Blackfish Synopsis

Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping such intelligent and sentient creatures in captivity.

Rated for mature thematic elements including disturbing and violent images

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Fan Reviews

January 29, 2017 by

This is a documentary about how humans keep orcas (killer whales) as pets to entertain at places such as SeaWorld. It is centered around one vicious attack by a killer whale named Tilikum, but actually takes us around the world as well as into the past. This is not... Read More

Blackfish Casts

Dean Gomersall
Dean Gomersall

Himself - Former SeaWorld Trainer

James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones

Himself (archive footage)

John Hargrove
John Hargrove

Himself - Former SeaWorld Trainer

Kim Ashdown
Kim Ashdown

Herself

Ken Balcomb
Ken Balcomb

Himself