film The Best Documentaries About Oil  

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The best documentaries tackle the controversies and importance of oil, including how it affects different countries and regions, how it impacts the climate and environment, its complicated politics, and how much oil we must have to sustain our everyday lives. What are the Best Documentaries About Oil? The oil industry affects the deepest parts of the environment and just about every nation in the world. Massive oil spills and related pollution have dominated news outlets for decades. Who doesn’t remember seeing image after image of animals covered from an oil spill?

 This list discusses the best documentary films discussing the oil industry, including: Collapse, Crude, The End of Suburbia, Fuel, PetroApocalypse Now?, FrackNation, Pipe Dreams, and Gasline. Vote up the most educational and entertaining, and add any that are missing from the list.

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Crude Trudie Styler, Steven R. Donziger

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Escape from Suburbia

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PetroApocalypse Now?

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The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

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Collapsus

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The End of Suburbia

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Fuel Bernard Shakey, Sheryl Crow, Richard Branson

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Blind Spot Michael Caine, John Le Mesurier, Gordon Jackson

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There Will Be Blood Daniel Day-Lewis, Ciarán Hinds, Paul Dano

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Gasland Dick Cheney, Josh Fox

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FrackNation

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Crude – the Incredible Journey of Oil

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Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez

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Baked Alaska

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The Story of Petroleum

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Future Fuels

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UNEARTHED: the Fracking Facade

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Black Tide

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What a Way to Go: Life at the End of Empire Jerry Mander, Thomas Berry, Derrick Jensen

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Dear Governor Cuomo

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Pipe Dreams Gladys Knight, Sally Kirkland, Bruce French

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Sweet Crude

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Blood and Oil: The Middle East in World War I

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Split Estate Ali MacGraw

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When Is Enough, Enough?

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FUEL: Uncovering America’s Dirty Little Secret

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The Cost of Oil: Voices from the Arctic

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Crude Impact Richard Heinberg

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The Harriman Alaska Expedition Retraced

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Oil on Ice

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Lucia

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Louisana Story

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Fight for Oil