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Mercy Streets (2000)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Crime | 31 October 2000 (USA)
Estranged twin brothers - one a con man, the other an Episcopal deacon - accidentally switch places... and find God in the process.

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Cast

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John / Jeremiah
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Sam
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Tex
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Dan
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Tom
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TJ
Lisa Furst ...
Sunny
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Peter
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Takashi
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Concerned Passerby
Brian C. Bennetts ...
Concerned Driver
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Harry (as John Mann)
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Sergeant Griffin
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Storyline

Estranged twin brothers - one a con man, the other an Episcopal deacon - accidentally switch places... and find God in the process.

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One con out to save his million dollar scam, one priest out to save his only brother See more »

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Action | Drama | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »

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31 October 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La calle del perdón  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$79,607 (USA) (3 November 2000)

Gross:

$171,988 (USA) (17 November 2000)
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Goofs

When Rome confronts John in the alley, Rome lowers the gun in one shot; in the next it is still raised. See more »

Quotes

Jeremiah: Last night I almost beat a total stranger to death, and I have no idea why. I'm supposed to be ordained a priest in less than a month. My brother hates me, my girlfriend won't marry me because she knows that I am a total fraud, and the only way that I can fix it all is to rip off these guys that I - I don't know, using money I don't have.
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Crazy Credits

Special thanks to CHIEF JOHN KUNKEL who, without hesitation and with great joy, allowed the members of the EXETER POLICE DEPARTMENT and his equipment to participate in this film. See more »

Connections

References The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

IF YOU REALLY WANT IT
Written and Performed by Fros't
featuring The Gospel Gangstaz
Fros't appears courtesy of 4TH MAN RECORDS
The Gospel Gangstaz appear courtesy of B-RITE MUSIC
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Finally, a non apocalyptic film!

Most Christian oriented films deal with the apocalypse and impending doom brought on by a devil possessed child or adult, and planes falling from the sky. This movie is not about that.

I found this something enjoyable to watch because it's not normal. Sometimes the frame will stop or it will sink into slow motion and we just ask "Why?" but we really don't care all that much, because we know we are getting a good movie. And might I add, that Eric Roberts is totally awesome, despite his one liners and the one that is plastered on his shirt in short cooking scene...

Definitly worth watching


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