Soylent Green is a sci-fi movie released in 1973. It is loosely based upon the 1966 novel Make Room! Make Room! by Harry Harrison, and tells the story of an investigation into the murder of a wealthy businessman in a dystopian future where much of the population survives on processed food rations such as "soylent green".
- In Muppets Tonight episode 103, Rizzo and Clifford have been debating with one another over who should tell Billy Crystal the bad news about his musical finale. When Billy overhears and asks, Rizzo panics and tells him that "soylent green is people," spoiling the major twist of the film.
- In The Muppets Kitchen with Cat Cora episode "Move Night," a movie announcer mentions the film Soylent Green Beans.
- Charlton Heston played Detective Thorn