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Dogma
Get 'Touched' By An Angel.
( Comedy )


Dogma Poster

MPAA Rating:
R
[strong language including sex-related dialogue‚ violence‚ crude humor and some drug content]

US Runtime: 130 min

Premiere Date:
May 21, 1999   [France]
 
Director: Scott Mosier   [uncredited]
 
Producers: Jonathan Gordon   [Executive Producer]
Scott Mosier   [Producer]
Laura Greenlee   [Co-Producer]
Kevin Smith   [Producer]
 
Music by Howard Shore
 
Cinematography: Robert D. Yeoman
 
Edited by: Scott Mosier
 
Production Companys: STK Productions
View Askew Productions
 


Cast:

Linda Fiorentino
Bethany Sloane
Ben Affleck
Bartleby
Matt Damon
Loki
Alan Rickman
Metatron
Salma Hayek
Serendipity
Jason Lee
Azrael
Jason Mewes
Jay
Kevin Smith
Silent Bob
George Carlin
Cardinal Ignatius Glick
Bud Cort
John Doe Jersey
Alanis Morissette
God
Jeff Anderson
Gun Salesman
Janeane Garofalo
Liz
Betty Aberlin
Nun
Dwight Ewell
Kane (Gang Leader)
Guinevere Turner
Bus Station Attendant
Bryan Johnson
Steve-Dave Pulasti
Walter Flanagan
Walt Grover, the Fanboy
Barret Hackney
Stygian Triplet
Jared Pfennigwerth
Stygian Triplet
Kitao Sakurai
Stygian Triplet
Derek Milosavljevic
Kissing Man
Lesley Braden
Kissing Woman
Nancy Bach
Mrs. Reynolds
 
Scott Mosier
Smooching Seaman
Monica Hampton
Seaman Smoocher
Benjamin J. Cain Jr.
Gangster #1
Richard Baderinwa
Gangster #2
Derrick Sanders
Ganster #4
Mark Joy
Whitland
Linda Levine
Woman in Boardroom
Ethan Suplee
Noman the Golgothan (voice)
Matthew Maher
Bartender
Robert Holtzman
Officer McGee
Zachary Boyt
Kid in Church (uncredited)
Jeffrey Hoffman
Church Parishioner (uncredited)
Hakyun Lee
Mooby's Customer (uncredited)
Robert Kotaska
Church Parishner (uncredited)
Michael Fullmer
Dead Parishioner (uncredited)
Kimberly Loughran
Woman in Elevator (uncredited)
Matthew Zaglin
Church Parishioner (uncredited)
Jim Mahfood
Church Parishoner (uncredited)
Steve J. Termath
Church Parishioner (uncredited)
Robert Taillon
Church Parishioner (uncredited)
Vincent Pereira
Extra (uncredited)
Rusty Sheridan
Church Parishoner (uncredited)
Patrick Walsh
Dead Parishioner (uncredited)
 

Crew:

Douglas Adams
special thanks
Alexander Andres
camera loader
Denys Arcand
special thanks
Carol Banker
script supervisor
Donna M. Belajac
local casting
Robert Bolt
special thanks
George Carlin
special thanks
Robert Cotnoir
score mixer
Christopher Cram
production assistant: second unit
Richard S. Crumrine Jr.
first assistant camera: "b" camera
Louis DiCesare
gaffer
E. Eddie Edwards
key rigging grip
Gregory L. Edwards
dolly grip
Bart Flaherty
key grip
Neil Gaiman
special thanks
Monica Hampton
post-production supervisor
Barbara Harris
voice casting
Nikos Kazantzakis
special thanks
Sam Kinison
special thanks
Donald A. Kraus
transportation co-captain
Spike Lee
special thanks
Jackie Martling
special thanks
Bill McAdams Jr.
stand-in: Matt Damon
Darren Michaels
unit still photographer
Morgan Miles
production accountant
 
John Milton
special thanks
Alan Moore
special thanks
Thomas Moore
special thanks
John S. Moyer
steadicam day player
Harry Muller
color timer
Hope Anne Nathan
location production assistant
Fred Norris
special thanks
Greg Outcalt
location assistant
Steve Parys
key set production assistant
Storn Peterson
first assistant camera
Jess Platt
dialect coach: Ms. Hayek
Randall Poster
music supervisor
Robin Quivers
special thanks
Alan Scher
production assistant
Martin Scorsese
special thanks
Ryan Shore
orchestrator
Mary Beth Spears
medic
Howard Stern
special thanks
Jeffrey R. Stimmel
location manager
Eileen Sieff Stroup
set costumer
Nick Tallo
grip
Quentin Tarantino
special thanks
Curtis Tsui
special thanks
Michael Zinobile
best boy grip
 

Special Effects:

Bellissimo/Belardinelli Effects Inc.
Station X Studios LLC
visual effects and digital animation
 
Threshold Entertainment - Digital Research Lab
additional computer graphics
Vincent Guastini Productions
special makeup and creature effects
 
 

Miscellaneous Companies:

Howard A. Anderson Company
titles and opticals
Michelson Food Services Inc.
catering
 
Skywalker Sound
sound post-production services
Viv Kim Negative Cutting Service Ltd.
negative cutting
 
 

Filming Locations: (Now With Clickable Links To Location On Google Maps)

 

Tech Info:

Color Info:
Color (DeLuxe)
Cinematographic Process:
Super 35
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Film Negative Format:
35 mm
Printed Film Format:
35 mm - anamorphic

Quotes:

  • Rufus: You know what the dead do with most of their time? They watch the living. Especially in the shower.
    Jay: I can't wait to die.
     
  • Metatron: You people! If it hasn't been made into a movie, it's not worth knowing about, is that it?
     
  • Jay: If you know so much, tell me something about myself.
    Rufus: You masturbate more than anyone else on the planet.
    Jay: S**t, everyone knows that. Tell me something else.
    Rufus: When you do it, you're thinking about guys.
    [Silent Bob starts to look freaked out.]
    Jay: [to Bob] Dude, not ALL the time!
     
  • Jay: I feel like I'm Han Solo, and you're Chewie, and she's Ben Kenobi, and we're in that f**ked-up bar.
     
  • [After throwing Bartleby and Loki off a train; a la Indiana Jones]
    Silent Bob: No ticket!
     

Trivia:

  • The "Buddy Christ" statue that was used in the film is on display (as of mid-2001) at Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash, a comic book store in Red Bank, New Jersey owned by Kevin Smith.
     
  • The exterior of "The Bootlegger" bar was shot in Highlands, NJ, Kevin Smith's home town.
     
  • The hoods worn around the neck of the three angels in the film, Metatron (Alan Rickman), Bartleby (Ben Affleck) and Loki (Matt Damon) represent their halo's.
     
  • Several versions of the script had much less couth dialogue for the conversation between Loki and the nun. Originally, he told her to take the money she was collecting and get "a nice piece of ass"; this was changed for the movie to "a nice dress". The original was a reference to the book/movie Fletch.
     
  • There were eight different versions of the script and not one of them, including the shooting script, ever had anything about God "cleaning up" at the end. Kevin Smith had what he called an epiphany at the last minute. There had been a number of delays in shooting the scene, and the church eventually asked Smith to clean up the street. He chose to immediately clean up the street and add God "cleaning up" rather than disappoint the very accommodating church.
     

Credits Fun:

  • The Director would like to thank:

    God - Whose idea it was to make both this film and me
    Scott - The most spiritual agnostic I know
    Jenny - Who gave me strength, love and major booty
    Mom and Dad - Who raised me catholic, more or less
    Affleck - A pimp with passion
    Gordon - Our honorary catholic jew
    Harvey - Our man on the ladder who didnt let us dangle
    The folks at Lions Gate - Who saved us from oblivion
    Mewes - See? Sober living paid off
    Yoeman - For raising that visual bar
    Howard - For that sweet Shore score
    Stoss - The long arm of the Law
    Phil - For making that cold call
    Kim - For holding down the fort
    Gina and Tony - For the full court press
    Try and wait - For no end of support and amusement
    Laura and Monica-For keeping us on time on budget and keeping Mosier happy (Professionally and otherwise)
    The Cast - For genius work at shamefull rates
    The Crew - For long hours and even more shameful rates
    Team Elliot and Shore Fire Studios - because I forgot to thank them in the "Amy" credits
    Harley Quinn - For giving me the opportunity to raise my own little Catholic
     
  • Opening text:

    Disclaimer:
    1) a renunciation of any claim to or connection with;
    2) disavowal;
    3) a statement made to save one's own ass.

    Though it'll go without saying ten minutes or so into these preceedings, View Askew would like to state that this film is from start to finish a work of comedic fantasy, not to be taken seriously. To insist that any of what follows is incendiary or inflammatory is to miss our intention and pass judgement; and passing judgement is reserved for God and God alone (this goes for you film critics too...just kidding).

    So please before you think about hurting someone over this trifle of a film, remember: even God has a sense of humor. Just look at the Platypus. Thank you and enjoy the show.

    P.S. We sincerely apologize to all Platypus enthusiasts out there who are offended by that thoughtless comment about Platypi. We at View Askew respect the noble Platypus, and it is not our intention to slight these stupid creatures in any way.

    Thank you again and enjoy the show
     
  • "Dogma" is the culmination of lifetime's worth of disparate spiritual and satirical influences, which owes a debt to sundry storytellers and word-smiths these authors and instigators I humbly thank in no particular order...
    Saint Mathew		    Saint Mark		  Saint Luke
    Saint John		    Sam Kinison		  George Carlin
    Elaine Pagels		    John Milton		  Cervantes
    Martin Scorsese		    Alan Moore		  Thomas Moore
    Spike Lee			    Douglas Adams		  Robert Bolt
    Quentin Tarantino		    Nikos Kazantzakis	  Dennis Arcand
    Neil Gaiman		    Grant Morrison		  Matt Wagner
    
    Howard, Robin, Jackie, Fred, Gary, and everyone at the Howard Stern Show and Sister Theresa from 8th grade.
     
  • Read the further adventure of Jay and Silent Bob in Oni Press Comics. Find Jay and Silent Bob whoring their image on T-shirts, action figures, and other fine products produced exclusively by Graphitti Designs. And when you're in Red Banks drop a few bucks on comics, toys, and cool "Dogma" swag (all featuring Jay and Silent Bob) at Jay and Silent Bob Secret Stash, 35 Broad St.

    Hey man, I've got a kid I'm going to have to put through college one day, alright?
     
  • Jay and Silent Bob will return in "Clerks 2: Hardly Clerkin'".
     

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