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Roger & Me
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Michael Moore (written by)
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Release Date:
20 December 1989 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The story of a rebel and his mike.
Plot:
Director Michael Moore pursues GM CEO Roger Smith to confront him about the harm he did to Flint, Michigan with his massive downsizing. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
12 wins See more »
User Reviews:
this is by far the best documentary i have ever seen. See more (129 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Michael Moore ... Himself
Roger B. Smith ... Himself
Rhonda Britton ... Herself - Pets or Meat Lady
Fred Ross ... Himself - Eviction Deputy
Kaye Lani Rae Rafko ... Herself (Miss America)
James Blanchard ... Himself
James Bond ... Himself

Pat Boone ... Himself
Anita Bryant ... Herself
Karen Edgely ... Herself
Bob Eubanks ... Himself
Ben Hamper ... Himself
Dinona Jackson ... Herself
Timothy Jackson ... Himself
Tom Kay ... Himself
Correy Lennox ... High School Student
Brian MacDonald ... Video Tour Guide
Janet K. Rauch ... Herself - Amway Lady
Barbara Schroeder ... Herself - Reporter
George Sells ... Himself (local TV news anchor)
Steve Wilson ... Himself
Sue Zelenko ... Herself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ted Koppel ... Himself (archive footage)

Dan Rather ... Himself (archive footage)

Ronald Reagan ... Himself (archive footage)
Robert Schuller ... Himself (archive footage)

Guy Williams ... Zorro (archive footage)
Richard Earl Sawdon ... Spot welder (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Moore 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Moore  written by

Produced by
Michael Moore .... producer
Wendey Stanzler .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Chris Beaver 
John Prusak 
Kevin Rafferty 
Bruce Schermer 
 
Film Editing by
Jennifer Beman White  (as Jennifer Beman)
Wendey Stanzler 
 
Sound Department
Jennifer Beman White .... sound editor (as Jennifer Beman)
Judy Irving .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Judy Irving .... additional cinematography
Daniel S. Noga .... additional cinematographer
 
Editorial Department
Adam D. Fleischman .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
David Hess .... composer: song "Speedy Gonzales"
Ethel Lee .... composer: song "Speedy Gonzales"
 
Other crew
Edward Asner .... additional funding (as Ed Asner)
Pat Megison .... production assistant
Frank Moore .... additional funding
Veronica Moore .... additional funding
John Pierson .... producer's representative
Keith Prusak .... production assistant
Scott Rouse .... production assistant
Josef Steiff .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Andrew Garrison .... thanks
Frank Moore .... special thanks
Veronica Moore .... special thanks
Ralph Nader .... special thanks
Barbara Schroeder .... special thanks (as Barb Schroeder)
Roger B. Smith .... special thanks
 

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Also Known As:
"A Humorous Look at How General Motors Destroyed Flint, Michigan" - USA (subtitle)
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91 min
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Trivia:
When Michael Moore decided to start a documentary about Flint, Michigan and General Motors in the mid-1980s, he knew very little about the technical side of filmmaking (camera-work, lighting, etc.). He met a fellow low-budget documentary filmmaker, Kevin Rafferty, who helped him learn this side of the director's job on the project, and served as one of the cinematographers.See more »
Quotes:
[In closing credits]
subtitles:This film cannot be shown within the city of Flint... All the movie theaters have closed.
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Soundtrack:
I am Proud to be an AmericanSee more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
this is by far the best documentary i have ever seen., 9 April 2002
Author: thursdaythree from east lansing, michigan

michael moore is a true genius. he captures the truth behind many issues that most people don't even realize. through his brilliant filmmaking, he reveals how ignorant people can be. he truly shines a new light on the issue of big business vs. working class. this is a must-see, not only for michigan residents, but for everyone.

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