As the truth is exposed about the animal agriculture industry, people are demanding more information. Fortunately, there are now unlimited resources for the us to educate ourselves, which is the first step in making change.

One popular meme on social media says that if you want to go vegan, watch these three movies below (in the order presented), and you are guaranteed to become vegan immediately. The first two are available on their respective websites, and also on Netflix. If you don't subscribe to Netflix, you can sign up for a free trial. Earthlings is free to watch online. All three of these films are must-see documentaries that will probably change your life.

What the Health Film


What The Health?

The new documentary from Joaquin Phoenix and the makers of Cowspiracy that is taking the world by storm! “The Health Film that Health Organizations Don’t Want You To See!”  But do see it - your life may depend on it. (Netflix and download)

Cowspiracy Documentary



Animal agriculture is not only killing our bodies and the animals we eat, but it’s killing our planet. This bold documentary exposes the terrifying consequences we are experiencing right now due to our relentless attack on mother nature. The time to act is NOW. (Netflix and download)

Earthling Film Juaquin Phoenix




Hailed by many as the most influential animal advocacy films of all time, Earthlings uncovers the hidden truth in the human dependency on animals. Narrated by Joaquin Phoenix.



Forks Over Knives movie

Forks Over Knives

This popular documentary released in 2011 "essentially launched a food-as-medicine revolution, establishing it as one of the most influential documentaries of our time." Rent or buy with multiple options, and check out their website for recipes and more information.

Land of Hope and Glory documentary

Land of Hope & Glory


"Through Land of Hope and Glory we aim to show the truth behind UK land animal farming..."

See what factory farming really is, and how animals around the world need our help TODAY.

Mad Cowboy documentary movie Howard Lyman

Mad Cowboy


A must-see! This story of cattle rancher turned vegan activist, HOWARD LYMAN, uncovers the realities of animal agriculture: political corruption, brutal animal abuse, planetary destruction, and the real truth about mad cow disease.

Peaceable Kingdom

 Peaceable Kingdom


"A riveting story of transformation and healing... Explores the awakening conscience of several people who grew up in traditional farming culture and who have now come to question the basic assumptions of their way of life."

Seaspiracy - Horrible Facts About Fishing

Seaspiracy - Horrible Facts About Fishing & the Ocean


This powerful 14 minute documentary exposes the disturbing truth about fishing and how the consumption of fish is not only ruining our entire planet, but is incredibly detrimental to our health. It also highlights the forgotten victims - fish.

Racing Extinction

Racing Extinction

A team of artists and activists exposes the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way we see the planet. Available on HULU and multiple other platforms.

 Dominion Documentary


Dominion' is the feature-length documentary sequel to 2014's Lucent. While Lucent focused mostly on the Australian pig farming industry, Dominion is a comprehensive account of the numerous ways animals are used and abused in Australia. By exploring six primary facets of our interaction with animals - Companion Animals, Wildlife, Scientific Research, Entertainment, Clothing and Food - the film questions the morality and validity of our dominion over the animal kingdom.



"Blackfish tells the story of Tilikum, a performing killer whale that killed several people while in captivity.... Shocking footage and emotional interviews to explore the creature’s extraordinary nature, the species’ cruel treatment in captivity, the lives and losses of the trainers and the pressures brought to bear by the multi-billion dollar sea-park industry."

Okja Netflix Original Movie


(fiction) This is a story about Mija, a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national corporation from kidnapping her best friend - a genetically engineered animal named Okja. It is an honest look at the money making machine of animal agriculture and its victims. Netflix.


More suggestions:

My Life as a Turkey - This documentary tells the beautiful story of a man who becomes the mother to a family of wild turkeys. Incredibly insightful and delightful.

Behind the Mask - An eye-opening documentary about the highly controversial Animal Liberation Front (ALF), who are number one on the FBI's domestic terrorists list. (Weird, right?)

Speciesism - Another look at factory farming with insightful interviews and provocative information that will make you think about life and equality.

The Ghosts in Our Machine"With the exception of our companion animals... we experience animals daily only as the food, clothing, animal tested goods and entertainment we make of them." THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE illuminates the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from the machine of our modern world.