Hot Coffee
Hot Coffee (2011)

Seinfeld mocked it. Letterman ranked it in his top ten list. And more than fifteen years later, its infamy continues. Everyone knows the McDonald's coffee case. It has been routinely cited as an example of how citizens have taken… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 1, 2011
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Sarah Boslaugh
PopMatters

Everyone knows about the woman who spilled coffee on herself and won a $3 million judgment against McDonalds, but it turns out that most of what everyone knows about this case is wrong.

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Sarah Boslaugh
Playback:stl

Everyone knows about the woman who spilled coffee on herself and won a $3 million judgment against McDonalds, but it turns out that most of what everyone knows about this case is wrong.

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Rachel Gordon
Filmcritic.com

provides a journey through a legal system that is incrementally being subsumed by corporate interests on a daily basis.

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Christian C
Quite informative and interesting. It shows plainly how the public has often been deceived into distrust of the judicial system and how politicians'… More
Todd Smith
Like most documentaries, Hot Coffee uses a sample size of cases in the minority to push it's own agenda. The focus of the film is on tort reform and how it… More
Everett Johnson
We've all heard about the case of a woman suing McDonald's for millions of dollars because she spilled coffee on herself. How much do you really know… More
Alec Barniskis
Its the type of documentary that should be shown in classrooms just so younger generations can have, at the very least, a basic understanding of how our legal… More
Walter M.
So, you have probably heard the story about the woman who won a multi-million dollar court case because she spilled coffee on herself at McDonald's, and… More