9.1/10
3,942
59 user 1 critic

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath 

Trailer
0:30 | Trailer

Watch Now

on Prime Video

A series featuring stories from former members of the Church of Scientology whose lives have been affected by the Church's harmful practices.
Reviews
Popularity
2,696 ( 602)

IMDb's Got Everything You Need for the Emmys

Join us Sunday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT for IMDb LIVE After the Emmys, with exclusive interviews. Visit our Emmys Guide to check out red carpet photos, videos, nominees, and more.

Visit our Emmys guide

Episodes

Most Recent Episode


Monday, August 26

Filmed for the first time in front of a live studio audience, Leah Remini and Mike Rinder explore stories of how Church of Scientology policies have hindered members from reporting ...


Previous Episode


Tuesday, February 5

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
2019   2018   2017   2016  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A documentary looking at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology.

Director: Alex Gibney
Stars: Paul Haggis, Jason Beghe, Spanky Taylor
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Behind the scenes of Leah Remini and her family finding an interest in their local home in Los Angeles.

Stars: Leah Remini, Angelo Pagán, Vicki Marshall
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Louis Theroux documents his investigation into what goes on behind the scenes of the infamous Church of Scientology.

Director: John Dower
Stars: Louis Theroux, Tom Cruise, Marty Rathbun
Escaping Polygamy (TV Series 2014)
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Escaping Polygamy focuses on the dramatic work of three sisters who escaped from the polygamous cult known as the Kingston clan as young women and now help other young men, women and ... See full summary »

Stars: Jessica Christensen, Andrea Brewer, Andrea Christensen
Cults and Extreme Belief (TV Mini-Series 2018)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A look inside the mysterious world of organized cults.

Stars: Teddy Hose, Eden Shea Beck, Stephanie LeHane
Inside Out: Leah Remini (TV Movie 2003)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Stars: Angelo Pagán, Leah Remini
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Stars: Thomas Biebers, Brennan Burt, Jasmin De Main
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

To some, Scientology is a bona fide religion based upon rigorous research and its doctrines are akin to universal scientific laws. But to others, including some former members, Scientology ... See full summary »

Documentary

Actress and former Scientologist Leah Remini explores the practices and beliefs of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Documentary

A documentary event in which Raisman helps victims of sexual assault find their voice in order to start healing and turn from victim to survivor.

Stars: Aly Raisman
Mean Jean (TV Movie 2018)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A woman, her ex-husband, and her new wife work together to raise a family in middle America.

Stars: Kaitlin Olson, Leah Remini, Rob Riggle
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Leah Remini ...  Herself - Hostess / ... 37 episodes, 2016-2019
Mike Rinder ...  Himself 37 episodes, 2016-2019
Edit

Storyline

A series featuring stories from former members of the Church of Scientology whose lives have been affected by the Church's harmful practices. Along with a team of former high-ranking Scientology insiders who understand the inner workings and policies of the organization, Leah gives the victims a chance to be heard.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

TV-14

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 November 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

David Miscavige is the leader of Scientology. His wife Shelly is missing and has not been seen in public in many years See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Importance of keep your eyes and heart opened to others
13 March 2017 | by kimba1178-1See all my reviews

I fully agree with the other reviewers comment that this is hair-raising.

Many Non-Scientologists watching the show shake their heads and feel that it was all so obvious. They have a hard time understanding how someone could let themselves be used for so long.

It is not religion, it is business and politics selling itself as a religion and they did a great job.

You can list their tricks as a How to use and manipulate people cheat sheet-

Tell people what they want to hear.

Get them committed to your cause.

Sell the idea that listening to non members and educating yourself outside of your organization is unnecessary.

Constantly drive in that those who oppose your views are ignorant and bad people opposed to truth or righteous thoughts.

Make the "label" (organization) more important to your members than it's ideals. Entire generations of families are now that label vs. free thinking individuals. To oppose it now means opposing your family, friends, and a way of life that has become if not comfortable, at least familiar. The unknown is scary.

Realize that humans can be very lazy when it suits them and would often rather stay put and just follow their chosen leaders then to make any effort to change or to doing the work to compare other ideals.

This show is an incredible eye opener, people made hard and brave decisions to break free from a cult. but it begs the question if everyone watching is willing to run the check list at themselves? At this time in our history another large and powerful organization is in the spotlight and they have run every trick on this list for my entire lifetime- over and over again. You may agree with some of their plans, but people with a fresh mind will disagree with others. If you blindly follow every report, story, comment as truth, then it's past time to look in the mirror and be brave about their tactics. They have used you and your family. The label became more important than the truth by far.

Telling people that news is bad and not to listen is like hanging the billboard exposing themselves as frauds. ONLY FRAUDS NEED TO DO THAT PEOPLE. If you can see that with Scientology, you should apply it elsewhere.

Are you going to respond like the stubborn members of Scientology who won't listen? Practically sticking fingers in their ears and yelling at other people so they themselves can't hear the truth? Is the reality of this group being nasty manipulators too hard to accept just like Scientologists can't accept the truth of their cult? Their opponents encourage learning and listening and an open mind. You get to choose too.


22 of 23 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 59 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed