Whale Rider

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This film has a couple of uses of moderate bad language


Whale Rider Rating: PG 9+

3.4766 out of 5 705 Votes (Members)
101 mins

Tradition causes trouble in a family when a young Maori girl wants to take up what she believes is her rightful place at the head of her tribe - because the man standing in her way is her own grandfather, and his love for her is not enough to change his belief that only a boy could ever lead the tribe. Set in modern New Zealand, Whale Rider superbly shows what happens when old-fashioned thinking gets in the way of people's potential. English and Maori dialogue, subtitles in English.

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What you say

  • This is a beautiful and movig film which really makes the children think, whilst opening their eyes to different worlds and cultures effortlessly

    Jenni (Teacher)

  • This is a beautiful and movig film which really makes the children think, whilst opening their eyes to different worlds and cultures effortlessly

    Jenni (Teacher)


Viewing 13-18 of 1372 Reviews

  • Louie, 15

    1 out of 5
    Louie, 15
    2014-10-15 07:53:44

    Man I don't even know what to say about this film... It was terrible!

  • Harry, 14

    1 out of 5
    Harry, 14
    2014-10-14 22:13:43

    This film was shockingly bad. I wouldn't waste my time watching it. The film also has 0 banter which is something I look for when watching films. The boyz were a bit too hard...

  • Jack, 14

    1 out of 5
    Jack, 14
    2014-10-14 21:45:54

    This film was terrible.
    Its called Whale rider yet she only rides the whale for 20 seconds! , also being excluded from the boyz using there pimp dancing Skills.
    This film doesn't deserve a rating.

  • Robert, 14

    1 out of 5
    Robert, 14
    2014-10-14 17:54:45

    Eh? What was this film about? (No one tell me.....................,,,,,,,,,,please!)
    This film was terrible............Really this film is bad............really.........really.........bad,

    and boring.

  • Sienna, 10

    4 out of 5
    Sienna, 10
    2014-10-08 16:15:28

    I liked this film because it was very exciting and funny, however it was a tiny bit sad. It was a very good film and i wouldn't mind watching it again. The scenery was really beautiful.

  • Jamie, 15

    1 out of 5
    Jamie, 15
    2014-10-08 15:46:48

    this film sucks. it is called whale rider but she only rides a whale for 2 minutes out of the whole thing. it is so boring all it is is talking and making weird noises it is about 1 hour of NOTHING!!!. then 40 more minutes of NOTHING. what was the point in this. granted it has a decent story but, it is the dullest film i have ever watched in my life

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