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1 Nomination
Year 2007
Director Michael Moore
Writer Michael Moore
Starring Michael Moore, Tucker Albrizzi, Tony Benn
80th Academy Awards

Sicko is a 2007 documentary film by American filmmaker Michael Moore. It was was made on a budget of approximately $9 million, and grossed $24.5 million theatrically in the United States. There was much criticism from the media, experts and Cuban exiles of the inaccuracies and exaggerations portrayed in the film.



Documentary look at health care in the United States as provided by profit-oriented health maintenance organizations (HMOs) compared to free, universal care in Canada, the U.K., and France. Moore contrasts U.S. media reports on Canadian care with the experiences of Canadians in hospitals and clinics there. He interviews patients and doctors in the U.K. about cost, quality, and salaries. He features Cuban health care compared to the U.S.