Are you interested in movies that explore veganism or feature vegan characters? Here are 7 movies and series that delve into vegan lifestyles or address related themes.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) 

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) 

The character Todd Ingram, played by Brandon Routh, is portrayed as a committed vegan. His vegan diet is referenced several times throughout the film.

Julie & Julia (2009) 

In the film, the character Julie Powell, played by Amy Adams, experiments with various culinary recipes, including vegan dishes, while following Julia Child’s cookbook.

Percy Jackson and The Olympians (2023)

Grover, Percy’s satyr best friend who accompanies him on his adventures, is against the consumption of any innocent animal. As a nature spirit, Grover is very angry at the way humans treat animals.

Zootopia (2016)

While not explicitly about veganism, the character Gazelle, voiced by Shakira, is a public figure promoting peaceful coexistence between predators and prey, echoing themes of animal respect.

The Matrix (1999) 

The character Neo, played by Keanu Reeves, is sustained on a liquid-based diet, which can be interpreted as vegan, while he is “awake” in the real world.+

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) 

In the film, the character Mary Elizabeth, played by Mae Whitman, is depicted as vegan. She expresses her beliefs and lifestyle throughout the story.

Okja (2017) 

This movie directed by Bong Joon-ho follows the journey of a young girl called Mija and her friendship with a genetically modified super pig called Okja. The movie addresses ethical issues surrounding the food industry and veganism.

These films and series offer a variety of representations and references to veganism, reflecting the growing awareness and adoption of this lifestyle. Also check out our top 11 best documentaries to encourage new vegans.

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