Religulous


1h 41m 2008

Brief Synopsis

Comedian Bill Maher examines the presence of religion in many of the big news stories of recent years, from Muslim riots over cartoons to the Ten Commandments in front of courthouses, a born-again Christian in the White House and Scientology in the birthing room.

Film Details

Also Known As
Spiritual Journey, A, Untitled (Larry Charles/Religion Documentary), god tro
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Abelcine; Ascot Elite Entertainment Group; Big Time Picture Company Inc; Bill Maher Productions; Blue Sky (Czech Republic); Deluxe Australia; Diamond Time; Efilm; Frankel & Associates; Hollywood Digital; Im Global; Lionsgate; Max Gottlieb; Micdi Productions; Modern VideoFilm; Soundelux; TVA Films; TVA Films; Thousand Words; Todd-Ao; Travel Corps; Weissmann Wolff Bergman Coleman Grodin & Evall; Yard Fx
Distribution Company
Lionsgate; A-Film Distribution; Central Film Verleih Gmbh; Eagle Pictures; Eco Filmes; Kinepolis Film Distribution; Lionsgate; Lionsgate; Metropolitan Filmexport; Momentum Pictures Limited; Myndform; Nu-Metro; Quality Films; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige Ab (Sweden); Sandrew Metronome Filmdistribution As; Senator Film Verleih; Village Roadshow Greece; Wild Bunch AG
Location
Dorset, England, United Kingdom; Miami, Florida, USA; Rome, Italy; Jerusalem, Israel; Washington, DC, USA; Orlando, Florida, USA; London, England, United Kingdom; Petersburg, Kentucky, USA; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom; Winter Park, Florida, USA; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; Monsey, New York, USA; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Park Ridge, New Jersey, USA; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Coconut Grove, Florida, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Synopsis

Comedian Bill Maher examines the presence of religion in many of the big news stories of recent years, from Muslim riots over cartoons to the Ten Commandments in front of courthouses, a born-again Christian in the White House and Scientology in the birthing room.

Crew

Fouad Abughosh

Coordinator

Robyn Adams

Researcher

Jewel Akens

Song Performer

Jason Alper

Hair Stylist

Giosuè Arcuri

Security

Tal Bachman

Other

Klaus Badelt

Song

Gnarls Barkley

Song Performer

Chelsea Barnard

Researcher

Chelsea Barnard

Production Supervisor

Jay Bennett

Song

Steve Berg

Other

Rev. Terre Van Beverren

Other

Bhanu Bhatnagar

Production Assistant

Andrea Bonanni

Driver

Niles Borop

Song

Billy Bragg

Song Performer

Doron Braunshtein

Song

Roberta Brodsky

Coordinator

Rob Bryton

Song

Rob Bryton

Song Performer

David Byrne

Song

Thomas John Cabela

Assistant Editor

Thomas Decarlo Callaway

Song

Rick Camara

Rerecording

John Cannon

Assistant Sound Editor

Cara Casey

Coordinator

Larry Charles

Other

Sophie Charles

Researcher

Lori Chavez

Transportation Coordinator

Kate Coe

Researcher

Eli Kiko Cohen

Transportation Coordinator

Francis Collins

Other

Tommaso Colognese

Production Supervisor

Craig Connolly

Assistant Director

Craig Connolly

Unit Production Manager

Ritchie Cordell

Song

Michelle Cornelius

Assistant

Father George Coyne

Other

Neil Cross

Song Performer

Neil Cross

Song

Jeremiah Cummings

Other

Peter Dally

Legal Services

Tony Daniels

Song Performer

Tony Daniels

Song

Tiffany Renee Darwisch

Song Performer

Scott Davids

Graphics

Scott Davids

Visual Effects Supervisor

Classie Davis

Coordinator

Jose Luis De Jesus Miranda

Other

Claudio De Simone

Production Assistant

Mike Diaz

Production Assistant

Jan Diederen

Researcher

Jan Diederen

Production Supervisor

Michael Dittrick

Music Editor

Willie Dixon

Song

Bob Dylan

Song Performer

Bob Dylan

Song

Dave Egan

Assistant Editor

Fatima Elatik

Other

Alon Farago

Location Manager

Marc Ferrari

Song

John Fogerty

Song

Ben Folds

Song

Ben Folds

Song Performer

Mike Ford

Production Associate

Father Reginald Foster

Other

Joseph Frankel

Song

Chris Frantz

Song

Jonaty Garcia

Song

Bill Gardiner

Other

Mohammed Junas Gatfar

Other

Jason George

Sound Editor

Amiran Gicelter

Legal Services

Evan Goldstein

Post-Production Coordinator

Bradley M Goodman

Post-Production Supervisor

Max Gottlieb

Production Insurance

Cee-lo Green

Song

Alan Grodin

Legal Services

Jeff Groth

Editor

Woody Guthrie

Song

Ken Ham

Other

Dean Hamer

Other

Scott Harber

Sound Mixer

Anthony Hardwick

Cinematographer

Anthony Hardwick

Camera Operator

Anthony Hardwick

Other

Jerry Harrison

Song

Octavia Hartland

Production Assistant

Gill Havivi

Security

Richard Henderson

Consultant

David Herman

Production Assistant

Mohammad Hourani

Other

Jeff Hyland

Driver

Lauren Jackson

Coordinator

Mano Janssen

Legal Services

Jalal Jemison

Animator

Jalal Jemison

Digital Effects

Tom Jenkins

Driver

Jesse Johnston

Executive Producer

Justin Kahn

Song

Justin Kahn

Song Performer

Dennis Keene

Music Conductor

Josh Kessler

Song

Armand Killan

Legal Services

Christian Kinnard

Editor

Ryotaro Kinno

Camera Assistant

Shalom Kleiman

Driver

John Klos

Other

Mary Knowles

Other

Kevin Kolovich

Production Supervisor

Dalit Koren

Production Secretary

Leila Lak

Field Producer

Alexandra Lambrinidis

Production Supervisor

Alexandra Lambrinidis

Associate Producer

Calum Latham

Production Assistant

Ben Lock

Animator

Ben Lock

Main Title Design

Bill Maher

Producer

Bill Maher

Other

Julie Maher

Other

Kathie Maher

Other

Anji Mandavia

Legal Services

Asim Matin

Assistant Editor

Jeff Mee

Assistant Editor

David Mickler

Production Assistant

Aaron Millar

Location Manager

Aaron Millar

Location Scout

Mark Monto

Security

Massimiliano Mostardini

Legal Services

Shannon Murphy

Assistant

Andrew Newberg

Other

Herbert Newman

Song

Kevin O'donnell

Line Producer

Kevin O'donnell

Line Producer

Flavia Oertwig

Field Producer

Dana Ostroff

Production Accountant

Sandi Patty

Song Performer

Aaron Peak

On-Line Editor

Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs

Song Performer

Mary Prendergast

Post-Production Supervisor

Sen. Mark Pryor

Other

Gianfranco Renzoni

Driver

Gianfranco Reverberi

Song

Gianpiero Reverberi

Song

Art Reynolds

Song

Petra Ritschel

Song

Jared Robbins

Transportation Captain

Chris Robertson

Music

Geoffrey G. Rubay

Supervising Sound Editor

Geoffrey G. Rubay

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Lisa Rudin

Assistant

Lisa Rudin

Associate Producer

Domingo Samudio

Song

Kathy Sarreal

Legal Services

Mark Schwartzbard

Camera Operator

Estee Seward

Assistant

Julie Shapiro

Other

Noam Sharon

Researcher

Matthew Shire

Coordinator

Charlie Siskel

Unit Production Manager

Charlie Siskel

Assistant Director

Charlie Siskel

Executive Producer

Jonah Smith

Producer

Marc R Sniderman

Production Accountant

Billy Sprague

Song

Dale Stern

Assistant Director

Liam Sternberg

Song

Rabbi Schmuel Strauss

Other

Ray Suarez

Other

Matt Sugarman

Legal Services

Meir Tabcznik

Driver

Massimiliano Taglioni

Driver

Rieko Takagi

Production Assistant

Silja Tonisson

Assistant Editor

Peter Townshend

Song

Alon Tuval

Field Producer

Jeff Tweedy

Song

Rabbi Dovid Weiss

Other

Jeff Werner

Editor

Jeffrey M. Werner

Editor

Palmer West

Producer

John Westcott

Other

Tina Weymouth

Song

The Who

Song Performer

Geert Wilders

Other

Leroy Wolf

Color Timer

James Wright

Consultant

Ben Zales

Music Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
Spiritual Journey, A, Untitled (Larry Charles/Religion Documentary), god tro
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Abelcine; Ascot Elite Entertainment Group; Big Time Picture Company Inc; Bill Maher Productions; Blue Sky (Czech Republic); Deluxe Australia; Diamond Time; Efilm; Frankel & Associates; Hollywood Digital; Im Global; Lionsgate; Max Gottlieb; Micdi Productions; Modern VideoFilm; Soundelux; TVA Films; TVA Films; Thousand Words; Todd-Ao; Travel Corps; Weissmann Wolff Bergman Coleman Grodin & Evall; Yard Fx
Distribution Company
Lionsgate; A-Film Distribution; Central Film Verleih Gmbh; Eagle Pictures; Eco Filmes; Kinepolis Film Distribution; Lionsgate; Lionsgate; Metropolitan Filmexport; Momentum Pictures Limited; Myndform; Nu-Metro; Quality Films; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige Ab (Sweden); Sandrew Metronome Filmdistribution As; Senator Film Verleih; Village Roadshow Greece; Wild Bunch AG
Location
Dorset, England, United Kingdom; Miami, Florida, USA; Rome, Italy; Jerusalem, Israel; Washington, DC, USA; Orlando, Florida, USA; London, England, United Kingdom; Petersburg, Kentucky, USA; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom; Winter Park, Florida, USA; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; Monsey, New York, USA; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Park Ridge, New Jersey, USA; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Coconut Grove, Florida, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 1, 2008

Wide Release in United States October 3, 2008

Released in United States on Video February 17, 2009

Released in United States 2008

Released in United States October 2008

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Special Presentations) September 25-October 10, 2008.

Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 15-30, 2008.

Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (Midnight Passion) October 2-10, 2008.

Presold at Berlin Film Market.

Released in United States Fall October 1, 2008

Wide Release in United States October 3, 2008

Released in United States on Video February 17, 2009

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Special Presentations) September 25-October 10, 2008.)

Released in United States October 2008 (Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 15-30, 2008.)

Released in United States October 2008 (Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (Midnight Passion) October 2-10, 2008.)