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Michael Moore is an Academy Award-winning American filmmaker, author, social critic, and political activist. His written and cinematic works criticize globalization, large corporations, assault-weapon ownership, US Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, the Iraq War, the American health care system, and capitalism.
Moore directed and produced of Fahrenheit 9/11, which is the highest-grossing documentary of all time and winner of the Palme d'Or.
His films Bowling for Columbine (2002) and Sicko (2007) also placed in the top-ten highest-grossing documentaries, and the former won the Academy Award for Documentary Feature.
In September 2008 he released his first free movie on the Internet, Slacker Uprising, which documented his personal quest to encourage more Americans to vote in presidential elections.
He has also written and starred in the television shows TV Nation and The Awful Truth.
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