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Summary While in captivity, Tilikum, a performing killer whale, has been responsible for the deaths of three people, including a top orca trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences of capturing and confining such intelligent and sentient creatures.

Blackfish

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 33 Critic Reviews
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83
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 149 User Ratings
8.1
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Summary While in captivity, Tilikum, a performing killer whale, has been responsible for the deaths of three people, including a top orca trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences of capturing and confining such intelligent and sentient creatures.

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 33 Critic Reviews
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 33 Critic Reviews
83
100% Positive
33 Reviews
0% Mixed
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0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 149 User Ratings
8.1
89% Positive
133 Ratings
5% Mixed
8 Ratings
5% Negative
8 Ratings

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Universal Acclaim Based on 149 User Ratings
8.1
89% Positive
133 Ratings
5% Mixed
8 Ratings
5% Negative
8 Ratings

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Production Company CNN Films, Manny O Productions
Release Date Jul 19, 2013
Duration 1 h 23 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline Never capture what you can't control.
Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US
• 1 Win & 3 Nominations
Alliance of Women Film Journalists
2 Nominations
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination