Plot & Details
In this comedy, escaped prisoners Ned (Robert DeNiro) and Jim (Sean Penn) take refuge in a monastery where they pose as priests to avoid capture. Intending to flee across the Canadian border, the two convicts run into all kinds of unexpected trouble in their new-found priesthood.
- Genre(s): Comedy
- Run Time: 120min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 12/15/1989
- DVD Release Date: 02/17/2004
- Distributor(s): Paramount
- Director(s): Neil Jordan
- Starring: Robert De Niro , Sean Penn , Demi Moore , Hoyt Axton , Wallace Shawn
- Themes: Assumed Identities,Fish Out of Water
- Tone: Easygoing,Goofy,Nostalgic,Sentimental,Warm
- Keywords: convict, monastery, monk, police, priest, prison, captive, captor, con/scam, escape, friendship, mistaken-identity
- Country of Origin: USA (12-15-1989)