The Sweatbox is a 2002 documentary film directed by Michael Moore about the making of the film South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut. The film follows Moore as he attempts to get an interview with Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, about the controversy surrounding the film's depiction of Muhammad. The film also explores the issues of censorship and free speech. The film was met with mixed reviews from critics. Some praised Moore's filmmaking style and his ability to get behind-the-scenes access to the making of South Park. Others criticized the film for being too biased and for not providing a balanced view of the controversy surrounding the film. Despite the mixed reviews, The Sweatbox was a commercial success. The film grossed over $1 million at the box office and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

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The Sweatbox (2002)

1h 35m

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The Sweatbox is a 2002 documentary film directed by Michael Moore about the making of the film South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut. The film follows Moore as he attempts to get an interview with Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, about the controversy surrounding the film's depiction of Muhammad. The film also explores the issues of censorship and free speech. The film was met with mixed reviews from critics. Some praised Moore's filmmaking style and his ability to get behind-the-scenes access to the making of South Park. Others criticized the film for being too biased and for not providing a balanced view of the controversy surrounding the film. Despite the mixed reviews, The Sweatbox was a commercial success. The film grossed over $1 million at the box office and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

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Roger Allers

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Stephen J. Anderson

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Dale Baer

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Tony Bancroft

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John Debney

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Andreas Deja

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Mark Dindal

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Roy Edward Disney

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Doug Frankel

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Randy Fullmer

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John Goodman

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Don Hahn

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Dave Hartley

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Barry Johnson

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Tom Jones

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Eartha Kitt

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Chris Montan

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Joseph C. Moshier

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Nik Ranieri

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David Reynolds

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Peter Schneider

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Thomas Schumacher

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Marc Shaiman

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Bruce W. Smith

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David Spade

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Colin Stimpson

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Patrick Warburton

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Owen Wilson

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John-Paul Davidson

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Trudie Styler

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