Mobsters and Mormons
Mobsters and Mormons (2005)

Can an East Coast mob mechanic find happiness in the most straight-laced community in America? Carmine "Beans" Pasquale (Mark De Carlo) is a gangster from New Jersey who is pinched by the FBI and learns the only way he can avoid… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 9, 2005
DVD Release Date: March 28, 2006
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Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal

A watered-down version of Sister Act.

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Audrey Rock-Richardson
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)

In an admirable show of versatility, Moyer delves into cultural self-examination.

Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune

The movie is often funny and has a good heart, [but] if you are expecting subtlety, look elsewhere.

Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Those outside the Mormon fold may be mystified by some of the running jokes -- just what is the big deal about scrapbooks?

Wade Major
Boxoffice Magazine

A routine but entertaining fish-out-of-water comedy.

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Eric D. Snider

It's one of the better Mormon comedies so far -- not a huge compliment, I suppose, given the genre's history, but a sincere one.

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Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

The story still has more to offer to members of the church than hardcore mob-tale fans weaned on GoodFellas and The Sopranos, but less so than you'd think.

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Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Fortunately, most of the jabs are generally good-natured, and the cast is pretty likable.

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