Dogma Synopsis
A descendant (Linda Fiorentino) of Jesus must stop two fallen angels (Ben Affleck, Matt Damon).
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's not every day you get to see a movie that begins in satire and ends in reverence, but then, for Kevin Smith, they may ultimately be...
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90

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The first commandment of Dogma: Thou shalt not stop laughing.
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90

Mr. Showbiz

One of those special movies whose freshness and vitality are so bounteously infectious, your humble reviewer wishes everyone had the...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
If the film is less than perfect, it is because Smith is too much in love with his dialogue. Smith is a gifted comic writer who loves...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Mature, thoughtful and occasionally dazzling.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
A raunchy, irreverent, generally hilarious sendup of ritual and papal decree.
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Has that rarest of qualities in movies that think of themselves as religious. I'm talking about the vision thing. And the ability to make...
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75

San Francisco Examiner

By Wesley Morris
Dogma' is Kevin Smith's fourth film and it looks like his first but I'm not ready to quit him -- there's a landmark in him. I just wish the...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
It does commit a cardinal sin of filmmaking. It's boring.
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63

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
There is a keen intellect behind this devoutly defiant fable.
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Dogma

By Ruby_Redz
I really liked movie, that kinda of reminded me of the Prophecy with a touch of humor. Although their journey to the church was a bit drawn out, Ben and Matt were entertaining and comical, as the...

Dogma was a Dog!

By Seattle_Slew
To each his own of course. Everyone has an opinion and various likes and dislikes and I won't argue the right of others to find this the ultimate entertainment experience. The reason hence that one...

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Rated R | For Some Drug Content, Sex-Related Dialogue, Crude Humor, Strong Language and Violence
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Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Controversial comedy is irreverent and bloody.
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