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Ben & Arthur (2002)

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A pair of recently married gay men are threatened by one of the partners' brother, a religious fanatic who plots to murder them after being ostracized by his church.

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Arthur Sailes must have the courage to marry his beloved Ben Sheets and stand against the obstacles that face him. His brother, Victor, a devout Christian, plans to get himself reinstated into the church after they throw him out because his brother, Arthur, is gay. Written by Sam Mraovich

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Love calms the soul...and so does revenge.


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In financial planning, "The Story of Ben and Arthur" is a scenario used to demonstrate the benefits of early investing to college students and recent high school graduates. See more »

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Neither Catholicism or any other mainstream branch of Christianity teaches that murdering a sinner absolves them of their sins and permits them to enter Heaven, as Victor repeatedly claims and which Father Rabin appears to endorse. See more »

Quotes

Ben Sheets: I'm sorry, I didn't mean to hurt you and blow up like that.
Arthur Sailes: You did, Ben. You hurt me, you know that? You. Hurt me. And another thing I never told you. Do you remember the day we went to that restaurant to celebrate when you came out of the closet?
Ben Sheets: Yeah.
Arthur Sailes: What did you say?
Ben Sheets: What're you talking about?
Arthur Sailes: What did you say when I grabbed your hand and I kissed you on the cheek when we were walking out?
Ben Sheets: I don't know.
Arthur Sailes: You pulled your hand out of mine - you turned your head, and you said "Not here!"
Ben Sheets: I ...
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Oh my GOD. I bought this movie and...I...watched...the...whole...thing. . . Okay, it's going to be alright... I'l know I'll be okay in a month or two. Some time soon I hope to be rid of the flash backs. I was going to eat something after the movie but I just can't seem to get up the courage to try and hold any food down at the moment. Bad? Yes bad. Very BAD. BAD BAD BAD BAD BAD. Wait, bad doesn't seem to get the message across in quite the right way. Hmm... There isn't a word to describe just how awful.... not awful... Hmm disgustingly horribly casted/acted/filmed/directed/written. Now I don't know what to do but throw it out. Possibly burn it I wouldn't want it to end up at the bottom of an architectural dig a thousand years from now. The worst movie ever since "Hey Happy"


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