5 plant-based documentaries to watch

A great way to understand more about the impact of our diet on the environment is by watching TV programmes and documentaries.

Here are some suggestions which may inspire you to add more plants to your plate. Take the plunge into a plant-based perspective with these documentaries which take a closer look into the effects of animal product consumption on our health, as well as the health of our planet.

We encourage you to use these programmes as an opportunity to learn and to make your own choices with your diet and lifestyle.


Game Changers 

One of the most popular and eye-opening documentaries about the plant-based diet to date, Game Changers went viral around the world, inspiring many individuals to try a plant-based diet. This film shows how athletes can improve and thrive on a plant-based diet. 

You can watch Game Changers on Netflix


One of the most influential vegan documentaries out there, Cowspiracy explores the impact that animal agriculture and the meat industry have on climate change. 

You can watch Cowspiracy on Netflix


The 2021 follow-up to Cowspiracy that focuses on the environmental impact of commercial fishing. This film uncovers the truths about the environmental destruction to our oceans caused by human behaviour. 

You can watch Seaspiracy on Netflix

What the Health

Made by the same people behind Cowspiracy and Seaspiracy, this documentary focuses on the relationship between dietary choices and human health issues. It shares the health benefits of a plant-based diet for us and the planet. 

You can watch What The Health on Netflix

Forks Over Knives

This documentary is all about the nutritional benefit of incorporating more plant-based foods in your diet and explores typical eating habits from around the world. Showcasing scientific research exploring ways in which people changing their diets to plant-based can help eliminate or control diseases like cancer and diabetes. 

You can watch Forks Over Knives online for free at