Most Popular "Whaling" Titles
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1. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
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.
Votes: 94,408 | Gross: $25.02M
4. Moby Dick (1956)
Unrated | 116 min | Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 14,398 | Gross: $10.40M
5. The Cove (2009)
PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Crime
Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.
Votes: 42,735 | Gross: $0.86M
6. Big Miracle (2012)
PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
In small-town Alaska, a news reporter recruits his ex-girlfriend - a Greenpeace volunteer - on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle.
Votes: 16,121 | Gross: $20.11M
7. Kongen av Bastøy (2010)
Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Drama
Norwegian winter, early 20th century. On the boys home Bastoy, a new inmate leads the boys to a violent uprising against a brutal regime. How far is he willing to go to attain freedom?
Votes: 14,962 | Gross: $0.01M
9. Whale Wars (2008– )
60 min | Documentary, Reality-TV
This stunning and dangerous limited series spotlights both the controversial Japanese whaling trade and the tactics that the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and its staff and volunteers ... See full summary »
10. Drawing Restraint 9 (2005)
Not Rated | 135 min | Fantasy
The film concerns the theme of self-imposed limitation and continues Matthew Barney's interest in religious rite, this time focusing on Shinto.
Votes: 1,288 | Gross: $0.23M
11. The Islands and the Whales (2016)
84 min | Documentary
The whale hunters of the Faroe Islands believe that hunting is vital to their way of life, but, when a local professor makes a grim discovery about the effects of marine pollution, environmental changes threaten their way of life forever.
Director: Mike Day
12. All the Brothers Were Valiant (1953)
Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In the South Pacific islands, two brothers, one good and one bad, fight over the same girl and over a bag of pearls.
13. Down to the Sea in Ships (1949)
Approved | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Whaling ship captain Bering Joy takes his grandson Jed on a whaling trip to teach him core life values while First Mate Dan Lunceford is tasked with tutoring Jed.
16. Moby Dick (1978)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Captain Ahab's descent into madness destroys everyone around him. This powerful character drew John Barrymore, Orson Wells and John Huston. This film has been called the best, most authentic version of Herman Melville's MOBY DICK.
17. Pour la suite du monde (1963)
105 min | Documentary
At the instigation of the filmmakers, the young men of the Ile-aux-Coudres in the middle of the St-Lawrence River try as a memorial to their ancestors to revive the fishing of the belugas ... See full summary »
18. The Whalers (1938)
Approved | 8 min | Animation, Family, Comedy
Mickey, Donald, and Goofy are crewing a whaling ship. Their mishaps include Donald fighting off some hungry birds, Mickey and a bucket of water that keeps doing a boomerang impression, and ... See full summary »
19. Moby Dick (1930)
Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Drama
In this extremely loose adaptation of Melville's classic novel, Ahab is revealed initially not as a bitter and vengeful madman, but as a bit of a lovable scamp. Ashore in New Bedford, he ... See full summary »
20. Hell Below Zero (1954)
Approved | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The captain of an Antarctic whaling ship falls overboard in mysterious circumstances and his daughter, aided by a sympathetic American, decides to investigate the accident.
21. Adventure's End (1937)
Approved | 60 min | Adventure
Pacific pearl diver Duke Slade escapes angry natives by joining a whaler whose dying captain persuades him to marry his daughter who is already being wooed by the first mate.
22. At the Edge of the World (2008)
PG | 90 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure
At the Edge of the World chronicles the controversial Sea Shepherd Antarctic Campaign against a Japanese whaling fleet. The international volunteer crew, under-trained and under-equipped, ... See full summary »
23. Your Mommy Kills Animals! (2007)
R | 105 min | Documentary
An in-depth look at the animal rights movement and the FBI's recent declaration calling them the number one domestic terrorist threat to the United States.
25. Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist (2010)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
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 »
26. Whaledreamers (2006)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, History
Whaledreamers is the heartfelt story of the return of an aboriginal whale dreaming tribe from the edge of extinction and the equally, long journey of the whales, not only to survive the ... See full summary »
Votes: 96 | Gross: $0.01M
27. Behind the Mask (2006)
72 min | Documentary
Behind the Mask: The Story Of The People Who Risk Everything To Save Animals is a 2006 documentary film about the Animal Liberation Front. It took three years of filming, interviewing, and editing to complete.
28. Eco-Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson (2011)
TV-PG | 110 min | Documentary
"Eco-Pirate" tells the story of a man on a mission to save the planet and its oceans. The film follows professional radical ecologist, Captain Paul Watson as he repeatedly flouts the law, ... See full summary »
29. Moby-Dick (1977 TV Movie)
51 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
In 1841 young Ishmael signs aboard the whaling ship Pequod, under the command of the strict, one-legged Capt. Ahab. Ishmael soon finds out that Ahab is searching for the legendary while ... See full summary »
32. Cabo de Hornos (1956)
100 min | Drama, Romance
Antonio, a whale ship captain, has an affair with a woman who runs away convinced that her ill fate will fall upon him. He is sent to Cabo de Hornos, picking the ship owner and his wife, ... See full summary »
34. Battle History of the U. S. Coast Guard (2004– )
130 min | Documentary
This program chronicles the role of the Coast Guard in war and peace over its 200 years of service to the United States. The program details the Coast Guards critical roles in the Civil War... See full summary »
Star: Stan Watts
35. Ocean Raider: Defenders of the Wild (1993 TV Movie)
On the high seas, beyond the reach of the law, the ships that illegally kill whales, dolphins and seals can do so with little fear of punishment. But there is one sight that they have ... See full summary »
36. Alice the Whaler (1927)
6 min | Animation, Family, Short
Alice is dancing aboard her ship with a veritable zoo of a crew. Meanwhile, in the galley, the chef (a cat) is preparing food while his assistant, a mouse, is peeling potatoes. When the ... See full summary »
37. Monsters of the Deep (1931)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary
Many believe that huge unidentified monsters lurk in the world's oceans and waterways. Do remnants of the dinosaur age still exist, and is this what people are seeing off the coast of Wales... See full summary »
40. Ocean Warrior (1981)
73 min | Documentary
"They have thrown four bombs at this vessel. Do you understand? Four bombs... Hurry up!' A number of frantic international reporters on board the Sea Shepherd desperately call on the US ... See full summary »
41. The Archipelago (2015)
40 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure
The Faroe Islands: a gathering of dramatically weathered islands in the vast North Atlantic Sea. While it is a society connected to modern norms and technologies, it is also a place where ... See full summary »
Director: Benjamin Huguet
42. Le beau plaisir (1968)
15 min | Documentary, Short
Court métrage documentaire sur la pêche aux marsouins à l'Île-aux-Coudres. Avec un art suprême, les habitants fichent des harts dans la terre boueuse et tendent un piège en forme de coeur. ... See full summary »
165 min | Documentary
49. Whale Like Me
Documentary | Post-production
Malcolm Wright and Hideki Fujii journey into the controversial world of Japanese whaling. Through a series of hands on challenges, they set out to see if the divide can be bridged. Can they break the stalemate surrounding whaling?