Capitalism: A Love Story Synopsis
Michael Moore explores the economic meltdown and the bailout of private financial institutions.
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New Orleans Times-Picayune

By Mike Scott
After watching the bailouts, the bank foreclosures and the Bernie Madoffs of the world dominate headlines, Michael Moore is mad as hell,...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Moore's fireball of a movie could change your life. It had me laughing with tears in my eyes.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
With mixed results, Moore singles out those who profit from the misery of American workers.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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No matter where you stand, there's no denying "Capitalism" is flat-out polemic wizardry.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Impassioned, informative and entertaining, if sometimes repetitive.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
At its best, Capitalism: A Love Story is a searing outcry against the excesses of a cutthroat time. At its worst, it's dorm-room Marxism.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A freewheeling denunciation of the capitalist system that is often mordantly funny and, by lurching turns, scornful, rambling, repetitive,...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By
This is a typical Moore oeuvre: funny, often over the top and of dubious documentation, but with strongly made points that leave viewers...
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70

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Too bad its wide net ultimately results in diminishing returns.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Redundant for a filmmaker whose work has always dealt with the dismaying consequences of this country’s profit motive. Isn’t every Michael...
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Five Word Review

By alaskaisnottheus
Republicans Need Mental Health Care...

Don't listen to the "no-no's"

By justacitizen
I'm pretty sure that all the people who selected the 'oh-no" rating for this movie, are the people Michael Moore made this movie about. Its been said that the truth hurts, well it must really hurt to...

Everyone should see this documentary.

By followsthestars
In summary: This documentary is extremely important. I saw it over the weekend in NYC. It's really an eye-opener as to what is happening in this country. It's emotional in a true, Michael Moore style....

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Capitalism, A Love Story

By drz
5 stars!!! Excellent, so well developed and clear, we all learned something new and IMPORTANT! I wish Obama, the Senate and Congress would watch it, as well as EVERYONE else. A real...

Stock Shock

By Denise Hubbard
While waiting for Michael Moore's movie "Capitalism, A Love Story" to come out, I found this new movie about stock market corruption called "Stock Shock." Both movies suggest the recession has...

Capitalism: A Love Story

By sumnerscott
What's wrong with America? Confusing capitalism with Democracy. And confusing capitalism with a free market. Nothing free market about how money buys policy in the US, and how finance and big...

Better than I expected...

By cartmanam
I thought with a subject such as capitalism, perhaps Moore was going too far out against the mainstream, but through his use of constraint and emotional examples, he was able to make his point...

Darn Good Movie

By Photobizgal
Wha'ts not to love about the truth? Right on, Michael!...

Profound Humor

By Criticwindcat
Moore has made us look again at our power diminished and stolen by the increasingly consolidated power of corporations and gives us an inkling of how to get it back....

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Rated R | For Some Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Docu on corporate misdeeds names names, makes mistakes.
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