Forever Young

Synopsis: A 1939 test pilot asks his best friend to use him as a guinea pig for a cryogenics experiment. Daniel McCormick wants to be frozen for a year so that he doesn't have to watch his love lying in a coma. The next thing Daniel knows is that he's been awoken in 1992.
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Steve Miner
Production: Warner Home Video
Rotten Tomatoes:
102 min

Coming through angels, 19!

Take it easy, Viper One.|Don 't push it.

Throttling back. 18,5.

RPM's 2500.

Airspeed. . . . Airspeed needle stuck.

But we're still in the green. 17,5.


Sir, l know what you will say, but|if anyone can land it, McCormick can.

-Danny here?|-ln the plane.

It's sticking! We're in a dive.

lt's 12,5 and she's purring.

Bring it back, Viper One.


Serious fluttering.

Controls are resisting.|Full nose-up trim!

Slip it in, Viper One!|Come on, slip it in!

lt's too much!

Pull her back!

Oh, brother!

Oh, brother!

That's it!

lf she has a warranty, l'll take her!

Doesn't seem to need that.

Don't be married to these|Pratt & Whitneys.

Plane needs classic engines.|Have it ready tonight.

Did you see that?

What, Danny? See what?

McCormick. Three ''c''s.

-The damnedest thing happened up there.|-Dizzy?

-Feel lightheaded?|-No.

l had a heart attack.

-Didn't it look good?|-Queasiness?

l thought you were in hiding|until you finished your thing.

-Blackout?|-No blackouts.

-Don't work for the airline, okay?|-Thought l wouldn't pull up?

-lt crossed my mind.|-lt crossed mine too.

Headache? Chest pain?

No. l was close enough|to see your license plate.

All of a sudden, in the midst|of it all, l saw Helen.

You had a vision?


No, no vomit. l'm talking to my friend.|We can do Q and A later.

Anything you say. Nice landing.

l thought, ''She's coming home tonight.|Pull up! '' l hit the ground!

l'm hungry! Want some ribs?

-l'm here because it worked.|-lt worked?

Rough around the edges, but it worked!

That's incredible!

No one can know, okay?

Of course.

-We can tell Helen.|-Helen can know, but nobody else.

lt's really sort of incredible. lt is.

-Where is he?|-Back at the lab.

-We'll celebrate!|-Great!

l'm driving.

Sure, okay.

Better be okay.

Who is that?

l'm sorry l'm so late.

-What time is it?|-Almost 2.

l was going to go to my place.

But l wanted to see you.|l hope you don't mind.

l kind of do.|Would you leave, please?

You taste like champagne.

Harry and l got a bit drunk.

A celebration?

Kind of.

You're hungry.

l know.

So, what were you celebrating?

Let me guess.

Harry's 400th consecutive hour|in the laboratory.

Close, but no cigar.

How is it?

l've been eating dust for 4 days!


What were you celebrating?

Why wasn't l invited?

We would've, if you were here.

Harry froze a chicken.

Big deal. So has my butcher.

l bet your butcher's never brought|the chicken back to life again.

He what?

l swear! l saw the chicken|walking around. Harry's a genius!

Which he proclaimed after|the second bottle of champagne.

So, what, this is some big government|chicken conspiracy or something?

Don't take this lightly.|You can't tell anyone.

Just my mother.

Helen, no, you can't.

-l was kidding.|-Promise me.

Yeah. l promise.

l promise.

-Not even under torture?|-Not even under torture.

Not even under|incredibly painful torture?


This is a matter of national security.|l'm sorry, but l must tickle you.

-l'm not kidding.|-l need to know.

-l'll scream!|-lt's for your own good!

Not the knees!

I'm living in a kind of daydream

I'm happy as a queen

And foolish though it may seem

To me, that's everything

The mere idea of you

-Got it!|-Good catch!

When the man on second base|touches him with the ball, he's out.

But why is he running?

Let's start again.

Here we go.

This kid keeps staring at me.

He likes you.

Folks? Everybody?

We have an announcement|we'd like to make. Next year. . .

. . .Blanche celebrates|her first Mother's Day.

Congratulations, Blanche.

l'd have told you but we weren't sure.

A toast! A toast! To Harry Junior!

To Harriet!

Look, it's 1939 already....

You usually get my thoughts before l do|so you probably know what l'll say.

Helen. . .

. . .will you marry me?

l've been thinking. . . .

Danny, guess what?

-Colliers wants the pictures.|-No kidding?

But it's a rush thing.|They need the pictures by Thursday.

l must have them ready tomorrow.

Which means l have to get to work.|l have to go!



Want some pie?

We just had pie.

Not blueberry.

-How can you be hungry?|-l don't know.

lsn't that the darndest thing?

Some blueberry pie.

You don't want some?|Just one.

What's going on?

What's going on? Nothing.

l just want you to|sit here with me while l eat.

l'll eat fast.

You're trying to break bad news to me,|right? You're testing a rocket?

Where do you cook this stuff up?|There's no rocket.

Thank you.

l have to go.

Okay, l know.

Call me later, okay?

Are you sure you got to go?

Are you sure you're okay?

What is it?

Let's never leave this booth.

-You're acting nuts.|-l am?

More than usual.

l'll see you later.

What're you still doing here?|Get out.

l almost did it.

l just couldn't get the words|past my throat.

Well, you inspired me.|Tell me something:

When you asked Blanche--

Really? On her head?

And she still said yes?

Just a sec, Frank.

You must go outside.

Come on, Danny.

Goddamn it, Danny,|will you open the door?


Hi, Harry.

After 2 weeks, they said she wouldn't|wake up. That was 6 months ago.

Doctors can be wrong.

l talked to Dr. Morrison. . .

. . .and Kelvin and Hastings. . .

. . .and Collins.|They all say the same thing.

She said, ''l'll see you later. ''

That was the last thing she said.|''l'll see you later. ''

They're moving her|to a chronic care facility. . .

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