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Big Miracle (2012)

PG
107 min | Biography, Drama, Family

In small-town Alaska, a news reporter recruits his ex-girlfriend - a Greenpeace volunteer - on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle.
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Jack Amiel (screenplay) | Michael Begler (screenplay) | Thomas Rose (book "Freeing the Whales")
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$40,000,000
Opening weekend
$7,760,205
Gross (US & Canada)
$20,157,300
Gross (World)
$24,740,061
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Feb 3, 2012 (United States)

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Othniel 'Anaqulutuq' Oomittuk Jr.
Inupiat Whaler Inupiat Whaler   See fewer
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John Krasinski
Adam Carlson Adam Carlson   See fewer
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Andrew Daly
Don Davis Don Davis   See fewer
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Jeffrey Evan
Arnold Arnold   See fewer
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Drew Barrymore
Rachel Kramer Rachel Kramer   See fewer
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Ted Danson
J.W. McGraw J.W. McGraw   See fewer
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Randy Eledge
Oil Man Oil Man   See fewer
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Thom Van Dorp
Don Carr Don Carr   See fewer
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Tim Blake Nelson
Pat Lafayette Pat Lafayette   See fewer
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Stephen Root
Governor Haskell Governor Haskell   See fewer
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Maury Ginsberg
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Kelly Lee Williams
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Megan Baldino
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Kristen Bell
Jill Jerard Jill Jerard   See fewer
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Kathy Baker
Ruth McGraw Ruth McGraw   See fewer
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Vinessa Shaw
Kelly Meyers Kelly Meyers   See fewer
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Maeve Blake
Shayna Dobler Shayna Dobler   See fewer
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Krista Schwarting
Diane Dobler Diane Dobler   See fewer
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Liam Boles
Cooper Dobler Cooper Dobler   See fewer
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Darcy Darcy   See fewer
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Michael Gaston
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Tim Palmer
Lloyd Dobler Lloyd Dobler   See fewer
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Wayne Mitchell
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Colonel Scott Boyer Colonel Scott Boyer   See fewer
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Gregory Jbara
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Jason Arthur Martin
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Bruce Altman
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Anthony Fryer
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Karl Hootkin Karl Hootkin   See fewer
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Elizabeth A. Bardsley
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6.5 / 10 | 17,783 votes