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.  

3. China Syndrome (1979) - JAMES BRIDGES

Read Harold Linde's accounting of The original inconvenient film, China Syndrome, which eerily presaged the meltdown at 3 Mile Island just 12 days after the release of the film, galvanizing the anti-nuclear movement in the United States.



Jane Fonda, 

Jack Lemmon, 

Michael Douglas


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