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Vegan Movies and Vegan Documentaries

Find out the best vegan movies and vegan documentaries and where to watch them. These vegan movies will change your life. They will open your heart and mind to a healthy and cruelty-free lifestyle.

Which Vegan Movie Should I Watch?

There are a lot of vegan movies. These descriptions and IMDB ratings will help you find the vegan movie that is right for you. 

Some vegan movies address health concerns. Other talk about animal cruelty or environmental concerns. 

Here at Vegan Primary Care, we encourage you to check out these vegan movies. Share your favorite vegan documentary with your friends, family or your doctor. Whether you’re an animal lover or wanting to clean up your diet, there is a vegan movie that’s just right for you.

The Invisible Vegan (2019)

The Invisible Vegan (2019) on IMDb

The Invisible Vegan is a vegan documentary about the African-American community. The title is a reference to Ralph Ellison’s book The Invisible Man. The movie reports that African-Americans tend to ignore the health benefits of veganism. This makes the vegan benefits “invisible.” Watch this vegan movie on Amazon Prime or Vimeo. (scroll to top)

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The Game Changers (2018)

The Game Changers (2018) on IMDb

The vegan documentary The Game Changers has generated a ton of interest. It hopes to change male attitudes about vegan diets. It features big names like Arnold Schwarzenegger. It interviews many elite athletes. The Game Changers shows the athletic power of a plant-based diet. It challenges the world’s most dangerous myth, that meat is necessary for protein. Where to watch: Netflix, Amazon Prime, Vudu, Youtube, and Google Play.(scroll to top)

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Code Blue (2018)

Code Blue: Redefining the Practice of Medicine (2020) on IMDb

Code Blue is a vegan documentary about a medical doctor, Dr. Saray Stancic. In the movie she develops Multiple Sclerosis. She learns to keep in remission by eating a vegan diet. Instead of prescribing pills, she advocates lifestyle medicine, a vegan diet and exercise. Code Blue features students from the USC School of Medicine. There they teach nutrition and lifestyle medicine in medical school. Where to watch: Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Vimeo, Google Play or Vudu. (scroll to top)

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The Big Fat Lie (2018)

The Big Fat Lie (2018) on IMDb

The vegan documentary, The Big FAT Lie, follows one mans recovery from a heart attack. This is New Zealand’s first vegan movie. It draws on the research of U.S. physician, Caldwell Esselstyn. Watch this vegan movie on Amazon Prime, Google Pay, Tubi, Sling TV, YouTube, Vimeo, and Vudu. (scroll to top)

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Feel Rich: Health Is the New Wealth (2017)

Feel Rich: Health Is the New Wealth (2017) on IMDb

The vegan documentary, Feel Rich: Health Is the New Wealth interviews hip-hop celebrities. Watch the likes of Common and Quincy Jones discuss dramatic vegan health improvements. The vegan movie provides a solution to the health crisis in urban communities. Where to watch: Amazon Prime.(scroll to top)

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What The Health (2017)

What the Health (2017) on IMDb

The vegan movie, What The Health, is a journey of discovery into the largest health secret of our time. The film explores the collusion between industry, government, and pharmaceutical companies. This vegan documentary begs the question, do they want to keep us sick? Watch this vegan movie on Amazon Prime, Google Play, and I-Tunes, and Youtube. (scroll to top)

Movie poster for the vegan movie what the health showing a hamburger with money instead of lettuce and pills instead of a burger

Food Choices (2016)

Food Choices (2016) on IMDb

The vegan documentary Food Choices shows how food affects everything around us. Food affects our health, the environment and the lives of other species sharing our world. The vegan movie blames animal foods as the leading cause of our problems. It interviews many plant-based experts. It gives insight into a sustainable way of eating. The solution given is a plant-based or vegan diet. Watch this vegan movie on Amazon Prime, Google Play, I-Tunes, YouTube, and Vimeo. (scroll to top)

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Eating You Alive (2016)

Eating You Alive (2018) on IMDb

The vegan movie Eating You Alive shows us how and why what we eat is the cause of the chronic diseases. Changing what we eat can save our lives one bite at a time. The vegan documentary features famous actors and vegan experts. In the film see Samuel L. Jackson, Dr. Neal Barnard, and James and Suzy Amis Cameron, among others. Watch this vegan movie on Google Play, Tubi, Sling, YouTube and Vudu. (scroll to top)

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PlantPure Nation (2015)

PlantPure Nation (2015) on IMDb

The vegan documentary PlantPure Nation highlights efforts to spread the vegan message. It focuses on an inspirational grass roots movement called Pod Networks. Watch this vegan movie online at Amazon Prime, Google Play, ITunes, Tubi, YouTube, and Vudu. (scroll to top)

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Forks Over Knives (2011)

Forks Over Knives (2011) on IMDb

The vegan movie Forks Over Knives may be the most popular vegan documentary. It makes the claim that people can cure most chronic diseases with a whole food plant-based diet. Forks Over Knives follows new vegan patients and shows their dramatic health transformations.  Watch this vegan movie on Amazon Prime, Google Play, ITunes, Tubi, YouTube, and Vudu. (scroll to top)

Vegan Movie poster of Forks Over Knives a documentary about a how a vegan diet can treat and reverse chronic diseases it shows a fist holding a fork

Fat Sick and Nearly Dead (2010)

Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead (2010) on IMDb

The vegan movie Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead follows Joe Cross who is 100 pounds overweight. He decides to make a radical change. He goes on a sixty day juice fast. He spends the first thirty days in New York under the care of Dr. Joel Fuhrman. He then goes on a road trip to the west coast. In his journey, he transforms his health and inspires others to do the same. Watch this vegan documentary on Amazon Prime, ITunes, Pluto TV, and Tubi..(scroll to top)

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Crazy Sexy Cancer (2007)

Crazy Sexy Cancer (2007) on IMDb

The film Crazy Sexy Cancer is an uplifting vegan documentary. She is a young woman with cancer looking for a cure but “found her life.” Weeks after her diagnosis, she began documenting her story. She takes a tragic situation and turns it into a creative expression. She shares her story of survival with honesty, courage, and lots of humor. Along the way, she discovers a plant-based vegan diet. This is a thought-provoking film about friendship, love and growing up. Watch the vegan movie Crazy Sexy Cancer on Amazon Prime. (scroll to top)

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Dominion (2018)

Dominion (2018) on IMDb

This Australian vegan documentary Dominion shows first hand the carnage of animal farming. It is uncompromising and damning. It shows the various ways humans abuse animals. It highlights the meat, dairy, egg, clothing and entertainment industries. The vegan movie Dominion is be available to watch free online at (graphic content)  (scroll to top)

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Called To Rescue (2018)

Called to Rescue (2016) on IMDb

“Every animal we’ve met during our travels has a name and a story.” Anyone looking for a happy vegan documentary should try the film Called to Rescue. It explores the dedicated rescue work of sanctuary volunteers and staff. The vegan film highlights stories of the animals themselves. It also shows them living out peaceful lives in sanctuaries. Watch this vegan movie free on youtube (scroll to top)

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The End of Meat (2017)

The End of Meat (2017) on IMDb

The vegan movie, The End of Meat, reveals the hidden impact of meat consumption. It explores the opportunities and benefits of a shift to a more compassionate diet. This movie raises critical questions about the future role of animals in our society. Watch the vegan documentary, The End of Meat, on Amazon Prime, and Tubi. (scroll to top)

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Eating Animals (2017)

Eating Animals (2017) on IMDb

The vegan documentary Eating Animals issues a scathing rebuke animal cruelty. Natalie Portman narrates the film adaptation of the vegan book with the same name. This vegan movie shows the horrors of modern animal agriculture. It looks at the environmental, economic, and health issues tied to factory farming. Watch the vegan movie Eating Animals on Amazon Prime, Google Play, Hulu, YouTube, and Vudu.  (scroll to top)

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Carnage: Swallowing the Past (2017)

Carnage (2017) on IMDb

The vegan movie, Carnage, Swallowing the Past, is a mockumentary. It depicts a future society looking back upon a time when mankind used animal products. It suggests mass veganism is inevitabile. In the mockumentary older generations suffer with guilt of their meat eating past. Watch this vegan movie on Google Play, Pluto TV, Sling TV, and YouTube. (scroll to top)

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Vegan: Everyday Stories (2016)

Vegan: Everyday Stories (2016) on IMDb

The documentaryVegan: Everyday Stories explores the lives of four remarkably different people. They share a common thread – they’re all vegan. The vegan movie highlights motivations and struggles from several perspectives. Watch the stories of an addict turned marathon runner, a food truck owner and an 8 year old girl. Watch Vegan: Everyday Stories online at Vegan Everyday Stories. (scroll to top)

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At The Fork (2016)

At the Fork (2016) on IMDb

In the vegan documentary At The Fork, the filmmaker follows a farming family. It takes you through their ethical struggles of farming and eating animals. The vegan movie makes an argument that we should all eat a vegan diet. The film states we have the power to change animal consumption. By “voting” with your wallet and stopping buying animal products, you can slow the demand for animal foods. Watch At the Fork this on Amazon Prime and ITunes. (scroll to top)

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Lucent (2014)

Lucent (2014) on IMDb

In the vegan documentary Lucent, filmmakers expose the horrors of animal farming.The filmmakers go undercover and use hidden camera footage. This vegan movie aims to bring what’s done in the dark into the light. Lucent explores Australia’s pig farming industry. By showing many different farms they prove that cruelty is standard practice. Watch Lucent for free on YouTube. (scroll to top)

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Speciesism (2013)

Speciesism: The Movie (2013) on IMDb

In the vegan movie Speciesism, a young man begins investigating the underworld of factory farming. He discovers a growing intellectual movement that considers animals as important as humans. The vegan documentary follows the authors philosophical and ethical journey. It is both enlightening and inspirational. Watch the vegan movie Speciesism is on Amazon Prime. (scroll to top)

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Live and Let Live (2013)

Live and Let Live (2013) on IMDb

Most vegan documentaries examine different reasons to adopt a vegan cruelty-free lifestyle. The film Live and Let Live takes a different approach. It follows people who are going vegan like former butchers and meat factory workers. If you are looking for a vegan movie with a human story, this is the film for you. Live and Let Live features prominent vegans like Melanie Joy and Peter Singer. Watch this vegan movie on Amazon Prime, YouTube and Vimeo and Youtube. (scroll to top)

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The Ghosts In Our Machine (2013)

The Ghosts in Our Machine (2013) on IMDb

Ghost in Our Machine, a vegan documentary, bares witness to animal cruelty and showcases rescued animals. The filmmaker tells the story of photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur. She dedicates her life to documenting the lives of exploited animals. By going undercover she investigates the animal food, fashion, entertainment and research industries. Watch the vegan movie Ghosts in Our Machine on Google Play, ITunes, and Youtube. (scroll to top)

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Blackfish (2013)

Blackfish (2013) on IMDb

The documentary Blackfish, tells the gripping story of SeaWorld’s captive whales. The film has had a lasting impact on the SeaWorld amusement park. Blackfish led to a steady decline in ticket sales and boycotts. Watch the movie on Amazon Prime, Google Play, Hulu, ITunes, Netflix, Youtube and Vudu. (scroll to top)

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Vegucated (2011)

Vegucated (2011) on IMDb

The vegan documentary Vegucated follows three meat-loving New Yorkers. They agree to adopt a six-week vegan diet. The movie is a social experiment, part expose and part adventure comedy. The film shows the complications of changing cultural norms. They visit animal farms and witness first hand the horrors of animal farming. The experience changes their appetite for animal foods. Watch the vegan movie Vegucated on Amazon Prime, Google Play, ITunes, Youtube and Vudu. (scroll to top)

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Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home (2009)

Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home (2009) on IMDb

Peaceable Kingdom shows farmers who question the ethics of animal food production. It shows the struggle of consciousness by several in the farming community. This vegan documentary highlights our connections with animals. It puts a light on the cruelty of eating animals. Watch the vegan movie Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home on ITunes. (scroll to top)

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The Cove (2009)

The Cove (2009) on IMDb

This Academy Award-winning documentary takes on the Japanese dolphin hunting industry. Ric O’Barry, a dolphin trainer-turned-activist, tells the story. The Cove exposes the brutal practice of capturing and killing dolphins in Japan. Activists, filmmakers, and divers team up for the film. They show how the fisherman use the cove to trap and kill the dolphins. It blends investigative journalism, eco-adventure and arresting imagery. The Cove is an unforgettable and courageous story that inspires outrage and action. Watch The Cove on ITunes. (scroll to top)

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Earthlings (2005)

Earthlings (2005) on IMDb

Joaquin Phoenix narrates this provocative vegan documentary Earthlings. The film shows animals as pets, food, clothing, entertainment, and for scientific research. The filmmakers use hidden cameras to uncover animal industry horrors. This life-changing movie compels us to respect animals as fellow sentient beings. Watch the vegan movie Earthlings on Vimeo. (scroll to top)

Movie poster for Earthlings showing a leaves, a cow and a human face in a lineup suggesting we are all life on earth, the face is of famous actor Joaquin Phoenix

Seed: The Untold Story (2016)

SEED: The Untold Story (2016) on IMDb

Seed: The Untold Story documents the importance of heirloom seeds to world agriculture. The movie venerates seed keepers and activists from around the world. Watch this environmental documentary on Amazon Prime, Google Play, ITunes, YouTube and Vudu.(scroll to top)

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Racing Extinction (2015)

Racing Extinction (2015) on IMDb

The film Racing Extinction focuses on the swift loss of endangered species and how to stop it. The filmmakers use hidden cameras to expose the underworld of the exotic animal industry. They place special emphasis on the shark fin and manta ray industries. Also, Racing Extinction shows damaging environmental issues that are hiding in plain sight. Once again, the filmmakers who also made the award-winning movie The Cove, inspire us. They offer solutions that ensure a thriving planet for future generations. Watch this environmental documentary on Amazon Prime, Google Play and ITunes.(scroll to top)

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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014)

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014) on IMDb

The vegan documentary Cowspiracy follows an aspiring environmentalist’s journey. He uncovers the solution to today’s most pressing environmental issue. Cowspiracy reveals a path of environmental sustainability. Where to watch: Amazon Prime, Google Play, Netflix, and YouTube.
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