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"Soylent Green" is a 1973 science-fiction film starring Charlton Heston. The film takes place in the future where a massive amount of overcrowding and population growth has lead to food shortages. The Soylent Corporation offers a new product called Soylent Green, a nutritious wafer that comes with excellent nutritional benefits along with a great taste. The problem is the supply of Soylent Green is running short.

Detective Robert Thorn and his scholar partner, Sol, are investigating the murder of the director of the Soylent Corporation. While investigating the case, Thorn suspects the murder was actually an assassination. The director had been acting erratic in the days before he was killed and seem troubled by something.

The governor of New York orders the investigation be closed down. Thorn keeps investigating on his own. The assassin comes for him, but fails to kill Thorn. Sol does his own investigation into the plankton Soylent Green is supposed to be made from. After coming to a conclusion about the ingredients, Sol undertakes government sponsored euthanasia.

Soylent Green is an Crime, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller movie that was released in 1973 and has a run time of 1 hr 37 min. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 66.

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| 1973 | 1 hr 37 min | 7.1/10 | 66/100
Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten
Richard Fleischer
Produced By
Walter Seltzer, Russell Thacher