Nuns on the Run
Nuns on the Run (1990)

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… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 16, 1990
DVD Release Date: April 5, 2005
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Critic Score: 47% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a disastrously unfunny mess.

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Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian

A spot of good cheer, especially if you're looking for a movie that asks little of its viewers.

Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Pretty much a one-joke film, and the joke feels about 20 years old.

Brian Mckay

Complete crap. Idle and Coltrane have both been much better.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The gags run the gamut from obvious to odious.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

"makes a habit of being unfunny"

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Now this is a blast from the past, a real shoulder-mounted retro cannon slug to the crotch. Back in 1990 Coltrane and Idle were probably two of the funniest and… More
Dean McKenna
Like Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis in the Billy Wilder classic <i>Some Like It Hot</i>, Eric Idle and Robbie Coltrane are motivated by fear for their… More
Dean King
An ok comedy as 2 bank robbers go undercover as nuns.
Barry Lappin
The above synopsis is wrong. This film was witty, funny and well acted by all. Loved it and bought it.
xGary Xx
Typically of British comedy, this film take two very funny men and drops them into one cliched witless situation after another in the vain hope of making the… More