American Made Movie
American Made Movie (2013)

American manufacturing employment has been on the decline for decades, unleashing a devastating effect on our local and national economies. But it's the stories of communities and the families that comprise them that reveal the harshest… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: August 30, 2013
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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

"American Made Movie" ends up feeling as if it were built from well-known facts and wishful thinking.

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Jordan Hoffman
New York Daily News

The approach is as subtle as a U.S.-made Louisville Slugger to the head.

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Brent Simon
Shockya.com

Mildly engaging for armchair politicos, but generally more successful as only a diagnostic statement of basic socioeconomic condition than a groundbreaking work in and of itself.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

"American Made Movie" takes an effective micro-macro approach to unpacking the rise and fall - and potential rebirth - of the American manufacturing sector.

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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

As an educational film, though, it's quite successful, explaining concepts like trade deficits and supply and demand with enough visual pizzazz to hold the interest of a lay audience.

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Eric Monder
Film Journal International

American manufacturing gets glossy, infomercial-style treatment in this tiresome documentary.

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Daphne Howland
Village Voice

While this is no Michael Moore screamer-it's neither that annoying nor that entertaining-the filmmakers choose their stories for maximum effect.

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Scott MacDonald
AV Club

It's a strong subject, one that hasn't been fully explored in a theatrical doc, and writer Ryan C. Wilson and directors Nathaniel Thomas McGill and Vincent Vittorio do a solid if unexceptional job of tackling it.

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Nick Schager
The Dissolve

American Made Movie reveals itself as a superficial inquiry, substituting random anecdotes for genuine proposals about how the country might renew its manufacturing base.

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