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The Best Michael Moore Movies

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List of the best Michael Moore movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Michael Moore's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Michael Moore movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Michael Moore movies will be at the top of the list. Michael Moore has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Michael Moore movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Michael Moore films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Michael Moore role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Michael Moore performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List includes Stalag 17, EDtv, more.

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    Stalag 17 is a 1953 comedy-drama war film which tells the story of a group of American airmen held in a German World War II prisoner of war camp, who come to suspect that one of their number is an informant. The film was adapted by Billy Wilder and Edwin Blum from the Broadway play by Donald Bevan and Edmund Trzcinski, which was based on their experiences as prisoners in Stalag 17B in Austria. Produced and directed by Wilder, it starred William Holden in his Oscar-winning role, Don Taylor, Robert Strauss, Neville Brand, Harvey Lembeck, Peter Graves, Sig Ruman and Otto Preminger. Strauss and Lembeck both appeared in the original Broadway production....  more
    • Actors: William Holden, Peter Graves, Otto Preminger, Neville Brand, Don Taylor
    • Released: 1953
    • Directed by: Billy Wilder
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    The Atomic City is a 1952 drama film directed by Jerry Hopper, starring Gene Barry and Lydia Clarke. The story takes place at Los Alamos, New Mexico, where a nuclear physicist lives and works. Terrorists kidnap his son and demand that the physicist turn over the H-bomb formula. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing, Sydney Boehm being the nominee....  more
    • Actors: Gene Barry, Milburn Stone, Nancy Gates, Olan Soule, Dick Elliott
    • Released: 1952
    • Directed by: Jerry Hopper
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    Canadian Bacon is a 1995 comedy film which satirizes Canada–United States relations along the Canada–United States border written, directed, and produced by Michael Moore. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1995 Cannes Film Festival, and was the final released film to star John Candy, though it was shot before the earlier-released Wagons East!....  more
    • Actors: Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Michael Moore, Alan Alda, Jim Belushi
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Michael Moore
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    The Fever is a 2004 film, a psychological drama produced by HBO Films, directed by Carlo Gabriel Nero and based on the 1990 eponymous play by writer/actor, Wallace Shawn. The film stars Vanessa Redgrave and includes cameos by Angelina Jolie, Joely Richardson and Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Michael Moore....  more
    • Actors: Angelina Jolie, Michael Moore, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, Rade Šerbedžija
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Carlo Gabriel Nero
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