Whale Rider

This film has a couple of uses of moderate bad language

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Whale Rider Rating: PG 7+

3.3733 out of 5 734 Votes (Members)
Duration
101 mins
Year
2002
Director(s)
Cast

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.

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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)

Reviews

Viewing 13-18 of 1456 Reviews

  • Marks Daniels, 8

    3 out of 5
    By
    Marks Daniels, 8
    Date
    2016-05-17 20:00:01

    I didn't like this film because the girl hopted on the whale.

  • Jacob, 8

    3 out of 5
    By
    Jacob, 8
    Date
    2016-05-14 09:24:27

    I didn't like this film so much because I didn't like the whales dying.

  • rebecca, 19

    2 out of 5
    By
    rebecca, 19
    Date
    2016-05-02 20:53:26

    I only gave this film a two star review because I did not enjoyed it this film was only for a exam I had to take back in year 11 for English



    From Rebecca

  • Darja, 7

    3 out of 5
    By
    Darja, 7
    Date
    2016-04-25 18:56:43

    it is cooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool

  • Ciaran, 9

    1 out of 5
    By
    Ciaran, 9
    Date
    2016-04-07 08:07:29

    I didn't see all this film but at the end I didn't really like it.

  • Niall, 10

    3 out of 5
    By
    Niall, 10
    Date
    2016-03-16 08:43:44

    I don't like this film. Its not funny. It is called whale rider, but there is barely anything about whales in it. I rate it 3 star. I've not watched all of it.

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