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Religion, Inc. (1989)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  September 1989 (USA)
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While watching TV, ex-adman Morris Codman receives a message from God. Advised by the Almighty to go into business for himself, Codman inaugurates his own religion, founded on a philosophy of selfishness.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Morris Codman
Gerald Orange ...
Ian Clarity
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Gerald Orange
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God
George Plimpton
Wendy Adams ...
Peggy
Chuck Pfeiffer ...
Brendan Collins (as Chuck Pfeifer)
Earl Hagan Jr. ...
Rev. Billy Bob McElroy
Michael Mandell ...
Joe French
Jaffe Cohen ...
Herman Whipple
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Sam
Marcia Amron ...
Mrs. Codman
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Lucas
Jerzy Kosinski ...
Beggar
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Storyline

While watching TV, ex-adman Morris Codman receives a message from God. Advised by the Almighty to go into business for himself, Codman inaugurates his own religion, founded on a philosophy of selfishness.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A comedy about lovers, destiny and a whole lot of money.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

September 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Fool and His Money  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

When Morris is talking to an employee in a meeting about starting up a cocktail hour there is only one pack of cigarettes in front of him when he is seen from the front. But in shots of him from behind, there are two packs. See more »

Quotes

Ian Clarity: Remember: The road to Utopia is paved with bad intentions!
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Soundtracks

On My Way (The Road Song)
Words and Music by 'Kip Martin (II)' and The Merles
Performed by 'Kip Martin (II)' and The Merles
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User Reviews

 
An advertising executive gets fired from his job and designs a clever way to "get rich quick."
16 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

This movie is recommended for those who have insomnia's - otherwise don't waste your time. The plot outline on the cover is much better than the actual movie which is terrible. Listening to an oratory by a parakeet would be more exciting than this terrible movie!

The transfer quality of the DVD is also bad. There is a lot of distortion on the sound which makes it hard to understand what is being said. The color timing shifts with the advancing frames. Together with a poor plot, the acting is bad, which is surprising considering some of the actors used in the movie. Although it is sold as a "budget movie," even the low price to pay is not worth buying this movie...if some of you insist on seeing "A Fool and His Money," look for it in the television listings. And, have a "pocket" video game or something to help with the boredom!


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