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PG-13| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
In 1964 the winds of change are sweeping through Sister Aloysius' (Meryl Streep) St. Nicholas school. Father Flynn (Philip Seymour Hoffman), a charismatic priest, is advocating reform of the school's strict customs, and the first black student has just been accepted. When a fellow nun (Amy Adams) tells Sister Aloysius that Father Flynn may be paying too much personal attention to the student, Sister Aloysius begins a personal crusade against the priest -- despite her lack of evidence.

Cast: Meryl Streep , Philip Seymour Hoffman , Amy Adams , Viola Davis , Alice Drummond , Audrie Neenan , Susan Blommaert , Carrie Preston

Director: John Patrick Shanley

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

Doubt (2008)

Release Date: December 25th, 2008|1 hr. 44 min.

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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    You may have doubts about which side to choose, but there's no doubt about this mind-bender. It'll pin you to your seat. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    There seems to be something about the story itself that's better suited to the stage than the screen. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    By eloquently probing the state of uncertainty and its accompanying discomfort and confusion, Doubt compels viewers to examine their own assumptions as they become caught up in this fascinating tale. show more

  • June 22, 2011 pafmsprisy
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    great acting

  • April 30, 2011 vaun
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    A bitter, uptight nun plays her miserable outlook on what she believes to be right vs a modern priest trying to include all types into his less strict world of \"religious\" training. She is sharp tongued and straight laced and actually hateful toward the priest without any documentation of unlawful behaviour on his part.

  • November 25, 2009 hehuseh
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    Isn't the whole point of the movie to leave the viewer in complete 100% doubt? There is no solid evidence either way, so any conclusion is completely based on individual speculation ... speculation that is shaped by how each viewer interprets all the little nuances in the movie. Hats off to Hoffman for being so kind and so frustratingly vague at the same time. Streep, as usual was amazing.

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