• Released
  • December 14, 2011
  • (NY; Limited 12/13, LA)
  • PG , 1 hr 40 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Documentary
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Addiction Incorporated Synopsis
A young drug researcher unexpectedly discovers the ingredients of addiction in cigarettes.

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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Straight-shooting, hard-hitting and fuming with contempt for the tobacco industry, Addiction Incorporated would be almost too exhausting to...
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75

Boston Globe

By Loren King
Once it finds its footing in old-fashioned journalism, the film packs a wallop.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Addiction Incorporated delivers a hard kick in the butts to the tobacco industry.
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75

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
While it's satisfying to see fat cats tamed by science and an enraged public, the movie misses the opportunity to sustain the pressure.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It's an effective film, livened with animated rats, never boring.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
The film's subject, a whistle-blowing research scientist who played a key role in the fight to regulate tobacco, deserves to be...
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70

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
DeNoble aside, Addiction Incorporated finds most of its heroes in Congress, the White House and federal agencies.
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70

Village Voice

By Melissa Anderson
With a name that not even the PR team at Smokefree America could dream up, Victor DeNoble emerges as the hero of Charles Evans Jr.'s mostly...
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63

Slant Magazine

By Joseph Jon Lanthier
The most dramatic material, such as Victor DeNoble's much-applauded congressional testimony, more or less traffics common knowledge without...
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40

Time Out New York

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So long as we're watching DeNoble recounting the details of his laboratory experiments, Addiction Incorporated remains sufficiently...
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Rated PG | For Thematic material involving smoking and addiction, and for some language