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We're No Angels
Directed by:
Neil Jordan

Released in the USA on December 15 of 1989, "We're No Angels" (also known as "Wir sind keine Engel", "Non siamo angeli") is a Comedy/Crime film directed by Neil Jordan, and written by Sam Spewack (play "My Three Angels"), Ranald MacDougall (earlier screenplay), and Albert Husson (play "La Cuisine Des Anges") , starring Robert De Niro, Sean Penn, Demi Moore, Hoyt Axton, Bruno Kirby and Ray McAnally.

Escaped convicts disguised as priests. It'll take a miracle to get away with this one.

Who directed "We're No Angels":

We're No Angels was directed by Neil Jordan, an Irish director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before directing We're No Angels, Neil Jordan had directed High Spirits, released in 1988, Mona Lisa (1986), The Company of Wolves (1984), Angel (1982). Since, he directed The Miracle, released in 1991, The Crying Game (1992), Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), Michael Collins (1996), The Butcher Boy (1997), and In Dreams (1999).

When was "We're No Angels" released:

We're No Angels was first released on Friday, December 15, 1989, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, December 15, 1989 are Glory (dir. Edward Zwick), Family Business (dir. Sidney Lumet), and The Wizard (dir. Todd Holland). This was twenty-nine (29) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, June 01, 1990 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, February 28, 1990 in France; December, 1990 in Germany and on Thursday, August 16, 1990 in Australia.

What is the casting of "We're No Angels":

At the casting of We're No Angels we find Robert De Niro, previously seen in Jacknife (1989) and Midnight Run (1988); Sean Penn (Casualties of War (1989), Colors (1988)); Demi Moore (Wisdom (1986), One Crazy Summer (1986)) [ more... ]

  • John C. Reilly and Sean Penn, James Russo also worked together in State of Grace, released in 1990.
  • James Russo and Robert De Niro also appeared in Once Upon a Time in America, released in 1984.
  • Robert De Niro and Ray McAnally also appeared in The Mission, released in 1986.
  • John C. Reilly and Wallace Shawn also worked together in Shadows and Fog, released in 1992.

What is the Storyline of "We're No Angels":

A couple of 1930s Great Depression-era convicts, Ned and Jim, jailed on never-specified charges and abused by a ruthless warden, are dragged along when a vicious killer named Bobby escapes the electric chair.

The two end up in a town near the Canadian border, where they are mistaken for a pair of priests expected at the local monastery. They want to flee but cannot, since misunderstandings and the warden's search party looking for Bobby make a trip across the bridge to Canada almost [...]

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