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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Robbie Coltrane
Beverly D'Angelo
Herbert Lom
Alex Rocco
Balthazar Getty
John Sessions
Adrian Edmondson
Directors
Peter Richardson
Screenwriters
Peter Richardson
Pete Richens
Running Time
97 minutes

The Pope Must Die
Robbie Coltrane becomes pope, a pop star and a father in this lame caper comedy


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Plot
Dave Albinizi is mistakenly elected as Pope! What will the portly innocent do when he discovers that The Vatican finances are being filched and squandered by his sparkly-robed officials


Verdict
Limp writing, leaden directing and a series of toe-curlingly unfunny "situations" sap the energies of this almost-famous comedy cast


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