Most Popular Public Health Movies and TV Shows
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1. Erin Brockovich (2000)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama
An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.
Votes: 162,974 | Gross: $125.60M
3. Inherent Vice (2014)
R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.
Votes: 87,120 | Gross: $8.11M
4. The Insider (1999)
R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a 60 Minutes (1968) exposé on Big Tobacco.
Votes: 152,465 | Gross: $28.97M
5. Unspeakable (2019– )
44 min | Drama, History
The drama chronicles the emergence of HIV and Hepatitis C in Canada in the early '80s and the tragedy that followed when thousands were unnecessarily infected by tainted blood.
6. Fast Food Nation (2006)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well.
Votes: 22,773 | Gross: $1.00M
10. Miss Evers' Boys (1997 TV Movie)
PG | 118 min | Drama, War
The true story of the U.S. Government's 1932 Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.
11. Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011)
Not Rated | 161 min | Documentary
A feature length documentary work which presents a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world society.
12. The House I Live In (2012)
Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary
From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.
Votes: 5,056 | Gross: $0.21M
14. The Plague (1992)
R | 148 min | Drama
In the 1990s, a South American city is rocked by the imminent outbreak of a plague. While many attempt to flee the city, Dr. Bernard Rieux sends his sick wife away and does his best to care... See full summary »
15. 75 (2017)
97 min | Crime, Drama
A crash victim, a housewife and two repressed teens are connected by hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against heroin in Cincinnati.
16. Atomic Homefront (2017)
TV-14 | 100 min | Documentary
A terrifying look at the corruption that's destroying our nation and our planet. This should shake every American citizen. Citizens of an American city fight back against corruption and greed and try to save their own lives.
17. Someone I Touched (1975 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Drama
A woman learns that her husband has been unfaithful and that he has acquired a venereal disease. Then she learns that, after years of trying, she is finally pregnant.
21. Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World (2004 Video)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Narrator Cori Brackett had a strange cause-and-effect experience with the diet cokes she was drinking and quickly found herself disabled and diagnosed with MS. Slowly able to walk and speak... See full summary »
24. The Sterilization of Leilani Muir (1996)
This film deals with one woman's attempt to sue the government of the Canadian province of Alberta for sterilizing her against her will because she was considered a "mental defective". In ... See full summary »
25. Thirst for Justice (2019)
70 min | Documentary
In the spring of 2015, residents from two separate communities enlist the help of scientists to prove their suspicions that their water had become dangerously contaminated. Now they are fighting back.
26. The First Secret City (2015)
105 min | Documentary
Before the creation of the secret cities of Los Alamos, Oak Ridge and Hanford, the Manhattan Project hired the Mallinckrodt Chemical Works of St. Louis to refine the first uranium used in ... See full summary »
29. Epidemic Africa (1999)
15 min | Documentary, Short
A documentary short about the growing number of African children orphaned by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The film was screened at the United Nations Headquarters (NYC) for World Aids Day in ... See full summary »
33. The Last Cigarette (I) (1999)
82 min | Documentary
In 1994, the Health and Environment Subcommittee of the US Congress, chaired by Henry Waxman (D-California), held a hearing on tobacco products and health. Excerpts from the hearing, where ... See full summary »
Votes: 97 | Gross: $0.00M
35. The Stud (1970)
90 min | Comedy
In a small Mediterranean port, Lionel, a kind-hearted athlete, saves a young woman in dire straits who was about to kill herself. He is assisted by William Chaminade, a vet whose business ... See full summary »
36. Ecstasy: Lives Out of Balance (2012 Video)
25 min | Documentary, Short, Family
A short documentary uniquely presented and targeted to teens and youth informing them of the risks associated with using the drug Ecstasy (MDMA.) This documentary film is factual not scary,... See full summary »
91 min | Documentary
This heart-stopping documentary exposes a huge health and environmental scandal in our modern industrial system of meat and poultry production. Some scientists have gone so far as to ... See full summary »
38. The End of the Road (1919)
Childhood friends Mary Lee and Vera receive two different versions of the 'birds and the bees' from their mothers. Mary Lee gets the facts, while Vera gets a prudish fairytale version. ... See full summary »
40. Different Moms (1999)
60 min | Documentary
Each year, mothers with mental impairment give birth to an estimated 120,000 children. Approximately half of these children remain with the mother. "Different Moms" briefly documents the ... See full summary »
8 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
The comparison of two rural families to demonstrate the need for proper hygiene and the consequences of its neglect.
Director: James Algar
43. The Subjection (2010)
87 min | Documentary
Documentary in which director Stefan Jarl has a blood test performed on himself to show the "chemical burden" of trace chemicals in the blood of all people born since World War II.
46. Fruits of Our Labour (2015)
45 min | Documentary, Drama, Music
This "docudrama" is intended to educationally and artistically illuminate the issue of food and nutrition in three selected countries. In so doing it focuses urban settings.