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Spiritual movies: At the Box Office - Divine Comedy

October, 2017

Religion, spirituality, belief in a higher power… sounds like heady stuff, doesn’t it? But faith need not be serious all the time. After all, people (especially screenwriters) are pretty good at making light of heavy topics. Want proof? Check out the movies on our “Divine Comedy” list. Some are classics; others are arthouse flicks; all take aim at your funny bone.

Bruce Almighty (PG-13)

Comedy, Fantasy

Directed by Tom Shadyac

Stars Jim Carrey, Morgan Freeman, Jennifer Aniston, Philip Baker Hall

Blue Like Jazz (PG-13)

Comedy, Drama

Directed by Steve Taylor

Stars Marshall Allman, Claire Holt, Tania Raymonde, Justin Welborn

Oh, God! (PG)

Comedy, Fantasy

Directed by Carl Reiner

Stars John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr, Donald Pleasance

A Serious Man (R)

Black Comedy, Drama

Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen

Stars Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Fred Melamed, Sari Lennick

Dogma (R)

Adventure, Comedy

Directed by Kevin Smith

Stars Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Salma Hayek

Heaven Can Wait (PG)

Comedy, Fantasy

Directed by Warren Beatty, Buck Henry

Stars Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie, Jack Warden

This Is the End (R)

Black Comedy, Horror

Directed by Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen

Stars James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel

Sister Act (PG)

Comedy, Crime

Directed by Emile Ardolino

Stars Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Kathy Najimy, Harvey Keitel

The Little Hours (R)

Comedy, Romance

Directed by Jeff Baena

Stars Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Kate Micucci, Aubrey Plaza  t8n


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