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The Pope Must Diet (1991)

The Pope Must Die (original title)
R | | Comedy | 30 August 1991 (USA)
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A less-than-qualified and far-from-perfect priest is mistakenly named the new pope. As the pontiff, he must deal with Vatican corruption, the Mob and the reappearance of his old lover.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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The Pope
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Cardinal Rocco
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Father Rookie
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Monsignor Fitchie
Damir Mejovsek ...
Drunk Cardinal
Bozidar Smiljanic ...
Cardinal Spott
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Paulo
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Mother Superior
Marc Smith ...
US News Reporter
Peter Richardson ...
Bish
Ranko Zidaric ...
Father Santini
Dani Segina ...
Old Cardinal
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Cardinal Verucci
Niall Buggy ...
BBC Reporter
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The Camarlengo
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Storyline

A less-than-qualified and far-from-perfect priest is mistakenly named the new pope. As the pontiff, he must deal with Vatican corruption, the Mob and the reappearance of his old lover. Written by Michael "Rabbit" Hutchison <rabhutch@spacestar.net>

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They chose him by mistake, now they want him dead. See more »

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Rated R for language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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30 August 1991 (USA)  »

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The Pope Must Diet  »

Box Office

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$582,510 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When ABC, NBC, and CBS refused to air ads for the film because of its original title, Miramax Pictures hired civil rights activist Alan Dershowitz. See more »

Quotes

Vittorio Corelli: I want him to know it was me who killed him. I don't want him to die thinking it was just... bad luck.
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Crazy Credits

Filmed entirely in Europe, not far from the Vatican. See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Godfather (1972) See more »

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Performed by Mike Sanchez with the Big Town Playboys
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Boring
29 May 2002 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This just isnt funny,the plot is dumb.The jokes are nowhere to be found.This movie is so bad watching paint dry would be more fun.The waste of a capable cast. The writer of this crap should be ashamed.Awful 1 out of 10


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