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Earthlings (2005)

Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.

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Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.

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Phoenix is widely known for his animal rights advocacy. He became a vegan when he, at the age of 3, joined his siblings on a boat to catch fish. He saw how a fish was caught and tossed aside, writhing. Phoenix is a member of In Defense of Animals and PETA and has actively campaigned for both. See more »

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title card: earth-ling n. - One who inhabits the earth.
Narrator: Since we all inhabit the earth, we are all considered earthlings. There is no sexism, racism, or speciesism in the term 'earthling'. It encompasses each and every one of us: warm- or cold-blooded, mammal, vertebrate or invertebrate, bird, reptile, amphibian, fish and human alike.
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Really Informative and horrible
6 May 2007 | by See all my reviews

As many other have stated about this film. I still wonders WHY isn't a film such as this up on regular television?

Humanity showed its faces in our more modern world during world war II and how the Nazis treated jews, gypsies and other people that didn't fit their kingdom. Stalin showed his way of tormenting his own people with starvation etc. estimated losses under stalins rule comes up to 40 million people.

Now this we air on TV's we read about it in school and everybody are horrified how humans could do such acts of terror well take a look at this film and you will see that we are still doing it the only thing is we have turned to other species than ourselves. But everything from what we saw in world war ii is here and even worse things than that in my opinion.

I simply can't understand how we can ignore these slaughter houses anylonger. It makes my blood boil when I see the people working in theses places, if someone where to die in pain it should be the human doing what he/she does.

I fell ashamed to be among humans when I see that we are so many that are capable of doing theses sic things. OF COURSE I must add that NOT all slaughter houses do act like these but there are many and they are totally legal... its insane!

I hope that someday this film ends up on TV everywhere and that humans will say NO! We did stop what happened during the nazi regime. Stop this as well!


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