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In God We Trust (2000)

A speeding truck sends Robert into purgatory, with the probability of a warm climate. He escapes to Earth and tries to fix things before purgatory catches up with him.

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Robert
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Gil
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Manny
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Foreman
Phillip MacIvor ...
Bobby Jr.
Cynthia Davila ...
Ashley
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Welcomer
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Paramedic
Michael Loprete ...
Paramedic
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Dancer
Heather Brown ...
Teenager
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Pink girl
Tim Crane ...
Robber
Jim Thoms ...
Vagrant
Lee Weaver ...
Big Man
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While standing in the middle of the street contemplating the motto on a quarter, Robert is killed by an on-coming SUV. In the waiting room of the afterlife, a punctilious clerk, Gil, pulls up Robert's record on the computer and tells the young man that he's damned. Lots of little bad things have added up, and his score is negative. Robert bolts back to earth, with Gil and his colleagues in hot pursuit. Robert visits his girlfriend, drinks a smoothie with his dad, foils a robbery, and dances. His positive points are accumulating as Gil (and death) close in. Is it up or down for our Bobby? Little things can mean a lot. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Gil: So, wasn't looking both ways?
Robert: [slight pause] I'm dead, huh?
Gil: Oh, thank God. If I have to explain to one more person that they won't be seeing their kids again... Everyone is *soooo* special.
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Good Short Movie
10 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

I caught this movie the other day on cinemax and I liked it. It's one of the best short comedies I've seen, its fun, easy to watch, and it left me with a big smile on my face when it was over. I truly enjoyed it. I recommend you catch it next time its on cinemax.


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