Fast Food Nation

Fast Food Nation Synopsis

'The Big One' is the latest burger from fast food chain Mickey's and it's turning out to be their most successful product yet. However, there's something strange in the meat...

So company man Don is sent down to Cody, Colorado, to investigate the local meat packing plant where all The Big Ones for all of America are made.

Meanwhile, Amber, a local teenage girl who works behind the counter of the local Mickey's outlet, is scared to death because there have been a series of mysterious robberies at the other fast food restaurants in the area.

But when she discovers the whole truth about fast food chains like Mickey's, Amber and her friends come up with their own radical plan to stop America becoming a Fast Food Nation.

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Catalina Sandino Moreno, Greg Kinnear, Ethan Hawke, Kris Kristofferson, Patricia Arquette, Avril Lavigne


Richard Linklater


Jeremy Thomas, Malcolm McLaren


Eric Schlosser, Richard Linklater

Executive Producers:

Jeff Skoll, Ricky Strauss, Chris Salvaterra, Ed Saxon, Peter Watson, Eric Schlosser, David M. Thompson

Sales agent:

HanWay Films


Palisades Tartan

Credits summary:

Jeremy Thomas presents in association with Hanway Films, Participant Productions and BBC a Recorded Picture Company production.



Running time:

112 mins 55 secs

Release Dates


4 May 2007

In cinemas

4 May 2007

Out on DVD

27 August 2007

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