The Heavenly Kid
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Ever since the "Topper" movies made ghosts likeable and helpful, films like The Heavenly Kid have taken up the theme with varying degrees of success. In this version of life after death, Bobby (Lewis Smith) is a teen who dies in a drag race as he goes over a cliff. He then enters a curious "mass transit" system that will not take him "uptown" until he returns back to earth and gains a little more virtue. And so Bobby is assigned the thankless task of converting Lenny (Jason Gedrick) into a self-confident individual who can date women without fear (not exactly on a… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 25%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"...repetitious and surprisingly dull..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Classic '80s movie. What happened to these actors? Can't believe that was Malcolm's mom."
‑ Fred Topel,
"Worthy of attention from only the staunchest of '80s archivists."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"A gem as memorable as your first attempt at lacing your own shoes. One to be treasured."
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
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