Sixteen-year-old Michael Dunn arrives at St. Basil's Catholic Boys School in Brooklyn circa 1965. There, he befriends all of the misfits in his class as they collide with the repressive faculty and discover the opposite sex as they come of age. Written by
If God had wanted them to be angels, He would have given them wings!
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Did You Know?
The film is commonly known in many English speaking territories by not one but two different titles: "Catholic Boys" and "Heaven Help Us". See more
Though set in 1965, a 1967 Pontiac is visible on the street outside the schoolyard. See more
[in Thadeus' closed-door office after melee in auditorium
They should be expelled. In the real world, they'd be charged with assault.
In the 'real world', they'd have a case of self-defense!
I think expulsion is justified here.
I don't think so.
Well, no one cares what you think!
[to Brother Dominic, also in his office
Let the boys in here.
Featured in Hollywood vs. Religion
Written by Dorothy La Bostrie
, Little Richard
(as Richard Penniman) and Joe Lubin
Performed by Little Richard See more