Overall Rank: 995
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 121
Theatrical Release Date: 06/06/2003
Genre: Drama, Family
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Niki Caro
Actors: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Cliff Curtis, Mabel Wharekawa, Elizabeth Skeen, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton
Plot: Based on tradition and culture a young girl fulfills her grandfathers wish and prayers.
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/17/2019
A coming-of-age story about family, self-worth, and challenging gender roles and unfair traditions, "Whale Rider" is extraordinary.
donkeyknight - wrote on 06/06/2011
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.
Tia Maria - wrote on 08/18/2008
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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