“Racing Extinction” quotes

Movie Racing Extinction
Title Racing Extinction
Year 2015
Director Louie Psihoyos
Genre Adventure, Documentary
Plot – Racing Extinction is a 2015 documentary about the ongoing Anthropogenic mass extinction of species and the efforts from scientists, activists and journalists to document it and protect endangered species.
It exposes overpopulation, globalisation and animal agriculture as leading causes of extinction. The main focus is to raise awareness and encourage people to change habits to ensure the survival of species for future generations.
All actors – Louie Psihoyos, Heather Dawn Rally, Michael Novacek, Christopher W. Clark, Kirk Johnson, Ady Gil, Paul Hilton, Charles Hambleton, David Doubilet, Jerry Greenberg, John Veron, Elizabeth Kolbert, Synte Peacock, Alan Barton
show all
  • “The human eye is so limited. We see only a tiny little sliver of the electromagnetic spectrum. It's like if you owned a grand piano in your house but you can only hear one note on it.”
    Austin Richards - Self
  • “Sharks pre-date dinosaurs. They survived four mass extinction events. And in just this one generation that I've been alive, we've cut down their numbers by about 90%.”
    Louie Psihoyos - Self
  • “We're at that tipping point now, where it's either too late or just the beginning of a movement.”
    Louie Psihoyos - Self
  • “The Blue Whale is the biggest creature on the planet, bigger than any dinosaur ever. Just like dinosaurs, they're going extinct.”
    Louie Psihoyos - Self
  • “The whole world is singing, clicking, grinding, whistling, and thumping... but we've stopped listening.”
    Christopher W. Clark - Self