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Summary: If Morgan Spurlock has learned anything from more than 30 years of movie-watching, it's that if the world needs saving, it's best done by one lonely guy willing to face danger head-on and take it down, action hero style. In Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?, the Oscar-nominated filmmaker takes on a franchise even more lethal than McDonald's--Al Qaeda. And after this real-life action thriller is over, the world may never be the same. So, with no military experience, knowledge, or expertise, he sets off to do what the CIA, FBI, and US military have all failed to do: find the world's most wanted man. Why take on such a seemingly impossible mission? Simple--he wants to make the world safe for his soon-to-be-born child. But before he finds bin Laden, he first needs to learn where he came from and the environment and influences that shaped him. Following bin Laden's trail through some of the most dangerous places in the world, Spurlock encounters both the rational and the radical faces of the Middle East. He interviews many people who embrace him on the streets and welcome him into their homes, often experiencing their cultures in ways that sharply contrast with the conventional media images of the region. Spurlock finds they're not that different from American families, sharing the same hopes and fears for their children that he has for his own. Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden? goes beyond shedding light on the one man that has shaped the world's perception of a region and its people. Spurlock risks life and limb to uncover the truth about bin Laden, and in doing so explores the lines that divide, those that unite, and the countless shades of grey between. (Weinstein Company)

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Runtime: 90 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for some strong language.
Production: Weinstein Company, The
Genres: Comedy, War, Documentary
Countries: USA, France
Languages: English, French, Arabic
Home Release Date: Aug 26, 2008
Director Credit
Morgan Spurlock Director
Writer Credit
Jeremy Chilnick Screenplay
Morgan Spurlock Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Morgan Spurlock Himself
Cast Credit
Alexandra Jamieson Herself
Daryl Isaacs Himself
Dick Cheney Himself
Donald Rumsfeld Himself
George Bush Himself
Laken James Spurlock Himself
Producer Credit
Adam Dell Executive Producer
Agn├Ęs Mentre Executive Producer
James Brabazon Co-Producer
Jeremy Chilnick Producer
John Sloss Executive Producer
Joy Le Li Field Producer
Julie Bob Lombardi Co-Producer
Karen Pelland Associate Producer
Korelan Cone Field Producer
Matt Landon Executive Producer
Morgan Spurlock Producer
Stacey Offman Producer
Steven Dell Executive Producer
Stuart Macphee Co-Producer
Vincent Maraval Executive Producer
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