Parents need to know that Believe Me is a cynical look at religious hucksterism, but failings in the script and direction make it difficult to determine exactly what position the film takes. To raise money for themselves, four graduating college seniors create a fake Christian charity, preaching God's love and purporting to raise money for clean water in Africa while bilking faithful folks who mean well.
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Sep 29, 2014 · “Believe Me” isn’t nearly as funny – or vulgar – as that Broadway romp. Instead, it’s a quieter tale, one of false promises and our ability to convince others we have their best interests at heart. Even if that’s the last thing on our minds. Believe Me Official Teaser Trailer #1 (2014) - Nick Offerman Movie HD
Sep 29, 2014 · Believe Me takes a similar introspective look at Christianity as it follows four college students and their attempts to raise funds for their university tuition by embezzling funds through a fake Christian charity. After finding out his scholarship has run out Sam (Alex Russell) decides to set up his own fake charity Get Well Soon. The charity targets philanthropic Christians, supposedly to raise money to help fight poverty in Africa, when in fact Sam is using the charity as a front to raise ...
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The fact that this movie is only 1 hour and 27 minutes long was an instant red flag form me, but I decided to give it a… ‘Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey’ review by deedereviewer • Letterboxd
Sep 26, 2014 · Believe Me is the third film by Bakke, whose first two films were naive documentaries wherein he and his brohams traveled, first around the States, and then Europe, asking people about their faith ...
Sep 26, 2014 · Review by James McDonald. Desperate, broke, and out of ideas, four college seniors start a fake charity to embezzle money for tuition. “Believe Me” is labeled a drama and a comedy but the problem is, it’s not very funny. Actually, it’s not funny at all.
Sep 23, 2014 · Movie Review: “Believe Me” fails as faith-based sermon or Christian-lampooning satire Posted on September 23, 2014 by Roger Moore “Believe Me” has cynical, snarky frat boys who think nothing of stealing, drinking and chasing other guys’ girlfriends.
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