Pump (film)

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Produced by Rebecca Harrell Tickell
Darius Fisher
Eyal Aronoff
Yossie Hollander
Written by Johnny O'Hara
Josh Tickell
Narrated by Jason Bateman
Music by Richard Gibbs
Austin Creek
Cinematography Martin Dicicco
Edited by Edu Sallouti
Sean P. Keenan
Phil Norden
Distributed by Submarine Deluxe
Release date
  • September 12, 2014 (2014-09-12)
Running time
88 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $2 million
Box office $89,787[1]

Pump is a 2014 documentary film by Josh Tickell and Rebecca Harrell Tickell. The film begins by exploring the history of petroleum-based fuel consumption, the use of the Internal combustion engine and the geopolitics involved with petroleum. It is primarily focuses on the United States but also includes a segment on the automotive industry in China. The film then explores in-depth on the alternative energy options for vehicles that are either readily available for use or can be on a mass scale. This includes ethanol fuel, methanol fuel, Flexible-fuel vehicles in Brazil, flexible-fuel vehicles in the United States, and electric vehicles including Tesla Motors.

Funding for the film came from Patrón tequila founder John Paul DeJoria, Rhino Films executive Stephen Nemeth and the Fuel Freedom Foundation.[2]


  1. ^ "Pump (2014) - Box Office Mojo". boxofficemojo.com.
  2. ^ Carpenter, Susan (September 19, 2014). "'Pump' documentary filled with fuel alternatives". Los Angeles Times.

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