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Commandments (1996)

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17

Average Rating: 5/10
Critic Reviews: 6
Fresh: 1 | Rotten: 5

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In this dark comedy, Seth Warner (Aidan Quinn) is a good man having a run of bad luck. His pregnant wife disappeared in the ocean during a trip to the beach, a tornado destroyed his house while leaving everything else in the neighborhood untouched, his boss fired him, and he was struck by a bolt of lightning that also injured his dog. While recovering in the hospital, Seth comes to the conclusion that God has cursed him. His brother-in-law Harry (Anthony LaPaglia) thinks that this conclusion is

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Drama, Faith & Spirituality, Comedy

Nov 23, 2004

MCA Universal Home Video

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Tries to go both ways with the material, mining the plot for laughs and profound existential drama, but nothing gels on either level.

October 3, 2005 Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com
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Explores one grieving man's postgraduate course in moral education.

August 26, 2002 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

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I watched this film expecting not to like it, but watched it anyways because a friend recommended it. It turned out to be surprisingly charming.
December 20, 2006
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