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Idiocracy

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Idiocracy is a 2006 American science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Judge and starring Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, and Dax Shepard. [1]

97 relations: Adam and Eve, Ain't It Cool News, Aldous Huxley, Andrew Wilson (actor), Anti-intellectualism, Associated Press, Austin American-Statesman, Austin Studios, Box Office Mojo, Brave New World, Britney Spears, Business Insider, Campaign advertising, Class discrimination, Collider, Comedy film, Commercialism, Costco, Cult film, Cyril M. Kornbluth, David Herman, David Rennie (editor), Dax Shepard, Demolition derby, Donald Trump, Donald Trump presidential campaign, 2016, Dunning–Kruger effect, Dust Bowl, Dysgenics, Dystopia, Entertainment Weekly, Esquire (magazine), Etan Cohen, Eugenics, Famine, Federal Communications Commission, Film4, Food and Drug Administration, Freeview (UK), Funny or Die, H. G. Wells, Home video, Human rights, Internet meme, Justin Long, Kevin Federline, Los Angeles Times, Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Metacritic, ..., Mike Judge, Monster truck, Mountain Dew, Natural selection, Need for cognition, NPR, Office Space, Poe's law, Political correctness, President of the United States, Principal photography, Randal Reeder, Register (sociolinguistics), Republican Party presidential primaries, 2016, Rolling Stone, Rotten Tomatoes, Salon (website), Scarface (rapper), Science fiction film, Social responsibility, Spin-off (media), Sports drink, Suspended animation, Terry Crews, Test screening, The A.V. Club, The Guardian, The Marching Morons, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, The Time Machine, Theodore Shapiro, Thomas Haden Church, Tim Suhrstedt, Time (magazine), United States Army, United States Department of Agriculture, United States presidential election, 2012, United States presidential election, 2016, Veja (magazine), Voluntary childlessness, Web series, White House, Wide release, Wrestling, 20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. Expand index (47 more) »

Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve, according to the creation myth of the Abrahamic religions, were the first man and woman.

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Ain't It Cool News

Ain't It Cool News (AICN) is a website founded by Harry Knowles and run by Dannie Knowles, dedicated to news, rumors and reviews of upcoming and current films, television and comic book projects, with an emphasis on science fiction, superhero, fantasy, horror and action genres.

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Aldous Huxley

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer, novelist, philosopher, and prominent member of the Huxley family.

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Andrew Wilson (actor)

Andrew Wilson (born August 22, 1964) is an American film actor and director.

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Anti-intellectualism

Anti-intellectualism is hostility to and mistrust of intellect, intellectuals, and intellectualism commonly expressed as deprecation of education and philosophy, and the dismissal of art, literature, and science as impractical and even contemptible human pursuits.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Austin American-Statesman

The Austin American-Statesman is the major daily newspaper for Austin, the capital city of Texas.

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Austin Studios

Austin Studios is a film and video production facility with 10,000 square feet (1,000 m2) of production office space and over 100,000 square feet (10,000 m2) of production space established in 2000.

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Box Office Mojo

Founded in 1999, Box Office Mojo tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, and publishes the data on its website.

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Brave New World

Brave New World is a dystopian novel written in 1931 by English author Aldous Huxley, and published in 1932.

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Britney Spears

Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, dancer, and actress.

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Business Insider

Business Insider is an American financial and business news website that also operates international editions in the UK, Australia, China, Germany, France, South Africa, India, Italy, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Nordics, Poland, Spanish and Singapore.

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Campaign advertising

In politics, campaign advertising is the use of an advertising campaign through the media to influence a political debate, and ultimately, voters.

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Class discrimination

Class discrimination, also known as classism, is prejudice or discrimination on the basis of social class.

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Collider

A collider is a type of particle accelerator involving directed beams of particles.

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Comedy film

Comedy is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humor.

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Commercialism

Commercialism is the application of both manufacturing and consumption towards personal usage, or the practices, methods, aims, and spirit of free enterprise geared toward generating profit.

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Costco

Costco Wholesale Corporation, trading as Costco, is an American multinational corporation which operates a chain of membership-only warehouse clubs.

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Cult film

A cult film or cult movie, also commonly referred to as a cult classic, is a film that has acquired a cult following.

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Cyril M. Kornbluth

Cyril M. Kornbluth (July 2, 1923 – March 21, 1958) was an American science fiction author and a member of the Futurians.

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David Herman

David Herman (born February 20, 1967) is an American actor, comedian and voice actor best known as an original cast member of MADtv and for his role as Michael Bolton in Office Space.

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David Rennie (editor)

David Rennie (born in Buffalo, New York) is an American film editor with more than 12 film credits since 1992.

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Dax Shepard

Dax Randall Shepard (born January 2, 1975) is an American actor, writer and director.

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Demolition derby

Demolition derby is a motorsport usually presented at county fairs and festivals.

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Donald Trump

Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017.

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Donald Trump presidential campaign, 2016

The 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump was formally launched on June 16, 2015, at Trump Tower in New York City.

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Dunning–Kruger effect

In the field of psychology, the Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people of low ability have illusory superiority and mistakenly assess their cognitive ability as greater than it is.

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Dust Bowl

The Dust Bowl, also known as the Dirty Thirties, was a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the American and Canadian prairies during the 1930s; severe drought and a failure to apply dryland farming methods to prevent wind erosion (the Aeolian processes) caused the phenomenon.

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Dysgenics

Dysgenics (rarely cacogenics) is the study of factors producing the accumulation and perpetuation of defective or disadvantageous genes and traits in offspring of a particular population or species.

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Dystopia

A dystopia (from the Greek δυσ- "bad" and τόπος "place"; alternatively, cacotopia,Cacotopia (from κακός kakos "bad") was the term used by Jeremy Bentham in his 19th century works kakotopia, or simply anti-utopia) is a community or society that is undesirable or frightening.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.

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Esquire (magazine)

Esquire is an American men's magazine, published by the Hearst Corporation in the United States.

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Etan Cohen

Etan Cohen (born March 14, 1974) is an Israeli-American screenwriter and film director.

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Eugenics

Eugenics (from Greek εὐγενής eugenes 'well-born' from εὖ eu, 'good, well' and γένος genos, 'race, stock, kin') is a set of beliefs and practices that aims at improving the genetic quality of a human population.

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Famine

A famine is a widespread scarcity of food, caused by several factors including war, inflation, crop failure, population imbalance, or government policies.

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Federal Communications Commission

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government created by statute (and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.

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Film4

Film4 is a British digital television channel available in the United Kingdom, owned and operated by the Channel Four Television Corporation, that screens films.

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Food and Drug Administration

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments.

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Freeview (UK)

Freeview is the United Kingdom's digital terrestrial television platform.

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Funny or Die

Funny or Die is a comedy video website and film/television production company, founded by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Michael Kvamme, and Chris Henchy.

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H. G. Wells

Herbert George Wells.

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Home video

Home video is pre-recorded video media that is either sold, rented or streamed for home entertainment.

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Human rights

Human rights are moral principles or normsJames Nickel, with assistance from Thomas Pogge, M.B.E. Smith, and Leif Wenar, December 13, 2013, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy,, Retrieved August 14, 2014 that describe certain standards of human behaviour and are regularly protected as natural and legal rights in municipal and international law.

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Internet meme

An Internet meme is an activity, concept, catchphrase, or piece of media that spreads, often as mimicry or for humorous purposes, from person to person via the Internet.

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Justin Long

Justin Jacob Long (born June 2, 1978) is an American actor, comedian and humorist known for roles in such films as Jeepers Creepers (2001), Dodgeball (2004), Accepted (2006), Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007), Live Free or Die Hard (2007), Alpha and Omega (2010), Tusk (2014) and Comet (2014).

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Kevin Federline

Kevin Earl Federline (born March 21, 1978), sometimes referred to as K-Fed, is an American backup-dancer, rapper, DJ, actor, television personality, professional wrestler, and fashion model.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Luke Wilson

Luke Cunningham Wilson (born September 21, 1971) is an American actor known for his roles in films such as Idiocracy, Old School, Bottle Rocket, The Royal Tenenbaums, Blue Streak, Bongwater, and Legally Blonde.

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Maya Rudolph

Maya Khabira Rudolph Gale Biography In Context.

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Metacritic

Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.

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Mike Judge

Michael Craig Judge (born October 17, 1962) is an American actor, animator, writer, producer, director and musician.

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Monster truck

A monster truck is a pickup truck modified with a larger suspension and larger tires, usually for recreational uses.

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Mountain Dew

Mountain Dew (stylized as Mtn Dew) is a carbonated soft drink brand produced and owned by PepsiCo.

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Natural selection

Natural selection is the differential survival and reproduction of individuals due to differences in phenotype.

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Need for cognition

The need for cognition (NFC), in psychology, is a personality variable reflecting the extent to which individuals are inclined towards effortful cognitive activities.

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NPR

National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.

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Office Space

Office Space is a 1999 American comedy film written and directed by Mike Judge.

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Poe's law

Poe's law is an adage of Internet culture stating that, without a clear indicator of the author's intent, it is impossible to create a parody of extreme views so obviously exaggerated that it cannot be mistaken by some readers for a sincere expression of the parodied views.

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Political correctness

The term political correctness (adjectivally: politically correct; commonly abbreviated to PC or P.C.) is used to describe language, policies, or measures that are intended to avoid offense or disadvantage to members of particular groups in society.

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President of the United States

The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.

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Principal photography

Film production on location in Newark, New Jersey, April 2004. Principal photography is the phase of film production in which the movie is filmed, with actors on set and cameras rolling, as distinct from pre-production and post-production.

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Randal Reeder

Randal Reeder is a professional actor, producer, director and writer.

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Register (sociolinguistics)

In linguistics, a register is a variety of a language used for a particular purpose or in a particular social setting.

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Republican Party presidential primaries, 2016

The 2016 Republican Party presidential primaries and caucuses were a series of electoral contests taking place within all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories, occurring between February 1 and June 7.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.

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Salon (website)

Salon is an American news and opinion website, created by David Talbot in 1995 and currently owned by the Salon Media Group.

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Scarface (rapper)

Brad Terrence Jordan (born November 9, 1970), better known by his stage name Scarface, is an American rapper and music producer.

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Science fiction film

Science fiction film (or sci-fi film) is a genre that uses speculative, fictional science-based depictions of phenomena that are not fully accepted by mainstream science, such as extraterrestrial lifeforms, alien worlds, extrasensory perception and time travel, along with futuristic elements such as spacecraft, robots, cyborgs, interstellar travel or other technologies.

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Social responsibility

Social responsibility is an ethical framework and suggests that an entity, be it an organization or individual, has an obligation to act for the benefit of society at large.

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Spin-off (media)

In media, a spin-off (or spinoff) is a radio program, television program, video game, film, or any narrative work, derived from already existing works that focus on more details and different aspects from the original work (e.g. particular topics, characters or events).

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Sports drink

Sports drinks are beverages whose stated purpose is to help athletes replace water, electrolytes, and energy before and after training or competition, though their efficiency for that purpose has been questioned, particularly after exercise.

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Suspended animation

Suspended animation is the inducement of a temporary cessation or decay of main body functions, including the brain, to a hypometabolic state in order to try to preserve its mental and physiological capabilities.

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Terry Crews

Terry Alan Crews (born July 30, 1968) is an American actor, artist, activist and former American football player.

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Test screening

A test screening is a preview screening of a movie or television show before its general release in order to gauge audience reaction.

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The A.V. Club

The A.V. Club is an entertainment website featuring reviews, interviews, and other articles that examine films, music, television, books, games, and other elements of pop culture media.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Marching Morons

"The Marching Morons" is a science fiction story by American writer Cyril M. Kornbluth, originally published in Galaxy in April 1951.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The New York Times Magazine

The New York Times Magazine is a Sunday magazine supplement included with the Sunday edition of The New York Times.

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The Time Machine

The Time Machine is a science fiction novella by H. G. Wells, published in 1895 and written as a frame narrative.

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Theodore Shapiro

Theodore Michael Shapiro (born September 29, 1971) is an American composer best known for his film scores.

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Thomas Haden Church

Thomas Haden Church (born Thomas Richard McMillen, June 17, 1960) is an American actor, director, and writer.

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Tim Suhrstedt

Timothy "Tim" Suhrstedt (born August 5, 1948), A.S.C., is an American cinematographer.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Department of Agriculture

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, forestry, and food.

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United States presidential election, 2012

The United States presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial American presidential election.

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United States presidential election, 2016

The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial American presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

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Veja (magazine)

Veja (English: see, look) is a Brazilian weekly news magazine published in São Paulo and distributed throughout the country by media conglomerate Grupo Abril.

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Voluntary childlessness

Voluntary childlessness, also described by some as being childfree, is the voluntary choice to not have children.

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Web series

A web series is a series of scripted or non-scripted videos, generally in episodic form, released on the Internet and part of the web television medium, which first emerged in the late 1990s and become more prominent in the early 2000s (decade).

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White House

The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States.

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Wide release

In the American motion picture industry, a wide release is a motion picture that is playing nationally.

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Wrestling

Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.

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20th Century Fox

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, doing business as 20th Century Fox, is an American film studio currently owned by 21st Century Fox.

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20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC (formerly Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., doing business as 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment) is the home video distribution arm of the 20th Century Fox film studio.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idiocracy

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