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Where to Invade Next (2015)

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To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully "invades" them to see what they have to offer.

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To show what the USA can learn from rest of the world, director Michael Moore playfully visits various nations in Europe and Africa as a one-man "invader" to take their ideas and practices for America. Whether it is Italy with its generous vacation time allotments, France with its gourmet school lunches, German with its industrial policy, Norway and its prison system, Tunisia and its strongly progressive women's policy and Iceland and its strong female presence in government and business among others, Michael Moore discovers there is much that American should emulate. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated R for language, some violent images, drug use and brief graphic nudity | See all certifications »
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$564,575 (USA) (19 February 2016)

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$3,820,195 (USA) (22 April 2016)
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The portion of this film at 1:42:49 to 1:42:59 is much louder than the remainder. See more »

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After Moore's meeting with the President of Slovenia, Moore "accidentally" says Slovakia when he's interviewed. It can be inferred that this is a joke, similar to his earlier joke about a lot of Slovenian mail arriving in Slovakia. See more »

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At the end of the credits, we see a woman scaling a flagpole and cutting down a Confederate Battle Flag, while we hear a pair of men (presumably some sort of law-enforcement officers) requesting that she stop. Accompanying that scene are the words of Moore's battle cry: "Hammer. Chisel. Down." See more »

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Brilliant
23 December 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just like Mr. Moore's previous works, brilliant, raw and based on the truth and statistics. The contrast was overwhelming and sickening but he finished it on a positive note. That if only we realize we, the people, realize we have all that it takes, we can bring the wall down, one hammer and chisel at a time. But as one of the guys in the movie said we have "a long way to go". He covered all the relevant issues of our today's society, from women's equal pay to nutrition, from student loans to bankers getting away with murder, from criminalization of drugs and its connection to race to police brutality, from an overworked and underpaid society to disappearance of middle class, from capital punishment to mistreatment of the incarcerated, and more....It is eye-opening and educational, to say the least and makes you wonder why we we "go home and are okay" with all of this. Because "nobody should be".


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