Soylent Green

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Soylent Green ★★ ½ 1973 (PG)

In the 21st Century, hard-boiled police detective Heston investigates a murder and discovers what soylent green—the people's principal food—is made of. Robinson's final film is a disappointing end to a great career. Its view of the future and of human nature is relentlessly dark. Don't watch it with kids. 95m/C VHS, DVD . Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly, Edward G. Robinson, Stephen Young, Whit Bissell, Dick Van Patten; D: Richard Fleischer; W: Stanley R. Greenberg; C: Richard H. Kline; M: Fredric Myrow.