Hubbard publicly demonstrates a Clear. Fails utterly. Surprised? No. Neither was I! - 2009-03-08
The Profit is a feature film written and directed by Peter N. Alexander. Distribution of the film was prohibited by an American court order which was a result of a lawsuit brought by the Church of Scientology, although the film maker says that the film is not about Scientology. As a result, The Disinformation Book Of Lists and The Times have characterized The Profit as a banned film in the United States.
The film was described by its producers as a work of fiction, meant to educate the public about cults and con men. It was widely seen, however, as a parody of the Church of Scientology and its founder, L. Ron Hubbard. The main character L. Conrad Powers leads an organization called the "Church of Scientific Spiritualism", and many elements about both the Church and Powers' life portrayed in the film, have been compared to Scientology and Hubbard.
The scene from The Profit shown in this short video is based on an actual event which took place: