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4,822 Ratings

Bowling for Columbine

Directed by Michael Moore
United States, Canada, 2002


The famed documentarian tackles the issue of America’s unique obsession with firearms. A film about the fearful heart and soul of the country and the 280 million Americans lucky enough to have the right to a constitutionally protected Uzi.

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Bowling for Columbine Directed by Michael Moore

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2002 | Winner: 55th Anniversary Prize

Academy Awards

2003 | Winner: Best Documentary, Features

Independent Spirit Awards

2003 | Winner: Best Documentary

Critics reviews

Moore’s appeal is rooted in his being a pugilistic everyman who’s fiendishly funny despite starring in documentaries. Perhaps above all else, Moore is a comedian. . . . As a work of argument, Bowling for Columbine is often galvanizing, and as entertainment, it’s uniquely, enduringly dynamic.
June 19, 2018
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