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Based on 33 Critics
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  • Forget "The Conjuring," Blackfish may be the scariest movie around. show more

  • For the most part, Cowperthwaite keeps the preachiness in check, letting the scientists, former SeaWorld trainers and other witnesses tell it as it is. Indeed, the scary training scenes - uniformly gripping - do most of the talking. show more

  • More persuasively still, Blackfish — an Indian name for orcas — argues against the very concept of quasiamusement parks like SeaWorld that turn giant creatures meant for the wild into hemmed-in, penned-up entertainers. show more

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  • December 28, 2013 pj00000000175688
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    I feel this film shows both sides of the story in that it details how many professionals were ignorant that they were torturing the whales in captivity. A number of people say as much in the film. Their honesty is inspiring and I am sure it was very difficult for them to admit they were wrong.

  • December 21, 2013 djrggr
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    manipulative and dishonest. Only shows one side of the story. Eludes any objective information in lieu plying on people\'s emotions. Poor \"documentary\&************* it if you like to have your opinions formed by others in a dishonest manner.

  • November 16, 2013 rh00000000170900
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    Absolutely amazing film! Such an eye opener about Seaworld.

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