Michael Moore

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Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and author. Moore's work frequently addresses various social, political, and economic topics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Moore has received more than 7,648,627 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia. Michael Moore is the 240th most popular film director (down from 193rd in 2019), the 1,599th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,219th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular American Film Director.

Michael Moore is most famous for his documentary film "Roger and Me" which is about the effects of General Motors closing their Flint, Michigan plant.

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  • 7.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.58

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among film directors, Michael Moore ranks 240 out of 2,041Before him are Gabriel Axel, Ruggero Deodato, Terence Young, Jacques Becker, Béla Tarr, and Jafar Panahi. After him are James Ivory, Yılmaz Güney, Bertrand Tavernier, Víctor Erice, John Sturges, and Lucio Fulci.

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Among people born in 1954, Michael Moore ranks 57Before him are Uli Stielike, Marian Gold, Michael Dudikoff, Lee Child, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, and Sezen Aksu. After him are Yanni, Catherine O'Hara, Kailash Satyarthi, Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, Phil Rudd, and Riccardo Patrese.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Moore ranks 1,599 out of 20,380Before him are Marilyn Manson (1969), Louise Brooks (1906), Jeffrey DeMunn (1947), Conrad Hilton (1887), Julia Child (1912), and Norman Reedus (1969). After him are James Ivory (1928), Beyoncé (1981), Steve Ditko (1927), Karen Grassle (1942), Barbara Hershey (1948), and Edgar Mitchell (1930).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Michael Moore ranks 62Before him are Robert Wise (1914), Barry Levinson (1942), Nicholas Ray (1911), Arthur Penn (1922), Gus Van Sant (1952), and Edwin S. Porter (1870). After him are James Ivory (1928), John Sturges (1910), Peter Bogdanovich (1939), Richard Fleischer (1916), Robert Aldrich (1918), and John Frankenheimer (1930).