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Blackfish

Blackfish

BY GABRIELA COWPERTHWAITE

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4.73 / 5 based on 63 Reviews

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Killer whales are beloved, majestic, friendly giants, yet infamous for their capacity to kill viciously. Blackfish unravels the complexities of this dichotomy, employing the story of the notorious performing whale Tilikum, who — unlike any orca in the wild — has taken the lives of several people while in captivity. Blackfish expands on the discussion of keeping such intelligent creatures in captivity.

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  • "This documentary was really interesting, and I found it to be very informative on the nature of Sea World and how they mistreat their aquatic animals." in 20 reviews
Christine L.
Christine L.
Catonsville, MD
30 reviews
It completely opens your eyes to what Sea World really is. The way they used Tilikum as a sperm donor is sickening. What really made me cry was when they separated moms from their babies. When is that ever alright?! A definitely must watch if you like to be informed.
This movie brings you inside the world of seaworld's orca whales. You truly feel bad for these giant Whales who are trapped inside small cages. It is an amazing movie and you learn a lot from watching it! I watched it for free on netflix. Highly recommend.
Meza A.
Meza A.
Winter Park, FL
34 reviews
Seaworld is a great learning experience and so much fun. I have gone many times. But I just don't understand why they can't continue with there park but with out the massive intelligent emotional animals in tanks! They need to FREE THE WHALES AND DOLPHINS. ORCAS DON'T HAVE ANY PREDATORS AND MY OCEANOGRAPHER PROFESSOR SAID THEY WOULD SURVIVE JUST FINE. Very eye opening documentary, some critics say its 'propaganda' and some seaworld employees regret being in it and say there words were twisted around. BUT IT DOESNT MATTER BECAUSE either way the whales are suffering. Wild orcas MIGRATE and swim tons of miles a day, and they simply can not be happy and healthy in a tank!
Mila P.
Mila P.
Wilton Manors, FL
168 reviews
This documentary was amazing. It surprising and leaves you thinking. It will definitely change your perspective on how you see sea world and killer whales I really liked this documentary. really gave me a new perspective of the way things are handled at SeaWorld.
Jaclyn A.
Jaclyn A.
Palo Alto, CA
456 reviews
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I think it's really important to measure our impact on the environment is such an honest way. It's hard for me to watch movies like this because I can't go on living the same way and that's what makes this movie so good. We have got to do more to affect change.
Stephanie G.
Stephanie G.
420 reviews
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It's so hard to review this movie. All that they do is bash SeaWorld, yet it is called a documentary. No. It is all one-sided. SeaWorld doesn't do a lot of things that they did back in the day, yet Blackfish made it seem like they still do. It was sad to see whales put through some of the stuff in the movie, but it didn't make me never want to go to SeaWorld again.
Lizzy  K.
Lizzy K.
129 reviews
Wow, one of the better documentaries found on Netflix. Very disturbing exposure of the behind-the-scenes reality of Sea World
Reina S.
Reina S.
Torrance, CA
37 reviews
This documentary helped inform me of the cruelties the animals faced at sea world. Definitely would make me second guess going again.
Emma M.
Emma M.
Mt Pleasant, IA
99 reviews
This documentary makes you stop and think about the treatment of any animals in captivity.
Esmeralda E.
Esmeralda E.
29 reviews
This documentary is very eye opening and very informative, my heart broke and I cried at some parts. For those who say that this is false representing seaworld, seriously? No animal deserves to be locked up to be deprived of food just to do stupid tricks.
Jess M.
Jess M.
Flower Mound
21 reviews
Does anyone know how accurate this documentary is?
Krista c.
Krista c.
Philadelphia, PA
312 reviews
Anyone else hear that parts of this were fabricated? If so, what parts?

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