Thank You for Smoking (2005)

Comedy
Drama
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92 min.
Plot  Nick Naylor is a handsome, smooth-talking tobacco lobbyist and the vice-president of a tobacco lobby called the "Academy of Tobacco Studies", which for 15 years has been "researching" the link between tobacco smoking and lung cancer. They claim that their research—funded primarily by tobacco companies—has found no definitive evidence of any linkage. Naylor's job consists mainly of reporting the questionable research of the "Academy" to the public and defending Big Tobacco on television programs by questioning opposing health claims and advocating personal choice. Naylor and his friends, firearm lobbyist Bobby Jay Bliss and alcohol lobbyist Polly Bailey, meet every week and jokingly call themselves the "Merchants of Death" or "The MOD Squad".

As anti-tobacco campaigns mount and numbers of young smokers decline, Naylor suggests that product placement of cigarettes could once again boost cigarette sales. Naylor's boss, BR, sends Naylor to Los Angeles to bargain for cigarette placem...
  

Director(s)

Cast

Aaron Eckhart
Nick Naylor
Cameron Bright
Joey Naylor
Katie Holmes
Heather Holloway
Maria Bello
Polly Bailey
David Koechner
Bobby Jay Bliss
William H. Macy
Senator Ortolan Finistirre
Robert Duvall
The Captain
Kim Dickens
Jill Naylor
Rob Lowe
Jeff Megall
Adam Brody
Jack
Sam Elliott
Lorne Lutch
Todd Louiso
Ron Goode
Dennis Miller
(self)

Others

All Titles

Thank You for Smoking
English Original Title

Release Dates

Country

United States

Language

English

Updates

Onur added Thank You for Smoking (2005) to watchlist / 29.09.2019



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