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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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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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priest | police | con | convict | escape | See All (26) »

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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)

Opening Weekend:

$2,047,630 (USA) (17 December 1989)

Gross:

$10,555,348 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This remake of We're No Angels (1955) is based on three sources: (1) The original 1955 movie We're No Angels (1955); (2) the American play, "My Three Angels", written by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack; and (3) the French play, "La Cuisine Des Anges", written by Albert Husson, the American play in turn also being based on the French play. 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

Ned: I can believe most anything, my problem is I just don't care
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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 »


Soundtracks

In The Garden Of Tomorrow
By George Graff (as George Graffe, Jr.) & Jessie Deppen (as Jessie L. Deppen)
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Better than I remembered
8 July 2003 | by (Livingston. NJ) – See all my reviews

I just saw this film again after not seeing it for over a decade. For all you who are wondering... is it good? is it bad? I have this to say. Excellent cast. Excellent castING. One of Demi Moore's best (yet small) roles (I'm not a big fan of hers.) Great script (Mamet). Great score. High quality filmmaking. They don't make them like this anymore, really. If you don't agree that its a very clever, dry-witted film, then, oh well. That's what makes the world go round. 9/10.


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