Cleanflix
Cleanflix (2009)

The true story of a handful of Mormon movie buffs and their efforts to clean up Hollywood hits (and make money doing it) are chronicled in this documentary from filmmakers Andrew James and Joshua Ligairi. In Utah, a state where a… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 20, 2009
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Even those who agree with its conclusions might wonder what's been edited out.

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Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters

Even as customers express their enthusiasm for sanitized movies, Cleanflix turns its attention to those making money off this "righteous" business.

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AV Club

To some extent, the filmmakers fighting the clean-up business are contending that their work grapples with the ugly, messy, sexy world that some Mormons would rather not confront, and that the PG versions actually do their viewers a disservice.

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Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

A severe left turn into delicious irony derails the story, but doesn't dilute the fact that Cleanflix is a sharply produced, surprisingly even-handed story of editorial demand mutating into a Wild West mentality.

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Joe Leydon
Variety

Pic is undeniably amusing when focused on extreme measures by self-appointed censors, but there's only a token effort made to seriously examine central questions.

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Scott Weinberg
Cinematical

Raises more questions than it's prepared to answer, but still works as a spotlight shined on a weird part of the movie world.

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