Most Popular "Environmental Issue" Titles
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1. Avatar (2009)
PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A Paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home..
2. The Last Airbender (2010)
PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must master all four elements and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water Tribes and the Earth Kingdom.
3. Princess Mononoke (1997)
PG-13 | 134 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.
4. WALL·E (2008)
G | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the distant future, a small waste collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.
5. Night Moves (2013)
R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller
Three radical environmentalists look to execute the protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.
6. Erin Brockovich (2000)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama
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.
7. The East (2013)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
8. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.
9. Happy Feet (2006)
PG | 108 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!
10. To the Wonder (2012)
R | 112 min | Drama, Romance
After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.
11. Blackfish (2013)
PG-13 | 83 min | Documentary
A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales.
12. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
PG | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.
13. FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)
G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
The magical inhabitants of a rain-forest fight to save their home, which is threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction called Hexxus.
14. Hoot (2006)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A young man (Lerman) moves from Montana to Florida with his family, where he's compelled to engage in a fight to protect a population of endangered owls.
15. The Cove (2009)
PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Crime
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.
16. Fast Food Nation (2006)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well.
17. Battle for Terra (2007)
PG | 85 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.
19. Instinct (1999)
R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller
When a noted anthropologist who left society to live in the jungle is imprisoned for murder, it's up to a young psychiatrist to get through to him.
20. Silkwood (1983)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.
21. Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.
23. Medicine Man (1992)
PG-13 | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
An eccentric scientist working for a large drug company is working on a research project in the Amazon jungle. He sends for a research assistant and a gas chromatograph because he's close ... See full summary »
24. Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (1995)
PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama
Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.
25. Swing Vote (2008)
PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
In a remarkable turn-of-events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.
27. The Emerald Forest (1985)
R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After the son of engineer Bill Markham is abducted by an aboriginal tribe on the edge of the rain forest, the engineer spends the next 10 years searching for him.
28. The 11th Hour (I) (2007)
PG | 95 min | Documentary
A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems.
29. Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)
PG | 86 min | Adventure, Drama
A teenage Jesse and old friend Randolph try to foil an illegal whaler threatening Willy and his pregnant mate.
30. Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
R | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Scientific experiments backfire and produce horrific mutations: halfman, halffish which terrorize a small fishing village by killing the men and raping the women.
31. Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder (2009 Video)
89 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
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 »
32. Grey Owl (1999)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Western
The story of the life and work of the Canadian fur trapper-turned-conservationist who claimed to be an aboriginal North American.
33. Forest Warrior (1996)
PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A shape-shifting mountain man and a group of children team up to protect an enchanted forest from evil lumberjacks.
34. GasLand (2010)
107 min | Documentary
It is happening all across America-rural landowners wake up one day to find a lucrative offer from an energy company wanting to lease their property. Reason? The company hopes to tap into a... See full summary »
35. Avatar: The Game (2009 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Deep into the heart of Pandora is an alien planet that is beyond imagination. But when conflict erupts between the RDA Corporation, a space-faring consortium in search of valuable resources... See full summary »
36. Fire on the Amazon (1993)
R | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In Bolivia's Amazon basin, corporate cattle ranches are replacing the rain forest. When Santos, charismatic leader of the union of rubber tappers, forges an alliance with Indians to protest... See full summary »
37. Arctic Tale (2007)
G | 96 min | Documentary, Family
Two narratives -- the life cycle of a mother walrus and her calf, and the life of a polar bear and her cubs -- are used to illustrate the harsh realities of existence in the Arctic.
38. The Burning Season (1994 TV Movie)
R | 123 min | Biography, Drama
Based on the true story of a Brazilian rubber tapper who leads his people in protest against government and developers, who want to cut down their part of the rainforest for a new road and ... See full summary »
39. Sky Blue (2003)
Unrated | 86 min | Action, Fantasy, Animation
Civilization has been destroyed by war and pollution, but the survivors have built the last city of Ecoban. As most natural resources have been exhausted, Ecoban is powered by pollution. ... See full summary »
Writers: Michael Keyes, Moon-saeng Kim, Jay Lender, Jun-Young Park, Sunmin Park, Yong-jun Park, Howard Rabinowitz, Jeffrey Winter, Micah Wright | Director: Moon-saeng Kim | Stars: Andrew Ableson, Cathy Cavadini, Joon-ho Chung, Mark Lindsay
40. Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)
R | 100 min | Drama
The geologist Lance Hackett is employed by an Australian mining company to map the subsoil of a desert area covered with ant hills prior to a possible uranium extraction. His work is ... See full summary »
41. Oyster Farmer (2004)
91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A love story about a young man who runs away up an isolated Australian river and gets a job with eighth generation oyster famers.
42. How to Change the World (2015)
110 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to life,... See full summary »
44. DamNation (2014)
87 min | Documentary, Adventure
This powerful film odyssey across America explores the sea change in our national attitude from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the growing awareness that our own future is ... See full summary »
45. Home (I) (2009)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Drama, Family
With aerial footage from fifty-four countries, 'Home' is a depiction of how Earth's problems are all interlinked.
46. The Fire Next Time (1993 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 195 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Drama
2017: The greenhouse effect and global warming take their toll as droughts, floods, and hurricanes wreak mass destruction in a world gone mad, one family struggles to survive against all odds...
47. Meat the Truth (2008)
74 min | Documentary
Meat the Truth is a high-profile documentary which forms an addendum to earlier films on climate change. Although such films have succeeded in drawing public attention to the issue of ... See full summary »
48. Bitter Harvest (1981 TV Movie)
94 min | Drama
A farmer's herd sickens and dies, then his family and neighbors fall ill, so he bucks the state agricultural establishment as he pursues the politically-explosive investigation of how his farm, family, and friends came to be poisoned.
49. The Big Fix (2012)
89 min | Documentary
A documentary that examines the April 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico following the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig.
50. Birdwatchers (2008)
Unrated | 104 min | Drama
When a tribe of indigenous Guarani Indians attempts to re-inhabit their ancestral land, which lies on the border of a wealthy landowner's fields, tensions escalate.