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We're No Angels (1989)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  15 December 1989 (USA)
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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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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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priest | police | con | convict | escape | See more »

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The con is on. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 December 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

No somos ángeles  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$10,555,348 (USA)
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Trivia

The picture's source stage-play "My 3 Angels" by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack opened on Broadway on 11th March 1953 where it ran for 344 performances until 2nd January 1954. The season was directed by José Ferrer. The play's setting according to its introduction was: "The Ducotel's living-room back of a general store in Cayenne, French Guiana. December 1910. Christmas Eve". See more »

Quotes

Bobby: We're all going to fry for those guards we shot
Ned: Excuse me, excuse me, excuse me you shot the guards Bob.
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In the ending credits, the film is dedicated to the actor Ray McAnally who passed away short;y after this film was made. See more »

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Interesting
25 July 1999 | by (Geneva,Switzerland) – See all my reviews

I always look for the beginning choices of an actor,Demi Moore stays constant in her choice of roles(outsider),Sean Penn with his usual dichotomy of hard guy/softie and De Niro himself but with a twist of humour.I enjoyed the epoch and the guilt and penitance idea of choices we make in life.I just liked the film and I could see a few times Demi Moore trying to keep a straight face which made me laugh.


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