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Citizens United (2015)

| Drama | 2015 (USA)
An activist group works for corporate accountability, while they struggle with the wrongful entrapment of some of their members.

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Sean Garrett (as The Pen)

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Sean Garrett (as The Pen)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Asner ... Ace Rogers
Betty Ouyang ... Sun Lee
Pamela Clay ... Lynn Rogers
Samuel Kay Forrest ... Spike, Alexander Hamilton (as Sam Forrest)
Bella Popa ... Lisa (Activist 1)
George Q. Nguyen ... Harry Lee
Salmaan Bokhari ... Defense Attorney Buford Cotton (as Salman Bokhari)
Nancy Van Iderstine ... Sara
Miklos Gyulai Miklos Gyulai ... Adam (Activist 2)
Ben Shields ... James Madison
Stephan Todd Stephan Todd ... Smudge
Michael De Palma ... Razor
Joseph Lennon McCord Joseph Lennon McCord ... Bull Weaver
Jack Fitz ... PR Consultant
Cary Harrison Cary Harrison ... News Reporter
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When activist Sun Lee leads a protest against civilian killings by drones manufactured by the defense contracting company her grandfather founded, it leads to a dramatic falling out with her family. Now, the activist group she leads becomes the target of an unscrupulous government informant, who infiltrates the group and frames two members for a fabricated terrorist plot. Grappling with betrayal at every turn, Sun continues to strive for a shareholders' resolution condemning the drone killings, while leading her organization in the fight against the systematic shredding of U.S. democracy. Written by anonymous

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The courtroom scenes were all filmed at the old abandoned courthouse in Whittier, Ca. See more »

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Writer/Director Brave to Tackle Subject of Widespread Corruption!
21 August 2016 | by BettyABSOLUTELYSee all my reviews

I wish more Filmmakers would tackle the injustice of how Large Corporations completely control our government. "Citizens United"--and its effect on ALL of our lives--should be on everyone's mind. Films SHOULD make us think as well as feel! I think the Filmmaker was trying to show ordinary citizens trying to take a stand against our modern-day Goliath. And he was trying to leave us with an overall positive message: Yes, there are huge forces manipulating the system against us... but that cannot stop people who want a better future!!! The film has an extremely motivating tone to it. Also it was great to see multiple- Emmy-winning actor Ed Asner in this.


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2015 (USA) See more »

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Citizens United, The Movie See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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