Most Popular "Water Shortage" Titles
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1. 127 Hours (2010)
R | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.
2. Dune (1984)
PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule.
3. Jericho (2006–2008)
TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A small town in Kansas is literally left in the dark after seeing a mushroom cloud over near-by Denver, Colorado. The townspeople struggle to find answers about the blast and solutions on how to survive.
4. Rango (2011)
PG | 107 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Rango is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff.
6. Dune (2000 TV Mini-Series)
Unrated | 265 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A three-part miniseries on politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah. Based on Frank Herbert's classic science fiction novel.
7. Solarbabies (1986)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future in which most water has disappeared from the Earth, we find a group of children, mostly teenagers, who are living at an orphanage, run by the despotic rulers of the new Earth. ... See full summary »
8. The Last Days (2013)
100 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
2013. A mysterious epidemic spreads across the planet. Humanity develops an irrational fear of open spaces that causes instant death. Soon, the world population is trapped inside buildings.... See full summary »
9. Even the Rain (2010)
Unrated | 103 min | Drama, History
As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.
10. Jean de Florette (1986)
PG | 120 min | Drama
A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell.
11. The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2013)
120 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
About a series of unsolved disappearances on the Galapagos Island of Floreana in the 1930s.
Writers: Dayna Goldfine, Daniel Geller, Celeste Schaefer Snyder, Dore Strauch, Margret Wittmer, Friedrich Ritter, Hinz Wittmer, John Garth | Directors: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Sebastian Koch, Thomas Kretschmann, Diane Kruger
12. Sleep Dealer (2008)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
The near future. Like tomorrow. In a world marked by closed borders, corporate warriors, and a global computer network, three strangers risk their lives to connect, break through the barriers of technology, and unseal their fates.
13. Chato's Land (1972)
PG | 110 min | Western
After Pardon Chato, a mestizo, kills a US marshal in self-defense, a posse pursues him, but as the white volunteers advance deep in Indian territory they become more prey than hunters, ... See full summary »
14. The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
When the USA and Russia unwittingly test atomic bombs at the same time, it alters the nutation (axis of rotation) of the Earth.
15. Blood Alley (1955)
Approved | 110 min | Action, Adventure
His ship seized by the Chinese Communists, American Merchant Captain Tom Wilder languishes in prison but Chinese villagers help him escape to sail them to Hong-Kong.
16. Fortress of War (2010)
138 min | Action, Drama, History
A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days.
Writers: Aleksey Dudarev, Vladimir Eryomin, Ekaterina Tirdatova, Igor Ugolnikov, Konstantin Vorobyov | Director: Aleksandr Kott | Stars: Aleksey Kopashov, Andrey Merzlikin, Pavel Derevyanko, Aleksandr Korshunov
17. A Town Like Alice (1956)
117 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A newly wealthy English woman returns to Malaya to build a well for the villagers who helped her during war. Thinking back, she recalls the Australian man who made a great sacrifice to aid her and her fellow prisoners of war.
18. Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury (2013)
98 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Revolves around the love between an immortal hero and Janaína, the woman he has been in love with for 600 years, through Brazil's colonization, slavery, military regime and the future, in 2096, in the midst of wars for water.
20. Absurdistan (2008)
88 min | Comedy
An allegorical comedy centered on two childhood sweethearts who seem destined for one another until the women of their isolated village, angered by male indifference toward the water ... See full summary »
21. Stay Filthy, Cali (2015– )
2 min | Short, Comedy
Non-traditional PSA web-series in the form of six short raunchy comedic vignettes made to raise awareness of the water shortage in California. In each episode, the narrator (Bruce Campbell) encourages the viewers to stop wasting water.
23. The Wayward Cloud (2005)
112 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Hsiao-Kang, now working as a pornographic actor, meets Shiang-chyi once again. Meanwhile, the city of Taipei faces a water shortage that makes the sales of watermelons skyrocket.
24. Earth 2100 (2009 TV Movie)
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.
25. Haunts of the Very Rich (1972 TV Movie)
75 min | Drama, Thriller
A group of people, all of whom, we can only assume, are very rich, are on a plane flying to an island resort. When they land, they are greeted by a mysterious black man (Seacrist), and the ... See full summary »
26. New Eden (1994 TV Movie)
R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Prisoners are dumped on a sand planet dubbed Earth 21-523 where most are immediately killed by the sand people and the remainder struggle for existence. That is until a new prisoner arrives... See full summary »
27. The Land (1969)
130 min | Drama
A small peasant village's struggles against the careless inroads of the large local landowner, The Land shows why political oppression does not necessarily lead to a sense of solidarity among the disinherited.
28. Apache Drums (1951)
Approved | 75 min | Western
A gambler is thrown out of a western town, but returns when the town is suddenly threatened by a band of marauding Apaches.
29. Badlands 2005 (1988 TV Movie)
48 min | Sci-Fi
In 1995 a severe drought forced Americans to flee the West for the cities. Water became more precious than gold. Now in 2005, settlers are coming back, meeting new challenges, and age-old ... See full summary »
30. The Cowboy and the Indians (1949)
Approved | 68 min | Western
Evil Indian Agent Richards is cheating the Indians into starvation. Gene shows that their raids are only for survival.
32. Back in the Saddle (1941)
Not Rated | 73 min | Western
After Gene discovers copper on his ranch, Bennett tries to get control of the fortune by framing him in a jail-break.
35. One Peace at a Time (2009)
83 min | Documentary
Filmed in 20 countries, with the insights of Nobel Laureates: Muhammad Yunus (Nobel Peace Prize), Steve Chu (Nobel Prize Physics and President Obama's Secretary of Energy) & Desmond Tutu (... See full summary »
36. The Last Drop of Water (1911)
18 min | Short, Western
A wagon train heading west across the great desert runs out of water, and is attacked by Indians. One man -- their last hope -- is sent out to find water.
37. Puisque nous sommes nés (2008)
90 min | Documentary
One day, in the impoverished Brazil of the Nordeste, a boy told us with a smile, "I don't have anything, all I have is my life." These words had a lasting effect on us. Where do people who ... See full summary »
38. When the Last Tree Dies (2013)
27 min | Documentary, Short
A low budget documentary film about the water crisis in the North China Plain. It depicts the devastating consequences of water scarcity exacerbated by pollution. The film follows a group ... See full summary »
39. Chains (III) (2009)
10 min | Short, Sci-Fi
The place is an underground society of approximately two hundred humans calling themselves the rubbish dwellers, whose existence is much more bleak than the golden ones who live above ... See full summary »
Professor Balthazar (1967–1977)
10 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Amadeus is able to repair any machine just by listening to it running. With his sensitive hearing he is able to tell three days in advance when the rain is coming. When the city is ... See full summary »
2 Broke Girls (2011– )
And the Break-Up Scene
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy
Caroline thinks she's doing Max a favor when she takes it upon herself to facilitate her break-up with Robbie.
Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010–2013)
TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
In an effort to bring rain to Capua, the Primus (a prestigious competition for the greatest of gladiators) is announced and Batiatus enters his champion Crixus and Spartacus against ... See full summary »
Under the Dome (2013– )
The Endless Thirst
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After Julia and Dodee speculate that the source of the radio signal jam could be the answer to the dome's origin, they are led to Joe and Norrie. Meanwhile, Angie seeks help after escaping from Junior.
Space Patrol (1950–1955)
The Wild Men of Procyon
Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
Commander Corry and his crew investigate a mysterious burst of radiation from outside the Solar System. They trace the source to the surface of a planet whose once great civilization has ... See full summary »
The A-Team (1983–1987)
Water, Water Everywhere
TV-PG | 49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Three Vietnam vets settle in a small desert town and hope to eke out a living with a small hotel they're refurbishing. Unfortunately, a wealthy rancher named Frank Gaines will stop at ... See full summary »