• The Last Mountain (2011)

The Last Mountain

Release Date: May 13th, 2011

DVD Release Date: November 1st, 2011

PG |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Activists try to prevent Massey Energy from utilizing the environmentally hazardous method of mountaintop removal to extract coal from Coal River Mountain.

Cast: William Sadler

Director: Bill Haney

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The Last Mountain, more than anything, asks us to consider where our energy comes from, and how we can bring about changes that benefit all of us and the planet we live on. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    A film like The Last Mountain fills me with restless anger. I have seen many documentaries like this, all telling versions of the same story. show more

  • 80
    James GreenbergThe Hollywood Reporter

    The Last Mountain makes a powerful case against the coal mining industry in West Virginia. Films like this are largely preaching to the choir -- opponents are unlikely to go near it. But its importance cannot be underestimated. show more

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