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Name: Dogma
Creator: Kevin Smith
Date(s): November 12, 1999
Medium: film
Country of Origin: United States
External Links: Wikipedia, Official Site
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Dogma is a 1999 American comedy film, written and directed by Kevin Smith, who also stars along with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Alan Rickman, Bud Cort, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, Jason Lee, George Carlin, Janeane Garofalo, Alanis Morissette, and Jason Mewes.


The film centers around two fallen angels, Bartleby (Affleck) and Loki (Damon) who plan to employ an alleged loophole in Catholic dogma to return to Heaven, after being cast out by God; but as existence is founded on the principle that God is infallible, their success would prove God wrong and thus undo all creation. The last scion and two prophets are sent by the Voice of God to stop them.


  • Bartleby, a fallen angel banished for eternity from Heaven to Wisconsin
  • Loki, a fallen angel banished for eternity from Heaven to Wisconsin
  • Azrael, a demon, once a Muse, also banished from Heaven
  • Bethany Sloane, a despondent, infertile, divorced abortion clinic employee that is revealed that she is the last relative of Jesus Christ
  • Metatron, the Voice of God
  • Jay and Silent Bob, two prophets that are drug-dealing stoners
  • Rufus, the thirteenth apostle (never mentioned in the Bible, he says, because he is black)
  • Serendipity, a Muse with writer's block
  • a female God, with a taste for skeeball


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The slash pairing of Bartleby/Loki is by quite popular.

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