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What Would Jesus Buy? -- What Would Jesus Buy? follows Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir as they go on a cross-county mission to save the Holidays from the Shopocalypse: the end of mankind from consumerism, over-consumption and the fires of eternal debt! The Shopocalypse is upon us? Who will be $aved?
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The movie Santa doesn't want you to see!
An examination of the commercialization of Christmas in America while following Reverend Billy and the... See more » | Full synopsis »
What Would Jesus Buy?
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 16 November 2007)

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MUST SEE Film of 2007: Entertaining and Informative See more (20 total) »


Adetola Abiade ... Alto
Paul Allen ... Tenor
Paul Norman Allen ... Paul
Paul Norman Allen ... Tenor
Shannon Baxter ... Soprano
Rick Becker ... Trombone
James Solomon Benn ... Choir Director / Choreographer
Reverend Billy ... Reverend Billy
Ben Cerf ... Bass
Misun Choi ... Soprano
Ben Dubin-Thaler ... Bass
Savitri Durkee ... Church Director
Leah Farrell ... Tenor

Gina Figueroa ... Alto
Mike Flthye ... Drums
Donald Gallagher ... Bass
Jerry Goralnick ... Bass

Amber Gray ... Alto
Mark Harder ... Bass
Julio Herrera ... Piano
Marianne Hodge ... Tenor
Monica Hunken ... Soprano
Saru Jayaraman ... Soprano
Eric Johnson ... Drums
Nasser Kagiri ... Drums
Gwen Kash ... Alto
Valerie Kelley ... Tenor
Barbara Lee ... Soprano
Katrina Lewis ... Piano
Chantel Cherisse Lucier ... Alto
Anna-Sara Malmgren ... Alto
Meredith Manna ... Alto
Derrick McGinty ... Tenor
Urania Mylonas ... Alto
Madeline Nelson ... Alto

Laura Newman ... Soprano
Andrew Pacho ... Tenor
Stefani Peikin ... Soprano
Pearl Quick ... Tenor
Precious Quick ... Tenor

John Quilty ... Tenor
Maraluna Rivas ... Tenor
Sari Rubenstein ... Alto
Sarah Schol ... Soprano
Judy Sky ... Soprano
Michele Smith ... Alto
Nate Stevens ... Bass
Sasha Sumner ... Sax
Lizzie Steelheart Taubeneck ... Soprano
Mark Tipton ... Trumpet
Rick Ulfik ... Piano
Francisco Valera ... Bass

Directed by
Rob VanAlkemade 
Produced by
Jeremy Chilnick .... co-producer
Andie Grace .... associate producer
Peter D. Hutchison .... producer
Stacey Offman .... producer
Morgan Spurlock .... producer
Felix Werner .... executive producer
Kathrin Werner .... executive producer
Jedd Wider .... executive producer
Todd Wider .... executive producer
Original Music by
Steve Horowitz 
William Moses 
Cinematography by
Alan Deutsch 
Daniel Marracino 
Martin Palafox 
Alex Stikich 
Rob VanAlkemade 
Film Editing by
Gavin Coleman 
Stela Georgieva 
Casting by
Carmen Cuba 
Production Management
Stuart Macphee .... post-production supervisor
Jennifer Sheppard .... production manager
Art Department
Misti Boland .... art assistant
Sound Department
Andy Kris .... sound re-recording mixer
Ben Logan .... sound mixer (2007)
Aaron Saddler .... sound mixer
Visual Effects by
Zach Graber .... digital artist
Joe Guillette .... visual effects
Richard Nehmad .... visual effects
Jonah Tobias .... digital artist
Camera and Electrical Department
A.J. Catoline .... camera operator
Sam Cullman .... camera operator
Thomas Desch .... camera operator (as Tom Desch)
Sam Eaton .... camera operator
Clay Gresham .... camera operator
Steven Gurley .... camera operator
Nadia Hallgren .... camera operator
Damian Kolodiy .... camera operator
Sergei Krasikov .... camera operator (as Sergei Krasikau)
Damian Kussian .... additional camera operator
Leo Lawrence .... camera operator
Mark Leisher .... camera operator
Daniel Levin .... camera operator
Daniel Liss .... camera operator
Cybel Martin .... camera operator
Taylor Martyn .... camera operator (Taylor, Martin)
Cori McKenna .... camera operator
Amanda Micheli .... camera operator
Michael Moore .... camera operator
Jeremy Osbern .... additional cinematographer
Dan Parsons .... additional cinematographer
Karen Pelland .... camera operator
Dietmar Post .... camera operator
Mitchell Reichler .... camera operator
Richard Sandler .... camera operator
Jamie Saunders .... camera operator
Jon Shenk .... camera operator
William C. Talen .... camera operator
Lucian Tion .... camera operator
John W. Walter .... camera operator (as John Walter)
Casting Department
Melissa Patson .... field casting producer
Editorial Department
Katrina Mann .... assistant editor
Brian Reali .... digital intermediate producer
Ira Schweitzer .... colorist
John W. Wayland .... additional editor
Music Department
Jessica Delfino .... composer: additional music
William Moses .... composer: original music
Other crew
Kiki Allgeier .... production assistant
Gregory W. Bauer .... lead transcriber
Barry Boen .... production assistant
Joanna Chejade-Bloom .... field coordinator
Evan Cutler .... story consultant
Carrie Dacre .... production assistant
Winston Emano .... film publicist
Jessie Henderson .... researcher
David Magdael .... publicist
Colin Mann .... production assistant
Brian Mazzola .... production assistant
Jamin Mendelsohn .... production assistant
Dana Palmer .... production office manager
Karen Pelland .... story editor
Zachary A. Schwartz .... researcher
Lisa Sergeant .... field coordinator
Dia Sokol Savage .... story editor (as Dia Sokol)
Julie Talen .... story consultant
Brian Walstad .... key production assistant
Nina Hodge .... production assistant (uncredited)
Anne Stulz .... publicist (uncredited)

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Rated PG for thematic material and brief mild language
91 min (DVD)
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35 out of 45 people found the following review useful.
MUST SEE Film of 2007: Entertaining and Informative, 11 March 2007
Author: Jenn Brown from Austin, TX

I just got home from the world premiere of WHAT WOULD Jesus BUY at SXSW. It received multiple standing ovations, especially when the audience was treated to a song by the Stop Shopping Choir. It wasn't just because of Morgan Spurlock, a festival favorite, was a producer. The film stands on it's own as a world class fun and informative documentary on the cancer of consumerism.

Focusing on the anti-consumerism crusade the Church of Stop Shopping, director Rob VanAlkemade focuses on the irrepressible Reverend Billy while touching on the facts. At first Reverend Billy simply seems outrageous, but he quickly brings his message home, using comedy. VanAlkemade uses several experts, and even allows Wal-Mart representatives to counter points.

This film is a Must-See before any shopping splurge. And you'll likely find you're going to spend more time researching where you shop and what you buy. Go out of your way to see this one!

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