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Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe (2016)

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A documentary alleging that the CDC, the government agency charged with protecting the health of American citizens, destroyed data on their 2004 study that allegedly showed a link between the MMR vaccine and autism.


Andrew Wakefield



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Credited cast:
Del Matthew Bigtree ... Himself
Mark F. Blaxill Mark F. Blaxill ... Himself
Michaela Blaxill Michaela Blaxill ... Herself
Baxter Burrowes Baxter Burrowes ... Himself
Cruz Burrowes Cruz Burrowes ... Himself
Dan Burton Dan Burton ... Himself
Jack Devereux Jack Devereux ... Himself
Nick Devereux Nick Devereux ... Himself
Tyler Dewitte Tyler Dewitte ... Himself
Lou Ealey Lou Ealey ... Himself
Sheila Ealey Sheila Ealey ... Herself
Temple Ealey Temple Ealey ... Himself
Ali Edwards Ali Edwards ... Herself
Jonathon Edwards Jonathon Edwards ... Himself
Michael Edwards Michael Edwards ... Himself


In 2013, biologist Dr. Brian Hooker received a call from a Senior Scientist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) who led the agency's 2004 study on the Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine and its link to autism. The scientist, Dr. William Thompson, confessed that the CDC had omitted crucial data in their final report that revealed a causal relationship between the MMR vaccine and autism. Over several months, Dr. Hooker records the phone calls made to him by Dr. Thompson who provides the confidential data destroyed by his colleagues at the CDC. Dr. Hooker enlists the help of Andrew Wakefield, the British gastroenterologist falsely accused of starting the anti-vax movement when he first reported in 1998 that the MMR vaccine may cause autism. In his ongoing effort to advocate for children's health, Wakefield directs this documentary examining the evidence behind an appalling cover-up committed by the government agency charged with protecting the health of American... Written by Cinema Libre Studio

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The film they don't want you to see




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Release Date:

6 April 2017 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

VAXXED - Die schockierende Wahrheit See more »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,339, 3 April 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$164,982, 1 May 2016
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Stereo (5.1 surround)


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Director Andrew Wakefield wrote the study printed in the scientific journal "The Lancet", which started the controversy between vaccines and autism. This study was later retracted by The Lancet, and Wakefield lost his medical license as a result. See more »


Referenced in Unbearables: The Men in Little Hats (2019) See more »


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Must see....write to your senator to subpoena Dr. THOMPSON
17 April 2016 | by v_marcialSee all my reviews

Had the honor of watching the Vaxxed documentary tonight and felt an array of emotions. yet,nothing I was hearing was new to me or surprising with the obvious exception of not knowing about the fraud committed by the CDC...I became a mother 9 years ago and I now have 3 healthy smart children... and based off of my own research of the studies that have been done on vaccines and autism and after analyzing the vaccine ingredients themselves and hearing parent testimonies, I decided I was going to raise natural children. If i could not trust one vaccine....i had to question the integrity of the entire line up....and I did and I still do... now more so than ever because of this brilliant documentary.

During the course of my journey for truth and safer vaccines, I connected the dots...and I started to see the holes in our health care system and government (that we have been conditioned to trust above all else...even our own instincts and intuitions) and these holes were swallowing children whole into an autistic abyss never to return to their normal selves again....The evidence is alarming (and there is plenty of it) in the documentary just as it always has been...I don't see how this is not plastered all over the news right now. You must see this movie! The CDC LIED to an entire nation of parents who put their trust in their studies and scientific findings and putting their own children at risk....when the CDC knew ALL ALONG that the MMR vaccines cause autism. I sat in the audience tonight and felt the ripple of truth pierce the hearts and more importantly the MINDS OF THE BLINDED AND MISLEAD....I am proud to be a part of this movement. I feel even more confident in my decision to raise natural children and to know that i am not alone and that many many more will question the CDCs vaccine studies, is just the beginning of a huge awakening. Safe vaccines. Thank you to the parents who shared their stories in this documentary and to Andy Wakefield and Del Bigtree for having the courage to stand your ground for those who feel bullied or intimidated by the system....to put the facts out there that we all deserve to know!

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