The 11th Hour Synopsis
Scientists, world leaders and others discuss the important issues facing today's world.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The word bears repeating, so everyone from Andrew Weil to Stephen Hawking to Mikhail Gorbachev is here to speak the still-inconvenient...
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
The one film to see on this most crucial subject.
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By Aaron Hillis
As The 11th Hour's message of Profound Importance warrants a four-star rating, the film itself does not.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
An impassioned ecology-themed documentary that ultimately is more rewarding for informational than cinematic reasons.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
This activist documentary -- alternately impassioned, despairing, edifying, and hectoring about all the ways humans are screwing up the...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Perhaps the most sobering statistic in The 11th Hour: Some 50,000 species a year are disappearing. Someday, it might be humans.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Like any good religious sermon, it follows its scary vision of hell with a possibility of last-minute redemption.
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USA Today

The 11th Hour is a bit like "An Inconvenient Truth" at Woodstock: a little spacey, a little preoccupied with self-love and prone to the...
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
If you get through the first hour without slitting your throat, the cautiously optimistic last third offers some intriguing options.
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San Francisco Chronicle

There's some serious food for thought here.
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you must see this movie

By XsullyX
you have to see this movie and we as a generation have to make a difference...

Frightening, Infuriating

By Gandalf_the_White
This movie documents the fall of civilization if we do nothing. Go see it! Then begin nagging your legislators to do something....

Now or never

By visionary3000
this is profoundly disturbing images of reality humans are creating on a daily basis. All the inspiration one should need to get off your a** and do something to change things for the better. Get...

The 11the Hour

By fmess71677
An excellent documentary. The films brings together experts from many scientific disciplines, and has them explain the effect of modern technology on the envoronment. They explain how we are...


By saxnhoy
The documentary runs more like a college lecture than a film; however, I would say that we are at a point where we need to be lectured. Unfortunately, the people who most need to see the flim will...

The 11th Hour

By gmorris_fan
Its an interesting fantasy but ,mostly based on false information and Liberal propaganda. DiCaprio and the rest of the hollyweird liberals should practice what they preach and give up some of the...

The time of ideologues is over

By BrightSphere1
There are a few people who say don't go to this movie because it counters their ideology. These are the precise people who want to go on despoiling our planet and putting earth's population in...

The 11th Hour

By 2buzzby
Time is up! You must see this movie and take your kids. This is the scariest movie you will ever see!...

11th Hour is an Inspiration

By AshevilleMovieBuff
Yes, this film is very important, a must see for anyone who cares about the world our children are to inherit. Correction: About OUR world as well as theirs. The film, using interviews with many top...

Even better than I thought it would be

By Stewart Stevens
Wow! All I can say is Wow! If you thought "An Inconvenient Truth" was good, you're going to LOVE this movie! Much more powerful, dramatic and compelling. It really shows the toll that our...

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Rated PG | For some mild disturbing images and thematic elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ DiCaprio headlines talky global warming docu.
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