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We're No Angels (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 15 December 1989 (USA)
Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.

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Cast

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Ned
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Jim
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Ken Buhay ...
Bishop Nogalich
Elizabeth Lawrence ...
Mrs. Blair
Bill Murdoch ...
Deputy
Jessica Jickels ...
Rosie
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Shopkeeper
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Storyline

A couple of escaped convicts on the run find refuge with the Church when they are mistaken for two priests. The two are keen to flee but are unable to do so without the help of Molly. Written by Rob Hartill

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It Will Be A Sin To Miss It! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 December 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

No somos ángeles  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,047,630, 17 December 1989, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,555,348
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

One of the most famous movie quotations that Robert De Niro is famous for, and perhaps the most of all, was his "You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me?" repetitive line of dialogue by his Travis Bickle character in Taxi Driver (1976). Similarly, at one point in We're No Angels (1989), Demi Moore repeatedly says to De Niro, "Are you gonna give me those things? Are you gonna give me those things?" See more »

Goofs

When Bob comes out from hiding on the shrine he fires a total of seven shots without reloading his six shot revolver. See more »

Quotes

Jim: [as Father Brown, he is asked to give a speech to the town. He reads from a brochure stuck in his Bible that says "An Encounter with a Bear"] Have you ever felt completely alone? Alone in a world of danger, and no one to rely on? Danger on every hand, in a world fraught with danger? And at the brink of death I felt in my pocket, and what did I find? What did I find?
[Opens the brochure - it's an ad for guns]
Jim: What did I find? Nothing. There's nothing there. It's all in your head. They can take the...
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Crazy Credits

In the ending credits, the film is dedicated to the actor Ray McAnally who passed away shortly after this film was made. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #3.1 (1999) See more »

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In The Garden Of Tomorrow
By George Graff (as George Graffe, Jr.) & Jessie Deppen (as Jessie L. Deppen)
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Invite ya best pal around & order Pizza, this one is well worth seeing!
10 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

So Funny you need a friend with you to laugh with...yet sincere! This film is thrilling, exciting, clever, and educational & did I mention funny... truly an excellent ride! I found myself moved towards each of the characters, especially Sean Penn, which was an eye opener for me, as I am not much of a fan... yet he's character was a softer, deeper innocence! Demi more plays the buxom strong woman as usual, not that I am faulting her, when it comes to Demi I am a concrete fan, also a great fan of Robert Deniro, who also plays a strong survival character! They all work well together to bring us an education of it's projected time, & a good honest chuckle!


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