68 user 16 critic

Michael Moore Hates America (2004)

1:30 | Trailer

Watch Now

With Prime Video

Michael Wilson, like the subject of his film, is trying to get an interview with a multi-millionaire; however, in this case, that millionaire is Michael Moore himself.



1 nomination. See more awards »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A documentary that examines the question, "If Barack Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?"

Directors: Dinesh D'Souza, John Sullivan
Stars: Jay Bastian, Joe Biden, Cait Brasel
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A story that questions the shaming of the US through revisionist history, lies and omissions by educational institutions, political organizations, Alinsky, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other progressives to destroy America.

Directors: Dinesh D'Souza, John Sullivan
Stars: Dinesh D'Souza, Barack Obama, Josh Bonzie
Clinton Cash (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An investigation into how the Clintons have amassed millions in personal wealth through foreign contributions to the Clinton Foundation, a supposed charity, in exchange for political favors... See full summary »

Director: M.A. Taylor
Stars: Peter Schweizer, Sani Abacha, Gilbert Chagoury
Documentary | Biography | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Documentarian Dinesh D'Souza analyzes the history of the Democratic Party and what he thinks are Hillary Clinton's true motivations.

Directors: Dinesh D'Souza, Bruce Schooley
Stars: Dinesh D'Souza, Jonah Goldberg, Andrea Cohen
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

The film contrasts two views of role that the federal government should play in our daily lives using the words and actions of Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama.

Director: Ray Griggs
Stars: Ken Blackwell, Andrew Breitbart, Chris Cox
Fahrenhype 9/11 (Video 2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A documentary which refutes and debunks "facts" made by Michael Moore in his hit film Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004).

Director: Alan Peterson
Stars: Dick Morris, Zell Miller, Ed Koch
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A documentary that takes a close look at who Hillary Clinton really is. The many mini-interviews, news articles, and investigative reports give the viewer an in depth look into what makes Mrs. Clinton tick.

Director: Alan Peterson
Stars: Gary Aldrich, Michael Barone, Bay Buchanan
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

One man with a website who forever changed the media paradigm, upending the traditional press and changing the ground rules of political journalism.

Director: Andrew Marcus
Stars: Andrew Breitbart, Orson Bean, Dick Armey
The Obama Deception (Video 2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Controversial radio host Alex Jones presents his theory that the newly elected 44th president of The United States is merely a puppet in a conspiracy to loot the American public and orchestrate a totalitarian world government.

Director: Alex Jones
Stars: Francis Boyle, Gerald Celente, Daniel Estulin
The O'Reilly Factor (1996–2017)
News | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

Fox News Channel news and talk show.

Stars: Bill O'Reilly, Laura Ingraham, Juan Williams
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

Ben Stein examines the issue of academic freedom and decides that there is none when it comes to the debate over intelligent design.

Director: Nathan Frankowski
Stars: Ben Stein, Lili Asvar, Peter Atkins
Hannity (TV Series 2009)
News | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Talk show covering politics and daily news on weeknights.

Stars: Sean Hannity, Michelle Malkin, Dana Perino


Credited cast:
Mike Abraham ... Himself - Mike's Deli
Pete Auger ... Himself - Davison City Manager
... Himself
... Himself
Peter Damon ... Himself - Veteran
... Himself - Chief Executive, The Walt Disney Corporation
Sandra Froman ... Herself - First Vice President, National Rifle Association
... Himself
David Hardy ... Himself - Attorney / Author
David Horowitz ... Himself - Conservative Activist
Jan Jacobson ... Herself - 'Bowling For Columbine'
... Himself - 'Penn & Teller'
Mark Kennedy ... Himself - Congressman
Jesse Malouf ... Himself - Editor, 'Uncommon Sense'
... Himself - Documentary Filmaker


Michael Moore Hates America is a documentary that forces audiences to rethink the genre. It challenges conventional wisdom and takes on the top documentary filmmaker of all time. Join Mike Wilson as he travels from coast to coast in search of the American Dream, and chases down Michael Moore in an effort to figure out why the two have such different visions of America. Written by MMHA Productions

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


The story of a rebel who took on Mike See more »



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »


Official Sites:

Official Site



Release Date:

12 September 2004 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:



Box Office


$200,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs



See  »

Did You Know?


On the film's official website, under his own film-maker's journal, Michael Wilson states that the original cut ran three hours. See more »


[from trailer]
Michael Moore: I'm not in anyone's movies other than my own.
[a list of other people's movies he's been in scrolls up]
See more »

Crazy Credits

Carr Hagerman - Skip T. Truth See more »


That's The Way It Is
Written by Levi Seacer Jr., Casey Smith and Robert Ashmun
Performed by Johnny Bird and Shane Martin
Courtesy of Future Media Intertainment
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A Fun, Likable Adventure!
7 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

An ambitious filmmaker travels across America -- from Flint, Michigan to the streets of the Big Apple -- on a quest to peel back the layers and expose a buried truth for all to see. Sound familiar? Only this time it's Michael Wilson, not Moore, at the helm and the richer of the two Mikes is the villain, not the hero.

"Michael Moore Hates America" is a fun little film to be commended for exposing the deception and outright lies employed by the partisan Moore. We see how Moore doctored speeches by Charleton Heston, he of the evil gun rights lobby. We meet the upbeat soldier whose image Moore used (without permission) to blast the Bush administration. Just as appallingly, we see how Moore's smash hit "Fahrenheit 9/11" doctored a newspaper to fit his beliefs of what the facts ought to be. It's all very fascinating regardless of whether you support Moore, who apparently thought no one would uncover or care about his fibs.

In a parody of Moore's own "Roger & Me", Wilson spends the film in a desperate attempt to track down Moore for an honest interview. He sends flowers, writes letters, makes phone calls and goes on television. But the closest he ever comes is when he takes advantage of an open mike question session at a college where Moore is speaking. Alas he is unceremoniously rebuked... it seems Moore can dish it, but he sure can't take it.

Not everyone could have made such an entertaining rebuttal to Moore. Cheap anti-Moore quickies like "Fahrenhype 9/11" and the near laughable "Celsius 41.11" just don't cut it, nevermind that only six people saw them. The likable Wilson, every bit the everyman Moore wants to be, is a delightful and honest screen presence. He's not at all vicious toward Moore and seems more interested in creating an uplifting work about the power of the American spirit than in getting into a heavyhanded political debate. Of course even this is in sharp contrast to Moore, who paints a picture of America as the Land of Non-Opportunity where evil politicians are out to rip apart Average Joe.

If you're looking for a mindless right-wing "we're right, they're wrong" piece (like what Moore does from the left), this isn't it. If you're looking for a positive, honest documentary that isn't really political at all, catch "Michael Moore Hates America."

40 of 79 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 68 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Sci-Fi Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular sci-fi movies and TV shows available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed