The Greatest Movie Ever Sold parents guide

The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

Overall A-

With a tongue-in-cheek attitude, Morgan Spurlock looks at the practice of product placement in movies and other entertainment, by making a documentary funded by product placements. The film's alternate name (which captures the spirit of the project) is Pom Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold.

Release date April 22, 2011

Violence A-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity D+
Substance Use B

Why is The Greatest Movie Ever Sold rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Greatest Movie Ever Sold PG-13 for some language and sexual material.

Run Time: 88 minutes

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Why is The Greatest Movie Ever Sold rated PG-13? The Greatest Movie Ever Sold is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some language and sexual material.

Violence: A car accident is briefly depicted.

Sexual Content: A cartoon drawing shows a penile erection. Numerous, brief depictions of nearly naked woman and provocative sexual scenes are shown. A small drawing of a naked woman is seen in the background.

Language: The script contains two strong sexual expletives and a handful of other profanities.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Bottles of alcohol are seen in the background of some scenes. An animated segment shows a man and camel each smoking several cigarettes at a time. Depictions of cigar and cigarette smoking are shown in a few other scenes, along with background beer ads and an advertisement for hard alcohol.

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The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Language May Offend, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

The Greatest Movie Ever Sold is directed by Morgan Spurlock and stars Morgan Spurlock.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Greatest Movie Ever Sold movie is August 23, 2011. Here are some details…

The Greatest Movie Ever Soldreleases to Blu-ray and DVD on August 23, 2011. Bonus extras include:

- Commentary by Director Morgan Spurlock, Producer Jeremy Chilnick, Cinematographer Daniel Marracino and Editor Tom Vogt

- Workin’ Nine to Five (AM): POM Behind-the-Scenes Featurette

- Five Deleted Scenes: The Greatest Vacation Destination: Aruba, My Favorite Commercial: A Montage, Ralph Nadar: Words of Wisdom, Softer Is Louder: Frank Luntz and Delving into the Consumer Unconscious: ZMET Extended.

- Five Commercials: Alternate Pom Wonderful Commercial, The Greatest Airline You’ll Ever Fly: Jet Blue In-Flight, JetBlue Commercial, Hyatt Commercial and The Greatest Hotel You’ll Ever Experience: Hyatt Welcome.

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Morgan Spurlock also directed the documentaries Super Size Me, Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden and a segment in Feakonomics. A good example of integral product placement/promotion is the Austin Mini’s starring role in the movie The Italian Job. The documentary’s title spoofs the classic biblical movie, The Greatest Story Ever Told.