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My Scientology Movie (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 10 March 2017 (USA)
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Louis Theroux documents his investigation into what goes on behind the scenes of the infamous Church of Scientology.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis Theroux ... Himself - Presenter
Tom Cruise ... Himself (archive footage)
Marty Rathbun Marty Rathbun ... Himself - Former Inspector General, Church of Scientology
Paz de la Huerta ... Herself (as Paz)
David Miscavige ... Himself (archive footage)
Ted Koppel ... Himself - Interviewer (archive footage)
Chris Gehrt ... Himself
Andrew Perez ... David Miscavige
Steven Mango ... Himself - Scientologist, 2009-2012 (as Steve Mango)
Marc Headley ... Himself - Sea Org., 1990-2005
Tom De Vocht Tom De Vocht ... Himself - Sea Org., 1974-2005
Catherine Fraser Catherine Fraser ... Herself
Jefferson Hawkins Jefferson Hawkins ... Himself - Sea Org., 1967-2005 (as Jeff Hawkins)
Mark Yager Mark Yager ... Himself, 'squirrel buster'
Jenny De Vocht Jenny De Vocht ... Herself, 'squirrel buster'
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Louis Theroux documents his investigation into what goes on behind the scenes of the infamous Church of Scientology.

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Documentary

Certificate:

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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Louis Theroux og scientologane See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,433, 17 March 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$22,450, 7 April 2017
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BBC Films, Red Box Films See more »
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Theroux is cousin to Justin Theroux, husband of Jennifer Aniston. See more »

Quotes

Louis Theroux: [Q&A] Marty Rathburn called me "a rimless zero". I suppose that's even less than zero because without the rim it's just the nothingness in the middle.
Adam Buxton: It sounds vaguely obscene, doesn't it? "Look at my rimless zero!" Ahem!
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Soundtracks

Waxing the Ship
Composed by Stew Jackson and Dan Jones
Performed by Stew Jackson and BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conducted by Dan Jones
Keyboard soloist Dan Moore
Produced by Stew Jackson
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In the shadow of Going Clear.
7 October 2016 | by kodakManiacSee all my reviews

People that know nothing about scientology will find this movie to be a little bit confusing, and people that know about scientology will find the movie a little bit boring.

My Scientology Movie has some funny scenes and interesting moments, but in the end you don't get a really profound impression of what the "church" is all about. Alex Gibney's Going Clear does a way better job, tackling the same subject.

Doing press for his film, Louis Theroux talked negatively about Alex Gibney's Going Clear, calling it a "talking heads" movie, and that My Scientology Movie used a more interesting approach. This is where Theroux is wrong, dead wrong.

When you start talking about scientology, a thousand questions pop up, and those questions need to be answered. And that is where Going Clear prospers and My Scientology Movie ends up being a missed opportunity.


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