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The North Avenue Irregulars (1979)

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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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

Taglines:

The cops wouldn't do it... the T-men couldn't do it... it was a job for the... North Avenue Irregulars See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime | Family

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

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

Jane: Frankly, I'd like to stick it to 'em good!
Claire: What did you have in mind, Tiger?
Jane: Well, I don't know.
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Connections

References Serpico (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Pass a Little Love Around
Written by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn
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4 July 2003 | by (pennsylvania, USA) – See all my reviews

Excellent movie...Cloris Leachman steals the show...as she usually does in any project she is in..this group of actors work wonderfully together...loved the car chasing scenes and the ending in the junkyard with its smash up derby is funny ...Disney succeeds again


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