There is no confusion that most people worldwide are adopting a new lifestyle, especially when it comes to eating habits. People are now more influenced by the concept of veganism and have changed their food habits to much extent.
Not only food, but they are opting for veganism in almost every way. From vegan watches to shoes and wallets, they are now entirely bringing transformation in their lifestyle.
With this emerging change, it has been observed that around 42% of people around the globe are watching educational videos, movies, and films based on veganism or promoting it directly or indirectly.
Among this, the “Dominion” that emerged in 2018 people got more influenced and started ditching the animal products.
Apart from this, many more movies are mostly liked and attained success in changing people’s mindset.
If you too, are looking ahead to watch such documentaries, then you are at the right place. We are here with the list of 20 vegan movies that motivate you and give you countless reasons to become a vegan.
1. 73 Cows
The movie tells the first farmer in the UK who trades beef farming to grow sustainable organic vegan agriculture. The film talked about the couple who transitioned their occupation from meat farming to friends with animals raised in the slaughter.
2. A Prayer for Compassion
The vegan movie spread the idea of spirituality and displayed its involvement in living the plant-based and cruelty-free lifestyles. It projects and awakens the inner vegan in the religious and spiritual people. It displayed the people’s love, care, and respect towards the non-human animals.
3. Before the Flood
Although the movie’s primary idea is discussion and highlighting the impact of climate change and its effects on the environment, along with this, it acknowledged the link between animal agriculture and devastation that made people think of the food they have on their dinner plate.
4. Called To Rescue
Want to watch a happy vegan movie? Here is one. Called to Rescue is the film that explores the sanctuary volunteers’ great work who worked dedicatedly to rescue and rehabilitate the animals. Also, it highlighted the animal stories who are living a peaceful life in the sanctuaries.
The 21st century is not only the period of technology but also the time when people are bending more towards education and awareness. Such awareness helps them to understand the importance of the planet.
From many global factors to pollution and water shortage, the movie Cowspiracy comes up with a similar theme. It called out many environmental organizations for ignoring such conditions and avoiding or hiding the truth of the impact of animal agriculture on the Earth.
Watch the movie on ‘Netflix’ and grab a better idea of what message the movie conveys.
The vegan movie that spotlighted animal cruelty and attained success when many people adopt veganism after watching it.
It featured the major and leading personalities like Joaquin Phoenix, Kat Von D, Sadie Sink, and Sia.
The movie packed with graphic footage of violent acts towards animals that although hard to watch for many, still worked the best towards influencing people to stop using the animal products. It highlights the understanding of human brutality towards non-human animals. So, if you have a strong heart, then this is a movie that is worth watching.
8. Eating Animals
Another vegan movie in the list, that projects factory farming. It picturizes and explores the evolution of animal agriculture into the industrial process that led to the major concern of the animal issue these days.
9. Eating You Alive
The movie explores the link between the American diet and the birth of chronic health diseases. The movie earned a lot of praise because of its objective of showcasing the medical impact of eating animal food.
10. Forks over Knives
Another movie in the queue that promotes the health benefits of consuming a plant-based diet. It came up with the scientific facts and resources about that proof the innumerable health benefits one can reap with the vegan diet.
11. H.O.P.E: What You Eat Matters
It projects the impact of a western diet on human health, planet, and animals. With the clear message of what you eat matters, it featured environmentalist Jane Goodall, Social Psychologist Melaine Joy, Biochemist T.Colin, and scholar Vandana Shiva.
12. Live and Let Live
Almost all vegan movies are created with the idea of promoting plant-based products and living a cruelty-free life. With the same concept but with a little different mindset, here is another movie, Live and Let Live.
The movie comes up with the human story featuring the prominent figures in veganism.
The movie that exposed the horror scenes and reality of standard practices in Australian Pig Farm. Like Dominion, it is also created with the hand-held and hidden cameras to throw light on the reality that often remains hidden in the darkness.
14. Maximum Tolerated Dose
As the medical field is advancing and coming up with better treatment, they are performing more and more experiments, the impact of which is tolerated by the innocent animals.
Have you ever wondered or realized the pain those animals go through in the laboratories. Well! Might many of us have, but still, their pain is being ignored.
This is what the movie comes up with. A Maximum Tolerated dose movie is created with the objective of sparking such discussion among the public. It projects the heartwarming and heartbreaking stories of the innocent and speechless animals.
15. The Cove
The movie highlights the cruelty done with the Dolphins. It aims to expose the brutal practices of capturing and killing dolphins.
The story was being told by Ric O’Barry, who was the dolphin trainer-turned activist.
16. The Game Changers
The top and most popular vegan documentary that features the famous name of the industry like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Scott Jurek, Dotsie Bauch, and Morgan Mitchell is created with the idea of inspiring people. It showed the athletic power of a plant-based diet and ended up the myth that the only source of high protein is Meat.
17. The Ghosts In Our Machine
The famous filmmaker Liz Marshall created an inspiring story on the photojournalist Jo Anne Mc Arthur who devoted her entire life to documenting the life of the exploited animals. With the great idea, it is the most liked movie. So, if you haven’t watched it yet, watch it now!
18. Vegan: Everyday Story
Promoting veganism with a slightly different concept, highlighted the story of four different people who share one similarity, the veganism. The story includes Ultrarunner Yassine Diboun, animal sanctuary owner Renee King Sonnen, food truck owner Jerrie Hastey and the eight years ole Genesis Butler who explained their journey of how they adopted the cruelty-free and vegan lifestyle.
The movie was created back in 2011 highlighting the major challenges linked with the animal ditches. It carved the story around three meat and cheese-loving New Yorkers who thought and tried to experiment with the vegan diet for six weeks. With the little comedy and the best message, it showed how the lives of three people evolved after taking this decision.
20. What the Health
On one hand where Cowspiracy focused more on the impact of animals on the Planet, What the Health came up with a similar yet distinct idea of promoting Veganism. The movie projected more towards the health benefits of plant-based products and diet along with the negative effect of consuming animal products.
Watch it on Netflix now.
So, above is the list of the top 20 vegan movies. Whether living a vegan life or making a decision to go vegan, these movies can give you the best help in adopting a cruelty-free life.