An Inconvenient Truth
An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

Humanity is sitting on a time bomb. If the vast majority of the world's scientists are right, we have just ten years to avert a major catastrophe that could send our entire planet's climate system into a tail-spin of epic… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 24, 2006
DVD Release Date: November 21, 2006
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This candid, powerful and informative documentary illuminates some of the myths surrounding its dual subjects: global warming and Al Gore.

Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

It grabs you like a thriller with an ending that will haunt your dreams.

Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal

The film succeeds powerfully, even though it's short on practical solutions, makes some questionable statements of fact and, given Gore's current ambiguous position in public life, requires a tighter focus on the message than on the messenger.

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Dorothy Woodend
The Tyee (British Columbia)

Director Davis Guggenheim tries hard to keep things moving, but there is an unctuous "Hollywood wives at work" tone, where the rich and the fabulous suddenly appear to realize that their lifestyle may actually be in jeopardy.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Just because truths are inconvenient is no reason to suppose they are not real.

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Connie Ogle
Miami Herald

Frightening and timely, the smartly organized documentary is an urgent plea for responsibility and action as well as an impassioned call to heed the ominous warnings of science.

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Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

A Tantalus glimpse of what America might have been with a president who cared about the planet, its people and its peace.

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Dave Calhoun
Time Out

It is utterly convincing, it's emotionally powerful and it makes Gore look more charming than he ever did as a presidential candidate.

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Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle

A film that invests hard science with impassioned moral drive.

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Roger Moore
Tribune News Service

Netflix puts this Oscar winning documentary out again for those who spent the past seven years listening to paid-off-deniers and assorted other Fox News liars.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
An enlightening and terrifying documentary that should be mandatory viewing for those who still doubt the harmful impact of our actions in the planet, as it… More
Sophie Burgess
Whilst I can't deny the facts presented in the film, there's aways the question of what 'facts' are you embellishing or simply not showing… More
xGary Xx
An Inconvenient Truth is a documentary built around Al Gore's turn on the lecture circuit concentrating on the causes and consequences of Global Warming.… More
Alex roy
An Inconvenient Truth is probably one of the biggest folly's I've ever seen in a documentary. The film since its release has been proven false by so… More
Kevin M. Williams
Altho the environment's the draw here, or Al Gore talking about it, what I found interesting is what had to happen in the privileged man's life to get… More
Adriel Lim
Itâ(TM)s a moving, emotional romp in the life as we know it, and what it will be many years from now. It portrays all this technical jargon in such way that… More