Most Popular "Water Shortage" Titles
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1. 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.
Votes: 102,650 | Gross: $27.40M
3. 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.
Votes: 297,652 | Gross: $18.33M
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.
Votes: 196,912 | Gross: $123.21M
5. 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.
7. Solarbabies (1986)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In a post-apocalyptic future ruled by the military, a group of renegade teenage orphans find a legendary orb, Bohdai, that can supposedly bring the rain back to dried up Earth.
Votes: 3,381 | Gross: $1.58M
9. 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.
Votes: 20,805 | Gross: $4.94M
10. The Last Days (2013)
100 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
2013. A mysterious epidemic spreads across the planet; humanity develops an irrational fear of open spaces which causes death within seconds. Soon, the entire global populace is trapped ... See full summary »
11. Chato's Land (1972)
PG | 100 min | Western
In 1870s New Mexico, a half-breed kills a bigoted sheriff in self-defense but the posse that eventually hunts him finds itself in dangerous territory.
12. También la lluvia (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.
Votes: 10,599 | Gross: $0.56M
13. The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Unrated | 99 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
When the U.S. and Russia unwittingly test atomic bombs at the same time, it alters the nutation (axis of rotation) of the Earth.
14. 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.
Votes: 1,006 | Gross: $0.25M
15. A Town Like Alice (1956)
117 min | Drama, Romance, War
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.
16. The Exterminators of the Year 3000 (1983)
R | 103 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In the year 3000, the Earth has turned into a desert after nuclear war. A group of survivors runs out of water, so they need to search for the valuable water, but it will not be easy because other group also wants to get it at any cost.
17. 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.
Votes: 5,907 | Gross: $0.08M
18. Tian bian yi duo yun (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.
19. 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 Soviet troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days.
20. Blind Sun (2015)
88 min | Horror, Mystery
Greece. Sometime in the near future. A seaside resort struck by a heavy heat wave. Water is rare and violence is mounting. Ashraf, a solitary immigrant, is looking after a villa while its ... 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.
22. Al-ard (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.
24. Uma História de Amor e Fúria (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.
25. 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.
28. 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 »
Votes: 1,473 | Gross: $0.04M
29. 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 »
30. Haunts of the Very Rich (1972 TV Movie)
75 min | Drama, Thriller
A group of wealthy but secretly very troubled people travel to an island resort but find themselves wondering about their existences after a while.
31. 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 »
34. 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 »
Votes: 59 | Gross: $0.01M
39. 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.
40. 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 »
42. 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 »
43. 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 »
Professor Balthazar (1967–1977)
10 min | Animation, Short, Family
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
Not Rated | 22 min | Comedy
Caroline thinks she's doing Max a favor when she takes it upon herself to facilitate her break-up with Robbie.