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In the Heart of the Sea Synopsis
In 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real- life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick.
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Movie Reviews

Dont listen to the critics

By kbader3
Never loathed critics more than for the unjust open-season attack on the film. The few slight flaws are as pebbles on one side of a scale and 100 lbs of whale blubber on the other. Acting is superb....


By seeit22
great visuals and action, sure, but the story is also a very stirring drama. We felt a lot of emotion. Chris Hemsworth is great in this role. So is Cillian Murphy and the rest of the cast. Story...


By drago2009official
I loved the film especially when Chris Hemsworth brings his character to life. It makes it rewarding for Chris and myself knowing that weight loss was worth it for the film. I highly recommend this...


By ShrekReviews
This movie was outstanding job from Ron Howard (Apollo 13, The Da Vinci Code, Angel and Demons) Now bringing back an old story and putting into a very well done movie. Recommend watching it in 3D,...

The Critics have it wrong

By coldancalifornia
This is a quality movie, from the photography and special effects to the acting. The star has been in some flaky movies accompanied by flaky acting, but in this one, he shines. Terrific job overall....

Excellent, great history lesson!

By jimstev1
Ron Howard usually doesn't disappoint when it comes to a drama with interesting characters. Cinematography and special-effects are great but the movie gives great detail of the material and also as...

In The Heart of the Sea

By oronohome
This was an all-around wonderful movie for everyone in the family. Ron Howard always amazes me! The acting and cinematography were out of this world, I remember shots that I would love to freeze...

In The Heart of The Sea.

By mannyb607
I don't often go to IMAX or 3D movies. This movie is compelling in both. A true movie experience that I highly recommend. It is worth the price of admission and you leave the theater with an amazing...

Epic movie

Everyone should go see this move I was glued to the screen from being to the end also love the fact that they stuck to the book that I read as a kid...


By cjacksonrun
This one wasn't great but it wasn't terrible either. It was BIG and dramatic and the parts on the sea were impressive. But. When it ended, it was more of a whimper and we were ready for it to be...

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Rated PG-13 | For Intense Sequences of Peril, Intense Sequences of Action, Brief Startling Violence and Thematic Material.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Riveting historical story has great action but uneven drama.
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