Derren Brown: Miracles for Sale

With the cameras in hot pursuit, Derren faces his toughest project yet, going in search of an unsuspecting member of the British public prepared to adopt the guise of a pastor and miracle worker.

His chosen one then has six months to learn the trade and flourish across the pond as a convincing pastor.

The final phase of the volunteer’s extraordinary challenge sees them attempt to perform faith healing miracles live in Texas, but will Derren’s new recruit be accepted as a faith healer or cast away as fake healer?

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  • Gary V

    An excellent doc with Derren Brown that exposes these charlatans for the
    fraudsters that they really are. What these people do is nothing less
    than criminal, all they do is swindle gullible people out of their hard
    earned money.

  • Gary V

    An excellent doc with Derren Brown that exposes these charlatans for the
    fraudsters that they really are. What these people do is nothing less
    than criminal, all they do is swindle gullible people out of their hard
    earned money.

  • http://www.facebook.com/damien3 Damien Moore

    content from channel 4 which has been blocked in your country :(
    looked good :(

  • http://www.facebook.com/damien3 Damien Moore

    content from channel 4 which has been blocked in your country :(
    looked good :(

  • http://www.facebook.com/damien3 Damien Moore

    content from channel 4 which has been blocked in your country :(
    looked good :(

  • http://www.facebook.com/damien3 Damien Moore

    sorry, my bad, see the megavideo

  • Ed Moore

    Must have been difficult to keep up the acting when other people was trusting with all their faith on them. Anyway, all for the greater good of exposing those hypocrites that taint the name of Jesus and christianity.

    • swan

      he also is showing the entire flaw with religion people have done this for centuries well really since the creation of modern religion( Christianity, Judaism, Islam.) they all use something to control society…fear( hell), healing powers(which are found in the bible) i don’t believe that people have these powers then nor now…religion was a master plan to try to change society to whatever but it was and always will be used in a way to control people and society…..religion is de-evolution….. science will one day have the answers to life they will never be found in those so called holy books… until religion is removed from all thought and aspect of our life we will forever be taking 1 step forward and five steps back  as humanity

      • labud

        not ALL ”religion” has been created for manipulation. not ALL religion is de-evolution. Only most of it is, today. It is easy to speak about ”religion” if you define it as you seem to- acceptance of pre-served beliefs about ”god”, holy spirit and powers, and about humans, on the basis of faith, and not rational inquiry. It is obvious to more and more people that this is mental&spiritual slavery. BUT. this is not ALL that different ppl mean by RELIGION. some people tye inseparably some concepts that more and more rational people affirm. like compassion, and seeing yourself within a big picture, being benevolent, things like that, see. So, i dont think you would like to remove these things (big picture, benevolence), for instance, from all aspects of life? Maybe you know that within christianity , judaism, islam , there are still, unfortunately sincere individuals who keep tying their spirituality with these traditions. so i just wanna say, be careful how you declare your opinions.  aaaand, by the way about this documentary, suggestion can have much more effect then adrenalin painkilling. derren must know that… i think he is sharing 17% (tops) of what he understands

      • labud

        not ALL ”religion” has been created for manipulation. not ALL religion is de-evolution. Only most of it is, today. It is easy to speak about ”religion” if you define it as you seem to- acceptance of pre-served beliefs about ”god”, holy spirit and powers, and about humans, on the basis of faith, and not rational inquiry. It is obvious to more and more people that this is mental&spiritual slavery. BUT. this is not ALL that different ppl mean by RELIGION. some people tye inseparably some concepts that more and more rational people affirm. like compassion, and seeing yourself within a big picture, being benevolent, things like that, see. So, i dont think you would like to remove these things (big picture, benevolence), for instance, from all aspects of life? Maybe you know that within christianity , judaism, islam , there are still, unfortunately sincere individuals who keep tying their spirituality with these traditions. so i just wanna say, be careful how you declare your opinions.  aaaand, by the way about this documentary, suggestion can have much more effect then adrenalin painkilling. derren must know that… i think he is sharing 17% (tops) of what he understands

    • swan

      the people who believe this crap are fuc*ing idiots

    • swan

      the people who believe this crap are fuc*ing idiots

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1437895267 Art Farmer

    blocked in your country by channel 4 the british broadcaster when i miyself am residing in britain, oh well megavideo it is. sigh

    • Johnny

      If you open this video on the Youtube page and change the address part that says ” watch?v= ” to ” v/ ” it should work on full-screen mode, maybe.

      It works for some video’s but not others for me, but this one isn’t blocked for me anyways so I can’t tell…

    • Johnny

      If you open this video on the Youtube page and change the address part that says ” watch?v= ” to ” v/ ” it should work on full-screen mode, maybe.

      It works for some video’s but not others for me, but this one isn’t blocked for me anyways so I can’t tell…

  • Bubbles

     http://www.channel4.com/programmes/derren-brown-the-specials/4od#3182173

    Link for those in the U.K.

  • alkibijad

    haha what did he do to that pig at the very end? 
     very interesting to see how derren, who is an intellectual giant, still remains a moral average! xD

  • Fireentity

    Great documentry,Ionly wish those who it tries to reach out to would acually watch it,I burnt it to dvd but so far havent been able to convince christian family members to watch it,once they believe its against their faith they complete reject it, a family member actuall said when Derren asked the blinnd man [ I showed him a clip to try and get him to watch it], that the two fingers he held up looked like a cult sign,I was shocked.I’ve come to accept its easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a believer to accept he/shes getting duped.

    • Fireentity

      Sorry about the typos.

    • Fireentity

      Sorry about the typos.

  • Fireentity

    Great documentry,Ionly wish those who it tries to reach out to would acually watch it,I burnt it to dvd but so far havent been able to convince christian family members to watch it,once they believe its against their faith they complete reject it, a family member actuall said when Derren asked the blinnd man [ I showed him a clip to try and get him to watch it], that the two fingers he held up looked like a cult sign,I was shocked.I’ve come to accept its easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a believer to accept he/shes getting duped.

  • Masonikryt

    really wish he would have mentioned a bit about the placebo effect which is a very real medical condition .. but interesting none the less

  • Anonymous

    heroes 

  • chris

    Sorry, but you actually have to be a cynic to actually be fooled by this documentary. Yes, not the faith healers, but this documentary. Though I do not endorse and agree with majority of the faith “healers” shown in this documentary, I have friends who had tumors fall out from their bodies… No one asked them to make any offering or donations. I have friends who had “incurable” diseases vanish overnight and the doctors don’t know what to make of it. And please don’t say it was placebo or some kind of hypnotism. Any known doctor or physician will actually think you are retarded if you claim placebo can make tumors fall off or replace entire bone tissue. Please be skeptical and find this out for yourself but don’t be a cynic and be ignorant.