The North Avenue Irregulars (1979)

The North Avenue Irregulars


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Movie Info

In this Disney film, priest Michael Hill bucks the patriarchal notions of his superiors by delegating church responsibilities to the neighborhood women. In trying to retrieve some lost church funds, he encounters an influential bookie ring. The wily priest organizes the ladies of his congregation into a two-fisted crime-fighting unit.

Rating: G
Genre: Drama, Kids & Family, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Don Tait
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 29, 1999


as Michael Hill

as Dr. Rheems

as Delaney

as Mrs. Carlisle

as Howard

as Dr. Fulton

as Harry the Hat

as Dr. Fulton

as Rev. Wainwright

as Mrs. Gossin

as Mother Thurber

as Pedestrian

as Big Chin

as Roca's Lieutenant

as Policeman

as Mechanic

as Truck Driver #1

as Truck Driver #2

as Capt. Bamford

as Clothier

as Mr. Thurber

as TV Announcer

as Bouncer

as Bartender

as Mr. Younger

as Mailman

as Grandpa

as Traffic Cop

as Passerby

as Strawberry Shortcake...

as Strawberry Shortcake...

as Strawberry Shortcake...

as Strawberry Shortcake...
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Critic Reviews for The North Avenue Irregulars

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 10, 2004
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Church ladies become screwball sleuths in mild '70s comedy.

Full Review… | January 18, 2012
Common Sense Media

So-so Disney comedy about priest Edward Herrmann and his squad of volunteer cops led by Barbara Harris.

June 11, 2005

What's irregular is the story and the direction

August 30, 2002

Audience Reviews for The North Avenue Irregulars


Let me just start out by saying that I watched this film willingly.....there was a lot of alcohol was sandwiched in between a session watching the original Evil Dead and Hellraiser, a little arm twisting and some rib nudging but I have to say this was a giggle. Typical late 70's Disney and I did laugh if only at the pants surveillance attempts.

Barry Lappin

Super Reviewer


Some very funny moments.

Anthony Valletta

Super Reviewer

I don't know why I enjoyed this film, it's typical Disney from the 1970's, but it did make me laugh. One huge plus is a terrific assortment of actors, as well as a very fast pace. Very entertaining.

James Higgins

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