After seeing odd-even rule applied in Delhi in first two weeks of the year 2016, it may or may not have affected pollution of city but it certainly looked like plot for any blockbuster movie.
Creating awareness about saving environment among people can be done by various ways like newspapers, Documentaries, radio, advertising etc. but amongst them via movies message can be delivered in interesting way. Well, several movies has tried to show warnings from environment which caused due to human activities to pollute environment, but some of them have done exceptionally well in terms of business as well as message delivery.
We thought it would be great idea if we collect Top 10 must see Environmental Movies based on audience response. This list is clearly a personal view and we assume that some may not agree to this list.
Please feel free to curse our writers via comments and suggestions to include or exclude movies from our Top 10 must see Environmental Movies.
So..here it goes…. We hope that below list may add some movies in your Movie watch-list.
10. Fly Away Home (1996)
This movie is about wildlife i.e. Canada goose. The main character Thomas and Amy decides to teach Canada goose to fly and show them their migratory route by following ultralight aircraft.
9. A Civil Action (1998)
Jan Agrees to represent eight families whose children died from leukaemia after two large industries leaked harmful chemicals into the water supply of Woburn. This case could mean financial and career suicidal for him.
8. The Lorax (2012)
A 12 year old boy living in artificial city searches for real tree that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover story of Lorax, the grumpy but charming creature who helps him to fight to protect his world.
7. San Andreas (2015)
In san Andreas, California is experiencing an earthquake that goes on record easily the biggest earthquake in history. Dwayne Johnson plays Ray Gaines, A Helicopter rescue pilot, who trying to find his daughter. Rays ex-wife is forced to turn to ray for help. Together they journey to save their daughter.
6. Happy Feet (2006)
This is the story of Penguin named mumble who has a awful singing voice and he discovers that he has no heartsong. Where in that world they find their soulmate through song. He has rare talent for something that none of the penguins has never seen before. “tap dancing”.
5. Erin Brockovich (2000)
Erin is an unemployed single mother of three. She finds difficult to find a job. Later she becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California Power Company i.e. multibillion dollar company accused of polluting city’s water supply.
When geologist Dr. Adrian discovers that core of the earth is heating up due to solar radiations. He advises North American president about this. Then unsuccessful writer Jackson Curtis struggles to save his family from serious of catastrophe all over the world.
3. The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Climatologist Jack Hall discovers fear in climate change. It starts withtornados in Hollywood, tsunami in Manhattan and worst of all, Earth is about to end up in second ice age. Now Jack must take dangerous route to save his son, Sam, who is in pandemonium in New York.
2. WALL-E (2008)
In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot living with pet cockroach, carelessly embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide fate of mankind.
1. Avatar (2009)
In the future, Jake, a paraplegic war veteran, is brought to another planet, Pandora, which is inhabited by Navi, a hominoid race with their own language and culture. He gets torn between following his boss’s orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.
This was the list of top 10 must see Environmental movies. Some of them may be obvious and some of them may be surprising, but each contributes to our understanding of what it takes to live on Earth and contribute to an environmentally sustainable world.
Let us know what you think we should have added to this list in comment section.