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Freakonomics: The Movie is a 2010 American documentary film based on the book Freakonomics by economist Steven D. Levitt and writer Stephen J. Dubner.


- A Roshanda By Any Other Name : Morgan Spurlock's investigation of the possible implications of names, especially "black" vs. "white" names, in personal development and social advancement.
- Pure Corruption : Alex Gibney's exploration of the Japanese concept of yaochō (match fixing) in Sumo wrestling.
- It's Not Always A Wonderful Life : Narrated by Melvin Van Peebles and directed by Eugene Jarecki, this segment explores the question of what led to a decline in the urban crime rate in the US during the mid- to late 1990s. The authors of Freakonomics suggest that a substantial factor was the 1973 US Supreme Court case, Roe v. Wade, in the US which permitted people to have legal abortions, leading to more wanted children with better upbringings.
- Can You Bribe A 9th Grader To Succeed? : Rachel Grady documents an experiment in Chicago Heights, Illinois to determine the efficacy of paying students to achieve higher grades.

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