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Whale Rider (2002)

PG-13
101 min | Drama, Family

A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.
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Niki Caro | Witi Ihimaera (book "The Whale Rider")
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$3,500,000
Opening weekend
$137,418
Gross (US & Canada)
$20,779,666
Gross (World)
$41,062,976
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Release date
Aug 29, 2003 (United States)

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7.5 / 10 | 37,906 votes