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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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John E. Moyer

Writer:

John E. Moyer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark DeCarlo ... Carmine "The Beans" Pasquale (George Cheeseman)
Jeanette Puhich Jeanette Puhich ... Gina Pasquale (Linda Cheeseman)
Clayton Taylor Clayton Taylor ... Vincent Pasquale (Patrick Cheeseman)
Scott Christopher ... Michael Jaymes
Britani Bateman Underwood ... Kate Jaymes (as Britani Bateman)
Olesya Rulin ... Julie Jaymes
Jan Broberg ... Louise Means (as Jan Broberg Felt)
John E. Moyer ... Agent Tuttle
Michael Kagan Michael Kagan ... Angello Marcello
Jay Acovone ... Jackie
Joe Maruzzo ... Little Nicky
Frank Gerrish ... Rocco
Dan Larsen ... President Perry
Nathan Smith Jones Nathan Smith Jones ... Agent Banks
Alex Nibley ... Ryan (the neighbor)
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements, some language and violence

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2005 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Lehi, Utah, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$350,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$67,945, 11 September 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$407,139, 11 December 2005
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Trivia

Britani Bateman Underwood 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

Carmine "The Beans" Pasquale: I left my... uh... Bible in my other... uh... church.
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References G.I. Joe (1985) See more »

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Home Run
14 December 2005 | by PatrickSee all my reviews

Mobsters and Mormons. HaleStorm Entertainment.

Clearly for what this filmed for the makers hit a home run. The cast, especially lead mafioso Mark DeCarlo were spot on hysterical. An over all funny story - while not exactly original, is still fresh within the context of LDS cinema. And nobody ever said Hollywood was original either. But also with very funny individual scenes and some very sharp dialog make this film an entertaining experience. Some here have complained that the film is not edgy enough, but those people clearly have tastes that are outside the standards anyone LDS or with a family aspire to for their viewing habits. Kudos to the makers for making a very funny, smart, and entertaining film that didn't have to rely on gratuitous violence, profanity, or crude humor!!!!


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