Ticket to Heaven

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"In 1979, David joined a cult."
  • PG
  • 1981
  • 1 hr 49 min
  • 6.9  (794)

Ticket to Heaven is a 1981 movie about the recruiting of a man into a cult group, and his life within the cult. David Kappel (Nick Mancuso), a schoolteacher in his 20’s, visits a training camp for a religious sect. At this camp everything is done in communally in groups. The members maintain a low-calorie diet, sleep deprivation, and constant ritualistic chanting. All of the elements of the camp work to brainwash and change David. He graduates and is put to work as a laborer for the cult. David's parents and friends eventually enlist the aid of a mental ‘deprogrammer’, in hopes of extracting David from the cult.

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Ticket to Heaven is a 1981 movie about the recruiting of a man into a cult group, and his life within the cult. David Kappel (Nick Mancuso), a schoolteacher in his 20’s, visits a training camp for a religious sect. At this camp everything is done in communally in groups. The members maintain a low-calorie diet, sleep deprivation, and constant ritualistic chanting. All of the elements of the camp work to brainwash and change David. He graduates and is put to work as a laborer for the cult. David's parents and friends eventually enlist the aid of a mental ‘deprogrammer’, in hopes of extracting David from the cult.
  • Release Date
    1981
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 49 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (794)