Most Popular Environmental Movies and TV Shows
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1. Waterworld (1995)
PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a future where the polar ice-caps have melted and Earth is almost entirely submerged, a mutated mariner fights starvation and outlaw "smokers," and reluctantly helps a woman and a young girl try to find dry land.
Votes: 176,406 | Gross: $88.25M
2. Wonder Woman (2017)
PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
Votes: 533,161 | Gross: $412.56M
3. The Lorax (2012)
PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Votes: 96,071 | Gross: $214.03M
4. 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.
Votes: 328,746 | Gross: $2.38M
5. The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek from Washington, D.C. to New York City to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.
Votes: 407,315 | Gross: $186.74M
6. Quantum of Solace (2008)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organisation from eliminating a country's most valuable resource.
Votes: 396,592 | Gross: $168.37M
7. 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.
Votes: 170,078 | Gross: $125.60M
8. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
PG | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Warrior and pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.
Votes: 143,924 | Gross: $0.50M
9. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
PG | 119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
To save Earth from an alien probe, Admiral James T. Kirk and his fugitive crew go back in time to San Francisco in 1986 to retrieve the only beings who can communicate with it: humpback whales.
Votes: 76,884 | Gross: $109.71M
10. Dinosaurs (1991–1994)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
This show follows the life of a family of dinosaurs, living in a modern world. They have televisions, refrigerators, et cetera. The only humans around are cavemen, who are viewed as pets and wild animals.
11. The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime
Lieutenant Frank Drebin discovers that his ex-girlfriend's new beau is involved in a plot to kidnap a scientist who advocates solar energy.
Votes: 102,846 | Gross: $86.93M
12. The Rescuers Down Under (1990)
G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime
The R.A.S. agents, Miss Bianca and Bernard, race to Australia to save a little boy and a rare golden eagle from a murderous poacher.
Votes: 37,176 | Gross: $27.93M
13. Blue Planet II (2017–2018)
TV-G | 364 min | Documentary
David Attenborough returns to the world's oceans in this sequel to the acclaimed documentary filming rare and unusual creatures of the deep, as well as documenting the problems our oceans face.
14. The Colony (I) (2013)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.
16. Dersu Uzala (1975)
G | 142 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The Russian army sends an explorer on an expedition to the snowy Siberian wilderness where he makes friends with a seasoned local hunter.
18. 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.
Votes: 9,129 | Gross: $24.47M
19. Instinct (1999)
R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller
When noted anthropologist Dr. Ethan Powell, who left society to live in the jungle is imprisoned for murder, it's up to young psychiatrist Theo Caulder to get through to him.
Votes: 31,325 | Gross: $34.10M
21. Ocean Girl (1994–1997)
25 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Set against the beauty of Far North Queensland, Ocean Girl is the story of Neri, a mysterious young girl from the ocean who is discovered by the young inhabitants of an underwater research colony.
22. Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990–1996)
TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A quintet of teenagers work together to encourage environmentally responsible behavior and can summon a superhero to deal with ecological disasters.
23. Before the Flood (2016)
PG | 96 min | Documentary
A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet.
24. Never Cry Wolf (1983)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama
A government researcher, sent to research the "menace" of wolves in the north, learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the species.
Votes: 7,498 | Gross: $29.60M
26. Edge of Darkness (1985)
307 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When his daughter Emma is murdered, cop Craven discovers, that she was in a GAIA group of activists occupied with exposing Northmoor nuclear waste storage facility for illegal activities.
27. Salt and Fire (2016)
98 min | Thriller
A scientist blames the head of a large company for an ecological disaster in South America. But when a volcano begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster.
28. The Odyssey (2016)
PG | 122 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The aquatic adventure of the highly influential and fearlessly ambitious pioneer, innovator, filmmaker, researcher, and conservationist, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, covers roughly thirty years of an inarguably rich in achievements life.
29. Janatha Garage (2016)
Not Rated | 162 min | Action, Drama
An environmental activist comes to Hyderabad to attend a seminar, where an unexpected encounter with a man who runs an organization for the oppressed, changes his purpose in life.
31. The Lorax (1972 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Drama
A ruined industrialist tells his tale of his environmentally self-destructive greed despite the warnings of an old forest creature.
33. Taffin (1988)
R | 96 min | Action, Thriller
An Irish tough-guy debt collector is asked by his local community to help rid the town of developers bent on building a chemical plant on the outskirts of town. The developers are ruthless ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,421 | Gross: $0.16M
34. The Corporation (2003)
Not Rated | 145 min | Documentary, History
Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance.
Votes: 20,202 | Gross: $1.88M
35. The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)
Not Rated | 80 min | Sci-Fi
An alien narrates the story of his dying planet, his and his people's visits to Earth and Earth's man-made demise, while human astronauts attempt to find an alternate planet for surviving humans to live on.
37. You've Been Trumped (2011)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
In this David and Goliath story for the 21st century, a group of proud Scottish homeowners take on celebrity tycoon Donald Trump as he buys up one of Scotland's last wilderness areas to build a golf resort.
Votes: 2,120 | Gross: $0.03M
39. 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.
Votes: 5,534 | Gross: $0.70M
44. The Lion King (1994 Video Game)
K-A | Action, Adventure, Family
To survive and grow into a powerful adult lion, Simba must perfect his savage pounce and master fighting with all four paws. Scrap with hyenas, dash through an elephant graveyard, defeat your evil uncle Scar and recapture the Pridelands.
45. Origin: Spirits of the Past (2006)
Not Rated | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
It is 300 years into the future. Earth's environment had been devastated by mankind's own foolish plans and humankind is beleaguered by the sentient forests which they have awoken. The ... See full summary »
46. YooHoo and Friends (2011– )
Animation, Comedy, Family
Five executives who worked for Nasty Corporation are turned into animals by Father Time. They have to fix all the environmental disasters they've caused in return for gems so that they may become humans again.
47. The Burning Season: The Chico Mendes Story (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 »
48. Where the Rivers Flow North (1993)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama
In 1927, in Kingdom County, Vermont, a large dam is to be built, however, Noel Lord, a logger and cedar-oil harvester, won't give up his lifetime lease on land that will be flooded. The dam... See full summary »
Votes: 460 | Gross: $0.60M
49. Virus (I) (1996)
PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Thriller
A United States Presidential bodyguard risks everything to save the day when a truck chock full of biological weapons contrives to crash in a National Park.