Nuns on the Run

Nuns on the Run

Director: Jonathan Lynn Cast: Eric Idle, Robbie Coltrane, Camille Coduri

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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 on guns and violence in their line of work. In thrall to vicious gangster Case Casey (Robert Patterson), the duo determine that their next job will be their last. When a large amount of money is extracted from a gang of Hong Kong drug dealers and it falls into the laps of Brian and Charlie, the two take off with the loot, with the Chinese Triad and Casey in relentless pursuit. When their car runs out of gas in front of a convent, Brian and Charlie run inside and disguise themselves as two of the ugliest nuns imaginable. Inside the convent, Brian and Charlie pass themselves off as nuns from a different order, assigned to the convent before leaving the country on missionary work. As the two men enjoy their undercover work with a collection of nubile nuns and coeds, the bad guys close in on their trail.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/05/2005
UPC: 0013131298192
Original Release: 1990
Rating: PG-13
Source: Starz / Anchor Bay
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 1:32:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Widescreen presentation (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 tvs; Audio commentary with writer/director Jonathan Lynn; Making of featurette; Theatrical trailer; TV spots

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Eric Idle Brian Hope
Robbie Coltrane Charlie McManus
Camille Coduri Faith
Janet Suzman Sister Superior
Doris Hare Sister Mary of the Sacred Heart
Tom Hickey Father Seamus
Lila Kaye Sister Mary of the Annunciation
Robert Patterson "Case" Casey
Robert Morgan Abbott
Winston Dennis Morley
Britt Morrow Hospital Receptionist
John Pythian Airport Policeman
Mary Selway Actor
Wabei Slyolwe Julie
Colin Campbell Norm
Richard Simpson Mr. Norris
Nicholas Hewetson Louis
Gary Tang Ronnie Chang
David Forman Henry Ho
Nigel Fan Dwayne Lee
Ozzie Yue Ernie Wong
Tatiana Strauss Michelle
Helen FitzGerald Tracey
Stewart Harwood Faith's Father
Peter Geeves Faith's Brother
Irene Marot Hysterical Bank Manager
Louis Mellis Bank Security Guard
Craig Crosbie Policeman in Car Park
Fred Haggerty Gatekeeper
Michael Beint Bewildered Policeman
Tex Fuller Taxi Driver
Lee Simpson Policeman with Radio
Oliver Parker Doctor
Julie Graham Casino Waitress
Dan Hildebrand Casino Manager
Joanne Campbell Ward Nurse
Gedren Heller Chemist Shop Assistant
David Becalick Police Sergeant
Aran Bell Police Constable
Francine Walker Tied Up Nurse
Shirley Anne Selby Tied-up Nurse
Jennifer Hall Airport Ticket Girl

Technical Credits
Jonathan Lynn Director,Screenwriter
Boris Blank Songwriter
Simon Bosanquet Co-producer
Clinton Cavers Art Director
John Evans Special Effects
Siobhan Fahey Songwriter
Richard Feldman Songwriter
Richard Feldman Songwriter
Frank Fitzpatrick Score Composer,Songwriter,Musical Direction/Supervision
Michael Garfath Cinematographer
Gerald Gouriet Score Composer
Martin Grace Stunts
George Harrison Songwriter,Executive Producer
Pat Hay Makeup
Hidden Faces Score Composer
Simon Holland Production Designer
Eric Idle Screenwriter
Will Jennings Songwriter
David Kitay Score Composer,Songwriter
Marcy Levy Songwriter
Dave Martin Editor
Dieter Meier Songwriter
Michael White Producer
Denis O'Brien Executive Producer
Robin O'Donoghue Musical Direction/Supervision
Teddy Randazzo Songwriter
Michael Seirton Set Decoration/Design
Mary Selway Casting
Steve Winwood Songwriter
Sue Yelland Costumes/Costume Designer
Yello Score Composer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Lunch Break (Main Titles) [4:17]
2. No Escape [7:26]
3. Falling [4:54]
4. Plot Within a Plot [5:11]
5. Sanctuary [9:15]
6. The Sisterhood [6:01]
7. Understanding the Religion [5:00]
8. Faith and Temptation [6:49]
9. Confession [6:38]
10. Where Is the Key? [4:56]
11. The Search Is On [5:11]
12. Rape! [4:38]
13. Finding Faith [4:07]
14. Nuns on the Run [11:29]
15. Nuns Into Nurses [3:23]
16. End Credits [2:50]

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