BIG MIRACLE (Theatrical Release USA 2012)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.0|5.0 Starsìììì

Big Miracle
—based on a true story—uses the talents of Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, Tim Blake Nelson, and Ted Danson to tell its story. The well-written script allows a pleasing look into native Alaskan culture and values, political maneuvering, media politics, and environmentalist demands. The film provides good after viewing discussion for parents and their children. Good work for Director Ken Kwapis.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


America becomes involved in the rescue of three whales caught under the ice and isolated from free passage to the ocean.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Ken Kwapis for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Stuart M. Besser and Paul Green for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Malik (John Pingayak), Nathan (Ahmaogak Sweeney), Roy (John Chase), Bud (Ishmael Angalook Hope), Inupiat Whaler (Othniel Oomittuk Jr.), Adam Carlson (John Krasinski), Don Davis (Andrew Daly), Frank (Thomas R. Daly), Dana (Maliag Kairaiuak), and Arnold (Jeffrey Evan).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. Simple, family friendly movie serves its share of comedy, irony, romance, and drama in an easy-on-the-mind film.

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