Pump (film)

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Film poster
Written byJohnny O'Hara
Josh Tickell
Produced byRebecca Harrell Tickell
Darius Fisher
Eyal Aronoff
Yossie Hollander
Narrated byJason Bateman
CinematographyMartin Dicicco
Edited byEdu Sallouti
Sean P. Keenan
Phil Norden
Music byRichard Gibbs
Austin Creek
Fuel Freed Foundation
iDeal Partners Film Fund
Distributed bySubmarine Deluxe
Release date
  • September 12, 2014 (2014-09-12)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited States
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.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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