Chances Are


1h 48m 1989

Brief Synopsis

23 years after his death, a man comes back to Earth and stumbles into the life of Corinne, his former wife, as well as that of her daughter Miranda and his former best friend Philip, who harbors a long-suffering adoration for Corinne.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ciel s'est trompe, Le, Le Ciel s'est trompe, sjunde himlen
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1989
Production Company
Burbank Studios; Marvin Cohen & Associates; Mychal Smith; National Park Services; Panavision, Ltd.; Record Plant Scoring Inc; Saxon/Ross Film Design, Inc.; Technicolor; Time, Inc.; Triad Music Inc; Tristar Pictures; United States Department Of The Interior; Walt Disney Company Studio Facilities
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures; Rca/Columbia Pictures Home Video; Sony Pictures Releasing International; Tristar Pictures
Location
Rockville, Maryland, USA; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, USA; Montgomery County, Maryland, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Enid A Haupt Garden, Washington, DC, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Synopsis

23 years after his death, a man comes back to Earth and stumbles into the life of Corinne, his former wife, as well as that of her daughter Miranda and his former best friend Philip, who harbors a long-suffering adoration for Corinne.

Crew

G. A. Aguilar

Stunts

Robert Allen

Music ("Chances Are")

Gregg Allman

Song Performer ("Can'T Get Over You")

Peter Asher

Song Producer ("After All (Love Theme To Chances Are)")

Nick Basich

Scoring Engineer Assistant

Yudi Bennett

1st Assistant Director

Robert R. Benton

Set Decorator

Leslie Benziger

Associate Producer

Ruben Blades

Song Performer ("Nuestro Adios")

Ruben Blades

Song

Gerald H Boatright

Gaffer

Sandy Brooke

1st Assistant Camera (Washington Dc)

Frank L Brown

Props

Billy Burnette

Song ("Can'T Get Over You")

Jeff Bushelman

Sound Editor

Charles L Campbell

Sound Editor Supervisor

Paul Carden

Sound Editor

Dan Carlin

Music Editor Supervisor

Larry Carow

Sound Editor

Peter Cetera

Song Performer ("After All (Love Theme To Chances Are)")

Ethan Chase

Scoring Engineer Assistant

Cher

Song Performer ("After All (Love Theme To Chances Are)")

Howell Conant

Other

Nick Corello

Assistant (To Robert Downey)

James Cregan

Song ("Forever Young")

Katharine Curtis

Production Coordinator

Eric C Daroca

Apprentice Editor

Sonny David

Song ("Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")

David Diano

Camera Operator

Dean Drabin

Foley Mixer

Kathy Durning

Music Editor

Louis L Edemann

Sound Editor

Sherman Edwards

Song ("Wonderful, Wonderful")

Bruce Ericksen

Costume Supervisor (Men)

Corey Eubanks

Stunts

Mike Fenton

Casting

William Fraker

Director Of Photography

William Fraker

Dp/Cinematographer

Richard C Franklin

Sound Editor Supervisor

Phil Fravel

Stunts

Gerald Gadette

Other

Peter Garofalo

Makeup (Washington Dc)

Miranda Garrison

Choreography

Sharon Gerhard

2nd Assistant Director

David Gertz

Sound Rerecording

Robert J Goldstein

Location Manager

Perry Gray

Set Designer

Romaine Greene

Hairstyles (Washington Dc)

Carmela Guida

Song ("If You Wanna Be Happy")

Frank Guida

Song ("If You Wanna Be Happy")

Lynda Gurasich

Hairstyles (Cybill Shepherd)

Barbara Gutman

Accountant Assistant

Duane Hartzell

Additional Editing

Gary Hecker

Foley Artist

Michael Hedges

Song Performer ("Happy Couple")

Michael Hedges

Song

Mike Higelmire

Set Dresser

John Hock

Stunts

Perry Howze

Screenwriter

Randy Howze

Screenwriter

David J Hudson

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Michele Imperato-stabile

Production Coordinator Assistant

Mario Iscovich

Location Manager

Maurice Jarre

Music Conductor

Maurice Jarre

Music

Nils C Jensen

Sound Editor

Bert Kaempfert

Song

Susan V Kalinowski

Hairstyles

Doc Kane

Adr Mixer

Mark Kauffman

Other

Sean Kelly

Stunts

Harry Keramidas

Editor

Pamela G Kimber

Sound Editor Assistant

Shelley Kirkwood

Unit Publicist

Charles Darin Knight

Sound Mixer

Gary Kudroff

Set Dresser

Pamela Sue Kuri

Production Assistant

Gemma Lamana

Stills

Norman Lang

Electrician

Greg Langham

Electrician

Lester Lanin

Orchestra Conductor

Al Laverde

Key Grip

Norman T Leavitt

Makeup (Cybill Shepherd)

Donald J. Lee

2nd Assistant Director (Washington Dc)

Larry Lenenrt

Other

Alexandra Leviloff

1st Assistant Editor

Mike Lobell

Producer

Fred Lucky

Production Illustrator

Greg Lynch

Set Dresser

Neil A Machlis

Unit Production Manager

Kim Magnusson

Production Assistant

C J Maguire

Property Master

Richard Mahoney

Costumer

David Malloy

Song ("Can'T Get Over You")

Don Malouf

Sound Editor

Ruby K Manis

Costume Supervisor (Women)

Armando Manzanero

Song ("It'S Impossible")

F. D. Marchetti

Song ("Fascination")

Marc Margulies

1st Assistant Camera

Joel Marrow

Transportation Coordinator

Janet Fiona Mason

Assistant Editor

Johnny Mathis

Song Performer ("Chances Are" "Wonderful, Wonderful")

Richard Mckenzie

Set Designer

Mel Metcalfe

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Cheri Minns

Makeup

Carolyn Mock

Accountant Assistant

John Moio

Stunt Coordinator

John Moio

Stunts

Chris Moseley

2nd Assistant Camera

Joel Moss

Music Recording

Maggie Murphy

Production Assistant (Washington Dc)

Lindsey Nakashima

Transportation Dispatcher (Washington Dc)

Chuck Neely

Sound Editor

Jennifer Neima

Production Accountant

Mel Neiman

Other

Bill Nelson

Sound Mixer

Martin Nelson

2nd Assistant Editor (Washington Dc)

Stuart Neumann

Location Manager (Washington Dc)

Alan Nineberg

Adr Editor

Daniel L Ondrejko

Other

Stan Parks

Special Effects

Tim Pedegana

Assistant (To Emile Ardolino)

Jeffrey Pentek

Electrician

Dean Pitchford

Song ("After All (Love Theme To Chance Are)")

Aldric Porter

1st Assistant Director (Washington Dc)

Terry Porter

Sound Rerecording Mixer

George Potts

Assistant Costume Designer

George Potts

Assistant Costume Designer

John P Powers

Grip

Bill Powley

Other

Jack Priestley

Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Jack Priestley

Dp/Cinematographer

Ben Raleigh

Song ("Wonderful, Wonderful")

Rod Rogers

Adr Editor Assistant

Joseph Royster

Song ("If You Wanna Be Happy")

Kevin Savigar

Song ("Forever Young")

Mike Schultz

Caterer (Location)

Kenneth V Searle

Transportation Captain

Spike Silver

Stunts

Larry Singer

Adr Editor Supervisor

Charles Singleton

Song ("Strangers In The Night")

Mychal Smith

Cable Operator

Tom Snow

Song ("After All (Love Theme To Chances Are)")

Eddie Snyder

Song ("Strangers In The Night")

Jimmy Soul

Song ("If You Wanna Be Happy")

Michael Steciuk

Grip

Stuart Stein

2nd Assistant Camera (Washington Dc)

William Steiner Jr.

Camera Operator (Washington Dc)

Alicia M Stevenson

Foley Artist

Rod Stewart

Song Performer ("Forever Young")

Rod Stewart

Song

Al Stillman

Lyrics ("Chances Are")

Lori Stilson

Wardrobe Assistant (Cybill Shepherd)

Steven Stone

Technical Advisor (Legal)

Jules Strasser

Boom Operator

Ty Suehiro

Bestboy Grip

Jerry Summers

Stunts

Judy Taylor

Casting

Cynnie Troup

Script Supervisor

Kaori Turner

Makeup (Body-Cybill Shepherd)

Jane Urbanczyk

Production Assistant (Washington Dc)

James Vatis

Production Assistant

Mike Von Woert

Electrician

Jan Walker

Assistant (To Mike Lobell)

Greg Walters

2nd Assistant Camera

Dennis Washington

Production Designer

Sid Wayne

Song ("It'S Impossible")

Curly Williams

Song ("Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")

Clay Wilson

Dolly Grip

Bruce Wineinger

Construction Coordinator

Frank Wolf

Music Recording

Albert Wolsky

Costume Designer

Edmond Wright

Grip

Donald M Yamasaki

Bestboy Electrician

Tena Yatroussis

2nd Assistant Director

Gilbert Young

Transportation Captain (Washington Dc)

Marc Zachary

Production Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Ciel s'est trompe, Le, Le Ciel s'est trompe, sjunde himlen
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1989
Production Company
Burbank Studios; Marvin Cohen & Associates; Mychal Smith; National Park Services; Panavision, Ltd.; Record Plant Scoring Inc; Saxon/Ross Film Design, Inc.; Technicolor; Time, Inc.; Triad Music Inc; Tristar Pictures; United States Department Of The Interior; Walt Disney Company Studio Facilities
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures; Rca/Columbia Pictures Home Video; Sony Pictures Releasing International; Tristar Pictures
Location
Rockville, Maryland, USA; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, USA; Montgomery County, Maryland, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Enid A Haupt Garden, Washington, DC, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Award Nominations

Best Song

1989

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video November 2, 1989

Released in United States Spring March 10, 1989

Wide Release in United States March 24, 1989

Began shooting May 23, 1988.

Completed shooting August 1988.

Released in United States Spring March 10, 1989

Wide Release in United States March 24, 1989

Released in United States on Video November 2, 1989