Sustainable Living

by mariojacobs | created - 10 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public

Sustainable Living describes a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual's use of the Earth's natural resources and one's personal resources.

It is often called "earth harmony living" and its practitioners often attempt to reduce their ecological footprint by altering their methods of transportation, energy consumption or diet.

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1. Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Music

72 Metascore

A collection of expertly photographed phenomena with no conventional plot. The footage focuses on nature, humanity and the relationship between them.

Director: Godfrey Reggio | Stars: Ed Asner, Pat Benatar, Jerry Brown, Johnny Carson

Votes: 37,575 | Gross: $1.72M

mariojacobs' pick

2. WALL·E (2008)

G | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

95 Metascore

In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.

Director: Andrew Stanton | Stars: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard

Votes: 1,064,299 | Gross: $223.81M

Brijesh's pick

3. Tomorrow (2015)

G | 118 min | Documentary

71 Metascore

The world's climate is changing. Instead of showing the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions.

Directors: Cyril Dion, Mélanie Laurent | Stars: Anthony Barnosky, Olivier De Schutter, Cyril Dion, Emmanuel Druon

Votes: 3,379 | Gross: $0.04M

Pencho15's pick

4. Captain Fantastic (2016)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

72 Metascore

In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.

Director: Matt Ross | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler, Annalise Basso

Votes: 210,070 | Gross: $5.88M

mariojacobs' pick

5. The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy

73 Metascore

A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries.

Director: Jamie Uys | Stars: N!xau, Marius Weyers, Sandra Prinsloo, Louw Verwey

Votes: 55,012 | Gross: $30.03M

mariojacobs' pick

6. March of the Penguins (2005)

G | 80 min | Documentary, Family

79 Metascore

In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family.

Director: Luc Jacquet | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Romane Bohringer, Charles Berling, Jules Sitruk

Votes: 57,495 | Gross: $77.44M

Brijesh's pick

7. Avatar (2009)

PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

83 Metascore

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.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Votes: 1,175,835 | Gross: $760.51M

Breumaster's pick

8. Leave No Trace (2018)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Drama

88 Metascore

A father and his thirteen-year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon when a small mistake derails their lives forever.

Director: Debra Granik | Stars: Thomasin McKenzie, Ben Foster, Jeffery Rifflard, Derek John Drescher

Votes: 56,882 | Gross: $6.05M

Pencho15's pick

9. The Kings of Summer (2013)

R | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

61 Metascore

Three teenage friends, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land.

Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts | Stars: Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias, Nick Offerman

Votes: 80,434 | Gross: $1.29M

Pencho15's pick

10. The 11th Hour (I) (2007)

PG | 95 min | Documentary

63 Metascore

A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems.

Directors: Leila Conners, Nadia Conners | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kenny Ausubel, Thom Hartmann, Wangari Maathai

Votes: 5,743 | Gross: $0.70M

Pencho15's pick

11. Living the Change: Inspiring Stories for a Sustainable Future (2018)

85 min | Documentary

Living the Change explores solutions to the global crises we face today through the inspiring stories of people pioneering change in their own lives and in their communities in order to live in a sustainable and regenerative way.

Directors: Jordan Osmond, Antoinette Wilson | Stars: Helen Dew, Charles Eisenstein, Mike Joy, Susan Krumdieck

Votes: 124

Pencho15's pick

12. The Mosquito Coast (1986)

PG | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

49 Metascore

An inventor spurns his city life and moves his family into the jungles of Central America to make a utopia.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix, Jadrien Steele

Votes: 28,550 | Gross: $14.30M

Breumaster's pick

13. Medicine Man (1992)

PG-13 | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

43 Metascore

In the beautiful and dangerous Amazon rainforest, dissimilar people must make their choices between business, science, and love.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Sean Connery, Lorraine Bracco, José Wilker, Rodolfo De Alexandre

Votes: 22,968 | Gross: $45.50M

Breumaster's pick

14. FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)

G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

67 Metascore

The magical inhabitants of a rainforest fight to save their home, which is threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction called Hexxus.

Director: Bill Kroyer | Stars: Samantha Mathis, Christian Slater, Robin Williams, Tim Curry

Votes: 29,506 | Gross: $24.65M

Breumaster's pick

15. Planet of the Humans (2019)

100 min | Documentary

56 Metascore

Planet of the Humans takes a harsh look at how the environmental movement has lost the battle through well-meaning but disastrous choices.

Director: Jeff Gibbs | Stars: Catherine Andrews, David Blood, Michael Bloomberg, Richard Branson

Votes: 3,001

mariojacobs' pick



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