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The 11th Hour (2007)

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

Directors:

Leila Conners (as Leila Conners Petersen), Nadia Conners

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Leila Conners (as Leila Conners Petersen), Nadia Conners | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leonardo DiCaprio ... Self - Narrator
Kenny Ausubel Kenny Ausubel ... Self - Founder, Bioneers
Thom Hartmann Thom Hartmann ... Self - Author, The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight
Wangari Maathai ... Self - Founder, Greenbelt Movement, 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Sandra Postel Sandra Postel ... Self - Director, Global Water Policy Project
Paul Stamets Paul Stamets ... Self - Mycologist, Author, Mycelium Running
David Orr David Orr ... Self - Chair, Environmental Studies Program, Oberlin College
Stephen Hawking ... Self - Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, Cambridge University
Oren Lyons Oren Lyons ... Self - Faithkeeper, Turtle Clan, Onondaga Nation, Haudenosaunee, Six Nations, Iroquois Confederacy
Andrew Revkin Andrew Revkin ... Self - Author & Science Reporter, New York Times (as Andy Revkin)
Sylvia Earle Sylvia Earle ... Self - Oceanographer, Explorer-in-Residence, National Geographic Society
Paul Hawken Paul Hawken ... Self - Author, Environmentalist, Entrepreneur
Janine Benyus Janine Benyus ... Self - Author, Biomimicry
Stuart Pimm ... Self - Professor of Conservation Ecology, Duke University
Paolo Soleri Paolo Soleri ... Self - Architect, Founder of Arcosanti
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A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems.

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Turn mankind's darkest hour into its finest See more »

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Documentary

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Goofs

In the caption describing a U.S. Senate hearing on oil company profits, one of the testifying companies is misspelled: "ExxonMobile." The correct spelling is ExxonMobil. See more »

Quotes

Sen. James Inhofe: Could it be that man-made global warming is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people?
Stephen Hawking: One of the most serious consequences of our actions is global warming brought about by rising levels of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels. The danger is that the temperature increase might become self-sustaining if it has not done so already.
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References 60 Minutes (1968) See more »

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terrifying, uplifting, and motivational
5 September 2007 | by dedalus626See all my reviews

This is a wonderful and important documentary. The film is full of terrifying images and fascinating interviews from some great minds. But, luckily, it does not spend too much time making its case about our destruction. After getting the viewer sufficiently terrified, the film shifts its focus to the causes of the problem. The film also inspires viewers to go out and make a difference (and tells them how).

Of course, comparisons will be made to An Inconvenient Truth, so I'll cover that too: it's clear that this project was always intended to be a film; it didn't begin as a PowerPoint presentation. It also doesn't waste time with a biography of it's narrator. But, most importantly, it's got a better mix of fear and inspiration; DiCaprio's film made me want to change the world.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 2007 (Philippines) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$60,853, 19 August 2007

Gross USA:

$707,343

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$985,207
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1.85 : 1
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