The Unbelievers
The Unbelievers (2013)

'The Unbelievers' follows renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss across the globe as they speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world - encouraging others to cast off antiquated… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 29, 2013
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

There's simply not enough time given to any meaningful exchange of ideas.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

These conversations are fascinating ... to those of you who share the scientific view.

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Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

There's so much of airports, taxis and trains that I was left with the thought that a message about the shortcomings of deities and church-going isn't best conveyed in conveyances.

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Ariel Teplitsky
Toronto Star

Director Gus Holwerda does his best to add tension to the mostly tame travelogue. But damned if The Unbelievers doesn't find a few new converts.

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Chris Packham
Village Voice

A study in the frustrating insufferableness of people you probably agree with ...

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Ethan Alter
Film Journal International

In its reliance on sloganeering in place of substantive debate, The Unbelievers winds up being almost as insular as any dogmatic religious group. Instead of opening viewers' minds, it's just preaching to the choir.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Plays like a publicity stunt for its secular stars.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

'Unbelievers' is a high-minded love fest between two deeply committed atheistic intellectuals and their rock star-like fan base.

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Wes Greene
Slant Magazine

It ably captures the provocative open forums that Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss conduct, but its uneven nature occasionally dulls the effect of these intellectually stimulating conversations.

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
This film did not really provide any significant insights into the subjects or their movement. I was a bit disappointed.
Spencer S.
Gus Holwerda tries to get us to think about the bigger picture, and the way the universe is built, but instead he brown noses Richard Dawkins and Lawrence… More