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Bowling for Columbine

Michael Moore

Bowling for Columbine (Criterion Blu-Ray)

19 Jun 2018


1 Disc

SRP: $39.95

Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • United States
  • 2002
  • 120 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.85:1
  • English
  • Spine #928

In the wake of the Columbine High School massacre in 1999, the intrepid filmmaker Michael Moore set out to investigate the long, often volatile love affair between Americans and their firearms, uncovering the pervasive culture of fear that keeps the nation locked and loaded. Equipped with a camera and a microphone, Moore follows the trail of bullets from Littleton, Colorado, and Flint, Michigan, all the way to Kmart’s midwestern headquarters and NRA president Charlton Heston’s Beverly Hills mansion, meeting shooting survivors, militia members, mild-mannered Canadians, and rock provocateur Marilyn Manson along the way. An unprecedented popular success that helped usher in a new era in documentary filmmaking, the Oscar-winning Bowling for Columbine is a raucous, impassioned, and still tragically relevant journey through the American psyche.



DirectorMichael Moore
Produced byMichael Moore, Kathleen Glynn and Jim Czarnecki
Written byMichael Moore
ProducersCharles Bishop and Michael Donovan
Coproducer/EditorKurt Engfehr
Supervising producerTia Lessin
Line producerSiobhan Oldham
Coordinating producerRehya Young
Executive producerWolfram Tichy
Field producersJeff Gibbs, Meghan O’Hara, Gillian Aldrich, Chris Aldred and Charlie Siskel
CameraBrian Danitz and Michael McDonough
SoundFrancisco Latorre and James Demer
Associate editorT. Woody Richman
Original musicJeff Gibbs
Chief archivistCarl Deal
AnimationHarold Moss

Disc Features


  • New high-definition digital restoration, with 2.0 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • Michael Moore Makes a Movie, a new documentary featuring Moore, chief archivist Carl Deal, field producers Jeff Gibbs and Meghan O’Hara, and supervising producer Tia Lessin
  • Programs covering Moore’s return to Colorado in 2002, his 2003 Oscar win, and three film-festival interviews with Moore
  • Excerpt from a 2002 episode of The Charlie Rose Show featuring Moore
  • Corporate Cops, a 2000 segment from Moore’s television series The Awful Truth II
  • Trailer
  • PLUS: An essay by critic Eric Hynes

    Cover based on an original theatrical poster

Other Editions

Bowling for Columbine (Criterion DVD)

19 Jun 2018


2 Discs

SRP: $29.95

Criterion Store price:$23.96


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