City of Angels

Synopsis: This is the story of Seth (Nicolas Cage), an angel who wanders the Los Angeles area invisible to humans. As the demise of an individual approaches, he spends time near them and becomes visible while acting as their traveling companion during their trip to the great hereafter. His discovery of distraught heart surgeon Maggie (Meg Ryan) inspires him to forego his immortality and exist on earth with her as a feeling and mortal entity.
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 10 wins & 12 nominations.
114 min

I don 't really pray...

...but if you could just

help me out here...

...I promise...



Oh, my God!

Run a bath, call the doctor.

Get her into the bath.

Dr. Carter, 655 ...

He won 't be there.

What is a thermometer?


How does it even work?

Maybe I can page him.

Susan. Susie.

Mommy says get up now.

- Cold.

- I know.

Hang on.


It just feels cold because

you're so hot.

Susan, stay with me. Susan.


Has she been disoriented?


She said that she saw

a man in her bedroom.

Are you cold?

Okay, swing it.

- Move it, people.

- Is room clear?

Yes, it's clear.

Get her pressure.

Let's give her O . Ten liters.

Tap her right away.

How's her breathing?

No pulse or rhythm.

Are you God?


My name is Seth.

Where are we going?


Can Mommy come?


She won't understand.

She will...


Can I ask you something?


What did you like best?


She definitely knew what she liked.

- Pajamas?

- Flannel, with feet.


Excellent choice. What else?

In the elevator of

the Bradbury Building...

...a man touched a woman's

bare skin by accident...

...but it made her turn

and look at him in such a way...

And they...?


It was a good day.

Do you ever wonder

what that would be like?



Yes, you do.

Occasionally. Yes.


I'm not asking for it every night.

Just twice a week.

Blue eyes.

He's never going to leave her.

minutes. minutes. Everything

in this damn city is minutes.

It's never minutes.

My ass on a stool all day.

She always gets the good chair.

Six pounds, four ounces.

My daughter has a daughter.

$ at percent.

Pay it off with another card

at percent.

Ah, sh*t!

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Dana Stevens

Dana Stevens (born in Whittier, California) is a screenwriter and television writer/producer. more…

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  • Isaiah Andrés Galarza
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    This is the wrong goddamn script!!! This is NOT City of Angels by Dana Stevens... it's The Crow: City of Angels!!
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