Killer at Large

Overview

Don't be fooled by the sensationalistic title: the "killer" in question is not a homicidal maniac but a growing national epidemic - that of obesity. Grounded in deeply disturbing statistics - namely the fact that two-thirds of the American population (including 9 million children) qualify as obese or overweight - this documentary argues that the United States is on the cusp of an evolutionary disaster that is systematically wiping out large sectors of the populace. As such, the documentary traces the root causes ...
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Overview

Don't be fooled by the sensationalistic title: the "killer" in question is not a homicidal maniac but a growing national epidemic - that of obesity. Grounded in deeply disturbing statistics - namely the fact that two-thirds of the American population (including 9 million children) qualify as obese or overweight - this documentary argues that the United States is on the cusp of an evolutionary disaster that is systematically wiping out large sectors of the populace. As such, the documentary traces the root causes and looks at ways to reverse this impending crisis. In making its case, the film draws on commentary from such public figures as Bill Clinton, Mike Huckabee, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Neil La Bute and others.
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Special Features

45-minute educational version; New York City Premiere with Chevy & Jayni Chase; Chevy Chase's Congressional testimony; Deleted scenes:; Whiskey: the first national health crisis; The sugar lobby vs. the who; Tavistock's McDonald's closes; Menu labeling; Hidden camera interview of the vp of McDonald's & Supersize Me; Religion: extended
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/31/2009
  • UPC: 826262005399
  • Original Release: 2009
  • Rating:

  • Source: Disinformation
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:42:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 39,816

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bill Clinton Participant
Ralph Nader Participant
Tom Harkin Participant
Sam Brownback Participant
Arnold Schwarzenegger Participant
Mike Huckabee Participant
Richard Carmona Participant
Michael Pollan Participant
Neil LaBute Participant
Dr. Kelly Brownell Participant
Dr. Barry Popkin Participant
Technical Credits
Steven Greenstreet Director, Producer
Timo T. Lahtinen Executive Producer
Elias Pate Producer
Shawn Talbott Executive Producer
Patrick Waldrop Co-producer
Bryan Young Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Killer At Large
1. The Problem [6:04]
2. 4,000,000 Years Ago [9:31]
3. Liposuction At 12 [6:31]
4. The Faces of Obesity [10:23]
5. The Farm [4:02]
6. Agriculture Policy [8:32]
7. Farmers Market [1:52]
8. Obesity in School [8:21]
9. Response & Reaction [3:05]
10. Junk Food Marketing [2:51]
11. Shrek [5:10]
12. Lobbying & Regulating [6:17]
13. New Food Pyramid [4:42]
14. Experts Weigh-In [6:38]
15. Surgeon General's Warning [1:37]
16. National Security [3:18]
17. Solutions? [1:15]
18. Epilogue [8:52]
19. Credits [2:38]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Killer At Large
   Play
   Scene Selection
   Special Features
      Commentary With Producers Brian Young, Elias Pate, Shawn Talbott and Patrick Waldrop
      Commentary With Director Steven Greenstreet
      Deleted Scenes
         Whiskey
         Sugar
         Tavistock
         Religion
         McDonalds
         Menu Labeling
      NYC Premiere
      Chevy Chase Testimony
      Trailers
         This Divided State
         Killer At Large
   Abridged Educational Version
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