An Inconvenient Truth Synopsis
Al Gore campaigns to raise awareness of the dangers of global warming.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Virtually everyone who sees this movie will be galvanized to do something about global warming -- and everyone should see this movie.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Am I acting as an advocate in this review? Yes, I am. I believe that to be "impartial" and "balanced" on global warming means one must take...
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
An Inconvenient Truth can't, of course, reveal a future that is still up to us, but by the time you're done watching, the real question is,...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A disarming, funny and animated Al Gore, once a robot among presidential candidates, proves himself a rock star among environmental...
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Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Despite its scary warnings, the film ends on an upbeat note, unless of course you happen to be Hillary Clinton's campaign manager.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Haunting and inspiring film.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
In an eco-horror show that politely masquerades as a documentary, the former vice president effectively warns of man-made cataclysm.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Gore keeps us riveted by being charming, literate and profoundly persuasive on a topic that's scarier than anything in a dozen Japanese...
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The film succeeds powerfully, even though it's short on practical solutions, makes some questionable statements of fact and, given Gore's...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The documentary is an act of political activism. Guggenheim and his politically conscious producers, Laurie David, Lawrence Bender and...
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Five Word Review

By eharrell
Right on point as usual...

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Rated PG | For mild thematic elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Moving, earnest documentary on global warming.
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