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Big Miracle

When three Gray Whales get trapped in the Arctic ice, an environmental activist (Drew Barrymore) teams up with a skeptical journalist (John Krasinski) to try and save the aquatic mammals. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: A
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 106
Theater Release: 03 Feb 2012
Video Release: 19 Jun 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
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Big Miracle is rated PG: for language.

Director: Ken Kwapis
Cast: Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski
Studio: 2012 Universal Pictures
Website: Official site for Big Miracle.

Detailed Review

Hollywood has a knack for dumbing things down, and usually that’s one of my biggest complaints about a movie that depicts a true incident. However this script, that involves… 
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Why Is Big Miracle Rated PG?

Violence: Whales are in peril, one falls prey to disease. Characters debate and… 
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Did the media help or hinder this situation? How was Malik’s attitude consistent with… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

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