Environmentalism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant environmentalism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, sincere and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with environmentalism, society, danger, escapades, catastrophe, family, environmental issue, forest, heroes and animal life plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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environmentalism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as environmentalism: The East (2013), Big Miracle (2012), Gorillas in the Mist (1988), Fire Down Below (1997), Bless the Beasts & Children (1971), Mee-Shee: The Water Giant (2005), Hoot (2006), The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), The Green Chain (2007), Furry Vengeance (2010).

List of environmentalism movies

 6.8
 49K
The East (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An operative for an elite private intelligence firm finds her priorities irrevocably changed after she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Plot: environmentalism, fighting the system, terrorism, ecological disaster, radical, undercover, environmental issues, powerful corporation, social activist, poisoning, danger, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.5
 19K
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, uplifting, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: animal rescue, ocean or sea, environmentalism, rescue, whale, reporter, cold war, animal life, journalism, danger, media, volunteer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: alaska, new york, los angeles
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Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.
Style: sad, sincere, captivating, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: jungle, gorilla, extinction, environmentalism, mountain, human spirit, fighting the system, animals, obsessive quest, environmental, forces of nature, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1966
Place: africa, congo, rwanda
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Fire Down Below (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martial arts star Steven Seagal stars in this action drama as Jack Taggart, an undercover agent working for the Environmental Protection Agency. When an EPA representative is murdered in a small Appalachian community, Taggart is sent in -- posing as ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, toxic, investigation, environmentalism, danger, good versus evil, tough law enforcer, deadly, dishonesty, brutality, environment, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: kentucky, usa, appalachia, texas
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Spirit Bear: The Simon Jackson Story (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenage boy fights to save the Spirit Bear.
Style: sincere, sentimental, feel good, touching, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: environmentalism, bear, wilderness, heroic mission, human spirit, fighting the system, youth, politics, escapades, campaign, extinction, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Bless the Beasts & Children (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Six children at a summer camp embark on a mission to save a buffalo herd from slaughter.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: summer camp, rescue, obsessive quest, environmentalism, teenage life, friendship, animal life, coming of age, buffalo, youth, male bonding, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa, albuquerque new mexico, los angeles
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Mee-Shee: The Water Giant (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A New York City oil company troubleshooter is brought to a remote B.C. lake to look for some lost machinery. Cancelling a trip to Disney World with his son, he decides to bring the boy along. They both end up experiencing more excitement than Mickey ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, captivating, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: environmentalism, adventure, young heroes, rescue, wilderness, family life, treasure hunt, family, escapades, heroes, danger, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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 5.5
 8K
Hoot (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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, humorous, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, school, environmentalism, adventure, save the day, teenager, misfit, vandalism, bully, restaurant, kidnapping, endangered species ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana, florida, usa
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The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, ufo, alien contact, evacuation, evil alien, ultimatum, giant robots, chaos and mayhem, environmentalism, alien encounter, race against time, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, future
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, virginia, manhattan new york city ...
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The Green Chain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The battle between loggers and environmentalists is defining, dividing and destroying communities in Canada and around the world. The Green Chain is a powerful, funny and thought-provoking film about the people who love trees.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, cult film ...
Plot: environmentalism, society, family business, battles, family relations, in the woods, environmental activism, canadian, deforestation, forest, small town, logging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Furry Vengeance (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA, United Arab Emirates, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When real estate developer Dan Sanders finalizes plans to level a swath of pristine Oregon forest to make way for a soulless housing subdivision, a band of woodland creatures rises up to throw a monkey wrench into the greedy scheme. Just how much ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: bear, environmentalism, real estate, family relations, animal life, raccoon, vengeance, nothing goes right, family problems, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, businessman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
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Steal This Movie (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment and inciting of violence they then blame on the Left.
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: injustice, on the run, environmentalism, fighting the system, politics, state affairs, vietnam war, hidden identity, dishonesty, depression, justice, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, woodstock, manhattan new york city ...
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 8.2
 10K
Dr. Stone (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he's not alone! His science-loving friend Senku's been ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, intellectual, funny, educational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: science, teamwork, survival, apocalypse, friendship, mad scientist, heroic mission, environmentalism, romance, post apocalypse, scientist, society ...
Time: future
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 5.5
 1K
The Shooter (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The five days when Copenhagen was held in a panic grip by an intelligent activist and former elite shooter, who takes to arms when a woman journalist writes about the government’s broken promises in an environmental question.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, sniper, journalism, state affairs, environmentalism, society, media, reporter, crimes, crime, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, greenland
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Taking Back Our Town (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A true story about a concerned housewife, Pat Melancon, who tries to block Shintech, a massive Japanese petrochemical conglomerate, from building a plant in her toxic township already known as "cancer alley". Pat and a few newly recruited, ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: cancer, fighting the system, human spirit, heroic mission, environmentalism, hopes, obsessive quest, society, social relations, terminal illness, small town, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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China: The Panda Adventure (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Experience the world of the magnificent and rare Giant Panda as you travel back in time on an exciting expedition through the breathtaking splendor of 1936 China. Inspired by the true-life story of widowed New York socialite Ruth Harkness, a ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: environmentalism, animal life, extinction, adventurer, danger, human spirit, panda, conservation, hopes, dealing with death, dangerous animal, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: china, new york
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 6.0
 15K
Night Moves (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story about three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, intense, psychological, meditative ...
Plot: dam, crimes, terrorism, radical, environmentalism, rebellion, mastermind, danger, society, gang, rebelliousness, plan gone wrong ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa, california, united states
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 6.1
 484
Future Weather (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Abandoned by her dreamer single mom, a teenage loner becomes obsessed with ecological disaster, forcing her and her grandmother, a functioning alcoholic, to rethink their futures.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, environmentalism, society, dysfunctional family, teenage life, family problems, gain trust, life is a bitch, youth, bittersweet, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Jungle Safari (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The movie centers on a group of animals in a national park in Bombay trying to figure out a way to stop humans from building an apartment complex on their land.
Style: humorous, thought provoking, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: bollywood, environmentalism, adventure, friendship, save the day, on the road, against the odds, ecological disaster, animal life, escapades, fish out of water, jungle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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 5.6
 4K
Prophecy (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Savage beast, grown to monstrous size and driven mad by toxic wastes that are poisoning the waters, spreads terror and death on a Maine countryside.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, contamination, toxic, environmentalism, environmental, deadly, danger, rivalry, animal life, experiment gone awry, native american, toxic waste ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, maine
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Invader! Squid Girl (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Squid Girl has come to the land from the depths of the sea to conquer humanity in revenge for pollution of the ocean. Unfortunately she ruins the first house she uses as an invasion base and has to work to pay for repairs. Of course, she can't ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: invasion, ocean, squid, environmentalism, society, escapades, ocean or sea, slice of life, adventure, friendship, family relations, supernatural ...
Place: japan
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 6.1
 1K
Wolf (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland, Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A story from the wilderness, where conditions of survival challenge the rules of modern society, Wolf is a contemporary drama set in northern Scandinavia. Klemens (Peter Stormare) and Nejla (Robin Lundberg) own a small herd of reindeer. Klemens ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy
Plot: family life, life is a bitch, family business, redemption, society, environmentalism, family problems, selflessness, working class, dysfunctional family, animal life, crime and punishment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
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Running Wilde (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Running Wilde is an American comedy television series created by Mitchell Hurwitz for the Fox Network. It stars Will Arnett as Steve Wilde, a self-centered, idle bachelor and heir to an oil fortune. The series follows Wilde's awkward attempts ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, inheritance, fall in love, opposites attract, family relations, environmentalism, mogul, parents and children, society, wooing, billionaire, social activist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
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 7.5
 366
Earthwork (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1994, real-life crop artist Stan Herd traveled from Kansas to Manhattan's Upper West Side to create a massive environmental artwork on land owned by Donald Trump. The multi-acre artwork was made from soil, rock, plants and vegetation near an ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: idealism, human spirit, hopes, environmentalism, social differences, creative block, art, misfit, performer's life, artists and showbiz, artists' life, hometown ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
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Fire on the Amazon (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Peru
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a well-known environmental researcher is murdered in the Amazon jungle, an arrogant photojournalist joins forces with a beautiful young activist to find out who is responsible. Along they way, they fall in love as they discover the men ...
Style: realistic, serious, colourful, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: murder, amazon, deforestation, jungle, assassination, fighting the system, adventure, investigation, environmentalism, uncover truth, protest, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: bolivia
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 6.6
 36K
Promised Land (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: salesman, campaign, small town, greed, environmentalism, powerful corporation, social relations, corporate world, corporate crimes, character study, eccentricity, idealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, texas, california, mexico
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The Fox & the Child (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl of about 10 years lives in a solitary peasant's house on the edge of the jurassic mountains in the East of France. One day in autumn, when she is on her way to school through the forest, she observes a hunting fox. Of course, the ...
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: little girl, fox, animal life, friendship, human animal relationship, environmentalism, in the woods, fish out of water, forest, friends, youth, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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 4.6
 2K
Severed (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A multi-national forestry company engages in genetic experimentation to increase logging yield in a remote section of forest...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: zombie, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, supernatural, escapades, environmentalism, disorder, chaos, survival, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 4.4
 349
Devil Winds (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A brilliant meteorologist returns to his hometown in Oklahoma to try to stop the biggest tornado ever.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, adventure, haunted by the past, forces of nature, environmentalism, danger, escapades, race against time, laboratory, tornado, father daughter relationship, car chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
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Something Beneath (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a mysterious black slime oozes up from the plumbing to infiltrate a new conference center, it causes attendees at an environmental convention who come in contact with it to have horrific hallucinations and nightmarish visions of past tragedies. ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, serious
Plot: priest, environmentalism, society, danger, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, clergy, survival, supernatural ability, dog, decapitation ...
Time: contemporary
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