Original warner brothers one sheet poster 27x41 for the paul bogart black comedy, oh, god. You devil 1984 is a comedy, fantasy movie starring george burns and ron silver. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, serious, melancholic, stylized, realistic and tense films and tv shows about with belief in god, religion, kiss, church, friendship, prayer, faith, father daughter relationship, girl and fear plots mostly in drama, romance and comedy genres shot in. You devil 1984 starring george burns, ted wass, and ron silver. I dont know if it can be said that it holds up, any more than anything from the 80s does, but it still works. Once again, george burns plays the almighty but he also plays a dual role as the devil himself. While performing at a wedding, bobby meets harry o.
God is back to try and affect the human race through the good deeds of one individual. However, it is impossible to evaluate good or bad before watch oh, god. The story works for a while and doesnt take itself too seriously. I remembered nothing about this movie except the confrontation between god and the devil toward the end. Starring george burns, ron silver, roxanne hart, eugene roche. I recut the bathroom scene from the 1977 movie oh god.
Bobby shelton ted wass is a struggling songwriter who is becoming increasingly frustrated at his inability to make it big. You devil, missing in action and teachers became boxoffice champions. You devil 1984 trivia 6 add new the crowd shown in buffalo outside the war memorial auditorium was actually waiting to see the van halen 1984 tour stop. Legendary george burns is backtwice overin both title roles in a comedy match up that really cooks.
George burns picks an average joe, the married assistant manager of a grocery store with two kids john denver as jerry landers to put out the message that he is unhappy with the direction things are going, but that everything necessary to put things right is available on the earth and it is up to the people if things are going to change for the better. Burns is effective in dual roles, as god and the devil in this third installment of the oh, god. You devil stars george burns, ted wass, ron silver, roxanne hart the pg movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 36 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic, which. Recognizing that the appeal of the series was george burns himself, the third movie oh, god.
In this third film about god, burns plays both god and the devil when a struggling songwriter wants to. You devil 1984 cast and crew unable to gain any professional momentum as a musician, bobby shelton ted wass casually says he would be willing to sell his soul for success. You devil 1984 is a good movie, although some of them say that oh, god. Iii, and its this device alone that saves the film, which might otherwise be unbearably cute. Again it lacks the profundity of the original, but burnss droll humor again carries the day. I saw it opening weekend in 1984, and havent thought of it again until this project. They battle over the soul of a young rock star who is willing to sell his soul to the devil. You devil 1984 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good, clever and sexy films and tv shows about with switching places, chase, dialogue, family, mentor, runaway, catastrophe, destiny, disorder and happy ending plots mostly in comedy, romance and family genres.
The list contains the best, new and most relevant switching places movies ordered by relevance. The tale of faust is the basis for the last film george burns plays the creatordeity of space, time, and the universe. And a double dose of it from down under is always good. After two turns as an amusing supreme being, george burns proves to be an equally diverting demon in oh god. He plays devil turnedagent harry tophet, whos transformed struggling musician billy shelton ted wass into a superstar rock idol. In a straightforward deal with the devil plot, a struggling musician named bobby shelton ted wass sells his soul to the devil in exchange for fame and fortune. Book ii, based on the novel of the same title by avery corman.
This was the second sequel to oh god they had planned a third, but it never was made. So if you liked the first 2 or just the first, then you should like this. Paul bogart, george burns, ted wass, ron silver, roxanne hart, eugene roche, robert desiderio. A wisecracking, elderly god, who bears a strong resemblance to harry the devil, presents himself to bobby and explains that he promised to look after bobby when he had scarlet fever as child, adding that arthur sheltons prayer for his son was very convincing. To explain bill cosby in the role, the beginning of the movie could have god saying that this time he has decided to take on a different form, than the one he used. The story centers on a heavenly conflict between good and. You devil 1984 official trailer george burns comedy movie hd george burns is back as god, but oops, here he is as satan, too. Inside plans to make movie and tv sets safe again pandemic. You devil 1984 paul bogart on allmovie in the third and final film in the oh, god. They battle over the soul of a young rock star who is willing. In this third film about god, burns plays both god and the devil when a struggling songwriter wants to sell his soul to make a success in business. You devil you are looking for humorous, feel good and semi serious movies about with deal with the devil, rivalry, supernatural, miraculous event, religions or cults, hopes and artists and showbiz themes of comedy and fantasy genre shot in usa.
You devil 1984 unable to gain any professional momentum as a musician, bobby shelton ted wass casually says he would be willing to sell his soul for success. Tophet george burns, who guarantees seven years as a star performer in return for his soul. Une jeune rock star est prete a vendre son ame au diable. Predictable, unimpressive cast outside of george burns, and even his presence wears thin. You devil 1984 official trailer george burns comedy. George burns received a saturn award nomination for best actor for his performance. You devil is a 1984 american comedy film starring george burns, ted wass, ron silver and roxanne hart. A young rock star is ready to sell his soul to satan, and satan is all too happy to oblige. Based on a novel by avery corman, the film was directed by carl reiner from a screenplay written by larry gelbart. Jun 18, 2016 this picture provides some nice vistas and helicopter shots of those towns from 1984, and believe me, the differences to today are noticeable.
Ted wass displaying his awesome singing abilities as billy wayne in oh god. Teachers won two or three weekends, in fact, depending on which source you trust. You devil is the third and final installment in the oh, god. Mar 22, 2018 tv commercial for george burns feature film from 1984 oh god you devil. Sep 26, 2018 george burns returns as god, and as satan. Maybe theres a lot of nostalgia going here, but i really still enjoyed oh god. George burns gets to play both sides of the cosmic fence in oh god. You devil, which opens today at the murray hill and other theaters, takes on more than it can manage when it has bobby shelton ted wass switch identities with. You devil 1984, both of which featured burns reprising his role, but with no other recurring characters from the original story. You devil, and it turns out that hes better off that way. With george burns, ted wass, ron silver, roxanne hart. Nov 09, 1984 see the article in its original context from november 9, 1984, section c, page 15 buy reprints.
George burns is back as god, but oops, here he is as satan, too. The story centers on unassuming supermarket manager jerry landers denver, chosen by god burns to spread his message despite the skepticism of the media, religious authorities, and. Jun 06, 2015 maybe theres a lot of nostalgia going here, but i really still enjoyed oh god. Trapped by satan, he seeks help from god who has been watching over him, and the two. This one has a faustian theme to it, and burns plays both roles because the devil always wants to be god, so the best he can do is look like him. Apr 12, 2011 in this boxoffice comedy smash, god played by the one and only george burns comes to earth to spread the good word, but has a hard time convincing his chosen messenger, john denver, an assistant.
This time god tries to save bobby shelton ted wass, who was once a nobody and now a rock star, from the clutches of the devil. He blurts out at one point that hed be willing to sell his soul if it could get him success and. There arent many movies made anymore with a good, wholesome christian message to it like the oh god trilogy. Based on a novel of the same name by avery corman, the film was directed by carl reiner from a screenplay written by larry gelbart. The story centers on a heavenly conflict between good and evil over the soul of an aspiring musician who, in desperation, signs a contract with satan in exchange for fame. Oh god, you devil offers him a chance to see how the other half lives as he plays god s nemesis. The list contains the best, new and most relevant belief in god movies ordered by relevance. I know that people who loved george couldnt picture him playing a role of evil, but he does it very well. You devil dvd and bluray release date, trailer and movie stats.1274 403 1025 331 434 1271 687 764 616 200 1222 1459 293 461 762 1317 1555 247 1074 589 1141 1477 755 715 898 802 665 489 100 1043 355 303 433