• Pom Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011)

Pom Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

Release Date: April 22nd, 2011

PG-13 |1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

Fascinated by the ubiquity of advertising, documentarian Morgan Spurlock decides to make a film solely financed by product placement. Though many of the companies he contacts decline to participate, Spurlock gains support from businesses such as JetBlue Airways and Ban deodorant. While pitching his ideas, Spurlock visits Sao Paulo, where commercial outdoor displays have been banned, and a Florida school district forced to allow in-school advertising to continue operating.

Director: Morgan Spurlock

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Warrior Poets, Snoot Entertainment

Keywords: Engaging, Cheeky, 2010s, Quest, Office

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Morgan Spurlock has come up with a terrific idea-a movie about product placements that depends completely on product placements for its financing. show more

  • 80
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    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 show you how wrong this all is. show more

  • 55
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    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 him controversial. show more

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