Your Mommy Kills Animals
Your Mommy Kills Animals (2007)

At a time in history when the FBI has deemed animal-rights activists the number-one domestic terrorist threat to the U.S., filmmaker Curt Johnson sets out to explore exactly how an organization such as PETA can possibly take precedence over… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 20, 2007
DVD Release Date: November 13, 2007
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A thoroughly fascinating, well-presented examination of the animal rights debate that is both provocative and thought-provoking.

Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Perhaps the greatest service Johnson does is to turn the event that spurred him to make the film -- the FBI labeling animal rights activists the top domestic terrorist threat -- into a crucial dialogue.

Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

The result, admittedly, is a bit of a din. But it's certainly interesting.

David Cornelius

Johnson's not pushing buttons just for the sake of attention-getting, he's revealing just how hopelessly complicated the issue has grown.

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

That one can't quite decide if these charming men are heroes or villains is a mark of Johnson's calm, even approach to an issue seemingly fueled by emotions run amok.

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John Anderson

A miraculously evenhanded treatment of a snarlingly divisive debate.

Eric Monder
Film Journal International

Worth seeing by anyone who cares about animals.

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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail

It lets you off dizzy and confused, whereas the best documentaries leave you feeling that you've come to a settled perspective on a subject.

Peter Martin

Your Mommy Kills Animals lays things out with historical perspective, tracing the roots of both the animal welfare movement and animals rights activism to England.

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Barry Paris
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

There's not an objective one [celebrity] in the lot. I love 'em all. Nor is there an objective moment in this cinematic diatribe. And I love it, too.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
The inside scoop on the animal rights movement and those out to stop them. Be amazed at who ends up with egg on their face. A good effort at being non… More