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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017)

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A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change to the heart of popular culture, the follow-up shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.

Directors:

Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk

Writer:

Al Gore
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Al Gore ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cory Booker ... Himself
George W. Bush ... Himself
Bill Clinton ... Himself (archive footage)
Laurent Fabius Laurent Fabius ... Himself
Al Franken ... Himself
Karenna Gore ... Herself
Piyush Goyal Piyush Goyal ... Himself
Chris Hayes ... Himself (footage from The Tonight Show)
Anne Hidalgo ... Herself
François Hollande
John Kerry ... Himself
Marco Krapels Marco Krapels ... Himself
Angela Merkel ... Herself
Narendra Modi
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Storyline

A sequel to The Inconvenient Truth, the follow-up documentary addresses the progress made to tackle the problem of climate change and Al Gore's global efforts to persuade governmental leaders to invest in renewable energy, culminating in the landmark signing of 2016's Paris Climate Agreement.

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Fight Like Your World Depends On It See more »

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Rated PG for thematic elements and some troubling images. | See all certifications »

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USA

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English | French | Russian | German | Mandarin

Release Date:

4 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Immer noch eine unbequeme Wahrheit: Unsere Zeit läuft See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$124,823, 30 July 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,496,795, 7 September 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,398,976, 2 December 2017
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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Received two standing ovations at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. See more »

Goofs

The claim that "on August 7, 2016, 100% of Scotland's electricity came from wind power" is false. It is (reportedly) true that, on that (rather unusual) day, Scotland's windmills produced a wee bit more electricity than was consumed in Scotland. But electricity consumption is low during night hours and much higher than average during peak hours, and wind does not follow this pattern. Therefore a considerable part of the electricity consumed on that day had to come from other sources. See more »

Quotes

Al Gore: In order to address the environmental crisis, we're going to have to spend some time fixing the democracy crisis.
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Truth to Power
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Could have been better but still an important watch
17 November 2017 | by TheOneThatYouWantedSee all my reviews

Would have been better if it was more like the first one - like a straight up lecture full of evidence. The subject matter is very important, of course; however the editing of the film is sloppy and all over the place up until the final 20 minutes or so when then start showing how India more or less held the world hostage and got advanced solar technology patent rights out of it. In a funny twist of fate, after this movie was released India went back to going full Industrial and has beaten China when it comes to smog. Lol, this world is doomed.


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