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Heaven Help Us (Catholic Boys) (1985)

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Charles Purpura scribed this semi-autobiographical tale about his experiences in a Brooklyn Catholic school of 1965. The film focuses on several Catholic school boys who get into ever increasing amounts of trouble with the presiding priests of the Catholic school, St. Basil's. Andrew McCarthy plays Michael Dunn, a newly arrived student who latches onto the class egghead Caesar (Malcolm Danare), who is constantly picked on by the class bully Rooney (Kevin Dillon). Rooney intimidates Michael and

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Drama, Comedy

Aug 30, 2005

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Fitfully amusing, mostly juvenile.

April 17, 2005
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A partly funny and occasionally toucing coming-of-age flick

August 22, 2004 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

Audience Reviews for Heaven Help Us (Catholic Boys)

A fantastic film, one of my all time favourites growing up! It?s hilarious, brilliantly acted and is dreadfully overlooked.
September 29, 2009
SirPant

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An all-time favorite that I don't mind watching excessively. It leaves me laughing hard each and everytime.
FAVORITE SCENE: Kevin Dillon's character along with four others making out in a car on a tow bridge. As things heats up, the bridge starts to open and leaving the four to escape and watch the car fall apart.
November 4, 2007
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