Ecology movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ecology movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, thought provoking, serious, visually appealing, weird and exciting films and TV shows about / with ecology, environment, danger, environmental, escapades, nature, adventure, catastrophe, dialogue and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres shot in USA, France, Japan and other countries.
ecology movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as ecology: La Belle verte (1996), WALL·E (2008), Avatar (2009), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Okja (2017), Automata (2014), Downsizing (2017), Big Miracle (2012), The Odyssey (2016), Salt and Fire (2016).

List of ecology movies

La Belle verte (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: As part of an intergalactic coalition, a well-meaning space alien volunteers to bring a message of self-actualization and harmony with nature to the one planet rejected by all her peers as incorrigible: Earth.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, light, humorous, spiritual ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: utopia, ecology, human nature, spirituality, society, nature, family, space and aliens, environmental issue, benign alien, peaceful mission, environmental ...
Place: paris france, europe
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WALL·E (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When ...
Style: touching, feel good, futuristic, emotional, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: robot, loneliness, distopia, post apocalypse, space travel, ecology, love, adventure, society, happy ending, ecological disaster, androids and robots ...
Time: future, distant future
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Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: alien, culture clash, fantasy world, adventure, space and aliens, alien life-form, ecology, alien planet, creature, space travel, human nature, distant planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a global war, the seaside kingdom known as the Valley Of The Wind remains one of the last strongholds on Earth untouched by a poisonous jungle and the powerful insects that guard it. Led by the courageous Princess Nausicaä, the people of the ...
Style: serious, cerebral, philosophical, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: post apocalypse, ecology, environmental, steampunk, giant insect, insect, nature, female protagonist, death of father, teenage girl, distopia, apocalypse ...
Time: future, year 1984, middle ages
Place: tokyo, japan
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The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, end of the world, post apocalypse, apocalypse, catastrophe, environmental, climate change, scientist, stranded, global warming, survival ...
Time: future, 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles, washington d.c., antarctica, california ...
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Okja (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young girl named Mija risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a massive animal named Okja.
Style: feel good, emotional, sweet, touching, colourful ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: animal lover, ecology, female protagonist, zoologist, monster, coming of age, pig, adaptation, fantasy world, tough girl, friendship, greed ...
Time: 70s, year 2007, year 2017
Place: south korea, chile, seoul, new york
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Automata (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation, routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity.
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, post apocalypse, distopia, androids and robots, robot, cyberpunk, ecology, robot human relationship, rain, investigation, uncover truth, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century, near future
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At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Martin and Hazel Quarrier are small-town fundamentalist missionaries sent to the jungles of South America to convert the Indians. Their remote mission was previously run by the Catholics, before the natives murdered them all. They are sent by the ...
Style: thought provoking, enigmatic, captivating, touching, realistic ...
Plot: missionary, religion, culture clash, jungle, civilization, insanity, christianity, ecology, greed, amazon jungle, malaria, genocide ...
Time: 60s, 90s
Place: brazil, india, south america, latin america, argentina
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Downsizing (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Norway
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A kindly occupational therapist undergoes a new procedure to be shrunken to four inches tall so that he and his wife can help save the planet and afford a nice lifestyle at the same time.
Style: melancholic, semi serious, satirical, thought provoking, mind bending ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, shrinking, experiment, neighbor, doctors, scientist, downsizing, laboratory, cleaning lady, ecology, poverty, journey ...
Time: future, near future
Place: norway, istanbul turkey, new mexico
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Big Miracle (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. ‘Big Miracle’ is ...
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: animals, animal rescue, rescue, journalism, media, ocean, whale, volunteer, environmentalism, ecology, snowstorm, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, year 1988, 80s
Place: alaska, new york, los angeles
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The Odyssey (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Biopic of the great French ocean-going adventurer and filmmaker
Style: factual, exciting, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: explorer, sea, environmental, flashback, diver, love, ship, husband wife relationship, ecology, airplane accident, fish, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1972, 70s, 50s ...
Place: paris france, antarctica, france, new york
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Salt and Fire (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Mexico, Bolivia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A scientist blames the head of a large company for an ecological disaster in South America. But when a volcano begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster.
Style: captivating, touching, serious, suspenseful, experimental
Plot: ecology, boy, kidnapping, intergenerational friendship, hostage, brother brother relationship, scientist, interracial friendship, blindness, breaking the fourth wall, airport, parrot ...
Place: south america
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The Lorax (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Style: entertaining, colourful, feel good, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: disney, family, environmental, childhood, deforestation, adventure, justice, talking animals, friendship, environmentalism, young heroes, ecology ...
Time: 21st century
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Woman at War (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iceland, France, Ukraine
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A middle aged woman declares war on the heavy industry in her town. She resorts to sabotage and is willing to risk everything for nature and these virgin highlands… until a Ukrainian orphan enters her life.
Style: scenic, atmospheric, captivating, sincere, light ...
Plot: environmental activist, adoption, climate change, sister sister relationship, tourist, dog, twins, sabotage, strong female character, ecology, twin sister, political persecution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, ukraine, reykjavik iceland
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The Bay (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infection, parasite, found footage, monster, disaster, catastrophe, plague, virus, ecological disaster, infected, small town, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, california, usa
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Letters from the Big Man (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sarah Smith, an artist and government hydrologist, sets out on a post-fire stream survey in a remote part of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness of southwestern Oregon. In the course of her journey through this ancient and ecologically diverse land, she ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, sincere, offbeat
Plot: sasquatch, wilderness, friendship, isolation, confined, animal life, ecology, fire, bigfoot, nature, survival, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
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The Last Journey (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The red moon threatens our existence on earth. Our only hope is the enigmatic Paul WR, the most talented astronaut of its generation. But few hours before the start of the Great mission, Paul disappeared.
Style: thought provoking, melancholic, sad, touching
Plot: asteroids and comets, ecology, disappearance, hopes, fate of humanity, apocalypse, life is a bitch, life philosophy, destiny, alone in the world, loneliness, workplace ...
Time: future
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School's Out (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Pierre Hoffman joins St Joseph’s College to stand in for a young French teacher who threw himself from the window of his classroom. But he soon starts noticing strange behaviour from his Year 10 class.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, avant garde, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: french countryside, teenager, substitute teacher, school trip, high school, ambiguity, student, ecology, teen suicide, lgbt, school, environment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Tellus (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: As a group of Finish ecoterrorists escalate their attacks, they are pursued by an environmentally conscious detective who's less radical about his activism and tries to save the earth in his own personal way.
Style: captivating, suspense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: terrorist group, environmental activism, double life, police investigation, police detective, police officer, environment, police, secret, love, fall in love, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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The Food of the Gods (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Morgan and his friends are on a hunting trip on a remote Canadian island when they are attacked by a swarm of giant wasps. Looking for help, Morgan stumbles across a barn inhabited by an enormous killer chicken. After doing some exploring, they ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: killer animal, mutant, space and aliens, survival, investigation, dangerous animal, environmentalism, creature feature, animal attack, monster, hunting, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: british columbia, canada
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Ice (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: It is 2020. Findings by environmental scientist Professor Thom Archer suggest that Halo, the corporate energy company drilling on the Greenland Glacier are causing it to melt. Archer's warnings are ignored, so he heads to the Arctic to find ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: climate change, evacuation, disaster, ecological disaster, forces of nature, survival, escapades, storm, chaos and mayhem, iceberg, chaos, ecology ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: antarctica, greenland
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Land and Shade (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, France, Netherlands, Chile, Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Alfonso is an old farmer who has returned home to tend to his son, who is gravely ill. He rediscovers his old house, where the woman who was once his wife still lives, with his daughter-in-law and grandson. The landscape that awaits him resembles a ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, suspense, bleak
Plot: family, nature, society, grandfather grandson relationship, terminal illness, poverty, peasant, dying, ecology, life & death, migration, doctor ...
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Last Hope (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After causing the near extinction of mankind seven years ago, genius scientist Leon Lau must now fight the ecological disaster he unwittingly created.
Style: mecha, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the planet, ecology, piloted giant robot, heroes, self doubt, future dystopia, secret organization, heroic mission, team, earth, chaos, loneliness ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Monolith's Whisper (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Uruguay
Duration: 68 min.
Story: STALKER: Monolith's Whisper tells the story of Alexey Savchuk, an exiled victim of the 1986 Chernobyl accident who enters the Exclusion Zone to find his lost brother after "The Second Catastrophe" where a mysterious second explosion ...
Style: psychological, art house, bleak, philosophical
Plot: stalker, mercenary, nuclear explosion, loner, freedom, nuclear power plant, quest, soldier, nuclear, life & death, nature, surrealism ...
Place: chernobyl, ukraine, uruguay
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Go Fish (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When a mysterious black goop reaches his idyllic undersea town, a brave and selfless parrot fish must cross the ocean to find its source and fix it before his coral reef is destroyed.
Style: sweet, light, humorous, semi serious, 3d animation ...
Audience: kids
Plot: fish, teamwork, heroic mission, friends, friend, talking animals, heroes, adventure, friendship, escapades, children, self doubt ...
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Aruanas (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three friends leading a nonprofit organisation investigate environmental crimes in the Amazon involving a major mining company.
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: activism, environmental activism, deforestation, journalism, amazon, teamwork, environmental issue, environmental destruction, environmental activist, environmentalism, private investigation, environmentalist ...
Place: brazil
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Clockwork Planet (2017)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: One day, a black box suddenly crashed into the house of the high school dropout Naoto Miura. Inside it was a female automaton. The endless cycle of failure and success. The world that does change and the mankind that does not change. At a time ...
Style: intense, stylized, futuristic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: a.i., post apocalypse, androids and robots, unlikely couple, partners, earth, loneliness, dark future, robot, ecology, fall in love, technology ...
Time: future
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Spread Your Wings (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Norway
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Christian, a visionary scientist, studies wild geese. For his son, a teenager obsessed with video games, the idea of spending a holiday with his father in the wilderness is a nightmare. However, father and son will get together around a crazy ...
Style: sincere, touching, scenic, light, inspirational
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: animal rescue, goose, wildlife, obsessive quest, teenager, parents and children, ex husband ex wife relationship, bird, endangered species, father son relationship, migration, ecology ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway, france
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Hoot (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 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.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: teenager, school, adventure, adaptation, fish out of water, justice, environmentalism, bully, save the day, owl, misfit, vandalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, montana, usa
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Free Willy 2 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.
Style: sweet, sentimental, touching, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: killer whale, whale, friendship, adventure, family, animals, childhood, rescue, daring rescue, greed, human animal relationship, island ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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