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PG| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
The Rev. Billy Tallen and his Stop Shopping Choir embark on a cross-country crusade against the commercialization of Christmas.

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Director: Rob VanAlkemade

Genres: Documentary

What Would Jesus Buy? (2007)

Release Date: November 16th, 2007|1 hr. 30 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    The character isn't just shtick, though. As Billy, Talen has staged many protests in Times Square and anti-shopping "interventions" at retailers, where the managers, to say nothing of the New York police, often have failed to see the humor - he's been arrested dozens of times. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Encourages viewers to think outside the big box of super stores such as Wal-Mart. show more

  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    You know that deflated feeling you get after you've spent a lot of time and money shopping - and have little to show for your efforts? This disappointing biography, about performance artist Reverend Billy, does an awfully good job recreating it. show more

  • May 22, 2008 max732g
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    I freaking threw up!

  • May 22, 2008 fason1007
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    I laughed out loud more times than I could count. I have not laughed this hard at a movie in years. However, by the end of the movie, I was angry at retailers and the corporatization and over-commercialization of the Christmas/Hannukha/Kwanza holidays. It makes me want to protest and boycott the spiritual enslavement of the U.S.A. by Madison Avenue. I will see this movie again. I will bring my like minded friends.

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