What Dreams May Come (1998)


Netflix rating: 7.0
Metacritics rating: 44.0
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 54.0%

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Academy Award® winners Robin Williams and Cuba Gooding, Jr. embark on a supernatural journey beyond the realm of mortality in this visually stunning and unforgettable epic. After Chris Nielsen (Williams) dies in an accident, he tries to remain close to his beautiful mortal wife, Annie (Annabella Sciorra). With the friendly spirit (Gooding, Jr.) assigned to guide him, he begins to adapt to his new state of being in a setting that can only be described as heavenly. But when his distraught wife takes her own life, she is banished to an eternal damnation. Chris vows to find her so they can share eternity together, but no one has ever succeeded in rescuing a soul from such a horrific fate. With the help of his heavenly friends, Chris sets out on the most perilous and harrowing journey of his life, or afterlife: a quest for everlasting love that will take him to hell and back! Chris Nielsen dies in an accident, and enters Heaven. But when he discovers that his beloved wife Annie has killed herself out of grief over the loss, he embarks on an afterlife adventure to reunite with her. Deceased physician Chris Nielson risks eternal damnation by leaving heaven to save his distraught wife after she commits suicide and ends up in hell.

What Dreams May Come
Drama Romance Fantasy
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7.1 (102453 votes)
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Vincent Ward
June Carryl, Maggie McCarthy, Carin Sprague, Paul P. Card IV, Josh Paddock, Jessica Brooks Grant, Wilma Bonet, Matt Salinger, Rosalind Chao, Lucinda Jenney, Max von Sydow, Robin Williams, Werner Herzog, Annabella Sciorra, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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