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Pass the Ammo (1988)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  4 March 1988 (USA)
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A corrupt television preacher and his congregation are held hostage by a woman, her lover, and her two cousins in an attempt to avenge the theft of her inheritance. A quirky look at the ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Jesse Wilkes
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Claire
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Rev. Ray Porter
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Darla
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Big Joe Becker
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Arnold Limpet
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Stonewall
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Kenny Hamilton
Logan Ramsey ...
Jim Bob Collins
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Sheriff Rascal Lebeaux
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Governor
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G.W. Wraith
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Paul Cody ...
Dean
Debra Sue Maffett ...
Miss Dallas
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A corrupt television preacher and his congregation are held hostage by a woman, her lover, and her two cousins in an attempt to avenge the theft of her inheritance. A quirky look at the dishonesty of the televangelist industry. Written by Cate Harrington <charring@basics.org>

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Praise the Lord and... See more »

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4 March 1988 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Film debut of Robert Peters. See more »

Goofs

Officer Depaul informs the sheriff that all members of the terrorist group are only armed with pistols (another character makes a similar comment later on). However, one of them carries a shotgun, visible at all times considering that there's cameras filming the group. See more »

Quotes

Jesse Wilkes: Put the camera on me. You people sent U$72 million dollars to this guys last year.
Rev. Ray Porter: Amen!
Jesse Wilkes: Why do you send your money to rich people?
Rev. Ray Porter: The spirit of God moved in!
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Spoofs The P.T.L. Club (1976) See more »

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You're in Paradise Now
Music by David Newman
Lyrics by Nan O'Byrne
Performed by Annie Potts
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Thoughts on Pass the Ammo
29 October 1998 | by (South Carolina) – See all my reviews

This movie solidified my sheer love of all things Tim Curry (ha!). Seriously, a college pal was a video store employee at the time, found this and thought, "Hmm...." So a bunch of us had a Tim Curry Night Party at her place, and this was the "matinee" -- after viewing it, we should have made it the feature! My personal story aside, if you really want a good look at the inner workings of televangelism (at its all-time worst), and a good laugh to boot, then this is the movie for you! I just watched it again (for the kazillionth time, it seems), and I never fail to find something hilarious in it. So next time you're at the video store, looking for an interesting comedy, get this one! You won't be sorry!


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