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Fuel (2008)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 18 September 2009 (USA)
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Director Josh Tickell takes us along for his 11 year journey around the world to find solutions to America's addiction to oil. A shrinking economy, a failing auto industry, rampant ... See full summary »

Director:

Joshua Tickell (as Josh Tickell)

Writer:

Johnny O'Hara
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Cast

Credited cast:
Joshua Tickell ... Himself / narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Barbara Boxer ... Herself - Senator - California
Richard Branson ... Himself - Founder, Virgin Group
George W. Bush ... Himself - President of the United States (archive footage)
Jimmy Carter ... Himself - President of the United States (archive footage)
Sheryl Crow ... Herself - Musician / Environmental Activist
Larry David ... Himself - Actor / Comedian / Environmental Activist
Deborah Dupre Deborah Dupre ... Herself - Environmental Activist and Josh's Mom
Jeremiah Dupre Jeremiah Dupre ... Josh's brother
Dwight D. Eisenhower ... Himself - President of the United States (archive footage)
Perry Freeze Perry Freeze ... Himself - Owner of Diesel Volkswagen Jetta
Larry Hagman ... Himself - Actor / Renewable Energy Advocate
Joseph Harberg ... Himself, Environmental Expert
Woody Harrelson ... Himself - Actor / Environmentalist
Jay Inslee Jay Inslee ... Himself - Congressman, Washington
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Storyline

Director Josh Tickell takes us along for his 11 year journey around the world to find solutions to America's addiction to oil. A shrinking economy, a failing auto industry, rampant unemployment, an out-of-control national debt, and an insatiable demand for energy weigh heavily on all of us. Fuel shows us the way out of the mess we're in by explaining how to replace every drop of oil we now use, while creating green jobs and keeping our money here at home. The film never dwells on the negative, but instead shows us the easy solutions already within our reach. Written by Rebecca Harrell

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Uncovering America's dirty secret See more »

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Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Горючее See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,386, 20 September 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$173,783, 30 October 2009
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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Josh Tickell lived in his Veggie Van for the first two years of making the movie. See more »

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An entertaining and informative environmental movie with REAL solutions!
16 October 2008 | by lerner-12See all my reviews

FUEL is a great movie for everyone who wants to do something about our environmental crisis but doesn't know where to begin. It is the most comprehensive movie I've seen that details how we got to where we are today in regards to how badly America is addicted to oil and how we can break the addiction. It is just packed with information! The one criticism most people have with environmental films is that they are doomsday outlooks and don't provide any solutions for what we can do. FUEL is NOT like that! It has a positive outlook and includes sooooo many different, new, and REAL solutions we can and should be working on right now in this country! FUEL is meaningful and informative and so engaging all at the same time. Everyone should see this movie to be more informed about what we should be asking for from our government in the ways of independence from oil. Go see this film and help change the world!


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