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The Blue Planet 

Mammoth series, five years in the making, taking a look at the rich tapestry of life in the world's oceans.
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Top Rated TV #28 | Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
David Attenborough ...  Himself - Narrator / ... 9 episodes, 2001
Pierce Brosnan ...  Himself - Narrator (US version) 9 episodes, 2001
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Mammoth series, five years in the making, taking a look at the rich tapestry of life in the world's oceans.

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Planeta azul See more »

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£7,000,000 (estimated)
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(8 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color
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wonderful
16 December 2004 | by lior_pinskySee all my reviews

full of surprises, beautiful, cruel at times. just like life itself. leaves one asking for more. the best parts are of course the action scenes and chases. have to really wonder how much work these guys put into making some scenes (whale chases, polar bear hunts, etc). it is a wonderful experience and not to be missed by anyone who dives, surfs, or goes to the beach once in a while. the music is enticing and the narration is superb and extremely well paced. definitively one of the best documentaries ever made and worth not less than a very respectable 10 (for its kind). some of the footage is very cruel and might not be recommended for people with weak stomachs (every killer whale footage is cruel).


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