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PG-13| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
Director Morgan Spurlock's social experiment in fast-food gastronomy sees him attempting to subsist uniquely on food from the McDonald's menu for an entire month. In the process his weight balloons, his energy level plummets and he experiences all sorts of unexpected -- and terrifying -- side effects. He also examines the corporate giant's growing role in the lives of American consumers and explores its methods of indoctrinating young people and its contribution to America's obesity epidemic.

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Director: Morgan Spurlock

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Company

Super Size Me (2004)

Release Date: May 7th, 2004|1 hr. 38 min.

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  • It’s one of the blackest comedies to hit the screen since Dr. Strangelove. Spurlock proves himself a supersize talent; he makes you choke on every laugh. show more

  • A cautionary tale as well as an expose on the power of the American fast-food industry. That the documentary comes across as more than a sermon has a lot to do with Spurlock's personality, which is outgoing and instantly engaging. show more

  • Riveting and darkly comic Super Size Me is a whip-smart documentary. show more

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