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Revenge of the Whale (2001)

In 1820, a Nantucket whaleship, the Essex, was rammed and sunk by an enraged sperm whale in the Pacific Ocean. Out of 20 crew men, only 8 survived. This is a tale of remarkable courage, ... See full summary »

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... Himself - Narrator
Sean Conant ... Islander
... Herman Melville (voice)
... Owen Chase (voice)
Jeffrey Carlson ... Thomas Nickerson (voice)
... Capt. George Pollard (voice)
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Jack Gardner
Joe Haffey
Mimi Macpherson ... Herself (archive footage)
Mike McKee ... Mr. Wolf
Scott Osler
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In 1820, a Nantucket whaleship, the Essex, was rammed and sunk by an enraged sperm whale in the Pacific Ocean. Out of 20 crew men, only 8 survived. This is a tale of remarkable courage, endurance and pathos, of men driven to the edge of darkness, forced to make the most awful decisions in order to survive. Written by Ciaran O'Shea

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7 September 2001 (USA)  »

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