PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Biography
A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.
Scored at the London's famous Abbey Road Studios.
How does one come to know the unknowable? What faculties must a man possess? Since it was discovered that whale oil could light our cities in ways never achieved before, it created global demand. It has pushed man to venture further and further into...
Near the end of the film, subtitles reference the title of Melville's novel as "Moby Dick" (with no hyphen). The actual title of the novel is "Moby-Dick; or, The Whale" so even with the customary shortening, the title is "Moby-Dick" (with a hyphen).
$18,500,000 (Non-US) (8 December 2015)