General Information

Glossary: V
Released Year: 2016
Runtime: 91 minutes
Genre: Fantasy, Thriller
Directors: Andrew Wakefield
Writers: Del Matthew Bigtree, Andrew Wakefield
Casts: Del Matthew Bigtree, Mark F. Blaxill, Michaela Blaxill, Baxter Burrowes, Cruz Burrowes, Dan Burton, Jack Devereux, Nick Devereux, Tyler Dewitte, Lou Ealey, Sheila Ealey, Temple Ealey, Ali Edwards, Jonathon Edwards, Michael Edwards
IMDB: Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe (2016) - IMDB

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IMDB Rating: 6.2
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 4.1

Reviews

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The Hollywood Reporter - Frank Scheck
On the surface, the doc makes some compelling arguments, although most of its power is emotional rather than informational.
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The Guardian - Jordan Hoffman
There's something inherently fishy about a movie that claims our facts are drawn from an inefficient data set which then turns around and uses the same methodology.
30
Variety - Joe Leydon
Vaxxed comes across as a grab-bag of charts, theories and anecdotal evidence that would never pass muster by the editors of any major scientific journal (like, say, the Lancet), and too often resembles the kind of one-sided, paranoia-stoking agitprop that political activists construct to sanctify true believers and assault infidels.
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Village Voice - Pete Vonder Haar
Vaxxed is, in the words of Sheriff Bart, the last act of a desperate man. It's Andrew Wakefield's Hail Mary, thrown - I hope - as his time in the public arena finally runs out.

Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe (2016)


In 2013, biologist Dr. Brian Hooker received a call from a Senior Scientist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) who led the agency's 2004 study on the Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine and its link to autism. The scientist, Dr. William Thompson, confessed that the CDC had omitted crucial data in their final report that revealed a causal relationship between the MMR vaccine and autism. Over several months, Dr. Hooker records the phone calls made to him by Dr. Thompson who provides the confidential data destroyed by his colleagues at the CDC. Dr. Hooker enlists the help of Andrew Wakefield, the British gastroenterologist falsely accused of starting the anti-vax movement when he first reported in 1998 that the MMR vaccine may cause autism. In his ongoing effort to advocate for children's health, Wakefield directs this documentary examining the evidence behind an appalling cover-up committed by the government agency charged with protecting the health of American...