Soylent Green

Soylent Green (1973)

It's the year 2022. People are still the same. They'll do anything to get what they need. And they need Soylent Green.

  • Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1973-04-18
  • User Rating: 6.946/10 from 1218 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 37min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Richard Fleischer
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In the year 2022, overcrowding, pollution, and resource depletion have reduced society’s leaders to finding food for the teeming masses. The answer is Soylent Green.

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  • Charlton Heston

    as Detective Robert Thorn
  • Leigh Taylor-Young

    as Shirl
  • Chuck Connors

    as Tab Fielding
  • Joseph Cotten

    as William R. Simonson
  • Brock Peters

    as Chief Hatcher
  • Paula Kelly

    as Martha Phillips
  • Edward G. Robinson

    as Sol Roth
  • Stephen Young

    as Gilbert
  • Mike Henry

    as Kulozik
  • Lincoln Kilpatrick

    as The Priest
  • Roy Jenson

    as Donovan
  • Leonard Stone

    as Charles
  • Whit Bissell

    as Gov. Santini
  • Celia Lovsky

    as The Exchange Leader
  • Dick Van Patten

    as Usher #1
  • Morgan Farley

    as Book #1
  • John Barclay

    as Book #2
  • Belle Mitchell

    as Book #3
  • Cyril Delevanti

    as Book #4
  • Forest Wood

    as Attendant
  • Faith Quabius

    as Attendant
  • Jane Dulo

    as Mrs. Santini
  • John Dennis

    as Wagner
  • Jan Bradley

    as Bandana Woman
  • Carlos Romero

    as New Tenant
  • Pat Houtchens

    as Fat Guard
  • Joyce Williams

    as The Furniture Girls
  • Erica Hagen

    as The Furniture Girls
  • Beverly Gill

    as The Furniture Girls
  • Suesie Eejima

    as The Furniture Girls
  • Cheri Howell

    as The Furniture Girls
  • Kathy Silva

    as The Furniture Girls
  • Jennifer King

    as The Furniture Girls
  • Marion Charles

    as The Furniture Girls
  • Molly Dodd

    as Soylent Yellow Seller (uncredited)
  • Gwen Farrell

    as Woman in Confessional Line (uncredited)
  • Bern Hoffman

    as Plastics Seller (uncredited)
  • Robert Ito

    as Shoe Seller (uncredited)
  • Nora Marlowe

    as Soylent Crumbs Seller (uncredited)
  • Ida Mae McKenzie

    as Woman Calling for Revolution (uncredited)
  • Richard Sterne

    as TV Announcer (uncredited)
  • Jeff Winkless

    as Suicide Parlor Attendant (uncredited)
  • Tim Herbert

    as Brady
Editing Samuel E. Beetley Editor
Directing Richard Fleischer Director
Production Walter Seltzer Producer
Production Russell Thacher Producer
Writing Stanley R. Greenberg Screenplay
Camera Richard H. Kline Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Pat Barto Costume Design
Production Jack Baur Casting
Writing Harry Harrison Novel
Crew Gary Epper Stunts
Crew Stephanie Epper Stunts
Crew Joe Canutt Stunt Double
Crew Joe Canutt Stunt Coordinator
Crew Frank Orsatti Stunts
Crew Jeannie Epper Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Bud Westmore Makeup Designer
Costume & Make-Up Bud Westmore Makeup Artist
Art Edward C. Carfagno Art Direction
Art Robert R. Benton Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Sherry Wilson Hairstylist
Production Lloyd Anderson Unit Production Manager
Directing Wolfgang E. Marum Second Assistant Director
Directing Daniel McCauley Assistant Director
Art Terry Ballard Property Master
Sound Harry W. Tetrick Sound
Sound Charles M. Wilborn Sound
Costume & Make-Up Norman A. Burza Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Betsy Cox Costumer
Crew Bob Herron Stunts
Sound Fred Myrow Original Music Composer