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Super Size Me

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.


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 movie every American should see, although parts of it are close to unwatchable - notably an operating room sequence in which a pair of surgeons performs a gastric bypass, or "obesity surgery," as they like to call it, on a dangerously overweight patient. show more

  • The results are as entertaining as they are sobering. show more

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