MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,940 this week

Killer at Large (2008)

7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 391 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 9 critic

An overview of the politics, social effects and problems associated with the rising epidemic of American obesity.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Emmy Awards 2014

We have the winners, photos and more in our 2014 Emmys section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 titles
created 11 Jul 2012
 
a list of 49 titles
created 20 Dec 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 09 Jan 2013
 
a list of 49 titles
created 17 Jan 2013
 
a list of 21 titles
created 02 May 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Killer at Large" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Killer at Large (2008)

Killer at Large (2008) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Killer at Large.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Food, Inc. (2008)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry.

Director: Robert Kenner
Stars: Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser, Richard Lobb
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home explores the powerful struggle of conscience experienced by several people from traditional farming backgrounds who come to question the basic ... See full summary »

Director: Jenny Stein
Stars: Harold Brown, Cheri Ezell-Vandersluis, Howard Lyman
Earthlings (2005)
Documentary | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, EARTHLINGS chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.

Director: Shaun Monson
Stars: Joaquin Phoenix
Candyman (2010)
Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The story of the rise and fall of David Klein, the man who invented Jelly Belly jelly beans.

Director: Costa Botes
Stars: David Herman Klein, Bert Klein, 'Weird Al' Yankovic
GasLand (2010)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

It is happening all across America-rural landowners wake up one day to find a lucrative offer from an energy company wanting to lease their property. Reason? The company hopes to tap into a... See full summary »

Director: Josh Fox
Stars: Josh Fox, Dick Cheney, Pete Seeger
The Botany of Desire (TV Movie 2009)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Michael Pollan, a professor of journalism and a student of food, presents the history of four plants, each of which found a way to make itself essential to humans, thus ensuring widespread ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Schwarz, Edward Gray
Stars: Frances McDormand, Michael Pollan
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The documentary, "The Power of Community - How Cuba Survived Peak Oil," was inspired when Faith Morgan and Pat Murphy took a trip to Cuba through Global Exchange in August, 2003. That year ... See full summary »

Director: Faith Morgan
Stars: Bruce Cromer, Jorge Mario, Rachel Bruhnke
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem.

Directors: Kristi Jacobson, Lori Silverbush
Stars: Jeff Bridges, Tom Colicchio, Ken Cook
Documentary | History | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

From humble beginnings as a simple food sold by Japanese street vendors, sushi has exploded into an international phenomenon in the past 30 years. SUSHI: THE GLOBAL CATCH is a ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Hall
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

When they're not busy picking our pockets, or telling us we have to give up liberties to have freedom, they're selling us garbage and calling it food. The manufactured food business is ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Nelson
Stars: Caldwell Esselstyn Jr., Joel Fuhrman, Jay Gordon
The Weight of the Nation (TV Series 2012)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Stars: Cindy Roach, Gerald Berenson, Peter Katzmarzyk
Good Food (2008)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A look at how local farmers and ranchers in the Pacific Northwestern part of the United States develop sustainable and organic agriculture.

Directors: Mark Dworkin, Melissa Young
Stars: David Suzuki
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Richard Atkinson ...
Himself - Director, Obetech Obesity Research Center
Denise Austin ...
Herself - President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (archive footage)
Brooke Bates ...
Herself
Richard Berman ...
Himself - Center for Consumer Freedom (archive footage)
Shmuley Boteach ...
Himself - Author, Television Host (as Rabbi Shmuley Boteach)
Sam Brownback ...
Himself - U.S. Senator, (R-KS)
Kelly Brownell ...
Himself - Author, Food Fight
...
Himself (archive footage)
Earl L. Butz ...
Himself - Secretary of Agriculture, 1971-1976 (archive footage)
Richard Carmona ...
Himself - U.S. Surgeon General, 2002-2006 (archive footage)
...
Himself - 42nd President of the United States (archive footage)
Deborah Cohen ...
Herself
Ann Cooper ...
Herself - Author, Lunch Lessons (as Chef Ann Cooper)
...
Himself (archive footage)
Morgan Downey ...
Himself - Executive Vice President, NAASO
Edit

Storyline

An overview of the politics, social effects and problems associated with the rising epidemic of American obesity.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

obesity | expose

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 April 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Obesity Documentary  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The U.S. Department of Agriculture declined numerous interview requests. The last voice mail received from them said, "We have no one here qualified to talk to you about agriculture." See more »

Quotes

Himself - Governor of California: We are going to terminate obesity in California once and for all.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
similar to food inc.
16 July 2009 | by (davis, california) – See all my reviews

as good as food inc. and a good companion piece. this one talks more about the culture that has led to the obesity epidemic, though it does address some of the same issues as food inc and future of food. this has better guests overall than either of those two films including the obligatory organic farmer and Michael pollan (author of the omnivore's dilemma who has been doing the rounds lately) as well as Ralph Nader, Neil labute, teachers, and other food experts. all these documentaries are at their core the same: they present the problem and trot out many of the same guest and then provide some examples of solutions. formulaic, but this one is pretty good. B+.


4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Possible Oscar? MattsMovieWatchingWorld
Why no warning labels? on3gin
Discuss Killer at Large (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page