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Eric Idle and Robbie Coltrane team up for this bad boy comic burlesque, directed by Jonathan Lynn. Idle and Coltrane play Brian Hope and Charlie McManus, a pair of two-bit hoods who want to go straight, repulsed by the increasing reliance on guns and violence in their line of work. In thrall to vicious gangster Case Casey (Robert Patterson), the duo determine that their next job will be their last. When a large amount of money is extracted from a gang of Hong Kong drug dealers and it falls into the laps of Brian and Charlie, the two take off with the loot, with the Chinese Triad and Casey in relentless pursuit. When their car runs out of gas in front of a convent, Brian and Charlie run inside and disguise themselves as two of the ugliest nuns imaginable. Inside the convent, Brian and Charlie pass themselves off as nuns from a different order, assigned to the convent before leaving the country on missionary work. As the two men enjoy their undercover work with a collection of nubile nuns and coeds, the bad guys close in on their trail. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

  • Release date:March 16, 1990

Cast

Eric Idle
as Brian Hope
Robbie Coltrane
as Charlie McManus
Camille Coduri
as Faith
Janet Suzman
as Sister Superior
Doris Hare
as Sister Mary of the Sacred Heart
Tom Hickey
as Father Seamus
Lila Kaye
as Sister Mary of the Annunciation
Robert Patterson
as "Case" Casey
Robert Morgan
as Abbott
Winston Dennis
as Morley
Britt Morrow
as Hospital Receptionist
John Pythian
as Airport Policeman
Mary Selway
Wabei Slyolwe
as Julie
Nicholas Hewetson
as Louis
Gary Tang
as Ronnie Chang
David Forman
as Henry Ho
Nigel Fan
as Dwayne Lee
Ozzie Yue
as Ernie Wong
Tatiana Strauss
as Michelle
Helen FitzGerald
as Tracey
Stewart Harwood
as Faith's Father
Peter Geeves
as Faith's Brother
Irene Marot
as Hysterical Bank Manager
Louis Mellis
as Bank Security Guard
Craig Crosbie
as Policeman in Car Park
Fred Haggerty
as Gatekeeper
Tex Fuller
as Taxi Driver
Lee Simpson
as Policeman with Radio
Oliver Parker
as Doctor
Julie Graham
as Casino Waitress
Dan Hildebrand
as Casino Manager
Joanne Campbell
as Ward Nurse
Gedren Heller
as Chemist Shop Assistant
David Becalick
as Police Sergeant
Aran Bell
as Police Constable
Francine Walker
as Tied Up Nurse
Jennifer Hall
as Airport Ticket Girl
Oliver Parker
as Doctor
Helen FitzGerald
as Tracey
John Pythian
as Airport Policeman
Wabei Slyolwe
as Julie
Craig Crosbie
as Policeman in Car Park
Nigel Fan
as Dwayne Lee
Aran Bell
as Police Constable
Louis Mellis
as Bank Security Guard
Ozzie Yue
as Ernie Wong
Francine Walker
as Tied Up Nurse
Joanne Campbell
as Ward Nurse
Tex Fuller
as Taxi Driver
David Forman
as Henry Ho
Tatiana Strauss
as Michelle
Gary Tang
as Ronnie Chang
Britt Morrow
as Hospital Receptionist
David Becalick
as Police Sergeant
Nicholas Hewetson
as Louis
Julie Graham
as Casino Waitress
Dan Hildebrand
as Casino Manager
Fred Haggerty
as Gatekeeper
Stewart Harwood
as Faith's Father
Peter Geeves
as Faith's Brother
Irene Marot
as Hysterical Bank Manager
Lee Simpson
as Policeman with Radio
Gedren Heller
as Chemist Shop Assistant

Crew

Jonathan Lynn
Director
Michael White
Producer
Jonathan Lynn
Screenwriter
Eric Idle
Screenwriter
Michael Garfath
Cinematographer
Siobhan Fahey
Songwriter
Richard Feldman
Songwriter
Teddy Randazzo
Songwriter
Gerald Gouriet
Composer (Music Score)
David Kitay
Songwriter
David Kitay
Composer (Music Score)
Steve Winwood
Songwriter
Robin O'Donoghue
Musical Direction/Supervision
Marcy Levy
Songwriter
George Harrison
Songwriter
Dieter Meier
Songwriter
Boris Blank
Songwriter
Will Jennings
Songwriter
Simon Holland
Production Designer
Clinton Cavers
Art Director
Simon Bosanquet
Co-producer
George Harrison
Executive Producer
Denis O'Brien
Executive Producer
Michael Seirton
Set Designer
Sue Yelland
Costume Designer
John Evans
Special Effects
Mary Selway
Casting
Pat Hay
Makeup
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