Michael Moore

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Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American left-wing documentary filmmaker, author, and activist. His works frequently address the topics of globalization and capitalism.Moore won the 2002 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for Bowling for Columbine, which examined the causes of the Columbine High School massacre and the overall gun culture of the United States. He also directed and produced Fahrenheit 9/11, a critical look at the presidency of George W. Bush and the War on Terror, which earned $119,194,771 to become the highest-grossing documentary at the American box office of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Moore has received more than 5,776,768 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Michael Moore is the 136th most popular film director (up from 147th in 2019), the 938th most popular biography from United States (up from 983rd in 2019) and the 42nd 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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Among film directors, Michael Moore ranks 136 out of 1,580Before him are Satyajit Ray, Volker Schlöndorff, John Woo, René Clément, D. W. Griffith, and Ettore Scola. After him are Josef von Sternberg, Peter Greenaway, Jacques Rivette, Jean Vigo, Jan Švankmajer, and Max Reinhardt.

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Among people born in 1954, Michael Moore ranks 24Before him are Stieg Larsson, Mario Kempes, Matt Groening, Ang Lee, Annie Lennox, and Dieter Bohlen. After him are Harald Schumacher, Ray Liotta, Serzh Sargsyan, Dennis Quaid, Carlos Ghosn, and Halimah Yacob.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Moore ranks 938 out of 15,968Before him are Robert Lucas Jr. (1937), William Alfred Fowler (1911), Philip Warren Anderson (1923), Judith Butler (1956), Richard Matheson (1926), and Irwin Rose (1926). After him are John Vincent Atanasoff (1903), Vincent Price (1911), Howard H. Aiken (1900), Kobe Bryant (1978), James B. Sumner (1887), and Bob Kane (1915).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Michael Moore ranks 42Before him are William Friedkin (1935), Michael Cimino (1939), Walter Hill (1942), David Fincher (1962), Michael Mann (1943), and D. W. Griffith (1875). After him are James Ivory (1928), Gene Deitch (1924), Don Siegel (1912), Jonathan Demme (1944), Kathryn Bigelow (1951), and Robert Wise (1914).

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