itself*** Michael, excellently portrayed by John Travolta, is an unorthodox Archangel enjoying his last mission (vacation?) to Earth. A supermarket tabloid from Chicago sends a team to Iowa to get a story and pictures; after discovering that he's a real angel they naturally want to bring him back to the big city. What works best is that the story is essentially a fun-spirited road movie. William Hurt, Andie MacDowell and Robert Pastorelli have an exceptional time meeting Michael and trying to escort him back to Chicago. Michael acts like a tourist having the time of his life, humorously wanting to see those silly little 'attractions' dispersed across the countryside (e.g. "the world's biggest non-stick frying pan," etc.) -- you know, the ones most of us adults roll our eyes at. Lots of fun things and miracles take place along the way. What struck me the most about Michael (the angel) is that he has a genuine spirit of JOY. The simple joy-of-living-itself is all over him; and this has a phenomenal impact on the people around him. It's something most of us could learn from Michael. The film has loads of laughs and, surprisingly, even some profundities. The film runs 105 minutes and was shot in Texas, Iowa and Chicago. GRADE: A

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