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In God We Tru$t (1980)

PG | | Comedy | 26 September 1980 (USA)
Raised in a Trappist monastery, the innocent Brother Ambrose sets out to find money to save the bankrupt monastery. His education in worldliness is provided by a hooker. He eventually ... See full summary »

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Dr. Sebastian Melmoth
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Mary
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G.O.D.
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Abbot Thelonious
Severn Darden ...
Priest
Eddie Parks
Stephanie Ross
Richard A. Roth
Barbara Ann Grimes ...
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John J. Koshel
Peter Koshel
Lynda Chase ...
(as Lynda Chase-Chankin)
Bob Yerkes ...
(as Brayton 'Bob' Yerkes)
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Raised in a Trappist monastery, the innocent Brother Ambrose sets out to find money to save the bankrupt monastery. His education in worldliness is provided by a hooker. He eventually petitions G.O.D. for the cash. Written by Lyte

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This is Brother Ambrose. Lead him not into temptation. For he's sure to follow.

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Gimme That Prime Time Religion  »

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The slogan of the Church of the Divine Profit (CDP) was "Truth is Booty". See more »

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Whilst Brother Ambrose is holding onto the crane hook and being lifted into the air a support wire is visible, attached from the hook to the front top of Brother Ambrose's habit. See more »

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Brother Ambrose: Oh and by the way, I think I love you. Do you mind?
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Heartbeeps (2013) See more »

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God's Gonna See You Do It
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Uneven comedy, but not bad.
12 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

This flick (one of the least-seen comedies EVER, I believe) tries to be, at once, a slapstick chase comedy, an offensive religious comedy, a leering sex comedy and an expose of evangelists who exploit the faith of their naive audiences! The results are uneven, but not horrible. Apart from the much-mentioned already Andy Kaufman, there is a standout performance by Louise Lasser, as a warm-hearted hooker. Richard Pryor, as God, is underused, though. (**)


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