Overall Rank: 2484
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 46
Theatrical Release Date: 01/17/2004
Genre: Documentary, Historical
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott
Actors: Michael Moore, Mikela J. Mikael, Ray Anderson, Noam Chomsky, Samuel Epstein, Milton Friedman
Plot: A documentary that mentions big name corporations that hamper the environment and human conditions. It informs the viewers of the corporate responsibilities aside from the income generating business side. Various instances from polluting rivers, a certain company threatening factual journalism and the like.
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Yojimbo - wrote on 05/17/2016
Charting the evolution of the business world from the inception of the modern corporation as a single purpose, tightly regulated tool in the 19th century through to its current global domination, The Corporation makes for some sobering viewing. Featuring "talking head" interviews from the likes of Nobel Prize winner Milton Friedman, Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein and Michael Moore, this film not only attempts to dissect how the modern corporation operates, but also how it acquired these seemingly all encompassing powers through the corruption of the democratic process, the implications of its profit-driven misdeeds and how the rest of the human race and the planet itself is suffering for a system that puts greed first and all other considerations second. This is a subject in which I have a …
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 05/21/2012
Nike spends 7 cents an hour for their laborers. A child born without eyes and frogs having more than 4 legs due to unstable chemicals used in companies. Monsanto’s detrimental effects on cows and consumers alike were divulged. Environmental effects, manipulation of marketing to children ($12 billion on advertising), patenting, and IBM’s equipment used by German Nazi’s for tracking the status of prisoners as well were brought up. Some scenes tend to drag and soundtrack somewhat monotonous. Interesting topics were discussed though which makes it a descent documentary to view. The Corporation’s message and aim is near impossible, and how can one survive if people try to dissuade working at big companies despite the horrendous effects on Mother Nature and living things.
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