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Blackfish (2013)

PG-13
83 min | Documentary, Drama

A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales.
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Jonathan Ingalls | Chris Towey (as Christopher Towey)
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Eli B. Despres (as Eli Despres)
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$ 75,962
Gross (USA)
$ 2,073,582
Gross (World)
$ 2,303,417
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Release date
Jan 19, 2013 (United States)

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8.1 / 10 | 55,003 votes