• Merchants of Doubt (2015)

Merchants of Doubt

Release Date: March 6th, 2015

PG-13 |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

Spin doctors spread misinformation and confusion among American citizens to delay progress on such important issues as global climate change.

Director: Robert Kenner

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Participant Media, Omidyar Network

Keywords: Rise

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Merchants of Doubt shouldn't be a hard sell. The fact that it is should make you very mad. show more

  • 88
    Boston Globe

    Subtle, it’s not. But it is effective. The days when Al Gore could mobilize a nation with wonky charm and a PowerPoint presentation are over. As Marc Morano says, “keep it short, keep it simple, keep it funny.” show more

  • 70
    Stephen FarberThe Hollywood Reporter

    There isn’t a tremendous amount of new information in this generally well-crafted documentary. But it makes a potent, urgent case against the merchants of doubt who play games with the planet’s future. show more

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