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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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The Cons Are Loose and The Comedy Is In! See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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15 December 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

No somos ángeles  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$10,555,348 (USA)
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Final cinema movie of actor Ray McAnally, to whom the movie is dedicated. See more »

Quotes

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

Remade as The Lizard (2004) 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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Painful to watch.
2 February 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie was painful to watch. I'm not sure if it is just because it hasn't aged well but seriously I have never been so disappointed in a movie choice from Robert De Niro or Sean Penn until this moment. And also it was supposed to be a comedy. I thought I was in for an old-time laugh out loud comedy but not so; I didn't laugh once through the entire thing.

It looks like from the other comments that the only people who enjoyed this movie have some sort of religious affiliation or belief. To me that is not good enough. A movie with religious ties does not automatically make it a good movie, a solid script, plot, cast and crew make it a good movie.

Final recommendation: You have been warned, this movie is terrible and not worth your time.


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