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Uncovered: The War on Iraq (2004)

In this documentary feature, filmmaker Robert Greenwald chronicles the Bush Administration's case to invade Iraq following the events of Sept. 11, 2001. The film examines the ... See full summary »


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Credited cast:
David Albright David Albright ... Self - Physicist and former weapons inspector with the IAEA Action team
Robert Baer ... Self - Former CIA operative who served in Iraq and Lebanon; awarded the Career Intelligence Medal
Milton Bearden ... Self - Former head of the CIA's Societ / Eastern European Division and Station Chief in Pakistan
Rand Beers Rand Beers ... Self - Former Special Assistant to the President and National Security Council Senior Director for Combating Terrorism
Hans Blix Hans Blix ... Self (archive footage) (as Dr. Hans Blix)
Jeff Bornstein ... Guest
George W. Bush ... Self (archive footage)
Dick Cheney ... Self (archive footage)
Bill Christison Bill Christison ... Self - Former CIA Director of the Office of Regional and Political Analysis
David Corn David Corn ... Self - Washington Editor of the Nation Magazine
Philip Coyle Philip Coyle ... Self - Former Assistant Security of Defense and Director of Operational Test and Evaluation at the Pentagon
John Dean ... Self - Former White House Counsel to President Nixon
Patrick Eddington Patrick Eddington ... Self - Former CIA Analyst during the 1991 Iraq War
Ari Fleischer ... Self (archive footage) (as Ari Fleisher)
Chas Freeman Chas Freeman ... Self - Former Assistant Secretary of Defense and Ambassador to Saudi Arabia


In this documentary feature, filmmaker Robert Greenwald chronicles the Bush Administration's case to invade Iraq following the events of Sept. 11, 2001. The film examines the administration's argument for war through interviews with U.S intelligence and defense officials, foreign service experts and U.N. weapons inspectors -- including a former CIA director, a former ambassador to Saudi Arabia and even President Bush's Secretary of the Army. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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This film is an extended version of Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War (2004), a 56-minute video documentary that became a grassroots hit in 2003. Because of its popularity, producer/director Robert Greenwald expanded and updated the film for the 2004 Cannes Film Festival and it was subsequently picked up for theatrical distribution by Cinema Libre Studio. See more »


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Deja Vu
2 September 2004 | by rtf3310See all my reviews

Another poor attempt to destroy a triumph in humanity, and modern day politics and social policies. Perpetuating the belief that the government owes an explanation for everything that is done. Totally disregarding the positives that come from the Bush administration removing a tyrant from power.

Don't expect all the facts, 99% of the movie is based on these "high officials in the government" speculations. (Majority of which are not in any position of power anymore, and wouldn't have any facts surrounding the invasion)

All in all, it's another movie about how bad Bush is, and how much we're lied to. And never forget that biological weapons ARE weapons of mass destruction. This seems to be forgotten frequently throughout the "movie".

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Release Date:

13 October 2004 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Al descubierto: Guerra en Irak See more »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,481, 22 August 2004

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Production Co:

Cinema Libre Studio See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR



Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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