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The Yes Men Fix the World (2009)

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Troublemaking duo Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, posing as their industrious alter-egos, expose the people profiting from Hurricane Katrina, the faces behind the environmental disaster in Bhopal, and other shocking events.

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Andy Bichlbaum (as The Yes Men), Mike Bonanno (as The Yes Men) | 1 more credit »

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Andy Bichlbaum (idea) (as The Yes Men), Mike Bonanno (idea) (as The Yes Men) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Reggie Watts ... Himself
Mike Bonanno Mike Bonanno ... Himself (as The Yes Men)
Andy Bichlbaum Andy Bichlbaum ... Himself (as The Yes Men)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Ebeling Richard Ebeling ... Himself
Myron Ebell Myron Ebell ... Himself
Ken Green Ken Green ... Himself
Marlo Lewis Jr. Marlo Lewis Jr. ... Himself
Ray Nagin Ray Nagin ... Himself
Frances Fox Piven Frances Fox Piven ... Herself
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Troublemaking duo Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, posing as their industrious alter-egos, expose the people profiting from Hurricane Katrina, the faces behind the environmental disaster in Bhopal, and other shocking events.

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Sometimes it takes a lie to expose the truth.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

7 August 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Yes Men reparieren die Welt See more »

Filming Locations:

Bhopal, India See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,956, 9 October 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$189,506, 5 March 2010
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Followed by The Yes Men Are Revolting (2014) See more »

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Needed hoaxes
18 February 2010 | by pivicSee all my reviews

Despite the fact that some people seem to feel that it is cruel to state that Dow Chemical accepts full responsibility for the Bhopal catastrophe, or that HUD (the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) wants to give former inhabitants of houses in New Orleans back their apartments, the affected people don't seem to think so. They're happy that people bring attention to their problem, and doing so by adding humor to it is often what is needed in a dour political climate such as these examples show, when multi-national corporations rule international business and - indeed - politics for most part.

Much like Bill Hicks showed us, adding humor as spice often brings attention to the facts. The Yes Men were sharper in their previous film, but this one is still very valid as they continue to show the dangers of a free market taking over interests only to make as much money for their shareholders as is possible, not existing in the interest for the state at all.


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