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The North Avenue Irregulars (1979)

G  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  9 February 1979 (USA)
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When crooks set up operations in a traditional town, a minister and a group of church ladies are willing to do anything, no matter how wacky, to get them out.

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Cast

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Michael Hill
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Vickie
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Anne
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Jane
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Marv
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Claire
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Rose
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Delaney (as Douglas V. Fowley)
Virginia Capers ...
Cleo
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Tom
Dena Dietrich ...
Mrs. Carlisle
Dick Fuchs ...
Howard
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Dr. Fulton
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Harry, the Hat (as Alan Hale)
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Carmel
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Storyline

When crooks set up operations in a traditional town, a minister and a group of church ladies are willing to do anything, no matter how wacky, to get them out. Written by Erin Hunt <thehunts@nr.infi.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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What these ladies do to the mob is highly irregular! See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Family

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9 February 1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ding-a-Ling Dames  »

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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene where the church is blown up, the movie's crew didn't realize until after the destruction (in one take, of course) that there was no film in the camera. The church had to be rebuilt and blown up again. As of a few years ago, it still sits on a lot at Buena Vista studios. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Rose Rafferty: [running towards Reverand Hill] Reverend, what are you gonna do?
Rev. Michael Hill: Stop that bet!
Mrs. Rose Rafferty: Ohh?
Rev. Michael Hill: We'll take the bike. It's faster.
[grabs a helmet and gives it to Rose]
Rev. Michael Hill: Here, put that on.
Mrs. Rose Rafferty: [putting helmet on] Yes, sir!
Rev. Michael Hill: [getting on motorcycle] Get on, Mrs. Rafferty.
Mrs. Rose Rafferty: All right, I'm getting on.
[gets on motorcycle]
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family comedy
24 October 2004 | by (US) – See all my reviews

I watched this as a child and thought it was hilarious!!!! Even after twenty years (yes, I have seen it again as an adult) it is still hilarious! I can't wait to watch it again with my kids. I would definitely recommend this one! There is a lot of physical humor in this movie. (i.e.-like the humor in the classic TV series Lavern and Shirley) One of my favorite scenes is when all of the ladies are trying to follow one of the crooks and are soooo conspicuous! The Rev. says, "Everybody peel off, peel off" and well.....you really just need to see the movie.


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