Dogma (1999)

R   |    |  Adventure, Comedy, Drama


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An abortion clinic worker with a special heritage is called upon to save the existence of humanity from being negated by two renegade angels trying to exploit a loop-hole and reenter Heaven.


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Director:

Kevin Smith

Writer:

Kevin Smith

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27 September 1999 | Anthony-15
8
| Highly recommended for fans and future fans alike
Dogma is firmly rooted in Kevin Smith's View Askew world so fans of his other films will not be disappointed. However, it also expands on the direction he took in Chasing Amy by dealing with subject matter and concepts that are personal and thought provoking. Dogma goes beyond the "dick and fart jokes", which are reassuringly present, and gives the viewer something to think about.

The film deals with thoughts on religion, Catholicism mainly, in a way that pokes fun at the institution but does not deride it. Dogma is by no stretch of the imagination an anti-Catholic movie. It embraces religion and points out the potential and actual problems that can occur within any religious institution. The film's comments and contents are definitely meant to be taken with a grain of salt.

The cast is great and there are many instances of hilarious viewing, usually Jay and Silent Bob, as well as very sensitive and expressive moments from the various actors.

In the end, Dogma is a thoroughly fun and thoughtful viewing experience that both old and new fans will enjoy. A movie outside the typical fare that is worth spending your money on seeing.

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Release Date:

12 November 1999

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

New Jersey, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,669,945 14 November 1999

Gross USA:

$30,652,890

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$31,429,330

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