Top 10 environmental films of all time

A countdown of the most important environmental films ever made.


After hearing the amazing story of how the film The 11th Hour helped to save an ancient rain forest, I realized the power that films have both as political tools and as cultural influencers. So I turned to environmentalist and media expert Harold Linde to help develop a list of the top 10 environmental films of all time. Some will disagree with the selection and others with the ranking (in order of importance). Please feel free to argue with me and put forth your own suggestions and rankings in the comments section below.  

4. Chinatown (1974) - ROMAN POLANSKI

Read my piece on these two seminal murder mysteries which defined a new era of filmmaking, summing up a generation's angst over a threatened environment and the nefarious elements that put us all in peril: 1973: The year environmental filmmaking was born


Jack Nicholson, 

Faye Dunaway, 

John Huston


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