Michael Jordan to the Max
Michael Jordan to the Max (2000)

A large-format Imax film about the career of Michael Jordan.

Rated: G
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Release Date: May 5, 2000
DVD Release Date: February 13, 2001
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Robert Koehler

An honorific but unmoving portrait of the Chicago Bulls' No. 23.

Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

Michael to the Max is, aside from the IMAX process, the kind of routine documentary a local TV station might air on a Sunday afternoon when a ballgame is rained out.

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Mike Scott

A fantastic portrayal of His Airness' on-court heroics -- not to mention visually stunning

Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

Unlike Michael Jordan, this large-format movie demonstrates mostly unrealized potential.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Essentially just a promotional film for Jordan as a product. It plays like a commercial for itself.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

What's the difference between documentary and hagiography? Directors James Stern and Don Kempf don't seem to have given the matter much thought.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Michael Jordan, sports icon, gets another buffing. Michael Jordan, person, remains private and just a little bit richer.

A.O. Scott
New York Times

The film is more like an infomercial in which the pitchman is also the product.

Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

Michael Jordan is one of the few athletes big enough to deserve a film such as "Michael Jordan to the Max."

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