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The Yes Men Fix the World (2009)

Troublemaking duo Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, posing as their industrious alter-egos, expose the people profiting from Hurricane Katrina, the faces behind the environmental disaster in Bhopal, and other shocking events.

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Mike Bonanno ...
Himself (as The Yes Men)
Andy Bichlbaum ...
Himself (as The Yes Men)
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Richard Ebeling ...
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Myron Ebell ...
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Ken Green ...
Himself
Marlo Lewis Jr. ...
Himself
Ray Nagin ...
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Frances Fox Piven ...
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Troublemaking duo Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, posing as their industrious alter-egos, expose the people profiting from Hurricane Katrina, the faces behind the environmental disaster in Bhopal, and other shocking events.

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Sometimes it takes a lie to expose the truth.


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7 August 2009 (UK)  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$10,956, 9 October 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$189,506, 5 March 2010
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Are they left or right?
12 June 2012 | by See all my reviews

Loved it! Great film where two clever guys go to great lengths to show up nasty big corporations, the reaction of some representatives is truly saddening. They do mention how the government fits into this and how they should help, but overwhelmingly you will see that this so called free trade has a massive human/environmental cost- you will see CEO's, reps and the like laughing over such things on camera. Some may find these parts disgusting. I found this film made me laugh, made me angry and made me sad all at the same time- something i've never experienced before.

What i hated was reading the other user reviews and finding that nearly everyone is talking about left and right, as if nothing else exists. That makes me sad and i'm dam sure it also makes them sad too. Some of you wise old folk need to try for one second to entertain that maybe they aren't right or left, and maybe, just maybe, they believe in something else entirely. The film, though funny, made me a little sad, reading the user reviews afterwards- more so. Shame:(.


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