Based on the 1820 event, a whaling ship is preyed upon by a sperm whale, stranding its crew at sea for 90 days, thousands of miles from home.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and peril, brief startling violence, and thematic material
Did You Know?
Based on the true story of the Essex whaleship that was attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in the southern Pacific Ocean in 1820. This incident inspired Herman Melville's "Moby Dick". See more
Old Thomas Nickerson
We were headed for the edge of sanity... like we were aberrations, phantoms. Trust gave way to doubt. Hope to superstition.