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Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Prices (2005) Movie Information

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3198

Avg. Rating:

2.77/4

# of Ratings:

24

Genres:

Documentary

Rating:

NR

Language:

English

Theater Date:

11/04/2005

Director:

Robert Greenwald

Actors:

James Cromwell
Frances Fisher
Stan Fortune
Rev. James Lawson
Weldon Nicholson
Sandra Laney

 

 

 

 

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Plot Outline:

A documentary that takes a look at the impact of the retail giant on local communities.

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dukeakasmudge 09/26/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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GREAT documentary about Wal-Mart AKA Cult-Mart

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goodfellamike 10/23/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Enlightening, hilariously one-sided documentary that claims the corporation formed a monopoly at the expense of foreign workers, low wages and terrible benefits for its employees; the narrative lags at times, but it paints a vivid portrait of the evils behind the mask of the smiley face logo. Final Grade: B+

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07/12/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Anti-Wal-Mart Movie Relies on Shock, Not Reasoning

Adolf Hitler, Saddam Hussain, H. Lee Scott. What do all of these people have in common? They have some sort of hand in oppression. Hitler oppressed the Jews, Hussain oppressed the country of Iraq, and H. Lee Scott is oppressing the low-wage workers of America with an institution called Wal-Mart. But how is this company hurting Americans? The film "Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price" tries to be the valiant knight in Shining Armor, but sadly, that armor needs more polish.


The film hits upon numerous issues within its 90 minute run time. It starts off with the shut down of the good ole mom and pop stores by featuring a hardware store ran by the Hunter family that was shut down upon the arrival of a Wal-Mart. The issue comes up later in the film my showing how the Esry family was robb...

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