Most Popular Environmentalism Movies and TV Shows
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1. Avatar (2009)
PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.
Votes: 1,075,347 | Gross: $760.51M
2. Spirited Away (2001)
PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.
Votes: 584,605 | Gross: $10.06M
3. 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: 171,741 | Gross: $88.25M
4. 21 Jump Street (2012)
R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.
Votes: 489,856 | Gross: $138.45M
5. The Green Inferno (2013)
R | 100 min | Adventure, Horror
A group of student activists travels to the Amazon to save the rain forest and soon discover that they are not alone, and that no good deed goes unpunished.
Votes: 35,420 | Gross: $7.19M
6. First Reformed (2017)
R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A minister of a small congregation in upstate New York grapples with mounting despair brought on by tragedy, worldly concerns and a tormented past.
Votes: 39,573 | Gross: $3.45M
8. Holiday in the Wild (2019)
TV-PG | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Jilted by her husband on the eve of embarking on an African safari, a woman travels to the continent alone where she meets an elephant conservationist.
9. Before Sunset (2004)
R | 80 min | Drama, Romance
Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.
Votes: 217,069 | Gross: $5.82M
10. Soylent Green (1973)
PG | 97 min | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In the world ravaged by the greenhouse effect and overpopulation, an NYPD detective investigates the murder of a big company CEO.
11. Point Break (2015)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Crime, Sport
A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists.
Votes: 55,378 | Gross: $28.78M
12. Transporter 3 (2008)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Thriller
Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukrainian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to contend with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery and not let his personal feelings get in the way of his dangerous objective.
Votes: 151,239 | Gross: $31.72M
13. FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)
G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
The magical inhabitants of a rainforest fight to save their home, which is threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction called Hexxus (Tim Curry).
Votes: 25,732 | Gross: $24.65M
14. Against All Odds (1984)
R | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A gangster hires an ex-football player to find his girlfriend. When he finds her, they fall in love, and the twists start to appear.
Votes: 9,961 | Gross: $25.10M
15. Demon Seed (1977)
R | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A scientist creates Proteus--an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife.
16. Bio-Dome (1996)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy
Moronic best friends get themselves locked inside the Bio-Dome, a science experiment, along with a group of environmental scientists for one year.
Votes: 25,048 | Gross: $26.76M
18. Earthlings (2005)
95 min | Documentary, Horror
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.
20. Mighty Joe Young (1998)
PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Family
A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by a zoologist and a young woman whom he grew up with. A poacher from the past returns to seek vengeance on him.
Votes: 26,515 | Gross: $50.63M
21. Silent Running (1972)
G | 89 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future where all flora is extinct on Earth, an astronaut is given orders to destroy the last of Earth's botany, kept in a greenhouse aboard a spacecraft.
22. Grizzly Man (2005)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
Votes: 49,724 | Gross: $3.17M
24. The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)
R | 112 min | Drama
A father and daughter isolated on an island off the East Coast and living on a once-thriving commune grapple with the limits of family and sexuality.
Votes: 10,754 | Gross: $0.71M
25. The Arrival (1996)
PG-13 | 115 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Zane, an astronomer, discovers intelligent alien life. But the aliens are keeping a deadly secret, and will do anything to stop Zane from learning it.
Votes: 30,363 | Gross: $14.05M
26. What the Health (2017)
97 min | Documentary
An intrepid filmmaker on a journey of discovery as he uncovers possibly the largest health secret of our time and the collusion between industry, government, pharmaceutical and health organizations keeping this information from us.
28. Big Miracle (2012)
PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Family
In small-town Alaska, a news reporter recruits his ex-girlfriend - a Greenpeace volunteer - on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle.
Votes: 18,022 | Gross: $20.11M
29. Woman at War (2018)
Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Halla becomes a determined environmental activist, but this threatens a long-held hope of hers.
Votes: 5,480 | Gross: $0.85M
31. Hoot (2006)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A young man (Lerman) moves from Montana to Florida with his family, where he's compelled to engage in a fight to protect a population of endangered owls.
Votes: 7,606 | Gross: $8.08M
32. 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.
33. Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)
PG | 86 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
16-year-old Jesse and old friend Randolph try to foil an illegal whaler threatening Willy and his pregnant mate.
Votes: 8,854 | Gross: $3.52M
34. The East (2013)
PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
An operative for an elite private intelligence firm finds her priorities changing dramatically after she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations.
Votes: 47,445 | Gross: $2.27M
35. 2040 (2019)
92 min | Documentary, History, News
Practical solutions to environmental concerns are addressed with the hope that the filmmaker's daughter, 21 years old in the year 2040, will face a hopeful future.
36. Dominion (2018)
120 min | Documentary
Dominion uses drones, hidden and handheld cameras to expose the dark underbelly of modern animal agriculture, questioning the morality and validity of humankind's dominion over the animal kingdom.
37. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
PG | 96 min | Documentary, News
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.
Votes: 78,574 | Gross: $23.81M
38. Pom Poko (1994)
PG | 119 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
A community of magical shape-shifting raccoon dogs struggle to prevent their forest home from being destroyed by urban development.
39. Close My Eyes (1991)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance
An estranged brother and sister begin an intense sexual relationship, behind the curtain of their otherwise normal working-class lives.
Votes: 2,820 | Gross: $0.14M
40. The Cove (2009)
PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Crime
Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.
Votes: 45,995 | Gross: $0.87M
41. Fire Down Below (1997)
R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Going undercover in rural Kentucky, an environmental agent tries to prove the dumping of toxic waste in the local coal mines by ruthless industrialists.
Votes: 16,005 | Gross: $16.23M
42. The Ant Bully (2006)
PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After Lucas Nickle floods an ant colony with his watergun, he's magically shrunken down to insect size and sentenced to hard labor in the ruins.
Votes: 35,429 | Gross: $28.14M
43. Furry Vengeance (2010)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family
In the Oregon wilderness, a real-estate developer's new housing subdivision faces a unique group of protestors: local woodland creatures who don't want their homes disturbed.
Votes: 15,072 | Gross: $17.60M
44. Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990–1996)
TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Short, Action
A quintet of teenagers work together to encourage environmentally responsible behavior and can summon a superhero to deal with ecological disasters.
46. ReGenesis (2004–2008)
49 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Geneticist David Sandstrom is the chief scientist at the prestigious virology/micro-biology NORBAC laboratory, a joint enterprise between the USA, Canada and Mexico for countering bio-terrorism.
47. Up, Up, and Away! (2000 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
The only normal member of a super-powered family feels left out and confused until he has the chance to use a talent of his own to save everyone.
48. Once Upon a Forest (1993)
G | 71 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A young mouse, mole and hedgehog risk their lives to find a cure for their badger friend, who's been poisoned by men.
Votes: 4,692 | Gross: $10.00M
49. I Am Here... Now (2009)
Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Disappointed by its creation, the almighty being that created Man arrives on Earth in a human form and interacts with various troubled, wicked and sinful people on his journey to Vegas.