• Unrated, 1 hr. 19 min.
  • Documentary
  • Directed By:
    Peter Navarro
    In Theaters:
    Aug 17, 2012 Limited
    On DVD:
    Jul 8, 2013
  • Area23A


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Death by China Reviews

Tom Long
Detroit News
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It sure makes you want to buy American. Assuming you can find anything American to buy.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: B

September 21, 2012
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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It would make a nice TV infomercial, but certainly doesn't deserve a big-screen release.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1/4

August 24, 2012
Neil Genzlinger
New York Times
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It is ... unabashedly one-sided and is short on solutions, other than the usual "Call your Congressional representatives."

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

August 23, 2012
Scott Tobias
AV Club
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[A] rabid piece of agitprop, which swamps a number of legitimate arguments against the current trade arrangement between the U.S. and China with the strident brushstrokes of a bad editorial cartoon.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: D+

August 23, 2012
Ronnie Scheib
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One need not fully subscribe to Peter Navarro's demonization to appreciate his lucid wake-up call to the imminent dangers of the huge U.S.-China trade imbalance and its disastrous impact on the American economy.

Full Review Source: Variety

August 17, 2012
John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
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Doc offers plenty of good reasons to worry about China, but is astonishingly heavy-handed.

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August 16, 2012
Andrew Schenker
Village Voice
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The bulk of the film contains as much hysterical rhetoric as sober analysis.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 14, 2012
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