Movies for Gamers: Soylent Green (1973)

Movies For Gamers is a section of where we post and discuss a trailer for a classic cult movie. The movies we select will hopefully be movies that gamers will love too. And of course, if you haven’t seen it, we’ll give you a link to get it.

Soylent Green movie poster

It’s the year 2022…” Starring Charlton HestonSoylent Green is set in a dystopian future where pollution, world hunger, and the greenhouse effect have hit an all time high. Cheeseburgers and fries are a thing of the past, people now survive on mass produced, highly processed rations called “soylent green”. But there’s a dirty secret about soylent green which ends dramatically in a perfect “what a twist!” moment. Overall, Soylent Green is a 70’s detective story colored in science fiction.

soylent green screen

Soylent Green never had any video games, but should appeal to gamers for it’s dystopian future and blend of science fiction.

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