Blackfish (2013)

  • Documentary
  • 1h 23m

Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping such intelligent and sentient creatures in captivity.

Blackfish marries biography, activism and psycho thriller into a pleasing cinematic shape, starting with a single whale and the trainers who worked with him.” - Tara Brady, The Irish Times

You won’t forget Cowperthwaite’s documentary, and you shouldn’t.” - Roxana Hadadi, Punch Drunk Critics




United States



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