Ordinary Sinner is a 2001 gay movie about Peter who has dropped out of a seminary and moved to a small town in Vermont. His childhood friend Alex is studying in college there. Alex introduces Peter to Rachel. Alex has a crush on Rachel but she seems more interested in Peter. Peter's faith failed because he was unable to prevent a gay teenager he was counseling at the seminary from killing a homophobic basher. He feels depressed and meaningless. A wave of homophobic attacks spreads across the campus influenced by a radical christian group. When one of their gay friends is killed in the attacks they pull together to uncover the murderer.