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An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore at SapphireNow 2010.jpg
Gore gives a keynote address on sustainability at SapphireNow 2010 in May 2010
Directed by Davis Guggenheim
Produced by Lawrence Bender
Scott Z. Burns
Laurie David
Lesley Chilcott (co-producer)
Starring Al Gore
Music by Michael Brook
Editing by Jay Cassidy
Dan Swietlik
Distributed by Paramount Classics
Release date(s) May 24, 2006
Running time 94
Country USA
Language English
Budget US$+1,000,000
Money made US$49,047,567

An Inconvenient Truth is a 2006 documentary movie about global warming directed by Davis Guggenheim, presented by former United States Vice President Al Gore. The movie was first shown at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. It opened in New York and Los Angeles on May 24, 2006. The movie was released on DVD on November 21, 2006. A companion book by Gore reached Number 1 on the paperback nonfiction New York Times bestseller list on July 2, 2006. The movie won Academy Awards for Best Documentary Feature and for Best Original Song.

An Inconvenient Truth is the story of Al Gore and his efforts to tell people about the climate change concerns. Gore says, "I've been trying to tell this story for a long time and I feel as if I've failed to get the message across." The movie closely follows a "slide show" presentation that Gore has shown throughout the world. It shows Gore's exploration of the global warming data, and predictions regarding climate change and its potential for disaster.

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