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1. Erin Brockovich (2000)

R | 131 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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73 Metascore

An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, David Brisbin, Dawn Didawick

Votes: 141,248 | Gross: $125.55M

2. Two Weeks Notice (2002)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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42 Metascore

A lawyer decides that she's used too much like a nanny by her boss, so she walks out on him.

Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Hugh Grant, Alicia Witt, Dana Ivey

Votes: 89,430 | Gross: $93.31M

3. The East (2013)

PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.8
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68 Metascore

An operative for an elite private intelligence firm finds her priorities changing dramatically after she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations.

Director: Zal Batmanglij | Stars: Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgård, Ellen Page, Toby Kebbell

Votes: 43,532 | Gross: $2.27M

4. I Heart Huckabees (2004)

R | 107 min | Comedy

6.7
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55 Metascore

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Jude Law, Naomi Watts, Mark Wahlberg

Votes: 57,815 | Gross: $12.78M

5. Fast Food Nation (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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64 Metascore

An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Bruce Willis, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Wilmer Valderrama

Votes: 21,339 | Gross: $1.00M

6. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

PG | 96 min | Documentary

7.5
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75 Metascore

Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Al Gore, Billy West, George Bush, George W. Bush

Votes: 70,488 | Gross: $23.81M

7. Heaven Can Wait (1978)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.9
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A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire.

Directors: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry | Stars: Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie, Jack Warden

Votes: 14,902

8. The Cove (2009)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Crime

8.5
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84 Metascore

Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.

Director: Louie Psihoyos | Stars: Richard O'Barry, Louie Psihoyos, Hardy Jones, Michael Illiff

Votes: 41,920 | Gross: $0.87M

9. On Deadly Ground (1994)

R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

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Mystical martial artist/environmental agent takes on a ruthless oil corporation.

Director: Steven Seagal | Stars: Steven Seagal, Michael Caine, Joan Chen, John C. McGinley

Votes: 18,745 | Gross: $38.59M

10. The Corporation (2003)

Unrated | 145 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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73 Metascore

Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance.

Directors: Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott | Stars: Mikela Jay, Rob Beckwermert, Christopher Gora, Nina Jones

Votes: 18,518 | Gross: $1.88M

11. Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder (2009 Video)

Not Rated | 89 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Dark forces older than time itself are on the attack, hell-bent on stopping the dawn of a wondrous new green age. Don't you hate when that happens? Even more shocking: Bender's in love with... See full summary »

Director: Peter Avanzino | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 15,008

12. The Tripper (2006)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror

5.1
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A Ronald Reagan-obsessed serial killer targets a bunch of hippies who are heading to a weekend-long concert.

Director: David Arquette | Stars: Jaime King, Thomas Jane, Lukas Haas, David Arquette

Votes: 5,369 | Gross: $0.02M

13. Little New York (2009)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.9
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The lives of three residents of New York's Staten Island intersect as they struggle to get ahead.

Director: James DeMonaco | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Seymour Cassel, Julianne Nicholson

Votes: 4,661

14. All the Little Animals (1998)

R | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.1
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51 Metascore

Bobby Platt is a mentally slow young man who escapes an abusive, hateful stepfather who has killed his pets one by one. To save himself, Bobby runs away and meets a strange old man who ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Thomas | Stars: John Hurt, Christian Bale, Daniel Benzali, James Faulkner

Votes: 2,348 | Gross: $0.02M

15. The Age of Stupid (2009)

92 min | Documentary, History, War

7.1
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A future archivist looks at old footage from the year 2008 to understand why humankind failed to address climate change.

Director: Franny Armstrong | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Jeh Wadia, Alvin DuVernay, Layefa Malini

Votes: 3,709

16. If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.2
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65 Metascore

A rare behind-the-curtain look at the Earth Liberation Front, the radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's 'number one domestic terrorist threat.'

Directors: Marshall Curry, Sam Cullman | Stars: Daniel McGowan, Lisa McGowan, Tim Lewis, Kirk Engdall

Votes: 2,762 | Gross: $0.06M

17. Prêt-à-jeter (2010)

75 min | Documentary

8.1
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This is the story of companies who engineered their products to fail.

Director: Cosima Dannoritzer | Stars: Molly Malcolm, Marcos López Merayo, Lynn Owens, Richard Jones

Votes: 1,664

18. Tellus (2014– )

300 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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Tellus, a Finnish environmental group led by Eevi Forsman, use increasingly radical means to "save the earth". They are pursued by Taneli Lokka, an experienced police detective, who tries to save the earth in his own personal way.

Stars: Minka Kuustonen, Lauri Tilkanen, Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Henrik Hammarberg

Votes: 136

19. Nälkämaan Sampo (2016)

98 min | Documentary

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Director: Mika Koskinen | Stars: Mika Koskinen, Jason Marshall, Tuija Brax, Sanni Grahn-Laasonen

Votes: 26

20. Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)

PG | 92 min | Documentary

7.7
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70 Metascore

A documentary that investigates the birth and death of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in the future.

Director: Chris Paine | Stars: Martin Sheen, Tom Hanks, Mel Gibson, Reverend Gadget

Votes: 11,448 | Gross: $1.68M

21. Go Further (2003)

Unrated | 100 min | Documentary

6.7
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58 Metascore

Woody Harrelson and a group of friends take a road trip on a bio-fueled bus to demonstrate ways to be environmentally responsible and visit people who live by that principle.

Director: Ron Mann | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Ken Kesey, Tom Ballanco, Jessica Chung

Votes: 310

22. Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist (2010)

90 min | Documentary

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Seen through the eyes of activist Peter Jay Brown, Confessions grants the viewer an intimate look at shipboard life amongst these self proclaimed animal saviors and sea rebels who shaped ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Brown | Stars: Peter Brown, Robert Hunter, Paul Watson

Votes: 263

23. This Is What Democracy Looks Like (2000)

72 min | Documentary

7.8
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A filmed account of the street protests against the World Trade Organization Summit in Seattle, Washington, USA in 1999.

Directors: Jill Friedberg, Rick Rowley | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Michael Franti, Susan Sarandon, Vandana Shiva

Votes: 321

24. Greedy Lying Bastards (2012)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary

5.7
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56 Metascore

Melting sea ice, glacier loss and rising sea levels. Severe droughts and wildfires. Increasingly severe tornadoes, hurricanes, and flooding. Record heat waves. Climate change is no longer a... See full summary »

Director: Craig Scott Rosebraugh | Stars: Enoch Adams, George W. Bush, Philip Cooney, Kert Davies

Votes: 218 | Gross: $0.05M

25. Semper Fi: Always Faithful (2011)

75 min | Documentary

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Marine Corps Master Sgt. Jerry Ensminger was a devoted Marine for nearly twenty-five years. As a drill instructor he lived and breathed the "Corps" and was responsible for indoctrinating ... See full summary »

Directors: Tony Hardmon, Rachel Libert | Stars: Jerry Ensminger, Michael Partain

Votes: 119

26. Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

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An poorly-educated house-wife fights companies polluting her hometown's water-table in up-state New York during the 1970's.

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Marsha Mason, Bob Gunton, Penny Fuller, Roberta Maxwell

Votes: 45

27. Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action (2005)

88 min | Documentary

8.7
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"Homeland" tells the stories of five remarkable Native American activists in four communities who are fighting these "new Indian Wars" - each in his own way passionately dedicated to ... See full summary »

Director: Roberta Grossman | Stars: Mitchell Capitan, Rita Capitan, Barry Dana, Evon Peter

Votes: 23

28. The Green Chain (2007)

90 min | Drama

5.8
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The battle between loggers and environmentalists is defining, dividing and destroying communities in Canada and around the world. The Green Chain is a powerful, funny and thought-provoking film about the people who love trees.

Director: Mark Leiren-Young | Stars: Scott McNeil, Babs Chula, Tahmoh Penikett, Tricia Helfer

Votes: 81

29. Waking the Green Tiger (2011)

78 min | Documentary, History, News

7.6
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Seen through the eyes of activist, farmers and journalists, Waking the Green Tiger follows an extraordinary campaign to stop a huge dam project on the Upper Yangtze river in southwestern ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Marcuse | Stars: David Hewlett, Jianqiang Liu, Jun Ma, Geping Qu

Votes: 17

30. Climate of Change (2010)

86 min | Documentary

6.6
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A documentary focused on the efforts of everyday people all over the world who are making a difference in the fight against global warming.

Director: Brian Hill | Star: Tilda Swinton

Votes: 36

31. Unfinished Business (1984)

99 min | Drama

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Seventeen year old Isabelle Marks lives in Toronto with her divorced mother and finds her life directionless. Isabelle becomes involved with an anti-nuclear group that her boyfriend Jessie ... See full summary »

Director: Don Owen | Stars: Isabelle Mejias, Peter Spence, Leslie Toth, Julie Biggs

Votes: 19

32. Butterfly (2000 TV Movie)

79 min | Documentary

7.2
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58 Metascore

This documentary, which first aired on public television in 2000, chronicles environmental activist Julia "Butterfly" Hill's 738 day tree-sit in the ancient redwood tree she named Luna.

Director: Doug Wolens | Stars: Christine Casarsa, Julia Butterfly Hill

Votes: 72 | Gross: $0.00M

33. Power of Pearl (2017)

90 min | Documentary, Adventure, History | Post-production

Hidden in the caldera of a sunken volcanoes, on a small island in the Ring of Fire, deep in the shark infested waters of the furthest reaches of the world, grows earth's only living gem. ... See full summary »

Directors: Ahbra Perry, Robert Taylor Higgins

34. Burn: The Robert Wraight Story (2003 TV Movie)

Biography, Crime, Drama

5.9
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Robert Wraight moves to a small town with his family to make a fresh start. Unfortunately things take a turn for the worst when the family is struck by disaster. Robert's recently purchased... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Scaini | Stars: Jonathan Scarfe, Alan Scarfe, Kristin Booth, Alexandra Harvey

Votes: 53

35. The Rainbow Warrior Conspiracy (1989 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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Dramatisation of the sinking of the Greenpeace ship 'The Rainbow Warrior' by French agents in Auckland, New Zealand in 1985.

Director: Chris Thomson | Stars: Jack Thompson, Brad Davis, Mary Regan, Germain Houde

Votes: 54

36. The Great Warming (2006)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary

7.1
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Scientist and theologians come together to raise global warming awareness and many common people from all over the world explain how global warming has impacted their lives in a negative way.

Stars: Severn Cullis-Suzuki, Alanis Morissette, Keanu Reeves

Votes: 34

37. Save the Future (2009 Video)

3 min | Short, Drama

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A 13-year-old girl reimagines her life as a public service announcement, blurring the lines between her family struggles and her fear of environmental apocalypse.

Director: Jenny Deller | Stars: Perla Haney-Jardine, Jennifer MacDonald, Corey Abshine, James Bogard

Votes: 7

38. The Legend of Rose Al-Youssef (2002)

56 min | Documentary

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Although Egyptian actress and political activist Rose Al-Youssef was adamant about not allowing the production of any work that presented the story of her life, her family finally gave ... See full summary »

Director: Mohammad Kamel El-Kalyubi

39. Saviors of the Forest (1993)

Documentary

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Director: Bill Day | Stars: Michelle Anton Allen, Terry Schwartz

Votes: 11

40. Renewal (2008)

90 min | Documentary

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Renewal presents eight different stories about America's growing religious-environmental movement. Each story is set in a different religious tradition and each story addresses a different environmental concern.

Directors: Marty Ostrow, Terry Kay Rockefeller

41. Seeing Is Believing: Handicams, Human Rights and the News (2002)

60 min | Documentary

7.9
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The impact of consumer video equipment on international political activism efforts.

Directors: Katerina Cizek, Peter Wintonick | Star: Katerina Cizek

Votes: 17

42. Stand and Be Counted (2000 TV Movie)

Documentary, History, Music

7.4
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The history of popular music's role in various political and social causes during the rock era.

Directors: Gary McGroarty, Todd Robinson, Jeff Scheftel

Votes: 32

43. The Next Industrial Revolution (2002)

55 min | Documentary

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Directors: Christopher Bedford, Shelley Morhaim | Star: Susan Sarandon

Votes: 19

44. The Legacy: Murder & Media, Politics & Prisons (1999)

76 min | Crime, Documentary

8.1
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Director: Michael J. Moore | Stars: John Patrick Amedori, Joe Klaas, Marc Klaas, Mike Reynolds

Votes: 9

45. Blockade: Algonquins Defend the Forest (1990)

27 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Boyce Richardson | Star: Boyce Richardson

46. Volem rien foutre al païs (2006)

107 min | Documentary

6.9
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Directors: Pierre Carles, Christophe Coello, Stéphane Goxe | Star: Ada Colau

Votes: 84

47. Yöjuna (1996)

86 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.2
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Young Ari Nykänen joins a board of inquiry investigating a mysterious freight train accident which at first seems just a case of vandalism. Ari delves deeper into the case and discovers a ... See full summary »

Director: Arto Lehkamo | Stars: Santeri Kinnunen, Vera Kiiskinen, Minna Soisalo, Åke Lindman

Votes: 121

48. Earth to Kids: A Guide to Products for a Healthy Planet (1990 TV Movie)

Family

8.5
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Engages young audiences with humorous characters skits and characters such as "The Tooth Fairy" which encourages use of the tube toothpaste over the pump toothpaste, "The One-timers" about ... See full summary »

Star: Jim Fyfe

Votes: 11

49. Democracy à la Maude (1998)

61 min | Documentary

5.0
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A film about the life, career and causes of the Canadian social and political activist leader, Maude Barlow.

Director: Patricia Kearns | Star: Maude Barlow

Votes: 7

50. Stop the ReRoute: Taking a Stand on Sacred Land (2009)

89 min | Documentary

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Director: Ann Follett