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1. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.9
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47 Metascore

A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw

Votes: 92,609 | Gross: $24.99M

2. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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81 Metascore

During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd, James D'Arcy

Votes: 176,681 | Gross: $93.93M

3. Norbit (2007)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

4.0
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27 Metascore

A mild-mannered guy, who is married to a monstrous woman, meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.

Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Terry Crews, Clifton Powell

Votes: 56,108 | Gross: $95.32M

4. Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)

PG | 86 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

4.6
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A teenage Jesse and old friend Randolph try to foil an illegal whaler threatening Willy and his pregnant mate.

Director: Sam Pillsbury | Stars: Jason James Richter, August Schellenberg, Annie Corley, Vincent Berry

Votes: 7,606 | Gross: $3.52M

5. The White Dawn (1974)

R | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.1
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In 1896, three whalers are stranded in the Arctic North Canada and seek refuge with an Eskimo tribe. Gradually they gain control with the Eskimo village and introduce gambling, booze, theft... See full summary »

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Warren Oates, Timothy Bottoms, Louis Gossett Jr., Joanasie Salamonie

Votes: 547

6. Hawaii (1966)

Approved | 189 min | Drama

6.5
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An American missionary and his wife travel to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead of understanding there comes tragedy.

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow, Richard Harris, Gene Hackman

Votes: 2,204

7. Moby Dick (2011– )

184 min | Adventure, Drama

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The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.

Stars: William Hurt, Ethan Hawke, Charlie Cox, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 1,234

8. Terror in a Texas Town (1958)

Approved | 80 min | Western

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A Swedish whaler is out for revenge when he finds out that a greedy oil man murdered his father for their land.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Sebastian Cabot, Carol Kelly, Eugene Mazzola

Votes: 1,182

9. Sealed Cargo (1951)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, War

6.8
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In 1943, an American fishing boat has a fateful encounter with a seriously damaged Danish schooner off of Canada's Atlantic coast.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Dana Andrews, Carla Balenda, Claude Rains, Philip Dorn

Votes: 464

10. Namu, the Killer Whale (1966)

PG | 89 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

5.8
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Robert Lansing and Lee Meriwether star in this warm and compelling family drama about a compassionate scientist who forms an unlikely friendship with a magnificent killer whale. In HD.

Director: Laslo Benedek | Stars: Robert Lansing, John Anderson, Robin Mattson, Richard Erdman

Votes: 232

11. Down to the Sea in Ships (1922)

Unrated | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Story of the lives of the people in a small Quaker community and the adventures of a whaling ship.

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee, William Walcott, Clara Bow

Votes: 272

12. Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist (2010)

90 min | Documentary

7.6
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Seen through the eyes of activist Peter Jay Brown, Confessions grants the viewer an intimate look at shipboard life amongst these self proclaimed animal saviors and sea rebels who shaped ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Brown | Stars: Peter Brown, Robert Hunter, Paul Watson

Votes: 269

13. The Dreaming (1988)

87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.5
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A doctor treats a sick aborigine, who had defied a tribal taboo and visited a sacred cave. The doctor soon finds herself having disturbing dreams and finds herself involved in a 200-year-old mystery.

Director: Mario Andreacchio | Stars: Arthur Dignam, Penny Cook, Gary Sweet, Laurence Clifford

Votes: 101

14. Captain Nemo (1975)

203 min | Fantasy, Adventure, Action

7.1
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An expedition is dispatched to find the mysterious monster roaming the seas. Three crew members learn it to be an advanced submarine crewed by free men and headed by Captain Nemo. Their adventures continue aboard the amazing submarine.

Directors: Vasili Levin, Edgar Smirnov | Stars: Vladimir Basov, N. Bazanova, Viktor Demertash, Nikolai Dupak

Votes: 174

15. Il mondo di notte numero 3 (1963)

100 min | Documentary, Musical

5.5
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A documentary highlighting some of the oddest, strangest and more grotesque examples of human behavior. Included are a tour of the Grand Guignol theater in Paris, a man who sticks long ... See full summary »

Director: Gianni Proia | Stars: George Sanders, Alexander, Maria Ansaldi, Laura Betti

Votes: 64

16. Dot and the Whale (1986)

75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.9
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Young girl Dot and her friend Nelson the dolphin find Tonga, a beached whale who lost her family in whalers attack and wants to die. Dot believes that Moby Dick could convince Tonga to live, so Nelson takes Dot to Antarctica to find him.

Director: Yoram Gross | Stars: Kim Deacon, Robyn Moore, Keith Scott

Votes: 109

17. Coyote Tales (1991 TV Movie)

79 min | Animation, Comedy

6.1
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In this extended version of The Coyote's Lament, an old coyote teaches his son about the upsides and downsides of being a coyote. Classic Disney shorts about other animals who found their place in the world are also shown.

Director: Robert Heath

Votes: 7

18. Valfångare (1939)

80 min | Drama

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Directors: Anders Henrikson, Tancred Ibsen | Stars: Allan Bohlin, Tutta Rolf, Oscar Egede-Nissen, Hauk Aabel

Votes: 7

19. Whaler Out of New Bedford (1962)

Documentary

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Director: Francis Thompson

20. Kujira-tori no umi (1998)

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Director: Toshiaki Umekawa

21. War Story (1995)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Flip Benham, Ingrid Newkirk, Cheryl Sullenger, Randall Terry

22. Baleias e baleeiros - Para que a Memória Permaneça na Gente (2013)

165 min | Documentary

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Director: Luís Bicudo | Star: Manuel Homem

23. Mike Tyson Mysteries (2014– )
Episode: A Plaintive Wail (2015)

TV-MA | 11 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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Is the new location of a popular restaurant cursed? An old whaler legend might hold the key to this mystery.

Director: Jeff Siergey | Stars: Mike Tyson, Norm MacDonald, Rachel Ramras, Jim Rash

Votes: 36

24. The Triangle (2005– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2005)

Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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Shipping magnate hires a journalist, a female oceanographer, a psychic and a meteorologist to find out why some of his ships went missing in the Bermuda Triangle. The survivor of one such incident realizes that his reality has altered.

Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Catherine Bell, Lou Diamond Phillips, Bruce Davison

Votes: 71