Holy Man (1998)

PG   |    |  Comedy, Drama


Holy Man (1998) Poster

Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm.


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24 October 1998 | sandyode
Aborted roller coaster ride!
I sat through the entire movie thinking the very next line was going to be the comedy line that gets the ball rolling and magically transforms the film into the comedy genre it was billed as. In the end I had the feeling that I had ridden a roller coaster to the top of the big drop only to be backed down the hill without having ever taken off. I was expecting a hilariously funny film as are most of Eddie Murphy's. Even Jeff Goldblum let me down as he wasn't able to pull off any of his famous one-liners that stick in your head for a week after you walk out of the theater. The editors even missed their mark with a very noticeable stain on a white robe that changed sizes and shapes several times in one scene. Maybe next time people.

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Release Date:

9 October 1998

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Miami, Florida, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,106,919 11 October 1998

Gross USA:

$12,069,719

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,069,719

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