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Outrage (2009)

An indictment of closeted politicians who lobby for anti-gay legislation in the U.S.

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Wayne Barrett ...
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Elizabeth Birch ...
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Chris Bull ...
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John Byrne ...
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David Catania ...
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Gary Cathey ...
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Steve Clemons ...
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Mark Cromer ...
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Kirk Fordham ...
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Larry Gross ...
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An indictment of closeted politicians who lobby for anti-gay legislation in the U.S.

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Rated R for some language and sexual references
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Opening Weekend USA:

$32,589, 10 May 2009, Limited Release

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$44,416, 29 January 2012
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Footage of David Dreier and Brad Smith that appears in the film was shot candidly by Becky Altringer, the private investigator who figures prominently in Kirby Dick's previous documentary, This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006). Dick (wearing a striped shirt) can be seen in the footage of Dreier and Smith, sitting behind them at the café, along with producer Tanner King Barklow. See more »

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I am not gay. I never have been gay.
5 October 2009 | by See all my reviews

The big question whether or not it serves the cause to out those closeted politicians. That is a question that is outside of this documentary.

The big question here is whether or not the makers of this film did a good job of covering the issue. Expectations were high on my part as Kirby Dick did the outstanding "This Film Is Not Yet Rated." I was captivated throughout by the stories and those who told of their experiences with the individuals covered. I really thought my own Charlie Crist would just have insinuations, but I am convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that Florida will have her first gay Senator.

The fact shown that the Republican Party used the marriage issue to get votes was repugnant. But, these people will stop at nothing to gain and maintain power. They truly have no shame.

Outstanding.


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