Forks Over Knives

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,000Details
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Synopsis

FORKS OVER KNIVES examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods. The major storyline traces the personal journeys of Dr. T. Colin Campbell, a nutritional scientist from Cornell University, and Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, a former top surgeon at the world renowned Cleveland Clinic. Inspired by remarkable discoveries in their young careers, these men conducted several groundbreaking studies. Their separate research led them to the same startling conclusion: degenerative diseases like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and even several forms of cancer, could almost always be prevented-and in many cases reversed-by adopting a whole foods, plant-based diet. In addition, cameras follow "reality patients" who have chronic conditions from heart disease to diabetes, and are taught by their doctors to adopt a whole foods plant-based diet as the primary approach to treat their ailments.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
61% - Fresh
Audience
80% - Upright

Movie Details

Theatrical Release: May 6th, 2011 (Limited) by Monica Beach Media
Video Release: August 30th, 2011 by Virgil Films and Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG for some thematic elements and incidental smoking.
(Rating bulletin 2153, 1/5/2011)
Keywords: Political, Agitprop, Food
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Monica Beach Media

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Cast

T. Colin Campbell    Himself
Caldwell B. Esselstyn    Himself
Neal Barnard M.D.    Himself
Junshi Chen    Himself
Connie B. Diekman    Herself
David Klurfeld    Himself
Matthew Lederman    Himself
Alona Pulde    Herself
Doug Lisle    Himself
Terry Mason    Himself
John McDougall    Himself
Pam Popper    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Executive Producer    Brian Wendel
Screenwriter    Lee Fulkerson
Director    Lee Fulkerson
Producer    John Corry
Co-Producer    Allison Boon

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/06 98 $2,700   6 $450   $2,700 3

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