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1. Fortress (1992)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.9
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A futuristic prison movie. Protagonist and wife are nabbed at a future US emigration point with an illegal baby during population control. The resulting prison experience is the subject of ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Loryn Locklin, Kurtwood Smith, Clifton Collins Jr.

Votes: 23,440 | Gross: $6.74M

2. Surviving Progress (2011)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

7.5
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59 Metascore

Humanity's ascent is often measured by the speed of progress. But what if progress is actually spiraling us downwards, towards collapse? Ronald Wright, whose best-seller, A Short History Of... See full summary »

Directors: Mathieu Roy, Harold Crooks | Stars: Ronald Wright, Mark Levine, Robert Wright, Marina Silva

Votes: 1,529 | Gross: $0.05M

3. Z.P.G. (1972)

PG | 97 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.2
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In the not too distant future, a very smoggy and overpopulated Earth government makes it illegal to have children for a generation. One couple, unsatisfied with their substitute robot baby,... See full summary »

Director: Michael Campus | Stars: Oliver Reed, Geraldine Chaplin, Don Gordon, Diane Cilento

Votes: 768

4. Earth 2100 (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary, Sci-Fi

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Follows the account of Lucy, who is born into a society where people are desperate for natural resources, while the global temperature and population are highly increasing.

Director: Rudy Bednar | Stars: Jameel Ahmad, Janine Benyus, Malcolm Bowman, Reinhard Buetikofer

Votes: 904

5. Earth Days (2009)

90 min | Documentary

7.1
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70 Metascore

The story of our growing awareness and understanding of the environmental crisis and emergence, during the 1960's and '70's, of popular movement to confront it.

Director: Robert Stone | Stars: Stewart Brand, Rachel L. Carson, Bill Clinton, Paul Ehrlich

Votes: 149 | Gross: $0.03M

6. The Last Child (1971 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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Van Heflin As Sen. Quincy George.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Michael Cole, Van Heflin, Harry Guardino, Janet Margolin

Votes: 123

7. The Possibility of Hope (2007 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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A look at different matters of the world such as immigration, global warming and capitalism through the eyes of scientists and philosophers.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Fabrizio Eva, John Gray, Naomi Klein, James Lovelock

Votes: 255

8. By Day and by Night (2010)

Sci-Fi

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Dystopian sci-fi about an over-populated world in which the solution has been to program people to operate solely in either day or night, meaning that the population are only conscious half the day and can never interact with each other.

Director: Alejandro Molina | Stars: Sandra Echeverría, Marius Biegai, Manuel Balbi, Ari Brickman

Votes: 57

9. Pigs Is Pigs (1954)

Approved | 10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.3
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Flannery is a station master who does everything by the book. One day, a package of guinea pigs arrives at his station. Flannery assumes by their name that they are pigs but one customer, ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Kinney | Stars: Bob Hamlin, Bill Lee, The Mellomen, Gary Owens

Votes: 230

10. Last Days on Earth (2006 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 80 min | Documentary, News

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Stars: Kennette Benedict, Steven M. Block, Robert R. Butterworth, Clark Chapman

Votes: 68

11. Mother: Caring for 7 Billion (2011)

60 min | Documentary, News

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Mother, the film, breaks a 40-year taboo by bringing to light an issue that silently fuels our largest environmental, humanitarian and social crises - population growth. Since the 1960s the... See full summary »

Director: Christophe Fauchere | Stars: Esraa Bani, Albert Bartlett, Lester Brown, Martha Campbell

Votes: 114

12. What a Way to Go: Life at the End of Empire (2007)

123 min | Documentary

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Director: Timothy S. Bennett | Stars: Hannah Bennett, Thomas Berry, William R. Catton, Gerald Cecil

Votes: 113

13. Here to Stay (2009)

87 min | Documentary

7.6
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Urban sprawl, extinct species, depletion of natural resources and global warming are all causes of deep anxiety. Here to stay takes an uncompromising look at Planet Earth today, in all its ... See full summary »

Directors: Pierre Barougier, Olivier Bourgeois | Stars: Mikhail Gorbachev, James Lovelock, Wangari Maathai, Edgar Morin

Votes: 32

14. GrowthBusters (2011)

90 min | Documentary

6.8
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This film asks the most critical question of our time: How do we become a sustainable civilization? It takes a unique approach among modern environmental documentaries: Rather than ... See full summary »

Director: Dave Gardner | Stars: Albert Bartlett, Herman Daly, Paul Ehrlich, Dave Gardner

Votes: 34

15. Call of Life (2010)

60 min | Documentary

8.0
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The first feature-length documentary film to fully investigate the growing threat to Earth's life-support systems from the loss of biodiversity. If current trends continue, scientists warn ... See full summary »

Director: Monte Thompson | Stars: Steven Beissinger, Sally Bingham, Ignacio Chapela, Peter Coyote

Votes: 28

16. Survival of Spaceship Earth (1972)

60 min | Documentary

7.6
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Earth's environmental crisis--brought about by uncontrolled technological progress--is endangering life on a global scale. At the core of the threats to the planet - wars, overpopulation, ... See full summary »

Director: Dirk Wayne Summers | Stars: Raymond Burr, Hugh Downs, Maurice Strong, Rene Dubos

Votes: 13

17. Nancy Drew: The Creature of Kapu Cave (2006 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Mystery

7.2
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Teen detective Nancy Drew teams up with the Hardy Boys to investigate a legendary creature that may be causing the strange things happening in the Hawaiian rain forest.

Director: Mike Paganini | Stars: Lani Minella, Jonah Von Spreecken, Robert Jones, Scott Carty

Votes: 42

18. 2050 (2006)

Documentary

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A 2004 Pentagon report warns the US President that an abrupt climate change will take the planet earth on the brink of anarchy and nuclear war for access to basic resources like food and ... See full summary »

Directors: Ruth Chao, Javier Silva | Stars: Kumiko Goto-Azuma, Patrick McCully, Malte Meinshausen, Bettina Menne

Votes: 8

19. How to Boil a Frog (2009)

88 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.4
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How to Boil a Frog is an eco-comedy that gives an overview of the Big Mess We're In - environment, energy, economic - and lays out a set of personal solutions that will make your life ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Cooksey | Stars: Jon Cooksey, Mark Anielski, Dylan Archambault, Pascal Belanger

Votes: 52

20. Le travail du furet (1994 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.2
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In a distant future, science is able to cure any former lethal diseases. Population is therefore growing at a tremendous rate. In order to avoid overpopulation, the ministry of population ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Gantillon | Stars: Fabrice Eberhard, Marine Delterme, Mircea Albulescu, Dan Condurache

Votes: 5

21. There's No Tomorrow (2012)

35 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

8.6
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Peak oil has been reached; alternative fuels only a short-term patch; current growth is unsustainable - we have to scale back.

Director: Dermot O'Connor | Star: Amy Penston

Votes: 37

22. World War III (1995 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

7.1
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A study of the human population explosion and its impact on biodiversity and global ecosystems.

Director: Michael Tobias | Star: Michael Tobias

Votes: 7

23. Dick Smith's Population Puzzle (2010)

67 min | Documentary

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The film follows Dick Smith's public campaign against rapid population growth. It tests the propositions put forward in favour of a Big Australia. Can this popular entrepreneur persuade the nation to change its mind?

Director: Simon Nasht | Stars: Tony Abbott, Anthony Albanese, Mike Archer, Bob Birrell

Votes: 9

24. The Legacy of Malthus (1994)

51 min | Documentary

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Director: Deepa Dhanraj | Star: Thomas Malthus

25. Energy Crossroads: A Burning Need to Change Course (2007 Video)

55 min | Documentary

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Most experts agree that global peak oil production, when demand exceeds supply, will occur within the next 15 years and will drastically change the very fabric of our industrialized world. ... See full summary »

Director: Christophe Fauchere | Stars: Steve Andrews, James Hansen, David Stuart, Randy Udall

Votes: 9

26. Population: 6 Billion (1999)

Documentary

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Director: Jonathan Silvers

27. Birth Control (2004)

30 min | Action, Short

7.2
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In the future, a ban on unapproved births due to overpopulation is enforced by a group of Birth Control agents. When the wife of one of these agents becomes pregnant, the couple go on the run to save their unborn child.

Director: Paul Nguyen | Stars: Quin Dalgleish, Faruk Gumus, Paul Nguyen, Andrei Petrik

Votes: 20

28. No Vacancy (2005)

90 min | Documentary

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Global responses to the Human Population Explosion; impact on the environment and biodiversity.

Director: Michael Tobias | Stars: Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi, Kalpana Apte, Rofina Asuru, John Awoonor-Williams

Votes: 13

29. Der Tag, an dem es zu viele Menschen gibt (2012)

49 min | Documentary

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30. Population (1999)

7 min | Sci-Fi, Short

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A possible American social outcome of continued global population growth.

Director: Benjamin T. Brammeier | Stars: Colin Gregg, Katherine Dischinger, Mark Dischinger, Brad Hodge

31. One of Seven (2012)

58 min | Documentary

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Director: Venu Nair | Star: Venu Nair

32. Rapid Population Decline or Bust (2011)

32 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

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Director: Jack Alpert | Star: Jack Alpert

33. Sind wir bald zu viele? (2012)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jörg Daniel Hissen | Stars: Binot Bihari, Lester Brown, Duff Gillespie, Michelle Goldberg

34. World Population (2000)

7 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

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Director: R. Scott Vance

35. Jam Packed: The Challenge of Human Overpopulation (1997 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Young people and the environment.

Director: Michael Tobias | Star: Alexandra Paul

36. Thank You for Not Breeding (2002)

36 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.6
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Director: Nina Paley | Stars: Les U. Knight, Warren Hern, Paul Ehrlich, Kelpie Wilson

Votes: 7

37. Man and His Resources (1961)

28 min | Short, Documentary

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Director: Donald Fraser | Star: Stanley Burke

38. Arithmetic, Population and Energy (2002)

74 min | Documentary

9.0
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Star: Albert Bartlett

Votes: 8

39. Population Explosion: The Human Bomb (1968 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Stars: Bill Burrud, Alan Gutmacher

40. Gaia (II) (2009)

18 min | Short

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Director: Joe Jenkins

41. State of the Earth (2011 Video)

Documentary

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Directors: Jane Gray Morrison, Michael Tobias | Stars: Paul Ehrlich, Bob Gillespie, Thomas Gillespie, John Harte

42. Challenge to Mankind (1961)

28 min | Short, Documentary

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Star: Stanley Burke

43. People by the Billions (1961)

28 min | Short, Documentary

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Star: Stanley Burke

44. Population Explosion (1968)

15 min | Short, Animation

5.9
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Director: Pierre Hébert | Star: Patrick Watson

Votes: 14

45. Overpopulation: The More the Merrier? (2010)

2 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

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Director: Rixt Singelsma

46. On the Edge (I) (1998)

52 min | Documentary

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Directors: Ron Dexter, Douglas Gillies | Stars: Lester Brown, Jane Goodall, Mikhail Gorbachev, Oren Lyons

47. Superpoblación (2010)

5 min | Documentary, Short

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Star: Guillermo López Barrera

48. EcoNews (1987– )
Episode: A Look at: What Is the Limit? (1987)

29 min | Documentary, News

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Director: Nancy Pearlman | Star: Nancy Pearlman

49. Planet Earth (2006– )
Episode: From Pole to Pole (2006)

TV-G | 49 min | Documentary

9.2
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"Planet Earth" travels around the Earth, finding where the sun always shines and where it's rarely seen. Next, they find where water is abundant and where it's scarce.

Director: Alastair Fothergill | Stars: David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, Mike Holding, Tania Jenkins

Votes: 1,584

50. NET Playhouse (1964–1972)
Episode: Home (1968)

Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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"Home" is playwright Megan Terry's tale of overpopulation. Set in an Orwellian-type future, the play focuses on nine people forced to live together in an elevator-size room.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Warren Clarke, Irene Dailey, John Gielgud, Dixie Marquis

Votes: 9