Freakonomics

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"Morgan Spurlock's segment is brisk, funny and enlightening, as is typical of his work. It'll challenge stereotypes and engage viewers."

-CHRISTY LEMIRE, AP

"Alex Gibney's meditation on sumo wrestling and corporate malfeasance is the most artful and thoughtful of the four segments."

-DAN KOIS, VILLAGE VOICE

"The most memorable episode is the most provocative: Eugene Jarecki's all-animated 'It's Not Always a Wonderful Life'."

-JOHN ANDERSON, VARIETY

"Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady's final section, which deals with a study into how financial incentives may influence students' schoolwork, is the most rewarding."

-CHRISTOPHER CAMPBELL, CINEMATICAL

"A REVELATORY TRIP into complex, innovative ideas and altered perspectives."

-JOHN ANDERSON, VARIETY

"One of the pleasures is seeing how very different filmmakers approach basically identical material."

-Dan Kois, Village Voice

"In Eugene Jarecki’s segment, as he cuts between ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’, pregnant mothers and Romania, YOUR JAW HANGS OPEN."

-Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out New York

About The Film

FREAKONOMICS is the highly anticipated film version of the phenomenally bestselling book about incentives-based thinking by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. The film examines human behavior with provocative and sometimes hilarious case studies, bringing together a dream team of filmmakers responsible for some of the most acclaimed and entertaining documentaries in recent years.

Cast & Crew

Directors:
Heidi Ewing
Alex Gibney
Seth Gordon
Rachel Grady
Eugene Jarecki
Morgan Spurlock

Producers:
Chad Troutwine
Chris Romano
Dan O'Meara

PG-13 - For elements of violence, sexuality/nudity, drugs, and brief strong language.


  • We Are The Best
  • Pioneer
  • The Hero of Color City
  • Filth
  • Stage Fright
  • Tasting Menu
  • The Protector 2
  • The Sacrament
  • The Double
  • Alan Partridge
  • The Right Kind of Wrong
  • Grand Piano
  • Journey to the West
  • Big Bad Wolves
  • Best Night Ever
  • How I Live Now
  • We Are The Best

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