How to Blow Up a Pipeline Movie (2023) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review

How to Blow Up a Pipeline

April 7, 2023
1hr 44min
Status: released

Trailer, Teaser & Videos

Poster & Photos

Where to Watch How to Blow Up a Pipeline (Stream)

Amazon Prime Video

How to Blow Up a Pipeline Movie Details:

Based onHow to Blow Up a Pipeline by Andreas Malm
Country United States
Language English
Release dateSeptember 10, 2022 (TIFF)
April 7, 2023 (United States)
Running time1hr 44min
Age ratingR
StarringAriela Barer
Kristine Froseth
Lukas Gage
Forrest Goodluck
Sasha Lane
Jayme Lawson
Marcus Scribner
Jake Weary
Irene Bedard
Directed by Daniel Goldhaber
Written byAriela Barer
Jordan Sjol
Daniel Goldhaber
Produced byIsa Mazzei
Daniel Goldhaber
Ariela Barer
Adam Wyatt Tate
David Grove Churchill Viste
Alex Black
Alex Hughes
Cinematography by Tehillah De Castro
Edited by Daniel Garber
Music byGavin Brivik
Production CompanyChrono
Lyrical Media
Spacemaker Productions
Distributor Neon

How to Blow Up a Pipeline Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Ariela Barer as Xochitl
  • Kristine Froseth as Rowan
  • Lukas Gage as Logan
  • Forrest Goodluck as Michael
  • Sasha Lane as Theo
  • Jayme Lawson as Alisha
  • Marcus Scribner as Shawn
  • Jake Weary as Dwayne
  • Irene Bedard as Joanna


A crew of young environmental activists execute a daring mission to sabotage an oil pipeline in this taut and timely thriller that is part high-stakes heist, part radical exploration of the climate crisis.

How to Blow Up a Pipeline Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Worldwide Collection$1 million

About How to Blow Up a Pipeline Movie:

It relies on ideas advanced in Andreas Malm’s 2021 book of the same name, published by Verso Books. Malm’s nonfiction work examines the history of social justice movements and argues for property destruction as a valid tactic in the pursuit of environmental justice.

According to director and producer Daniel Goldhaber, the production of the film spanned 19 months, from conception to completion and premiere.

The film had its world premiere on September 10, 2022, at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival, where it was showcased in the Platform Prize program and received critical acclaim. How to Blow Up a Pipeline was released in the United States on April 7, 2023, and in the United Kingdom and Ireland on April 21.

Receiving generally favorable reviews from critics, How to Blow Up a Pipeline was praised for its eco-thriller premise, its exploration of moral and psychological challenges, and the complexity of its antiheroes. However, a few critics expressed concerns regarding the perceived promotion of terrorism and violence in the film’s narrative.

How to Blow Up a Pipeline grossed $750,010 in the United States with an additional $132,338 in other territories for a total of $882,348 worldwide.