We're No Angels
We're No Angels (1989)

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… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 17, 2004
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Critic Score: 47% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tracy Moore
Common Sense Media

Weak '80s fish-out-of water tale has violence, profanity.

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Fred Topel

Boring fish out of water story. No laugh out loud moments.

Jamie Gillies
Apollo Guide

This, one of the most disappointing films of the 1980s, was a dud upon its release and has not held up well at all.

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Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Falls short of its potential, but a fun lark nonetheless.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

One of Jordan's rare misfires.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
Sajin P A
Expecting an out-and-out comedy(considering its plot), I was disappointed slightly, but still it was a fun watch with that feel good factor.
Lafe Fredbjornson
Sean Penn and Robert De Niro are a bunch of smelly escaped criminals from a cruel prison environment. They take refuge at a church and pull the wool over… More
Jani H
"Father, Father I've been shot! - I'm very happy for you." When the director is Neil Jordan, the screenwriter David Mamet and the cast… More
xGary Xx
Robert DeNiro made a few shocking career choices in the 80s, and this is one of them. Witless and annoying mugging with zero laughs, despite the quality cast… More
Anthony Lawrie
I have a real soft spot for this fun film! I really like Neil Jordan films, this isn?t his best but I think the slamming it got from the critics was a little… More
Erin Collins
The story was interesting enough, but the acting was just over the top and ridiculous. The entire cast annoyed me, and I typically love De Niro and Penn.