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Heaven Is Waiting

By Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Religious romantic comedy is sweet but overwhelmingly sappy.

Movie PG 2011 80 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 1 parent review

age 11+

Life after death is real

Nicely portrayed view of visits from deceased loved ones. They can see us even if we can’t see them.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Teens or couples looking for a wholesome, somewhat silly romantic comedy for date night most likely will enjoy Heaven Is Waiting. Although the movie is predictable and often cloyingly sweet, the relationship between Ned and his wife is lovely. And the scenes of him being caught talking to her are pretty funny. But, for the most part, his insistence on breaking up David and Liz is ridiculous and hard to watch, and the heavy-handed religious messages most likely will be off-putting to those not looking for a religious movie.

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