Cover image for Dogma
Affleck, Ben, 1972-
Publication Information:
Culver City, CA : Columbia Tristar Home Video, [2000]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (approximately 128 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Two banished angels find a loophole that would get them back into heaven. The only snag? They'll be destroying existence in the process. In an effort to stop them, the overworked voice of God (Alan Rickman) taps cynical mortal Bethany to save the world by preventing the angels from reaching their unholy destination.
General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture.

Reading Level:
Rated R.
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East Clinton Branch Library DVD 390 Adult DVD Audio Visual

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In Dogma, two banished angels, Loki and Bartleby, find a loophole to get back into heaven, and as a result, threaten to end all existence. Bethany, a woman having a crisis in faith, the Thirteenth Apostle, a heavenly Muse and two unlikely prophets are sent out by a winged messenger to stop them before it's too late. From the director of Clerks, Mall Rats and Chasing Amy.


A religious fantasy about a couple of fallen angels who try to regain entry into heaven by way of a loophole in the rules.

Author Notes

Chris Rock was born on February 7, 1966 in South Carolina, but grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Rock was involved in the New York comedy club circuit, which led to a spot on the Uptown Comedy Express and roles in several of Eddie Murphy's movies including Beverly Hills Cop II, Dr. Dolittle, and a featured role in Lethal Weapon 4. Rock was a regular on Saturday Night Live and on In Living Color.

Rock co-wrote and produced the film CB4 and later created his own cable TV show, The Chris Rock Show and a comedy special, Chris Rock: Bring the Pain, which won two Emmys. He also wrote the book, Rock This, a comedic look of American society. (Bowker Author Biography)

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