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  • The Corporation (2003)
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    145 min | Documentary, History
The Corporation (2003)
Not Rated
145 min | Documentary, History

Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance.
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Directors
Mark Achbar | Jennifer Abbott (co-director)
Writers
Joel Bakan (written by) (based on the book "The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power" by) (narration written by) (developer) (creator) | Harold Crooks (narration written by) | Mark Achbar (narration written by) (developer) (creator) | Thomas Shandel (developer) (as Tom Shandel)
Composer
Cinematographers
Mark Achbar (camera) | Daniel Conrad | Rolf Cutts (camera) | Jeffrey M. Hoffman (camera) (as Jeff Hoffman) | Kirk Tougas (camera)
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Release date
Jun 4, 2004 (United States)

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91 cast members
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Mikela Jay
Self - Narrator (voice) (as Mikela J. Mikael) Self - Narrator (voice) (as Mikela J. Mikael)   See fewer
Rob Beckwermert
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Christopher Gora
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Nina Jones
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Richard Kopycinski
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Karen Lam
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Sean Lang
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Bert Phillips
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Diana Wilson
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Jane Akre
Self - Investigative Reporter Self - Investigative Reporter   See fewer
Ray Anderson
Self - CEO, Interface Self - CEO, Interface   See fewer
Joe Badaracco
Self - Professor of Business Ethics, Harvard Business School Self - Professor of Business Ethics, Harvard Business School   See fewer
Maude Barlow
Self - Chairperson, Council of Canadians Self - Chairperson, Council of Canadians   See fewer
Chris Barrett
Self - Corporate Sponsored University Students Self - Corporate Sponsored University Students   See fewer
Marc Barry
Self - Competitive Intelligence Professional Self - Competitive Intelligence Professional   See fewer
Robert Benson
Self - Professor of Law, UCLA Self - Professor of Law, UCLA   See fewer
Elaine Bernard
Self - Executive Director of Trade Union Program, Harvard Self - Executive Director of Trade Union Program, Harvard   See fewer
Edwin Black
Self - Author, IBM and the Holocaust Self - Author, IBM and the Holocaust   See fewer
Carlton Brown
Self - Commodities Trader Self - Commodities Trader   See fewer
Smedley Butler
Self - USMC: Exposes Anti-FDR Plot (archive footage) (as Smedley Darlington Butler) Self - USMC: Exposes Anti-FDR Plot (archive footage) (as Smedley Darlington Butler)   See fewer
Noam Chomsky
Self - Institute Professor, MIT Self - Institute Professor, MIT   See fewer
Shiv Chopra
Self - Health Canada Scientist (archive footage) (as Dr. Shiv Chopra) Self - Health Canada Scientist (archive footage) (as Dr. Shiv Chopra)   See fewer
Ed Collins
Self - Counselor Self - Counselor   See fewer
Thomas D'Aquino
Self - President, Business Council on National Issues Self - President, Business Council on National Issues   See fewer
Víctor Hugo Daza
Self - Slain Student: Bolivia (archive footage) Self - Slain Student: Bolivia (archive footage)   See fewer
Solomon DeMontigny
Self - Baker Self - Baker   See fewer
Peter Drucker
Self - Founder, Drucker School of Management Self - Founder, Drucker School of Management   See fewer
Samuel Epstein
Self - Professor Emeritus of Environmental Medicine, University of Illinois Self - Professor Emeritus of Environmental Medicine, University of Illinois   See fewer
Andrea Finger
Self - Spokesperson, Celebration Florida Self - Spokesperson, Celebration Florida   See fewer
Nicole Barchilon Frank
Self - Office Manager Self - Office Manager   See fewer
Milton Friedman
Self - Nobel Prize Winning Economist Self - Nobel Prize Winning Economist   See fewer
Susan Gaydos
Self - Environmental Technician Self - Environmental Technician   See fewer
Sam Gibara
Self - Chairman and Former CEO, Goodyear Tire Self - Chairman and Former CEO, Goodyear Tire   See fewer
Kathie Lee Gifford
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Richard Grossman
Self - Co-Founder, Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy Self - Co-Founder, Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy   See fewer
Bruce Hamilton
Self - Business Owner Self - Business Owner   See fewer
Robert Hare
Self - Consultant to the FBI on Psychopaths (as Dr. Robert Hare) Self - Consultant to the FBI on Psychopaths (as Dr. Robert Hare)   See fewer
Lucy Hughes
Self - Vice President, Initiative Media Self - Vice President, Initiative Media   See fewer
Ira Jackson
Self - Director of Center for Business and Government, Harvard University Self - Director of Center for Business and Government, Harvard University   See fewer
Charles Kernaghan
Self - Director, National Labor Committee Self - Director, National Labor Committee   See fewer
Robert Keyes
Self - President and CEO, Canadian Council for Internation Business Self - President and CEO, Canadian Council for Internation Business   See fewer
Suk Choo Kim
Self - Business Owner Self - Business Owner   See fewer
Mark Kingwell
Self - Philosopher Self - Philosopher   See fewer
Naomi Klein
Self - Author, No Logo Self - Author, No Logo   See fewer
Tom Kline
Self - Senior Vice President, Pfizer Inc. Self - Senior Vice President, Pfizer Inc.   See fewer
Phil Knight
Self - Founder & CEO, Nike (archive footage) Self - Founder & CEO, Nike (archive footage)   See fewer
Chris Komisarjevsky
Self - CEO, Burson Marsteller Self - CEO, Burson Marsteller   See fewer
James Lafferty
Self - National Lawyers Guild Self - National Lawyers Guild   See fewer
Susan E. Linn
Self - Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Self - Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard   See fewer
Luke McCabe
Self - Corporate Sponsored University Students Self - Corporate Sponsored University Students   See fewer
Robert Monks
Self - Corporate Governance Advisor Self - Corporate Governance Advisor   See fewer
Mark Moody-Stuart
Self - Former Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell (as Sir Mark Moody-Stuart) Self - Former Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell (as Sir Mark Moody-Stuart)   See fewer
Michael Moore
Self - Filmmaker & Author Self - Filmmaker & Author   See fewer
Oscar Olivera
Self - Coalition in Defense of Water and Life Self - Coalition in Defense of Water and Life   See fewer
Pierre Pettigrew
Self - Minister of Trade, Canada Self - Minister of Trade, Canada   See fewer
Jonathan Ressler
Self - CEO, Big Fat Inc. Self - CEO, Big Fat Inc.   See fewer
Jeremy Rifkin
Self - President, Foundation on Economic Trends Self - President, Foundation on Economic Trends   See fewer
Jim Robinson
Self - Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce (archive footage) Self - Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce (archive footage)   See fewer
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Self (archive footage) (as Franklin Delano Roosevelt) Self (archive footage) (as Franklin Delano Roosevelt)   See fewer
Amy Rosefield
Self - Social Worker (as Amy Field) Self - Social Worker (as Amy Field)   See fewer
Vandana Shiva
Self - Physicist & Ecologist (as Dr. Vandana Shiva) Self - Physicist & Ecologist (as Dr. Vandana Shiva)   See fewer
Clay Timon
Self - CEO, Landor and Associates Self - CEO, Landor and Associates   See fewer
Michael Walker
Self - Executive Director, The Fraser Institute Self - Executive Director, The Fraser Institute   See fewer
Robert Weissman
Self - Editor, Multinational Monitor Self - Editor, Multinational Monitor   See fewer
Steve Wilson
Self - Investigative Reporter Self - Investigative Reporter   See fewer
Irving Wladawski-Berger
Self - Vice President, IBM Technology and Strategy Group Self - Vice President, IBM Technology and Strategy Group   See fewer
Don Xui Xziang
Self - Burmese Refugee Self - Burmese Refugee   See fewer
Mary Zepernick
Self - Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy Self - Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy   See fewer
Howard Zinn
Self - Author, A People's History of the United States Self - Author, A People's History of the United States   See fewer
Kofi Annan
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
George W. Bush
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Jean Chrétien
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Winston Churchill
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Mohandas K. Gandhi
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Frank Gifford
Self - Behind Kathie Lee (archive footage) (uncredited) Self - Behind Kathie Lee (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Adolf Hitler
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King George VI
Self - with Queen Elizabeth (unconfirmed) (archive footage) (uncredited) Self - with Queen Elizabeth (unconfirmed) (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Martin Luther King
Self - During March on Washington (archive footage) (uncredited) Self - During March on Washington (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Vladimir Lenin
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Nelson Mandela
Self - After Release, with Winnie (archive footage) (uncredited) Self - After Release, with Winnie (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Winnie Mandela
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Peter Mansbridge
Self - CBC (archive sound) (uncredited) Self - CBC (archive sound) (uncredited)   See fewer
Benito Mussolini
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Knowlton Nash
Self - CBC (archive sound) (uncredited) Self - CBC (archive sound) (uncredited)   See fewer
Pope John XXIII
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Iosif Stalin
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Ken Starr
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Martha Stewart
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Dave Thomas
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Harry S. Truman
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Eugene Whelan
Self - Senator: Chairs Posilac Inquiry (archive footage) (uncredited) Self - Senator: Chairs Posilac Inquiry (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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