Watch It

On DVD: TBD | On Blu-ray: TBD

The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear


Political proverb states that a population in fear is a population that is easily controlled. In this documentary exploring the climate of fear that existed in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, filmmaker [[Performer~P367398~Adam Curtis~adamcurtis]] explores the possibility that Western neoconservatives used anxiety as a tool to manipulate the masses into behaving in a predictable and controllable manner. By claiming that contemporary Western Democracy relies more...more

Other Critics


78 out of 100 Metascore®

Generally favorable reviews

Read reviews