Release dateMay 9, 1985 WriterJane Bernstein, Linda Feferman ScreenplayLinda Feferman, Jane Bernstein GenresDrama, Comedy, Teen film, Romance Film CastJennifer Connelly (Natalie Becker), Byron Thames (Jeff Moran), Maddie Corman (Polly Franklin), Alan Boyce (James Casey), Michael Zaslow (Bob Becker), Polly Draper (Aileen Moran Jones) Similar moviesThe Breakfast Club (1985), Real Women Have Curves (2002), House of D (2004), The Sterile Cuckoo (1969), LOL (2012)
TaglineWhen you're fifteen, being in love is more than just...
Seven Minutes in Heaven is a 1985 teen film directed by Linda Feferman and starring Jennifer Connelly in one of her first roles.
Natalie (Jennifer Connelly) allows her classmate Jeff (Byron Thames), who ran away from home after a fight with his stepfather (Marshall Bell), to stay at her place while her father (Michael Zaslow) is away on a business trip. Natalie soon starts dating Jeff's friend James Casey (Alan Boyce), who is not as faithful as she thinks, while her best friend Polly (Maddie Corman) falls in love with baseball player Zoo Knudsen (Billy Wirth). These relations bring tension between the three friends.
Jennifer Connelly as Natalie Becker
Byron Thames as Jeff Moran
Maddie Corman as Polly Franklin
Alan Boyce as James Casey
Michael Zaslow as Bob Becker, Natalie's father
Polly Draper as Aileen Moran Jones, Jeff's mother
Marshall Bell as Gerry Jones, Jeff's stepfather
Lauren Holly as Lisa
Billy Wirth as Zoo Knudsen
Margo Skinner as Mrs. Franklin
Terry Kinney as Bill the Photographer
Denny Dillon as Aunt Gail
Paul Martell as White House Aide
Michael Higgins as Senator Peterson
Some scenes were filmed in and around Montclair High School in Montclair, New Jersey, US.