The Corporation
The Corporation (2004)

One hundred and fifty years ago, the corporation was a relatively insignificant entity. Today, it is a vivid, dramatic and pervasive presence in all our lives. Like the Church, the Monarchy and the Communist Party in other times and places,… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 23, 2004
DVD Release Date: April 5, 2005
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Corporation is a satisfyingly dense, thought-provoking rebuttal to some of capitalism's central arguments.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

A history lesson, a warning shot and damning personality profile, all backed up with expert interviews.

Bill Muller
Arizona Republic

This documentary's extra-long running time and a narrator who sounds like a sedated Star Trek computer won't win many converts.

Brian Costello
Common Sense Media

Eye-opening docu on corporate power is timely, provocative.

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Marta Barber
Miami Herald

Carries a powerful, albeit not new, message. It is frightening.

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Bob Longino
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

This is a movie that will make you think.

Cole Smithey

The 150-year old legal construct of the corporation, as a "person," is dissected for all to see how its lack of accountability has enabled the faulty model to become a ruling institution, acting beyond the reach of any government.

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Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle

The rare movie that sets out to alter the audience's consciousness -- and succeeds.

Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Sharp-witted, infuriating and at times depressing.

Robert Davis
Paste Magazine

As a clever joke, the filmmakers run down a list of the traits of a psychopath and find a corporate action to match each one. Diagnosis: psychopath. It's cute, but it's a logical fallacy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 90% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
Shocking, effective, leftist, snarky and entertaining Canadian.
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Ken Stachnik
This movie will infuriate you, no matter which side of the debate you're on.
Christopher Mercer
This is one of those rare, truly excellent documentaries that come around every once in a while that is utterly enrapturing and worthy of multiple viewings. The… More
Wildaly M
A well-made eye-opener documentary.
Emily Armstrong
Watching this may make you sick, but it is important to see. Did you know that corporations count as people under the law? Neither did I until I saw this.… More

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