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Would-be ghosts. UFO voyagers. A chicken that pecks out "Moonlight Sonata" on the piano – blindfolded! They're the kind of stories that keep the National Mirror in the nation's shopping carts. And they're the kind of stories that make the tabloid's reporters think they've heard and seen it all. But that's before they meet Michael. He may be a grubby party animal who knows his way around a dance floor, but Michael is very much an angel. And with John Travolta in the title role, Michael is very much a divine romantic comedy, directed by Nora Ephron (Sleepless in Seattle). William Hurt, Andie MacDowell and Robert Pastorelli are writers sent by boss Bob Hoskins to get an exclusive on the heavenly visitor. The journalists want a page-one scoop. But their subject has a far more joyous and life-affirming plan in mind.
© 1996 A Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: John Travolta plays an angel in Nora Ephron's maudlin Michael, a grating comedy that doesn't tap into the heavenly charms of her best work.
Travolta's charismatic presence is the only positive element in Nora Ephron's flawed romantic fabl...
June 21, 2017
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- Genre:Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
- Release Date:December 25, 1996
- Audio Format:5.1
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