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City of Angels

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Meg Ryan Meg Ryan
Dr. Maggie Rice
Andre Braugher Andre Braugher
Cassiel
Dennis Franz Dennis Franz
Nathaniel Messinger
Colm Feore Colm Feore
Jordan Ferris
Joanna Merlin Joanna Merlin
Teresa Messinger
Sarah Dampf Sarah Dampf
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7 years, 11 months ago at May 14 14:58
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Oh, Nicolas Cage and Meg Ryan. Their careers have not been in the best shape these days (Cage taking any role offered to him after going broke, and Ryan having bad plastic surgery on her face), but I do like most of their work and this one is among of them. When this film came out, Cage and Ryan were at the top of their games respectively, and see to them starring in a romantic drama dealing with ... read more

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7 years, 6 months ago at Sep 29 9:24
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I wonder if I saw this movie before or after the original version directed by Wim Wenders. I’m pretty sure that I saw this remake first though. Anyway, when it was released, it turned out to be a box-office success and the song ‘Iris’ by Goo Goo Dolls (by the way, it is probably one of the worst band names ever) was for ever present for at least 6 months after this movie came out. Basically,... read more
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Based in part on Wim Wenders's 1988 film, WINGS OF DESIRE, this is the story of Seth (Nicolas Cage), an angel who wanders the Los Angeles area invisible to humans. As someone's death approaches, he spends time near that person and becomes visible while acting as traveling companion during the trip to the great hereafter. His discovery of a distraught heart surgeon, Maggie (Meg Ryan), inspires him to forego his immortality and exist on earth with her as a feeling and mortal entity.
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