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The Trouble with Angels (1966)

PG | | Comedy | 30 March 1966 (USA)
Two high-spirited young students at St. Francis Academy For Girls keep things hopping for the challenged Mother Superior and her staff of bewildered Sisters.

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Cast

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Sister Liguori
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Sister Elizabeth
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Sister Ursula
Barbara Bell Wright ...
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Sister Prudence
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Mary Clancy
June Harding ...
Rachel / Rachel Devery
Barbara Hunter ...
Marvel-Ann
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Valerie
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Storyline

Coming of age story for two girls, Mary Clancy and Rachel Devery, who find themselves as students at the St. Francis Academy, a Catholic boarding school for girls. The story spans three years and follows the girls and their many pranks including setting off fire alarms, smoking cigars in the basement and putting bubble baths in the nuns' sugar bowls. As the girls mature, they gain a greater respect for their teachers and the commitment and devotion required to be a nun, leading one of them to make a life changing decision. Written by garykmcd

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She'll Try Anything...including the patience of a saint See more »

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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30 March 1966 (USA)  »

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Life with Mother Superior  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Upon arriving at St. Francis', Mary uses the alias "Kim Novak". Rosalind Russell, who plays Mother Superior, starred with Kim Novak in Picnic (1955). See more »

Goofs

When Rachel and Mary meet on the train, Rachel starts to introduce herself as June. See more »

Quotes

Sister Rose Marie: Take off her binder. Take off her binder.
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Crazy Credits

A halo appears over the A when the Columbia name appears on the torch lady logo. Then, Hayley Mills' "Angel" cartoon appears from behind the A, flies around the screen a bit, then blows out the Columbia torch. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Pocket Dragon Adventures: The Trouble with Scribbles (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

The Trouble With Angels
Music by Jerry Goldsmith
Lyrics by Ernie Sheldon
Vocals by The Devils
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I love this movie
1 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

I am a guy, and I love "The Trouble with Angels"!

Now I feel better, I've admitted it. I remember seeing this as a kid and it made a great impression on me. The end is especially poignant and if you've never seen the movie, it can get to you. Plus, any movie that has a character named "Marvel Anne" is worth a look!

Hayley Mills and Rosalind Russell were in better movies in their career, but none I like better than this one.


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