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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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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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English

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13 December 2013 (USA) See more »

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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 »

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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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Referenced in QI: No-L (2014) See more »

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All By Myself
Words and Music by Irving Berlin
Performed by Aileen Stanley
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11 May 2014 | by thenekassyniSee all my reviews

The two "bad" reviews here simply do not understand why this was made. They clearly do not follow or understand the cause and work of these two men, Dawkings and Krauss. To simply judge them by this movie is ignorant and does a disservice to public and to their credibility. I say this because if one bothers to research for 15mins they would have found that these two men have been outspoken about the evolutionary and mysteries of the universe via science over the course of MANY, MANY years. So long that one is already retired! Having said that, this movie is just one project to help bring attention to the public where they can find some relation with the subjects. Since the majority of the general will never look up to or recognize a scientist the hope was that maybe a celebrity would. That is not to say they will stray from science and facts but will help support the cause by illuminating the subject further.

Debates have been done many, many times and are available for viewing on youtube. Lectures are also available. Presentations are available. Teaching and learning for kids to adults have been done. If you wanted any of these they are available for your digestion, and hopefully afterward, your would have learned and gather more FACTS to help you decide one way or another. They do not tell you to change but to accept what is 99.99999999% true vs absolutely NO FACTS argument such as religion.

With the internet being so widely available for research I fail to even begin to understand why people would continually provide reviews without any prior knowledge of the subject or person(s) in reference.


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