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The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011)

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A documentary about branding, advertising and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands, advertising and product placement.

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A documentary about branding, advertising and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands, advertising and product placement.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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He's not selling out, he's buying in.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language and sexual material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 August 2011 (Iceland)  »

Also Known As:

POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$118,294, 24 April 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$638,476, 28 August 2011
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The soundtrack includes Moby's "Run On" from the album "Play", the first album ever to have all its tracks licensed for use in movies, TV shows and commercials. See more »

Crazy Credits

During the end credits, their is a phone conversation between Morgan and an artist discussing how he will be the "only person with a photo in the end credits"....and he is. See more »

Connections

Features Jaws (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Jump The Fence
Written and Performed by Eric V. Hachikian
Courtesy of First Frame Music
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Very Disappointing
30 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

This movie is really bad. I was hoping there was going to be a deep look at the issue of product placement in media, but I don't feel like the director ever went there. Like his last documentary (Super Size Me), he just states the obvious and doesn't do much real documentary work. We just kept watching these mostly boring scenes without much to tie them together.

I feel like asking the director for my money back that I just spent to see this movie. I suggest you stay away from this movie. It was just frustrating and not really enjoyable at all. Maybe when it comes to rental.. but not worth going to the theater that's for sure!


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