MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,724 this week

Manufacturing Dissent: Uncovering Michael Moore (2007)
"Manufacturing Dissent" (original title)

5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 1,870 users  
Reviews: 34 user | 33 critic

A documentary that looks to distinguish what's fact, fiction, legend, and otherwise as a camera crew trails Michael Moore while he tours with his film Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004).

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 421 titles
created 15 Aug 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 23 Sep 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 18 May 2013
 
a list of 87 titles
created 8 months ago
 
list image
a list of 60 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Manufacturing Dissent: Uncovering Michael Moore (2007)

Manufacturing Dissent: Uncovering Michael Moore (2007) on IMDb 5.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Manufacturing Dissent: Uncovering Michael Moore.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

The film contrasts two views of role that the federal government should play in our daily lives using the words and actions of Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama.

Director: Ray Griggs
Stars: Ken Blackwell, Andrew Breitbart, Chris Cox
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Documentary filmmaker Evan Coyne Maloney investigates political censorship at colleges and universities in the United States.

Director: Evan Coyne Maloney
Stars: Evan Coyne Maloney
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Obsession is a film about the threat of Radical Islam to Western civilization. Using unique footage from Arab television, it reveals an 'insider's view' of the hatred the Radicals are ... See full summary »

Director: Wayne Kopping
Stars: Nonie Darwish, Alan M. Dershowitz, Steve Emerson
Michael & Me (Video 2004)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Attorney and Radio Talk-Show host Larry Elder spends a year and a half attempting to interview Michael Moore in response to Moore's assertions about guns made in Bowling for Columbine.

Director: Larry Elder
Stars: Larry Elder, Michael Moore
Runaway Slave (2012)
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A perpetual state of welfare exists in the U.S., creating a form of modern slavery for a large percentage of African-Americans. Rev. C.L. Bryant presents an insightful and compelling look at how freedom can be restored.

Director: Pritchett Cotten
Stars: Glenn Beck, Andrew Breitbart, C.L. Bryant
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

An alternate look at Occupy Wall Street camps around the country.

Director: Stephen K. Bannon
Stars: Saul Alinsky, Anthony Averest, Bill Ayers
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

One man with a website who forever changed the media paradigm, upending the traditional press and changing the ground rules of political journalism.

Director: Andrew Marcus
Stars: Andrew Breitbart, Orson Bean, Dick Armey
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Footage from Michael Moore's 60-city tour of college campuses and other venues showcases what the filmmaker calls "the birth of a new political generation."

Director: Michael Moore
Stars: Michael Moore, Eddie Vedder, Robert Ellis Orrall
Roger & Me (1989)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Director Michael Moore pursues GM CEO Roger Smith to confront him about the harm he did to Flint, Michigan with his massive downsizing.

Director: Michael Moore
Stars: Michael Moore, Roger B. Smith, Rhonda Britton
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

At age 18, Barack Obama admittedly arrived at Occidental College a committed revolutionary Marxist. What was the source of Obama's foundation in Marxism? Throughout his 2008 Presidential ... See full summary »

Director: Joel Gilbert
Stars: Frank Marshall Davis, Stanley Dunham, David Axelrod
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A documentary that examines the question, "If Barack Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?"

Directors: Dinesh D'Souza, John Sullivan
Stars: Jay Bastian, Joe Biden, Cait Brasel
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A 30-minute follow-up piece for Roger & Me, this was first shown when that film was broadcast as part of the PBS series P.O.V. Moore briefly re-examines the economic collapse of Flint and ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Moore
Stars: Rhonda Britton, Michael Moore, Janet K. Rauch
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Himself
Debbie Melnyk ...
Herself
Rick Caine ...
Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dave Barber ...
Himself - Flint Radio Personality
...
Herself (archive footage) (as Roseanne)
...
Himself
Tony Bennett ...
Himself
Elizabeth Bourgeois ...
Herself - Director, 'Flint, MI: Michael & Me'
José Bové ...
Himself
...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Herself (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
Rosalynn Carter ...
Herself (archive footage)
Dick Cheney ...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Himself - Author, 'Manufacturing Consent'
Edit

Storyline

Manufacturing Dissent is a topical documentary seeking to separate fact, fiction, and legend. It chronicles Michael Moore on tour during the promotion of Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004), all while exploring the politically charged climate in America that has prompted Moore's ascension from documentary filmmaker to icon of the political left. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Michael Moore doesn't like documentaries. That's why he doesn't make them. See more »

Genres:

Documentary

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 October 2007 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

A nyugtalanság kiváltója: Michael Moore különös módszerei  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Dave Marsh: If you won't tell the truth because it's bad for the cause then the cause becomes a fiction, which is exactly what's happened. It's happened with the Left in the United States as a whole and it's happened with Michael Moore.
See more »

Connections

References The West Wing (1999) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Poorly made film with flimsy arguments
10 September 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I don't have particular feelings for or against the work Michael Moore does, so hopefully you won't see this as a pro-Moore attack on naysayers. The arguments and supporting evidence presented are are weak and blown-up, and in most cases hypocritical. A typical example of this is juxtaposing footage of Moore arriving at the Oscars, while nearby protesters demonstrate against the war. Trying to imply that Moore is just a glory-seeking filmmaker who would rather hobnob with celebrities than join in the protest, the point falls flat when you consider how the now infamous acceptance speech made by Moore (and the film itself) did more for the Anti-war cause than a street protest ever could. I am all in favour of films to counterbalance the polemics of Michael Moore, but please don't accuse him of manipulating footage and then do exactly that, adding sinister music. A badly-made film presenting a poorly-made case.


79 of 148 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Funny how now its 'fair and balanced'..... vanight
This movie's producers could be using the same tactics... macraig-2
What do Nader, Garofolo, etc. say? rob44444
There was Fahrenhype 9/11 too. zhadowlord
Naive SnoopyStyle
Roger Ebert and Errol Morris msh3773

Contribute to This Page