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Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (The Mad Messiah) Reviews

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July 27, 2014
Underrated film based on the tragic story of Rev. Jim Jones who executed one of the largest mass killings this world has ever know. This film is out of print and very hard to find but if you can locate it, it is a must watch. Powers Boothe plays the deranged Rev, Jones in what is one of his best films ever.
November 3, 2010
that man is not in hell
Tico P. From the Vault
October 31, 2010
The true story that shocked the world. Reverend Jim Jones and his followers moved to Guyana and created a possible Utopia, that lead to the biggest mass suicide in history. Over 900 people took their own lives as the drank a holy potion , Kool Aid spiked with cyanide. Women and children first of course and finally Jim Jones with a bullet to the head. The holy temple, community was named "Jones town".

This is a TV production from the 80's, aired as a two part miniseries. The cast is incredible:

Powers Booth as the Reverend
Brad Dourif as the saved junkie and temple follower.
Irene Cara (Fame)
Ron O'Neal (Superfly)
Ned Beaty
Meg Foster
Randy Quaid as the sleazy sidekick
Michael C. Gwynne as Larry King.

This is a well acted series full of character depth and above average production values for its time. It can be found on DVD dirt cheap.

For those interested, check out also "Guyana, Cult of the Damned". This one is a Mexican exploitation version of the true story directed by Rene Cardona Jr, who also directed "Survive", about the survivors in the Andes mountains plain crash that had to result to cannibalism to survive.

"Please, women and children first. You are not committing suicide! You are entering the afterlife in paradise!"

Or as I would say: "Drink your Kool Aid kid!"
aoun90
August 16, 2008
[font=Arial Black]This movie was excellent i wish this movie would have come out in theaters at its time because it is a classic and powers boothe probably would have won an academy award for best actor[/font].
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