Fahrenheit 9/11
Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

An expose which reflects upon what has happened to America since the events of September 11, 2001 that touches upon the personal relationship between President George W. Bush and the family of terrorist Osama bin Laden. As well, the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 5, 2004
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83%
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Extremely one-sided in its indictment of the Bush administration, but worth watching for the humor and the debates it'll stir.

Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture

This is the most comprehensive diatribe ever filmed against Bush and his cronies (even though, by necessity, it is focused primarily on Iraq).

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Little of this information is new, but Moore packages what's already known about George W. Bush and his presidency into a piece of rhetoric so persuasive that the Bush reelection campaign could spend the next five months trying to refute it.

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Kent Jones
Film Comment Magazine

Much more than a scathing indictment of Dubya-era complicity, Michael Moore's exposť lays bare the devastating heartbreak now central to America's wartime reality.

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David Denby
New Yorker

This is Moore's most powerful movie -- the largest in scope, the most resourceful and skillful in means -- and the best things in it have little to do with his usual ideological take on American power and George Bush.

Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com

An enormous film, an angry film, a flawed film and often a very, very funny film.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Controversial documentary best for older teens.

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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic

Sometimes slipshod in its making and juvenile in its travesty, and of course it has no interest in overall fairness to Bush. But it vents an anger about this presidency that, as the film's ardent reception shows, seethes in very many of us.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

Potent and infuriating.

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Thomas Peyser
Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)

Michael Moore's fierce and funny Fahrenheit 9/11 is not so much a documentary as a mythology, reducing geopolitical complexities to a neat, tawdry narrative.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
The United States Of America is surely one of the most frustrating and downright baffling societies in the world. An inept dimwit gains power through the… More
familiar stranger
An over-hyped controversial documentary which reveals some startling facts, but fails to impress on the whole. It's effective in parts; but the sum of its… More
Directors Cat
A documentary movie shouldn't usually be completely biased and one-sided like this, but Michael Moore has obviously done his homework and researched the… More
Chris Weber
Well, it's Michael Moore, so that very fact right there will determine (for a lot of people) whether they will like this or not. My memory on this movie is… More
Alex roy
Fahrenheit 9/11 is the best documentary that Michael Moore has made. The film takes a look at the Government's handling of September 11, 2001 and the… More
Thomas Johnston
I do not know the Bushes are as thick with the bin Laden family as the movie points out, but it something I think few Americans know about. Michael Moore is… More

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