The Believer

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"He's a jew. He’s a Neo-Nazi. With one true enemy… Himself!"
  • R
  • 2001
  • 1 hr 39 min
  • 7.1  (37,010)
  • 75

A thought provoking drama starring a young Ryan Gosling in an early role that earned him critical praise. Daniel Baling (Ryan Gosling) is a troubled young man living in New York City. Yeshiva educated and belonging to a conservative Jewish family, Danny is conflicted by his understanding of God and the Jewish faith. He joins a local fascist group and soon finds himself growing deeply involved and living a double life. He becomes a skinhead and is soon pushing his new associates towards more violent action, committing anti-Semitic acts and raging against what he considers the passivity of Holocaust survivors. But even as he delves deeper into hatred he still feels the pull of his faith, and the two sides of his life race on a collision course. The film was loosely based on a similar story involving the unmasking of a Jewish member of the Ku Klux Klan during the 1960s Also starring Billy Zane and Theresa Russel. Directed by Henry Bean, the movie was released to critical acclaim and won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance.

The Believer
The Believer Scene: In The Temple
The Believer Scene: In The Temple

Interview - 1 min 39 sec

The Believer
The Believer

Trailer - 2 min 6 sec

The Believer Scene: Coffee Talk
The Believer Scene: Coffee Talk

Clip - 2 min 26 sec

The Believer Scene: Jewish Nazi
The Believer Scene: Jewish Nazi

Clip - 1 min 44 sec

The Believer Scene: Group
The Believer Scene: Group

Clip - 2 min 24 sec

The Believer Scene: Dressed To Kill
The Believer Scene: Dressed To Kill

Clip - 57 sec

Description
A thought provoking drama starring a young Ryan Gosling in an early role that earned him critical praise. Daniel Baling (Ryan Gosling) is a troubled young man living in New York City. Yeshiva educated and belonging to a conservative Jewish family, Danny is conflicted by his understanding of God and the Jewish faith. He joins a local fascist group and soon finds himself growing deeply involved and living a double life. He becomes a skinhead and is soon pushing his new associates towards more violent action, committing anti-Semitic acts and raging against what he considers the passivity of Holocaust survivors. But even as he delves deeper into hatred he still feels the pull of his faith, and the two sides of his life race on a collision course.

The film was loosely based on a similar story involving the unmasking of a Jewish member of the Ku Klux Klan during the 1960s

Also starring Billy Zane and Theresa Russel. Directed by Henry Bean, the movie was released to critical acclaim and won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance.

The Believer is a 2001 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 39 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 75.

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  • Release Date
    2001
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 39 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (37,010)
  • Metascore
    75