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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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(idea) (as The Yes Men), (idea) (as The Yes Men) | 2 more credits »

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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:

$10,956 (USA) (9 October 2009)

Gross:

$189,506 (USA) (5 March 2010)
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Reggi, the Candle Man
2 October 2009 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

The Yes Men are back... and this time, their leftist guerrilla tactics prove much more effective than the first time around: The cinematic presentation is more professional, the pace is much livelier, the pranks are more elaborate and there is more additional background information and emotional resonance.

Still, some of the hoaxes remain childish and some new aspects on globalization bashing would be welcome, but all in all it's more than watchable stuff. (And the final stunt involving a famous newspaper is wonderful.)

7 out of 10 gilded skeletons


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