10 Shady Movie Preachers

3 Mar

The Supreme Court ruled this week that Kansas’s Westboro Baptist may continue to picket the funerals of dead soldiers and nine-year-old girls. Whatever the court’s decision, the church is pretty terrible, and their nefarious leader Fred Phelps (who is no doubt hiding a thing or two himself) is a really bad guy who will hopefully be “hewn down, and cast into the fire” soon. While we wait, however, check out these 10 shady movie preachers, for “by their fruits ye shall know them”.

1.Ralph de Bricassart
The Thorn Birds

Has a secret he’s desperately trying to hide.

2.Harry Powell
Night Of The Hunter

Will kill his wife for money.

3.Shaw Moore

Presides over an
absurdly repressed community with an iron hand (but sees the light at the end of the film).

4.”Sonny” Dewey
The Apostle

Tries to cover up his criminal past through lying to his congregation.

5.Jonathan Rudd
Five Card Stud

Hunts down a lynch mob and guns them down one by one.

6.Henry Kane
Poltergeist II

Promises his followers an ‘end of days’ that never comes and later absorbs their spirits to become the ‘Beast’.

7.Eli Sunday
There Will Be Blood

Confesses, “I am a false prophet; God is a superstition”, only to discover someone already drank his milkshake.


8.Bishop of Hereford
Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves

Supervises a less than holy union.

9.Cardinal Altamirano
The Mission

Orders the extermination of a race of people.

10.Damien Karras
The Exorcist

Becomes possessed by the Devil.


2 Responses to “10 Shady Movie Preachers”

  1. Senor Frog March 13, 2011 at 9:15 am #

    No Pedophiles


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