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PG| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
In a densely overpopulated, starving New York City of the future, NYPD detective Robert Thorn (Charlton Heston) investigates the murder of an executive at rations manufacturer Soylent Corporation. With the help of elderly academic Solomon "Sol" Roth (Edward G. Robinson), Thorn begins to make real progress -- until the governor mysteriously pulls the plug. Obsessed with the mystery, Thorn steps out from behind the badge and launches his own investigation into the murder.

Cast: Charlton Heston , Edward G. Robinson , Leigh Taylor-Young , Chuck Connors , Brock Peters , Paula Kelly ,

Director: Richard Fleischer

Genres: Science fiction, Mystery

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Vídeo Arte

Soylent Green (1973)

Release Date: April 19th, 1973|1 hr. 37 min.

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  • November 20, 2013 rmscabot
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    While the specific reason---a quintupling of NYC\'s population---for the dystopic future envisaged by Soylent Green has not come to pass ( and will not come to pass in the year 2022, the setting for the movie ), the movie is spot on in its vision of what the future holds. That dystopic future will be a conseuence of global warming rather than exponential population increase. A very powerful, searing, incisive movie with an all-star cast.

  • October 29, 2011 michael1081
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    when will there be a remake of soylent green?

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