Canadian Bacon Poster

Release Date: September 22nd, 1995

DVD Release Date: May 22nd, 2001

PG|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
In a desperate bid to revive his abysmal peacetime approval rating, the president of the United States (Alan Alda) agrees to a scheme proposed by corrupt cabinet member Stu Smiley (Kevin Pollak) and launches a top-secret propaganda campaign to vilify Canada. As U.S. citizens get caught up in a xenophobic hysteria, a group of residents of Niagara, N.Y., wielding machine guns, organize a vigilante invasion that could trigger a real war with America's gentle neighbor to the north.

Cast: Alan Alda, John Candy, Rhea Perlman, Kevin Pollak, Rip Torn, Bill Nunn, Kevin J. O'Connor, G.D. Spradlin

Director: Michael Moore

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Propaganda Films, Gramercy Pictures, Dog Eat Dog Films