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Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping such intelligent and sentient creatures in captivity.

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 2013-06-07

Runtime 83 minutes

Revenue $2.1m


TMDB 7.9


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sher_free shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2"

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sonia_burton shared a tip "It'S a shake what these places like SeaWorld do to these animals. DisgustinG"

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moniquesp shared a tip "Everyone should watch this documentary!!"

h_g_9388 shared a tip "This is a great documentary but it leaves you feeling just heartbroken 💔"

evan_cook shared a tip "Story is told really well. Makes you question all zoos and trainer/company ethics."

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jade_lilly_4771 shared a tip "I've watched this more than once because of how good it is.. sad tho. Definitely sad."

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deena_c shared a tip "I did cry for about 3 weeks every time I thought about it, after I watched."

forrest_8991 shared a tip "It's a great documentary but it is very disturbing and unsettling. Have a tissue box ready."

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um_ shared a tip "Heartbreaking reality of orcas in captivity"

jennifer_gregory_1020 shared a tip "I’ve watched this at least 5 times, really fascinating and sad."

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hypergrrl23 shared a tip "Really eye opening. I loved this. A good way to tell such a horrific story. 10/10 #surprising #tilikum"

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RaRaLilMonster shared a tip "This is why Seaworld shut down its killer whale shows. It exposes the truth"

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erica_walters shared a tip "Really interesting and I learned a lot."

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padin_duvall shared a tip "This is a very eye opening and perspective-changing documentary. I love it, an I hate what it's about all at once."

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p_b_355 shared a tip "Heartbreaking. Ever since I've watched this I think orcas are the most beautiful creations"

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rebecca_patrizio shared a tip "One of my favorite documentaries"

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UnknownCatBug shared a tip "A cool, insightful and non biased Documentary. It shows Both sides of the story. From beginning to end had me intrigued."

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danielle_overlock shared a tip "If you like this you will like my octopus teacher"

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stacy_6052 shared a tip "So eye opening."

chloe_k_1985 shared a tip "It was very informative but man, did I go into a depression after watching it. Sooooo sad."

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veronika. shared a tip "heartbreaking documentary that about ethics, the ignorance of humans, commercialisation of animals, and whales in captivity <3"

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karen_walcott shared a tip "I learned a lot."

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jamie_miller_1430 shared a tip "I was wowed by this movie."

lou_koller shared a tip "An eye opening look at the way we treat animals for our amusement"

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sarah.lambert shared a tip "Shocking and eye opening!"

devin_6772 shared a tip "A doc I keep coming back to"

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sydney_glassel shared a tip "Every blue moon I watch this again. Such a good documentary"

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leah_burnison shared a tip "Sad makes you really wonder if places like sea world should exist.."

leslie_olmos shared a tip "Important documentary and everyone should have to watch it at least once in their life."

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silvia_alejandra shared a tip "Very educational. A must watch."

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melissa_houle shared a tip "An incredibly sad but eye opening documentary. Must see."

jenn_kane shared a tip "Such a good documentary. Showcasing why orcas should not be in captivity."

jenn_kane shared a tip "Such a good documentary showcasing why orcas should not be in captivity."

eliana_brody shared a tip "A movie everyone should watch in their life."

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nikki_bundschuh shared a tip "So saddening"

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crisrosy shared a tip "I could never see animals in captivity the same way again."

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brooke_rast shared a tip "This show made me obsessed with killer whales so sad tho"

melissa_brazell_5062 shared a tip "Mind blowing"

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rosa_b_1058 shared a tip "Tough to watch but now I understand why it happens!"

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