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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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Joaquin Phoenix ... Narrator (voice)
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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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24 September 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zemljani See more »

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Nation Earth See more »
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4 x 1.33 : 1
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Earthlings is the first part of a trilogy. Right now, "Nation Earth" is working on the second part (UNITY), a documentary film about unifying the three parts of earth: nature, animals and humankind. 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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This movie is amazing.
12 July 2006 | by realitybite01See all my reviews

This documentary shows 'behind the scenes' of what goes on behind closed walls, when it comes to our use of animals. Right from the beginning, harsh realities are shown onto the screen. It is hard to watch this movie, without feeling sympathy for the creatures that are born to be exploited. The message in this movie is strong and insightful. I highly recommend this for those who want to know the truth of how animals are treated. Every aspect of the animals lives are presented in this film. If it does not turn you into a vegetarian, you might, at least, think about it. This documentary may as well be up there as one of the best.


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