Merchants of Doubt

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"How a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming."
  • PG-13
  • 2015
  • 1 hr 36 min
  • 7.7  (3,631)
  • 70

This documentary directed by Robert Kenner takes a critical look at the phenomenon of privately retained consultants hired to explain complicated scientific issues in the media to the public. It focuses on widely debated topics implicated in climate changes and the environmental impacts of chemical products. The film raises the possibility that some controversies may inspire public debate influenced by commercial interests, not factual data. Authorities appearing in segments of this comprehensive, well researched film include: Bill O'Keefe, James Hansen, Marc Morano, Stanton A. Glantz, Patricia Callahan, Michael Mann, Matthew Crawford, Tim Phillips, Naomi Oreskes, Sam Roe, and John Passacantando .

Merchants of Doubt
Merchants Of Doubt
Merchants Of Doubt

Trailer - 2 min

Merchants Of Doubt: Regulation
Merchants Of Doubt: Regulation

Clip - 40 sec

Merchants Of Doubt: Scapegoat
Merchants Of Doubt: Scapegoat

Clip - 1 min 6 sec

Merchants Of Doubt: Hard Pill To Swallow
Merchants Of Doubt: Hard Pill To Swallow

Clip - 1 min 15 sec

Merchants Of Doubt: Tribal Members
Merchants Of Doubt: Tribal Members

Clip - 31 sec

Merchants Of Doubt: Hate Mail
Merchants Of Doubt: Hate Mail

Clip - 1 min 3 sec

Description
This documentary directed by Robert Kenner takes a critical look at the phenomenon of privately retained consultants hired to explain complicated scientific issues in the media to the public. It focuses on widely debated topics implicated in climate changes and the environmental impacts of chemical products. The film raises the possibility that some controversies may inspire public debate influenced by commercial interests, not factual data. Authorities appearing in segments of this comprehensive, well researched film include: Bill O'Keefe, James Hansen, Marc Morano, Stanton A. Glantz, Patricia Callahan, Michael Mann, Matthew Crawford, Tim Phillips, Naomi Oreskes, Sam Roe, and John Passacantando .

Merchants of Doubt is a 2015 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 36 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7 and a MetaScore of 70.

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  • Release Date
    2015
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 36 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (3,631)
  • Metascore
    70