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The Profit (2001)

(Banned)  |   |  Drama  |  1 April 2001 (USA)
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This period piece is a fictional biography of a cult leader's rise to power and his subsequent descent into isolation and paranoia.

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Mitchell Cabot
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The Doctor
Eric Rath ...
Leland Conrad Powers (as Eric F. Rath)
Christine Eads ...
Helen Hughes
Jeff Hughes ...
Zach Carson
Tad Brown ...
Cop #2
Al Reidel ...
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Bob Minton ...
VA Doctor
Margaret Mary Bastick ...
Dr. Mary Kimbrough
Duncan Pierce ...
Mr. Simmons
Jeff Jacobsen ...
Mr. Williams
Jesse Prince ...
Mr. Johnson
Terry Maki ...
Maitre d'
Jack Amos ...
Sr. Naval Officer
Brandon Beaver ...
8-year old Powers
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This period piece is a fictional biography of a cult leader's rise to power and his subsequent descent into isolation and paranoia.

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A dark journey into an evil mind where the only good is... The Profit.

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Clever movie that everyone should see
22 March 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This movie has a sort of 80s feel to it but it also delivers when given a chance.

Any one who knows what this movie is about and all the back story behind it will enjoy it all that bit more. It is well made and very well written, if it could be remade I think it could be a hit... But that will never happen.

I believe this movie will go down in cult status due to its big following and future following it will gain very soon. Once it is open to buy for everyone and the internet generation get their hands on it it will spread like wild fire.

This is sadly why it has taken so long to get out. the "Cult" has tried very hard to keep this story behind closed doors... But nothing stays closed forever.

Watch this movie and learn... You will not regret it.


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