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The Unbelievers (2013)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 13 December 2013 (USA)
Renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss cross the globe as they speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world.

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Gus Holwerda

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ayaan Hirsi Ali ... Herself
Woody Allen ... Himself
Richard Dawkins ... Himself
Daniel C. Dennett ... Himself
Cameron Diaz ... Herself
Ricky Gervais ... Himself
Sam Harris Sam Harris ... Himself
Stephen Hawking ... Himself
Werner Herzog ... Himself
Eddie Izzard ... Himself
Penn Jillette ... Himself
Lawrence Krauss ... Himself
Cormac McCarthy ... Himself
Ian McEwan ... Himself
Tim Minchin ... Himself
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'The Unbelievers' follows renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss across the globe as they speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world - encouraging others to cast off antiquated religious and politically motivated approaches toward important current issues - making the world a better place for all. The film includes interviews with celebrities who support the work of these remarkable scientists. Written by Anonymous

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What are you willing to believe?

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Documentary

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 December 2013 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,925, 1 December 2013

Gross USA:

$14,400

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,400
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Trivia

The world premiere for The Unbelievers was on April 29, 2013 at Hot Docs Film Festival in Toronto, Ontario, and all four screenings of the film were sold out. See more »

Quotes

Ricky Gervais: You know early Christians were called atheists by the Romans because they didn't believe in all the gods. I mean that's what atheism is really, it's the belief in one less god than you.
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Connections

References Deconstructing Harry (1997) See more »

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A review about The Unbelievers, and why other reviewers are wrong.
2 January 2015 | by n_van_gilsSee all my reviews

This film is a documentary that captures a road trip of two prominent spokesmen of atheism around the world. It does not try to convince non-atheists to become atheists or try to argue anything (or even make a point), it merely shows the road trip these guys made and the growing interest in atheism.

That said, I see a lot of reviews here which are just blatant attempts from religious people to rate this movie as low as possible, and take cheap shots at atheists in the process. I've seen people argue that atheism is a mental disease, supposedly actually written down in the DSM. Don't take these clowns seriously. They probably mean that sometimes atheism is seen as a symptom. People with autism, for example, are more convinced by things they can see and touch than invisible beings like God. Therefore, a lot of them don't believe in God.

The film itself is pretty entertaining. If you're a fan of Dawkins and/or Krauss, this is a fun to watch experience that shows them basically on a road trip. If you're not, this might not interest you that much.


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