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Gone with the Pope (2010)

Unrated | | Crime | 12 March 2010 (USA)
Famed nightclub performer Duke Mitchell is Paul, a paroled gangster with an unholy scheme: to kidnap the Pope and 'charge a dollar from every Catholic in the world' as the ransom. Shot in ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Duke Mitchell Duke Mitchell ... Paul
Lorenzo Dardado Lorenzo Dardado ... The Pope / The Old Man
Jim LoBianco Jim LoBianco ... Luke
Peter Milo Peter Milo ... Peter
John Murgia John Murgia ... John
Giorgio Tavolieri Giorgio Tavolieri ... Giorgio
Jeanne Hibbard Jeanne Hibbard ... Jean
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bill Boyd Bill Boyd ... Bill
John Bruno John Bruno ... John
Carl Cocomo Carl Cocomo ... Carl
Paul DiAmico Paul DiAmico ... Bartender
Steve DiBiaso Steve DiBiaso ... Vatican Bishop
Nola Hand Nola Hand ... Fat Woman
Jeffrey Mitchell Jeffrey Mitchell ... Junkie
Zep Mizner Zep Mizner ... Himself
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Storyline

Famed nightclub performer Duke Mitchell is Paul, a paroled gangster with an unholy scheme: to kidnap the Pope and 'charge a dollar from every Catholic in the world' as the ransom. Shot in 1975, GONE WITH THE POPE was unfinished at the time of Duke Mitchell's death in 1981, and finally completed in 2009 from a rediscovered, unfinished print.

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You're either in, or you're in the way!

Genres:

Crime

Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kiss the Ring See more »

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Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)
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Grindhouse Releasing See more »
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Sound Mix:

6-Track Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Due to the lack of script and the loose plot, Murawski has stated "I think he was just coming up with ideas for scenes, and shooting as he went along." See more »

Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits, you can hear Duke Mitchell say, "OK, cut it." See more »

Connections

Featured in Gone with the Pope: Shooting Gone with the Pope (2015) See more »

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Duke Mitchell's Masterpiece.
9 June 2011 | by Agent_Orange_XSee all my reviews

Saw a midnight screening of Gone with the Pope at the New Beverly. They usually screen it once a month and I hope it's a mainstay there for a long time. It is a BLAST! It's not Goodfellas so leave your cynicism at home. Gone with the Pope is grindhouse/independent filmmaking at it's best. It's a gritty, don't give a toss mobster masterpiece that is hilarious on so many levels. Loaded with unforgettable scenes and quotable lines that I'll leave up to you to go out and experience for yourself. You can see how much love and effort went into making this film outweighing any of it's imperfections. Big thanks to Bob Murawski and Sage Stallone for tracking down this gem and getting it out to the masses.


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