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Are you considering a major lifestyle change but don’t know where to begin? Well (good news!), there are countless vegan documentaries are online and currently available for your streaming pleasure.

From What the Health to Vegucated, keep reading for the 23 best vegan documentaries.

1. 'Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret' (2014)

Who directed it? Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn

Who’s in it? Kip Andersen, Lisa Agabian and Manucher Alemi

How long is it? 1 hour and 30 minutes

What’s it about? Filmmaker Kip Andersen, who is determined to solve the world’s most pressing environmental issues. It follows his eye-opening journey toward uncovering the secret to sustainability, which is far more complicated than he ever imagined.

How can I watch Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret? Available on Netflix

2. 'What the Health' (2017)

Who directed it? Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn

Who’s in it? Kip Andersen, Larry Baldwin and Neal Barnard

How long is it? 1 hour and 37 minutes

What’s it about? Filmmaker Kip Andersen as he questions the food industry as a whole. The movie is a follow-up to Cowspiracy and further explores why health organizations don’t want people to know about the link between chronic diseases and diet.

How can I watch What the Health? Available on Netflix or for purchase ($5) on iTunes

3. 'The Invisible Vegan' (2019)

Who directed it? Jasmine Leyva and Kenny Leyva

Who’s in it? Siatta Adams, Sharon Brathwaite and Xavier Brown

How long is it? 1 hour and 30 minutes

What’s it about? The unhealthy dietary patterns that have developed over the years in African American communities. The film features interviews with celebrities and experts who discuss society’s dependence on processed food, so grab your (vegan) popcorn.

How can I watch The Invisible Vegan? Available on Tubi or for purchase ($2) on Amazon Prime

4. 'Forks Over Knives' (2011)

Who directed it? Lee Fulkerson

Who’s in it? Lee Fulkerson, Matthew Lederman and Alona Pulde

How long is it? 1 hour and 30 minutes

What’s it about? A group of researchers who explore whether a plant-based diet is the key to eliminating chronic diseases. The documentary studies how high-fat diets are really affecting our bodies.

How can I watch Forks Over Knives? Available on Netflix or for purchase ($3) on YouTube, Amazon Prime, Google Play and Vudu

5. 'Eating You Alive' (2016)

Who directed it? Paul David Kennamer Jr.

Who’s in it? Susan Weinick, Andrew Saul, Ph.D., and Amanda McKinney, M.D.

How long is it? 1 hour and 48 minutes

What’s it about? Whole-food, plant-based diets. The movie explores the connection between America’s questionable dietary habits and the rising number of chronic disease cases. (Disclaimer: The title isn’t meant literally, so don’t let it scare you away.)

How can I watch Eating You Alive? Available on Tubi or for purchase ($4) on YouTube and Google Play

6. 'The End of Meat' (2017)

Who directed it? Marc Pierschel

Who’s in it? Jason Ball, Gene Baur and Ryan Bethencourt

How long is it? 1 hour and 35 minutes

What’s it about? The role of animals in society. The doc examines society’s food chain and investigates the idea of a world that’s run out of meat. Dun dun dunnn.

How can I watch The End of Meat? Available on Tubi or for purchase ($3) on YouTube, Amazon Prime, Google Play and Vudu

7. 'The Game Changers' (2018)

Who directed it? Louie Psihoyos

Who’s in it? James Wilks, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Patrik Baboumian

How long is it? 1 hour and 48 minutes

What’s it about? Filmmaker James Wilks, who is on a mission to study the relationship between meat and strength. So, he travels the world in an attempt to discover just that.

How can I watch The Game Changers? Available on Netflix or for purchase ($4) on YouTube, Amazon Prime and Google Play

8. 'Vegucated' (2011)

Who directed it? Marisa Miller Wolfson

Who’s in it? T. Colin Campbell, Brian Flegel and Joel Fuhrman

How long is it? 1 hour and 16 minutes

What’s it about? Everything there is to know about the vegan diet. The doc follows three New Yorkers who become full-blown vegans for six consecutive weeks. Are you up for the challenge?

How can I watch Vegucated? Available for purchase ($3) on Amazon Prime and Vudu

9. 'Food, Inc.' (2008)

Who directed it? Robert Kenner

Who’s in it? Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser and Richard Lobb

How long is it? 1 hour and 34 minutes

What’s it about? The United States’ food chain. Filmmaker Robert Kenner investigates where our food comes from and explores the drawn-out process of how it becomes available to consumers.

How can I watch Food, Inc.? Available on Hulu or for purchase ($3) on Amazon Prime, Vudu and iTunes

10. 'Speciesism: The Movie' (2013)

Who directed it? Mark Devries

Who’s in it? Steven Best, Richard Dawkins and Gary Francione

How long is it? 1 hour and 34 minutes

What’s it about? Animal factories. Filmmaker Mark Devries goes behind-the-scenes to uncover the shocking truth about facilities that raise creatures for human consumption. (Warning: There’s a good chance you’ll never look at animal products the same.)

How can I watch Speciesism: The Movie? Available for purchase ($3) on Vimeo

11. 'Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead' (2010)

Who directed it? Joe Cross and Kurt Engfehr

Who’s in it? Joe Cross, Amy Badberg and Merv Cross

How long is it? 1 hour and 37 minutes

What’s it about? An overweight man who is determined to reclaim his health despite suffering from an autoimmune disease. So, he vows to drink only fruit and vegetable juice for 60 straight days. Let the countdown begin.

How can I watch Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead? Available on YouTube, Tubi and Vudu or for purchase ($3) on Amazon Prime and iTunes

12. 'Food Choices' (2016)

Who directed it? Michal Siewierski

Who’s in it? Michal Siewierski, Pam Popper, T. Colin Campbell and Joe Cross

How long is it? 1 hour and 31 minutes

What’s it about? The impact that food has on people’s health. Filmmaker Michal Siewierski examines myths, facts and common misconceptions about the importance of a healthy diet.

How can I watch Food Choices? Available on YouTube, Tubi and Hulu

13. 'Eating Animals' (2017)

Who directed it? Christopher Dillon Quinn

Who’s in it? Narrated by Natalie Portman

How long is it? 1 hour and 34 minutes

What’s it about? The consequences of factories. Based on Jonathan Safran Foer’s memoir, the movie follows filmmaker Christopher Quinn as he takes an in-depth look at the effects of pollution, antibiotics and hormones on farming.

How can I watch Eating Animals? Available on Hulu or for purchase ($3) on YouTube and Google Play

14. 'Earthlings' (2005)

Who directed it? Shaun Monson

Who’s in it? Narrated by Joaquin Phoenix

How long is it? 1 hour and 35 minutes

What’s it about? Humanity's treatment of animals. In this eye-opening documentary, hidden cameras uncover footage from testing labs, puppy mills and pet stores that can only be described as cringe worthy.

How can I watch Earthlings? Available on Vimeo

15. 'Live and Let Live' (2013)

Who directed it? Marc Pierschel

Who’s in it? Kati Kosler, Ria Rehberg and Hendrik Haßel

How long is it? 1 hour and 20 minutes

What’s it about? A group of people who have successfully adopted the vegan lifestyle. The doc sheds light on each person’s first-hand experience and why they chose to make the lifestyle choice.

How can I watch Live and Let Live? Available for purchase ($4) on Amazon Prime

16. 'Blackfish' (2013)

Who directed it? Gabriela Cowperthwaite

Who’s in it? Dave Duffus, Samantha Berg and John Hargrove

How long is it? 1 hour and 23 minutes

What’s it about? A killer whale named Tilikum, who killed multiple people during his time in captivity. The documentary tells his story and examines the chain of events that likely led to his rare—yet fateful—moments of psychosis. While it may not seem like a typical vegan documentary, it’s totally pro-animal.

How can I watch Blackfish? Available on Hulu or for purchase ($3) on YouTube, Google Play and Vudu

17. 'Racing Extinction' (2015)

Who directed it? Louie Psihoyos

Who’s in it? Louie Psihoyos, Elon Musk and Joel Sartore

How long is it? 1 hour and 30 minutes

What’s it about? Mankind’s role in declining wildlife populations. From polluted oceans to illegal hunting, filmmaker Louie Psihoyos looks at the impact our society has on the ecosystem.

How can I watch Racing Extinction? Available for purchase ($5) on Amazon Prime and iTunes

18. 'Super Size Me' (2004)

Who directed it? Morgan Spurlock

Who’s in it? Morgan Spurlock, Daryl Isaacs and Chemeeka Walker

How long is it? 1 hour and 40 minutes

What’s it about? A man who’s determined to eat himself to death. Well, sorta. Morgan Spurlock vows to eat only McDonald’s for an entire month as a social experiment, and the results are astonishing.

How can I watch Super Size Me? Available on YouTube and Vudu or for purchase on Amazon Prime, iTunes and Google Play

19. 'PLANEAT' (2010)

Who directed it? Shelley Lee Davies and Or Shlomi

Who’s in it? T. Colin Campbell, Richard Doll and Gidon Eshel

How long is it? 1 hour and 27 minutes

What’s it about? The consequences of eating meat and dairy. It explores the possibility of whether adopting a plant-based diet is more sustainable than relying on animal products.

How can I watch PLANEAT? Available on Tubi or for purchase ($2) on YouTube and Google Play

20. 'Hungry for Change' (2012)

Who directed it? James Colquhoun, Laurentine Ten Bosch and Carlo Ledesma

Who’s in it? Mike Adams, Nick Bolton and James Caitlin

How long is it? 1 hour and 29 minutes

What’s it about? Food that matters. A group of filmmakers uncover the truth about the health industry’s deceptive strategies, which are making it nearly impossible for consumers to lose weight.

How can I watch Hungry for Change? Available for purchase ($4) on iTunes

21. 'Vegan: Everyday Stories' (2016)

Who directed it? Glenn Scott Lacey

Who’s in it? Neal Barnard, Gene Baur and Ed Begley Jr.

How long is it? 1 hour and 31 minutes

What’s it about? The everyday stories of vegans (duh). The movie introduces viewers to four people who bond over their mutual love of plant-based diets.

How can I watch Vegan: Everyday Stories? Available on YouTube

22. '73 Cows' (2018)

Who directed it? Alex Lockwood

Who’s in it? Jay and Katja Wilde

How long is it? 15 minutes (Yes, you read that right.)

What’s it about? Jay Wilde, an agriculturalist who became the U.K.’s first-ever farmer to switch from beef to strictly organic vegan farming. The problem? He had to get rid of his entire cattle herd in order to make it happen. (Fun fact: The movie won the BAFTA Award for Best Short Film.)

How can I watch 73 Cows? Available on Vimeo

23. 'Death on a Factory Farm' (2009)

Who directed it? Tom Simon and Sarah Teale

Who’s in it? Bradley Miller, Bob Baker and Ken Wiles

How long is it? 1 hour and 23 minutes

What’s it about? The Wiles hog farm in Creston, Ohio. The facility was investigated after being accused of mistreating animals before selling them for human consumption.

How can I watch Death on a Factory Farm? Available for purchase ($4) on iTunes

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