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morality play

  • n  an allegorical play popular in the 15th and 16th centuries; characters personified virtues and vices
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  • Review: End of times are good times in 'This Is the End'
    'This Is the End' is raunchy, rollicking and righteously funny. A key word there is righteously, because despite all debauchery and dirty talk, 'This Is the End' is actually something of a morality play.
    June 12, 2013 - Detroit News
  • Watch Star Trek Episode With Same Premise As Box Office Hit The Purge
    Movie executives are sitting up and taking notice of The Purge this morning, as the $3 million-budgeted genre morality play took the number one spot at the weekend box office , with $36.1 million. The film tells the story of a future America where almost everyone has a job, almost no one is poor, and peace reigns... most of the time. For 12 hours a year, all crime becomes legal, and during that ...
    June 10, 2013 - Mediaite

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