• Religulous (2008)


Release Date: October 1st, 2008

DVD Release Date: February 17th, 2009

R |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

Commentator-comic Bill Maher plays devil's advocate with religion as he talks to believers about their faith. Traveling around the world, Maher examines the tenets of Christianity, Judaism and Islam and raises questions about homosexuality, proof of Christ's existence, Jewish Sabbath laws, violent Muslim extremists.

Cast: Bill Maher

Director: Larry Charles

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Thousand Words, Bill Maher

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Brash, 2000s, Hilarious, Quest, Engaging, London

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    By focusing so narrowly on religious fundamentalists and bigots while ignoring any spiritual dimension to religion, the film is not only being disingenuous but limits its audience to non-believers. show more

  • 88
    Michael SragowBaltimore Sun

    The results are often as surprising as they are funny. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    You may very well hate it, but at least you've been informed. Perhaps you could enjoy the material about other religions, and tune out when yours is being discussed. That's only human nature. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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