Big Miracle

Big Miracle (2012)

A family of whales trapped beneath the ice. One unforgettable rescue.

  • Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 2012-02-02
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 345 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 47min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Working Title Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director:
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Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. ‘Big Miracle’ is adapted from the nonfiction book ‘Freeing the Whales: How the Media Created the World’s Greatest Non-Event’ by Tom Rose.

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    Camera John Bailey Director of Photography
    Sound Cliff Eidelman Original Music Composer
    Art Nelson Coates Production Design
    Directing Ken Kwapis Director
    Writing Jack Amiel Screenplay
    Writing Michael Begler Screenplay
    Art Scott Meehan Art Direction
    Writing Thomas Rose Author
    Lighting Justin Hammond Lighting Technician
    Visual Effects Julie D'Antoni Visual Effects Producer
    Sound Kirsten Errington Music Consultant