Oh My God (2009 film)

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Oh My God
Oh My God 2009 documentary film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byPeter Rodger
Produced byPeter Rodger
Written byPeter Rodger
StarringPeter Rodger
Ringo Starr
Hugh Jackman
David Copperfield
Seal
Bob Geldof
Baz Luhrmann
Jack Thompson
Princess Michael of Kent
Lawrence Blair
Music byAlexander Bubenheim
CinematographyPeter Rodger
Edited byJohn Hoyt
Production
company
Rodger Pictures
Syzygy Productions
Distributed byVision Films
Release date
  • October 16, 2009 (2009-10-16)
(Warsaw Film Festival)
  • November 13, 2009 (2009-11-13)
(United States)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$1 million
Box office$38,244

Oh My God is a 2009 documentary film by filmmaker Peter Rodger. The filmmaker asked people across the world the question "What is God?" Notable figures interviewed include Ringo Starr, Hugh Jackman, David Copperfield, Seal, Bob Geldof, Baz Luhrmann, Jack Thompson, Princess Michael of Kent and Lawrence Blair.[1][2][3]

Critical reception[edit]

Oh My God received mostly negative reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a 21% approval rating, based on 19 reviews.[4]

Cultural references[edit]

The film is mentioned in the manifesto of Elliot Rodger, the perpetrator of the 2014 Isla Vista killings, and son of the film's director on how his father said he would become rich from the film, but only sent him bankrupt.[5]:p.49

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] review, New York Times, November 13, 2009, retrieved 05/24/2014
  2. ^ "Oh My God | Film Review". Slant Magazine. 2009-11-08. Retrieved 2014-05-24.
  3. ^ "Trailer Park: Peter Rodger » FRED Entertainment". Asitecalledfred.com. Retrieved 2014-05-24.
  4. ^ Oh My God at Rotten Tomatoes
  5. ^ Rodger, Elliot (n.d.). "My Twisted World: The Story of Elliot Rodger" (PDF). Document Cloud.org. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 25, 2014. Retrieved October 24, 2015.

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