Michael Moore

Michael Francis Moore is an American filmmaker, author and liberal political commentator. He is the director and producer of Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11, Sicko, and Capitalism: A Love Story, four of the top ten highest-grossing documentaries of all time. In September 2008, he released his first free movie on the Internet, Slacker Uprising, documenting his personal crusade to encourage more Americans to vote in presidential elections. He has also written and starred in the TV shows TV Nation and The Awful Truth. Moore criticizes globalization, large corporations, assault weapon ownership, U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, the Iraq War, and the American health care system in his written and cinematic works.

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Bowling for Columbine (2002)

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This is not a film about gun control. It is a film about the fearful heart and soul of the United States, and the 280 million Americans lucky enough to have the right to a constitutionally protected Uzi. From a look at the Columbine High School security camera ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  George H.W. Bush  •  George W. Bush  •  Dick Clark

This is not a film about gun control. It is a film about the fearful heart and soul of the United States, and the 280 million Americans lucky enough to have the right to a constitutionally protected Uzi. From a look at the Columbine High School security camera ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  George H.W. Bush  •  George W. Bush  •  Dick Clark

Canadian Bacon (1995)

The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war with Canada.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  John Candy  •  Alan Alda  •  Rhea Perlman  •  Kevin Pollak

The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war with Canada.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  John Candy  •  Alan Alda  •  Rhea Perlman  •  Kevin Pollak

Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

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Michael Moore's view on how the Bush administration allegedly used the tragic events on 9/11 to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  George W. Bush  •  John Conyers  •  Ben Affleck

Michael Moore's view on how the Bush administration allegedly used the tragic events on 9/11 to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  George W. Bush  •  John Conyers  •  Ben Affleck

I'm Going to Tell You a Secret (2005)

A documentary that follows Madonna on her 2004 Re-Invention World Tour.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonas Åkerlund  •  Dago Gonzales
CAST:  Madonna  •  Stuart Price  •  Guy Ritchie  •  Michael Moore

A documentary that follows Madonna on her 2004 Re-Invention World Tour.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonas Åkerlund  •  Dago Gonzales
CAST:  Madonna  •  Stuart Price  •  Guy Ritchie  •  Michael Moore

Lucky Numbers (2000)

Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but everything else goes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Lisa Kudrow  •  Tim Roth  •  Ed O'Neill

Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but everything else goes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Lisa Kudrow  •  Tim Roth  •  Ed O'Neill

Roger & Me (1989)

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A documentary about the closure of General Motors' plant at Flint, Michigan, which resulted in the loss of 30,000 jobs. Details the attempts of filmmaker Michael Moore to get an interview with GM CEO Roger Smith.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  Roger B. Smith  •  Rhonda Britton  •  Fred Ross

A documentary about the closure of General Motors' plant at Flint, Michigan, which resulted in the loss of 30,000 jobs. Details the attempts of filmmaker Michael Moore to get an interview with GM CEO Roger Smith.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  Roger B. Smith  •  Rhonda Britton  •  Fred Ross

The Big One (1997)

The Big One is an investigative documentary from director Michael Moore who goes around the country asking why big American corporations produce their product abroad where labor is cheaper while so many Americans are unemployed, losing their jobs, and would happily ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  Elaine Bly  •  Jim Czarnecki  •  Brian Danitz

The Big One is an investigative documentary from director Michael Moore who goes around the country asking why big American corporations produce their product abroad where labor is cheaper while so many Americans are unemployed, losing their jobs, and would happily ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  Elaine Bly  •  Jim Czarnecki  •  Brian Danitz

The Corporation (2003)

Since the late 18th century American legal decision that the business corporation organizational model is legally a person, it has become a dominant economic, political and social force around the globe. This film takes an in-depth psychological examination of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Achbar  •  Jennifer Abbott
CAST:  Jane Akre  •  Ray Anderson  •  Maude Barlow  •  Chris Barrett

Since the late 18th century American legal decision that the business corporation organizational model is legally a person, it has become a dominant economic, political and social force around the globe. This film takes an in-depth psychological examination of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Achbar  •  Jennifer Abbott
CAST:  Jane Akre  •  Ray Anderson  •  Maude Barlow  •  Chris Barrett

The Yes Men (2003)

A comic, biting and revelatory documentary following a small group of prankster activists as they gain worldwide notoriety for impersonating the World Trade Organization (WTO) on television and at business conferences around the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Smith  •  Dan Ollman  •  Sarah Price
CAST:  Mike Bonanno  •  Andy Bichlbaum  •  Michael Moore  •  Patrick Lichty

A comic, biting and revelatory documentary following a small group of prankster activists as they gain worldwide notoriety for impersonating the World Trade Organization (WTO) on television and at business conferences around the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Smith  •  Dan Ollman  •  Sarah Price
CAST:  Mike Bonanno  •  Andy Bichlbaum  •  Michael Moore  •  Patrick Lichty

Edtv (1999)

Video store clerk Ed agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a tv network.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Sally Kirkland  •  Jenna Elfman

Video store clerk Ed agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a tv network.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Sally Kirkland  •  Jenna Elfman

Michael Moore Hates America (2004)

Michael Wilson, like the subject of his film, is trying to get an interview with a multi-millionaire; however, in this case, that millionaire is Michael Moore himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Wilson
CAST:  Mike Abraham  •  Pete Auger  •  Andrew Breitbart  •  Dinesh D'Souza

Michael Wilson, like the subject of his film, is trying to get an interview with a multi-millionaire; however, in this case, that millionaire is Michael Moore himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Wilson
CAST:  Mike Abraham  •  Pete Auger  •  Andrew Breitbart  •  Dinesh D'Souza

Sicko (2007)

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Sicko is a Michael Moore documentary about the corrupt health care system in The United States who's main goal is to make profit even if it means losing peoples lives. "The more people you deny health insurance the more money we make" is the business model for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  George W. Bush  •  Bill Clinton  •  Hillary Clinton

Sicko is a Michael Moore documentary about the corrupt health care system in The United States who's main goal is to make profit even if it means losing peoples lives. "The more people you deny health insurance the more money we make" is the business model for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  George W. Bush  •  Bill Clinton  •  Hillary Clinton

Celsius 41.11: The Temperature at Which the Brain... Begins to Die (2004)

This film attempts to correct the record when it comes to the left's attacks on President Bush, 9/11 and the war in Iraq and Kerry's 20-year tenure in the Senate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Knoblock
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  Richard Nixon  •  Yasser Arafat  •  Madeleine Albright

This film attempts to correct the record when it comes to the left's attacks on President Bush, 9/11 and the war in Iraq and Kerry's 20-year tenure in the Senate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Knoblock
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  Richard Nixon  •  Yasser Arafat  •  Madeleine Albright

Michael & Me (2004)

Attorney and Radio Talk-Show host Larry Elder spends a year and a half attempting to interview Michael Moore in response to Moore's assertions about guns made in Bowling for Columbine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Elder
CAST:  Larry Elder  •  Michael Moore

Attorney and Radio Talk-Show host Larry Elder spends a year and a half attempting to interview Michael Moore in response to Moore's assertions about guns made in Bowling for Columbine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Elder
CAST:  Larry Elder  •  Michael Moore

Pets or Meat: The Return to Flint (1992)

Follow-up to Roger & Me.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  Rhonda Britton  •  Janet K. Rauch  •  Fred Ross

Follow-up to Roger & Me.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  Rhonda Britton  •  Janet K. Rauch  •  Fred Ross

What Is Cinema? (2013)

Using the words and ideas of great filmmakers, from archival interviews with Alfred Hitchcock and Robert Bresson to new interviews with Mike Leigh, David Lynch, and Jonas Mekas, Oscar-winning filmmaker Chuck Workman shows what these filmmakers and others do that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Workman
CAST:  Chantal Akerman  •  Robert Altman  •  David Lynch  •  Costa-Gavras

Using the words and ideas of great filmmakers, from archival interviews with Alfred Hitchcock and Robert Bresson to new interviews with Mike Leigh, David Lynch, and Jonas Mekas, Oscar-winning filmmaker Chuck Workman shows what these filmmakers and others do that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Workman
CAST:  Chantal Akerman  •  Robert Altman  •  David Lynch  •  Costa-Gavras

Stupidity (2003)

An exploration into the nature of stupidity in Western society and its history of our perception of it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert Nerenberg
CAST:  George W. Bush  •  Noam Chomsky  •  John Cleese  •  Coolio

An exploration into the nature of stupidity in Western society and its history of our perception of it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert Nerenberg
CAST:  George W. Bush  •  Noam Chomsky  •  John Cleese  •  Coolio

R.E.M.: In View 1988-2003 (The Best of R.E.M.) (2003)

In View: The Best Of R.E.M. 1988–2003 is a DVD featuring videos by the rock band R.E.M. during 1988–2003, released as a companion to the Warner Bros. compilation In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003. All but two of the songs included on the audio CD made the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze  •  Garth Jennings  •  Tarsem Singh  •  Jonathan Dayton  •  Valerie Faris  •  Lance Bangs  •  Jem Cohen  •  Jake Scott  •  Peter Care  •  Michael Moore  •  Liz Friedlander  •  Nigel Dick  •  Dominic DeJoseph  •  Katherine Dieckmann  •  Tim Hope  •  Matt Mahurin  •  Stephane Sednaoui  •  Einar Snorri  •  Eiður Snorri  •  David Weir
CAST:  Michael Stipe  •  Peter Buck  •  Bill Berry  •  Andy Kaufman

In View: The Best Of R.E.M. 1988–2003 is a DVD featuring videos by the rock band R.E.M. during 1988–2003, released as a companion to the Warner Bros. compilation In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003. All but two of the songs included on the audio CD made the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze  •  Garth Jennings  •  Tarsem Singh  •  Jonathan Dayton  •  Valerie Faris  •  Lance Bangs  •  Jem Cohen  •  Jake Scott  •  Peter Care  •  Michael Moore  •  Liz Friedlander  •  Nigel Dick  •  Dominic DeJoseph  •  Katherine Dieckmann  •  Tim Hope  •  Matt Mahurin  •  Stephane Sednaoui  •  Einar Snorri  •  Eiður Snorri  •  David Weir
CAST:  Michael Stipe  •  Peter Buck  •  Bill Berry  •  Andy Kaufman

South of the Border (2009)

A road trip across five countries to explore the social and political movements as well as the mainstream media's misperception of South America while interviewing seven of its elected presidents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Tariq Ali  •  Oliver Stone  •  Raúl Castro  •  Hugo Chávez

A road trip across five countries to explore the social and political movements as well as the mainstream media's misperception of South America while interviewing seven of its elected presidents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Tariq Ali  •  Oliver Stone  •  Raúl Castro  •  Hugo Chávez

Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

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Michael Moore comes home to the issue he's been examining throughout his career: the disastrous impact of corporate dominance on the everyday lives of Americans (and by default, the rest of the world).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  Thora Birch  •  William Black  •  Elijah Cummings

Michael Moore comes home to the issue he's been examining throughout his career: the disastrous impact of corporate dominance on the everyday lives of Americans (and by default, the rest of the world).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  Michael Moore  •  Thora Birch  •  William Black  •  Elijah Cummings
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