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Pass the Ammo (1988)

R | | Comedy | 4 March 1988 (USA)
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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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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$169,785 (USA)
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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.

False: One officer says, "Look all they got in there is pistols and a two barrel. Don't blow it out of proportion. That's how wars get started." The two barrel is referring to a shotgun. See more »

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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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Featured in Hollywood vs. Religion (1994) See more »

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Pass the Ammo, Praise the Lord
Music by David Newman
Lyrics by Nan O'Byrne
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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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