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This tag should be used for questions concerning the 1973 science fiction film Soylent Green, starring Charlton Heston.

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In Soylent Green, is humanity doomed?

Planet earth in this movie is severely overpopulated, and there doesn’t seem to be much of nature left. Are we being left, at the end of the film, with the impression that humanity is entirely doomed?
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discrepancy in demographics in Soylent Green

The title card at the start (2:28) of the 1973 movie Soylent Green{1] reads: THE YEAR: 2022 THE PLACE: NEW YORK CITY THE POPULATION: 40,000,000 Soon after (3:43), a New York City police officer is ...
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Why was the population so great in "Soylent Green"?

Soylent Green (1973) takes place in the 2040s and the population has become so great that they used up all the foodstuffs on Earth. Starvation is rampant so a company creates an edible product called ...
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