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The Pope Must Diet (1991)

R
97 min | Comedy

A less-than-qualified and far-from-perfect priest is mistakenly named the new pope. As the pontiff, he must deal with Vatican corruption, the Mob and the reappearance of his old lover.See moreA less-than-qualified and far-from-perfect priest is mistakenly named the new pope. As the pontiff, he must deal with Vatican corruption, the Mob and the reappearance of his old lover. Written by Michael "Rabbit" Hutchison See less
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Director
Peter Richardson (directed by)
Writers
Peter Richardson (screenplay by) | Pete Richens (screenplay by)
Composers
Jeff Beck (original music by) | Anne Dudley (original music by)
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$ 264,147
Gross (USA)
$ 582,510
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Release date
Aug 30, 1991 (United States)
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Robbie Coltrane
The Pope The Pope   See fewer
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Adrian Edmondson
Father Rookie Father Rookie   See fewer
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Paul Bartel
Monsignor Fitchie Monsignor Fitchie   See fewer
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Damir Mejovsek
Drunk Cardinal Drunk Cardinal   See fewer
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Bozidar Smiljanic
Cardinal Spott Cardinal Spott   See fewer
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Alex Rocco
Cardinal Rocco Cardinal Rocco   See fewer
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Annette Crosbie
Mother Superior Mother Superior   See fewer
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Marc Smith
US News Reporter US News Reporter   See fewer
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Ranko Zidaric
Father Santini Father Santini   See fewer
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Dani Segina
Old Cardinal Old Cardinal   See fewer
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William Hootkins
Cardinal Verucci Cardinal Verucci   See fewer
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Niall Buggy
BBC Reporter BBC Reporter   See fewer
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Robert Stephens
The Camarlengo The Camarlengo   See fewer
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Herbert Lom
Vittorio Corelli Vittorio Corelli   See fewer
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Janez Vajevec
Father Albini (as Janez Vajavec) Father Albini (as Janez Vajavec)   See fewer
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Relja Basic
Alberto Alberto   See fewer
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Tibor Belicza
Priest in Secretariat (as Tibor Belitza) Priest in Secretariat (as Tibor Belitza)   See fewer
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Ernest Clark
Abbot (as Ernest Clarke) Abbot (as Ernest Clarke)   See fewer
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Jeff Beck
Postman Postman   See fewer
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Branko Blace
General General   See fewer
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David Boyce
Malvini Malvini   See fewer
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Petar Buntic
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Steven O'Donnell
Rico (as Steve O'Donnell) Rico (as Steve O'Donnell)   See fewer
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Khedija Sassi
Luccia Corelli Luccia Corelli   See fewer
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Ivica Zadro
Father Cuddles (as Ivac Zadro) Father Cuddles (as Ivac Zadro)   See fewer
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Mirella D'Angelo
Chocolate Spaghetti Mom Chocolate Spaghetti Mom   See fewer
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Mirta Zecevic
Beautiful Nun (as Mirta Zeceric) Beautiful Nun (as Mirta Zeceric)   See fewer
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Vida Jerman
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Balthazar Getty
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Boris Mirkovic
Joe's Band Joe's Band   See fewer
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Mario Mirkovic
Joe's Band Joe's Band   See fewer
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Kristijan Ugrina
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Mark Caven
Father Franco Father Franco   See fewer
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Natasa Maricic
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Nada Gacesic
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Mladen Vasary
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Damir Saban
Carlo Felici Carlo Felici   See fewer
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Beverly D'Angelo
Veronica Dante Veronica Dante   See fewer
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Mirjana Smolic
Hospital Receptionist Hospital Receptionist   See fewer
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Ralph Brown
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Peda Petrovic
Taxi Driver Taxi Driver   See fewer
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Jasna Palic
Young Nurse Young Nurse   See fewer
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Semka Sokolovic-Bertok
Cashier (as Semka Sokolovic) Cashier (as Semka Sokolovic)   See fewer
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Campbell Morrison
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Ivan Joncic
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Tom Stojkovic
Sweaty Man in Bank Sweaty Man in Bank   See fewer
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Boris Svrtan
Young Security Guard Young Security Guard   See fewer
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Sreten Mokrovic
Bank Manager's Assistant Bank Manager's Assistant   See fewer
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Marko Breskovic
Restaurant Owner Restaurant Owner   See fewer
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Matko Raguz
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Darko Janes
Swiss Guard Swiss Guard   See fewer
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5 / 10 | 1,356 votes