Roger & Me
Roger & Me (1989)

Filmmaker Michael Moore's quest for an interview with General Motors chairman Roger Smith frames this look at the economic devastation caused by the closing of GM plants in Flint, Michigan. The result is a highly personal, surprisingly… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: July 5, 2003
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Noel Murray
The Dissolve

The film itself remains a hard kick in the head-a funny, angry inquiry into what the hell happened to the American dream.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum


MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

brilliant and subversive

Jeff Beck

Michael Moore's film is intelligent, funny, in-depth, and touching, all executed with a gripping hands-on approach to the material that helps engage the audience more than you're standard talking heads documentary.

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Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

Entertaining but overpraised first effort from Moore

Mark Robison
Reno Gazette-Journal

So many classic bits.

Emanuel Levy

Despite some tempering with the chronological sequence of events, this is a scathingly biting satire of Reagonomics that captures the zeitgeist of the late 1980s much more poignantly than most Hollywood movies.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

the first of Moore's already legendary documentaries.

Christopher Null

Regardless of Moore's conceitedness and simple-mindedness, he still makes a good movie, and without inventing so many facts as he did with Bowling for Columbine.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Coxxie Mild Sauce
Flint truly is one of the scrungiest shit-streaks in the country. one of the reasons for this is that they take the time to form lynch mobs in order to burn… More
_kelly .King
worth watching for modern Moore fans who can appreciate his humour or for those who want to see less national politics
Alex roy
Michael Moore's directorial debut Roger & Me is a well made documentary about the impact of General Motors closing an automobile plant in Flint,… More
Christopher Mercer
After pretty much dismissing Michael Moore because I really don't agree with his methods and think he's hell of annoying, I decided to go back to one… More
Aj V
A fantastic documentary from Michael Moore, his hometown is a subject he knows a lot about, but it's more than that really, and I highly recommend this… More
John Ballantine
My first exposure to Michael Moore is perhaps the best. This is Moore before the ego and with a degree of humbleness that works very effectively.