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Mobsters and Mormons (2005)

PG | | Comedy | 9 September 2005 (USA)
A mafia family from New Jersey is placed in the witness relocation program to an all-Mormon community in Utah.

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Cast

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Carmine "The Beans" Pasquale (George Cheeseman)
Jeanette Puhich ...
Gina Pasquale (Linda Cheeseman)
Clayton Taylor ...
Vincent Pasquale (Patrick Cheeseman)
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Michael Jaymes
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Kate Jaymes
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Julie Jaymes
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Louise Means (as Jan Broberg Felt)
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Agent Tuttle
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Angello Marcello
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Jackie
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Little Nicky
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Rocco
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President Perry
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Agent Banks
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Ryan (the neighbor)
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When forced by the FBI to rat out mob boss Angelo Marcello, Carmine "The Beans" Pasquale is a wanted man on the lam being hunted by hit man Little Nicky Cappuccio. Taking along wife Gina and son Vincent, Carmine enters the federal witness relocation program and is given a new home and a new identity. Now known as The Cheeseman Family from Omaha, Nebraska, these former East Coast mobsters are relocated into the middle of a quiet, straight laced Mormon community in Utah where much to Carmine's frustration; he can't even find a decent cup of coffee let alone a horse track. Life in this small town becomes anything but ordinary once The Cheesemans move in. Many locals are weary, if not outright afraid of these rough around the edges outsiders, while others go annoyingly far out their way to try to embrace them. Despite the efforts of well meaning neighbor Michael Jaymes to help Carmine feel welcome, Carmine can't help but wonder if being this much of a fish out of water -- is actually ... Written by HaleStorm Entertainment

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The only thing they had in common. . . was the family.

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements, some language and violence

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$350,000 (estimated)

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$67,945 (USA) (9 September 2005)

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$407,139 (USA) (9 December 2005)
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Britani Bateman was actually pregnant during filming. The part, originally written for her, had to be rewritten to include her pregnancy in the film. See more »

Quotes

Vincent Pasquale: This place looks like a whole lot of nothin'.
Agent Tuttle: Well it was just a desert waste land when the Mormon pioneers arrived in July of 1846, but under the leadership of President Brigham Young the entire area...
Carmine "The Beans" Pasquale: You work for the National Park Service or the FBI? Just drive the van G-Man!
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solid acting, a creative story line, and sharp comedy
21 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Solid acting, a creative story line, and sharp comedy move this latest addition to the LDS film genre right along. Lead actor DeCarlo couldn't have done a better job as an obnoxious, yet fun to like mafia soldier. Hale Storm Entertainment has had mostly hits for members of the LDS faith, but this film soars passed their previous efforts and delivers a film that appeals to one and all and does not limit itself to members of the LDS church. That is what is so wonderful about this particular installment. The story is about the outside folks, looking in on a very peculiar community. It's a message about getting along and living together as neighborhood and community, not a dogma based preachy film.


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