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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:
Michael Moore is the #1 patriot in USA, I hope people realize it now. 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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Aspect Ratio:
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:
Factual errors: As he is in the boat nearing the United States naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Michael Moore shouts that the base is on United States soil. It is on Cuban soil and leased by the United States.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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Movie Connections:
References Lady and the Tramp (1955)See more »
Soundtrack:
Le temps des cerisesSee more »

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698 out of 885 people found the following review useful.
Michael Moore is the #1 patriot in USA, I hope people realize it now., 18 June 2007
Author: Antti from Finland

I can only hope this movie wakes some people up, especially those flag waving people who keep on repeating slogans like "greatest country in the world" etc. This could be a serious wake up call for a proud nation. I have always wondered how people can still call it the greatest country if it does not have universal health care, but maybe the reason is, they don't know any better. They do not realize that in other western countries this has been done for ages and it works.

People of USA should embrace Moore as the patriot he is. He wants the American PEOPLE all the best, but he gets sacrificed by the same people because he dares to speak about the government. But true patriots rise against governments too, if they are bad for the people. United states is not the flag, not the white house, not the senate, not the soaring eagle. It is the people living there, and this is what they have to remember. You can demand for universal health care, and you can vote for it.

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