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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.

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


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

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24 August 2011 (Iceland)  »

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POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold  »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$118,294 (USA) (24 April 2011)

Gross:

$638,476 (USA) (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 »

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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 »

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Features Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

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Big Boi vs. Matt & Kim
Ruwanga's Mash up
Written by Antwan Patton, Christopher Carmouche, Matthew Johnson, Kimberly Schifino
Performed by Big Boi and Matt & Kim
Mash up Produced by Ruwanga 'Ru' Samath
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group under license from Universal Music Enterprises and Matt & Kim Inc. under exclusive license to Fader Label
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sell everything
25 May 2011 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Having taken on the McDonald's diet in "Super Size Me", Morgan Spurlock now turns to advertising. "The Greatest Movie Ever Sold" is a look at product placement, completely funded by product placements. Much of the documentary features Spurlock asking people about how product placement works, as well as inquiring about the ethics of it. The big surprise to me is just how prevalent product placement is (you're going to be hard-pressed to find a Hollywood movie that doesn't feature it).

Since a lot of the documentary features talking heads -- among them Noam Chomsky and Quentin Tarantino -- it's a little repetitive at times, but it's mostly a good look at the extent to which commercialism saturates our lives. And very funny every step of the way! And remember: always drink POM!


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