• Released
  • April 22, 2011
  • (Limited 4/22, Expands 4/29)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 26 min
  • Documentary
Pom Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Synopsis
Morgan Spurlock seeks corporate sponsorship for a film about advertising and product placement.
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Critic Ratings

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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Spurlock says he's not selling out, he's buying in. I'm buying into Spurlock. As ever, he makes you laugh till it hurts.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Spurlock comes off like a new and improved Everyman, familiar but smarter and funnier than the average Joe.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
So don't tell Spurlock he can't have his cake and eat it too. In Greatest Movie, he gleefully accepts his sponsorships on camera just to...
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Morgan Spurlock has come up with a terrific idea-a movie about product placements that depends completely on product placements for its...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Is Spurlock selling out by pulling off this stunt? Is he biting the hand that feeds him? Is he working both sides against the middle? And...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
His affable, regular-guy shtick works well here, and he scatters the movie with such gleeful ads for his sponsors' products that, if his...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Always the smooth showman, Spurlock avoids answering his own question: Is he selling out or buying in?
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55

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
The subject of Spurlock's movie is Spurlock, and while he may be reasonably affable, and sometimes extremely goofy, it's a stretch to call...
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50

Boston Globe

Much like reality TV, nothing much of consequence happens.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Only the extremely naive will be shocked, shocked by director Morgan Spurlock's dissection of product placement in movies.
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Like your little brother

By redyeah
This movie points out things we already knew, but never really talk about. The barrage of advertisements that are thrown in our faces on a daily basis. What Spurlock does here is typical of him....

Pom Presents The Best Movie Ever Sold

By kalbarq
Fantastic documentary! Very funny...

great insight

By CaptGarfield
This film gives a great inside look into how sponsorship and product placement play a roll in the movies we see....

Highly Entertaining....

By nhw3w
Come for the laughs....stay for the thought provoking topic.......

Mr. Spurlock goes 2 for 2.

By shippopotamus
If you're a fan of documentaries and especially if you liked Supersize Me, you will definitely dig this movie. Morgan Spurlock has a great sense of exactly how to present his ideas in a way that's...

Pom Woderful

By nukker
an absolute gigantic of time.......

POM wonderful presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

By Rogerb
Morgan Spurlock is endlessly witty and entertaining as well as informative and cynical about the business of product placements. He develops specific instances of their corrupting effects on the...

Great movie

By jhjh
Loved it. Although it does make anyone who is in advertising or marketing rethink their career. :)...

Must See if interested in Marketing!

By shellee0821
Very interesting movie. Raises a lot of questions and gets you thinking about the world of marketing....

Works on every level. See. This. Movie.

By wcshields
Fascinating, conceptually compelling documentary that works on every level. It's biting. It's funny. It's multi-layered. And it's an intriguing look at the inner workings of the marketing and PR...

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Rated PG-13 | For Some language and sexual material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Funny, insightful docu reveals product placement tricks.
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