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Whale Rider (2003) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

815

Avg. Rating:

2.97/4

# of Ratings:

111

Genres:

Drama, Family

Rating:

PG

Language:

English

Theater Date:

06/06/2003

Director:

Niki Caro

Actors:

Keisha Castle-Hughes
Cliff Curtis
Mabel Wharekawa
Elizabeth Skeen
Rawiri Paratene
Vicky Haughton

 

 

 

 

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Plot Outline:

Based on tradition and culture a young girl fulfills her grandfathers wish and prayers.

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donkeyknight 06/06/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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4/4 

There are so many things that are perfectly done in this heartrending and spirit-soaring movie. Wonderful lensing, wonderful acting, wonderful depiction of a culture.

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Tia Maria 08/18/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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0.5/4 

Whale Rider is a boring film about a girl who isn't able to fullfill her grandfathers wishes. In my opinion, this movie has no real substance. Sure, some people LOVE it, but I was so bored with it I wasn't even going to watch the end. But, I did, hoping that maybe it would turn out good. It didn't.

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GGauthier 09/10/2007 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

Lovely film about a girl that wants be part of the cultural and social changes given in her country. It might be not visually stunning, but is certainly beautiful. It has a very nice story and a great acting. The ending is great and gives to the film a fantasy touch turning it in something special. Watch it for take a break of holywood stuff.

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Alex 06/27/2007 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

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1/4 

Not good at all and I heard it was. No matter what you have heard stay away from this movie unless you absolutely love slow movie "feel good" family movies. I was bored and you will be too.

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