American Mormon

by Excel Entertainment


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People say the darndest things about Mormons!

In the tradition of The Mouths of Babes, intrepid interviewer Daryn Tufts (The Singles Ward) and filmmaker Jed Knudsen (The Whole Armor of God) tour the country documenting the hilarious misconceptions people have about Latter-day Saints. From New York to Los Angeles, this sidesplitting collection of man-on-the-street interviews helps answer the question: What in the world do people think of us?

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Excel Entertainment

EXCEL ENTERTAINMENT is the preeminent independent film distribution company in Utah, and though largely known for its Mormon-themed films (God’s Army, The Work & the Glory series, 17 Miracles, Pride & Prejudice, etc.), Excel has also had success releasing films with non-Mormon themes and stories (Forever Strong, Saints & Soldiers, etc.). Although the technology and means by which audiences consume films is changing rapidly, the demand for highly creative storytelling that motivates us to live up to the light that each of us has been given is as high as ever. We feel a deep obligation to not only bring stories of hope to the world, but to promote films with high standards of craftsmanship reflective of a belief in a divine and benevolent creator.

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(based upon 11 reviews)

Funny but lacking
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

This video is funny if you are a member of the church and know the answers to the questions. But for those that are not members, the questions remain questions and are never answered.

it's ok....
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

it is one of those movies i saw with an LDS friend, but i dont know if it is worth it to buy it.... saw it a few years ago, but dont remember much about it....

By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

This movie is absolutley wonderful. The only problem with it is that once you watch it once you aren't going to want to watch it agian. It is a funny the first time only movie. Once you have seen it and know what is going to happen then you don't need to watch it again.

By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

It was fun to see what the rest of America thinks they know about Mormons. This was definitely fun to watch.

Funny and fun to watch.
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

American Mormon is pretty funny. I think it is a little short and would have prefered that it was at least an hour long. , Some of you are missing something where you think nothing was set straight for all the people that they talked with. They say in the commentary that they told the people they would help them after the interview. They would stop the camera after the interview and talk with them about their answers and explain the truth and correct any misleadings about the church. , I thought they did a pretty good job with this. I hope they get a little more organized with their next project.

Flipping funny
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I really enjoy watching this film. It's only half hour long but it is fun to show to other LDS friends. Totally recommend. Good stocking stuffer for Christmas.

A light, funny movie
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I really liked this movie! I thought it was funny and interesting to see all the misconceptions. I grew up out of Utah and it is so true!

Don't waste your money
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I was expecting more meat and substance to the questions. Pretty lame. My expectations were high - what a disappointment.

Charmingly Funny!!!
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I think that Daryn Tufts and Jed Knudsen are charmingly funny! Although the DVD was a little on the short side (and there wasn't enough in the deleted scenes to keep me going after the documentary was over) my daughter and I absolutely loved it! , And even though I absolutely loved the documentary, I was really disappointed to see how little people really new about the true church of Christ. Those of us outside of Utah have to get to work!!!

Funny! Funny! Funny!
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I thought this movie was hilarious! Our whole family loved it but when we showed it to another family in the ward they were offended by it. It is definately better the second or third time you watch it too.

Not funny
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

Maybe Utah or Idaho Mormons will find this video funny and surprising but to the rest of us, this video showed nothing new. We face these misconceptions on a regular basis and are thus provide many missionary opportunities.

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