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Sicko -- A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories.
Sicko -- A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories.

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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Michael Moore (written by)
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Release Date:
22 June 2007 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
This might hurt a little. See more »
Plot:
A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 16 wins & 8 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
European VIEW FOR CONSERVATIVES See more (425 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Michael Moore ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Tucker Albrizzi ... Himself
Tony Benn ... Himself

George W. Bush ... Himself (archive footage)
Reggie Cervantes ... Herself

Bill Clinton ... Himself (archive footage)

Hillary Rodham Clinton ... Herself (archive footage)

Billy Crystal ... Himself (archive footage)
John Graham ... Himself

Aleida Guevara ... Herself
William Maher ... Himself

Richard Nixon ... Himself (archive footage)
Patrick Pedraja ... Himself
Linda Peeno ... Herself

Directed by
Michael Moore 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Michael Moore (written by)

Produced by
Chris Aldred .... field producer
Judy Aley .... archival producer
Rod Birleson .... senior field producer
Joanne Doroshow .... coordinating producer
Christine Fall .... field producer
Cory Fisher .... field producer
Kathleen Glynn .... executive producer
Amelia Green-Dove .... field producer
Basel Hamdan .... consulting producer
Jennifer Latham .... line producer
Nicky Lazar .... senior field producer
Pearl Lieberman .... archival co-producer
Amy McCampbell .... field producer
Anne Moore .... co-producer
Michael Moore .... producer
Meghan O'Hara .... producer
Susannah Price .... producer: UK
Aneetha Rajan .... archival co-producer
David Schankula .... coordinating producer
Eric Weinrib .... coordinating producer
Bob Weinstein .... executive producer
Harvey Weinstein .... executive producer
Rehya Young .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Erin O'Hara 
 
Cinematography by
Andrew Black 
 
Film Editing by
Geoffrey Richman 
Chris Seward  (as Christopher Seward)
Dan Swietlik 
 
Production Management
Ismael Gonzalez .... production manager
Michael Jackman .... executive in charge of post-production
Paul Leonardo Jr. .... post-production supervisor
 
Sound Department
Christopher Barnett .... sound mix technician (as Chris Barnett)
Chris Barron .... digital sound transferer
Brian Fish .... sound mixer
Scott Guitteau .... supervising sound editor
Stephen Jones .... sound mixer (as Stephen Jones)
Matt Kent .... sound recordist
Francisco La Torre .... sound mixer
Cheryl Nardi .... dialogue editor
John Nutt .... dialogue editor
Gary Rizzo .... sound re-recording mixer
Gary Rizzo .... supervising sound editor
Ronald G. Roumas .... sound re-recordist
Kent Sparling .... re-recording mixer
Marshall Winn .... dialogue editor
Doug Winningham .... sound effects editor
 
Visual Effects by
Jessica Brunetto .... graphic design
Bryan Cox .... digital artist
David Michael Friend .... digital artist
Josh Kanuck .... graphic designer
Andy Mastrocinque .... digital compositor
Franklin S. Zitter .... visual effects producer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Grant Barbeito .... camera operator
Tom Brunstetter .... director of photography: aerial footage
Kari Giron .... additional camera operator
Tony Hardmon .... camera operator
Grg Magidow .... additional first assistant camera: (as Greg Magidow)
Jayme Roy .... camera operator
Christoph Vitt .... additional camera operator
Thaddeus Wadleigh .... director of photography: second unit
Jonathan Weaver .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Brice Bishop-Pullan .... additional assistant editor
Jessica Brunetto .... assistant editor
Daniel Cuthbert .... first assistant editor
Nick Houy .... assistant conforming editor
Josh Kanuck .... assistant editor
Craig McKay .... editorial consultant
Benjamin Murray .... on-line editor
Mike Nuget .... additional on-line editor
Scot Olive .... digital intermediate colorist
Mary Ann van Wagner .... co-editor (as Mary Anne Van Wagner)
Corey Stewart .... digital intermediate engineer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jim Black .... music supervisor
Dan Evans Farkas .... music editor
Gabe Hilfer .... music coordinator
 
Other crew
Adrienne Alexander .... spiritual advisor
Judd Allison .... marine coordinator
Jane Sellen Edwards .... researcher
Corinne Fisher .... intern
Rommel Genciana .... intern
Kari Giron .... archival researcher
Carrie Halperin .... intern
Jennifer Jennings .... personal assistant to producer/director: Michael Moore
Mike Lane .... client services
Ryan Leiderman .... production assistant
Peter Maez .... production assistant
Donald McCloskey .... production assistant
Grady McGahan .... production coordinator
Mariscela Beatriz Mendez .... production assistant (as Mariscela Mendez)
Katrina Norvell .... intern
Stephanie Palumbo .... researcher
Jordan Winter .... intern
Pandora Zolotor .... production accountant
George Zornick .... researcher
 
Thanks
Tim Burton .... special thanks
Danny Elfman .... special thanks
George Lucas .... special thanks
Thomas Newman .... special thanks
Joel Siegel .... special thanks
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. .... very special thanks (as Kurt Vonnegut)
Hans Zimmer .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for brief strong language
Runtime:
123 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG | Brazil:Livre | Canada:PG (Alberta/British Columbia/Ontario) | Finland:S | France:Unrated | Germany:6 | Hong Kong:IIA | Ireland:PG | Netherlands:12 | Norway:A | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:12 | Sweden:Btl | Switzerland:10 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:10 (canton of Vaud) | UK:12A | USA:PG-13 (certificate #43583)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Insurance companies banned employees from being interviewed in the documentary.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: The Italian version consistently mistranslates "bone marrow" as "spinal cord" (in Italian the two terms are more similar).See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
George W. Bush:We got issue in America. Too many good docs are getting out of business. Too many OB/GYNs aren't able to practice their... their love with women all across the country.
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231 out of 272 people found the following review useful.
European VIEW FOR CONSERVATIVES, 14 July 2007
Author: perebarr from Catalonia

As European living temporary in this country (my wife is American), I would like to give my point of view about the movie:

1) The facts that Michael Moore show about European Health System is true. We don't pay bills for medical procedures.

2) Universal Health Care it doesn't mean "socialist" health care like Cuba. Rich and middle-high class can go to the private system, so we have both to choice, but it's normal that if you have to afford a expensive medical bill (how can afford a 250k medical bill?), even rich people go to the public system.

3) As European living in United States, I can say Americans pay more taxes (direct and indirect), than Europeans, it's absolutely false that UHC will double the taxes of Americans.

4) This is not a issue about conservatives or liberals, this is simple a humanity question.

5) The Cuban woman made the right question: if a poor caribean island like Cuba can give Universal health care to their citizens, how the first economical potence can afford this? 6)One of the typical points to critic this movie is about wait lines to have medical attention in countries with UHC. The statistics are very clear: there are no more wait lines in this countries than in USA, even covering 100 % of the people (if you are a little bit intelligent and not a fanatic extremist, you can understand that if you exclude 50 milion person from medical attention, your rates about this issue can be better).

7) This people that support the actual health care, I think they don't understood one of the principal messages of this movie: it doesn't matter if you have a good insuarance...you can be exclude for "bussiness" reasons. HORRIBLE AND INSANE.

8) Every American had to recommend this movie to their neighbour, and associate (like in other times for other issues like segregation laws or vote for women), because affordable health care is BASIC HUMAN RIGHT, forbidden in the the richest country in the world.

9) A lot of Americans are proud to be good Christians...I'm not sure Jesus and God support a system that treat human being as garbage. This post is specially dedicated for people that love America and the tradition (conservatives), because if they accept taxes for pay national security, inside this security can include this silent and big enemies that are always waiting to kill American people (cancer, strokes...). Don't worry, you can be conservative and patritotic and support a human and Christian system that support the poor and normal people. This not socialist, is capitalism with human face (normal in other advanced societies where they live more and better).

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