Chance of a Lifetime

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  • NR
  • 1991
  • 1 hr 33 min
  • 5.8  (321)

Chance of a Lifetime is a heartwarming comedy-drama movie from 1991, starring Betty White, Leslie Nielsen, and Ed Begley Jr. This film tells the story of two elderly friends, Hy and Barney, who, at the age of 65, find themselves retired and feeling unfulfilled. One day, they come across an advertisement for a program that offers them a chance to start all over again, as if they were twenty-five years old. Excited about the possibility of a second chance at life, they decide to take a leap of faith and sign up for the program.

As they embark on this new adventure, Hy and Barney are transformed back into their younger selves, complete with new identities and a fresh start. But as they start to settle into their new lives, they soon realize that starting over isn't as easy as they thought it would be. They struggle to fit into the younger generation and keep up with the demands of modern-day life. But the two friends persevere, and with the help of some unexpected allies, they manage to navigate the challenges that come their way.

Betty White shines in her role as the feisty and adventurous Barbara, a woman from Hy's past who re-enters his life as his new love interest. Leslie Nielsen plays the role of Hy, a man who is determined to prove that he can still make something of his life, even in his sixties. Ed Begley Jr. portrays Barney, Hy's best friend, who is skeptical at first but eventually takes the plunge with Hy.

Throughout the movie, there are many humorous moments that will have viewers laughing out loud. But there are also poignant and insightful moments that touch on the complexities of aging, friendship, and second chances. Ultimately, Chance of a Lifetime is a movie about rediscovering oneself and finding joy in the precious moments of life, no matter how old or young a person may be.

The film is directed by Jerry London and written by David Dortort. It is rated PG and has a runtime of 96 minutes. The movie was released on October 6, 1991, and received positive reviews from critics and audiences alike. It was praised for its charming storyline, well-written characters, and strong performances by the cast.

Overall, Chance of a Lifetime is a delightful movie that will leave viewers feeling inspired and uplifted. It is a perfect choice for anyone looking for a feel-good movie that celebrates the beauty of life at any age.

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    1 hr 33 min
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    5.8  (321)