PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Death, who takes the form of a young man, asks a media mogul to act as a guide to teach him about life on Earth, and in the process, he falls in love with his guide's daughter.
A truncated two-hour version has been shown on television and airlines, achieved by chopping out most of William Parrish's (Anthony Hopkins') business. Martin Brest has disowned this edit, so the director's credit is for "Alan Smithee".
Please. Please. Don't worry. Don't worry.
Allison: It's utter chaos around here. And I'm terrified we're running out of time. Am I trying to be too perfect?
When Allison has the three different cakes brought in for her father to taste and choose one for the party - the chocolate cake keeps changing position from shot to shot.
TV version shortens the scene when Joe is hit by the cars.
$15,017,995 (USA) (15 November 1998)
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