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Last Rites (1988)

Angela, the beautiful Mexican mistress of a NY mobster, asks virginal Father Michael for protection after Zena, the mobster's wife, kills her cheating husband. Michael becomes torn between his vows, Angela and his sister - Zena.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Father Michael Pace
... Angela
... Nuzo
Anne Twomey ... Zena
... Don Carlo
... Father Freddie
Vassili Lambrinos ... Tío
... Tony
... Robin Dwyer
Tony DiBenedetto ... Lt. Jericho (as Tony Di Benedetto)
Christine Poor ... Teri
... Luis De Vega (as Al Rodriguez)
Jack Hallett ... Officer Reardon
Louis Gigante ... Bishop Frascati (as Father Louis Gigante)
Ibi Kaufman ... Theresa
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A New York priest with blood ties to the Mafia uses the auspices of the Church to protect the mistress of a murdered Mafia Don--who is being hunted by hitmen in the employ of her lover's widow. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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priest | mobster | church | mafia | love | See All (183) »

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God help Father Michael Pace. See more »


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18 November 1988 (USA)  »

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Ritual de Sangue  »

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$426,965
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Donald Bellisario the producer's real life wife Deborah Pratt appears in the movie as a reporter. See more »

Goofs

Gun used at the beginning by Zena ('Anne Twomey') to gun down her husband Geno (Roberto Corbo) has a silencer on it, but the gunshots are not silenced - in fact they are loud like normal gunshots. See more »

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Edited into Quantum Leap: Piano Man - November 10, 1985 (1991) See more »

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ALL OF MY LIFE
Music by Bruce Broughton
Lyrics by Deborah Pratt
Performed by Deborah Pratt
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Awful Garbage from the Idiot Behind "NCIS!"
23 July 2014 | by See all my reviews

Donald Bellisario has been busy cranking out dull TV product for decades (the sleep-inducing "NCIS" series, etc.) Here, he tosses out, thankfully!, his only movie project ever. Let's all kiss the ground for that at least, okay!

This is hilariously awful! It is packed with tons of bad New York stereotypes. It inexplicably features an Irish dude (Berenger) badly trying to pass for Italian. And, worst of all? The impossibly stick-thin Daphne Zuniga is playing Mexican? Really?!

Man, this is bad, BAD, B-A-D! And, the "twists" at the end will leave you shaking your head and desperately trying not to laugh. But, you will laugh, and you will laugh hysterically!

(did I mention this movie wasn't good?)

(1/2* Out of 10 Stars) - of course, IMDb will not let me do 1/2*!


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