Oceans (2009)

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An ecological drama/documentary, filmed throughout the globe. Part thriller, part meditation on the vanishing wonders of the sub-aquatic world.


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21 November 2010 | vlevensonnd-1
Cannot Hold A Candle To BBC's "Deep Blue"
I was looking forward to seeing this, since I've always been a fan of quality nature films, however, I found myself very disappointed with this film. If you have ever seen the truly beautiful, artistic, and utterly poetic nature film "Deep Blue", which came out from the English a few years ago, you are going to see far too many ironic similarities in this Disney production. Yes, they are both ocean films, and there are bound to be similarities, of course, but you will notice that Disney seemed to follow far too closely in their footsteps, even down to whom they chose to narrate (Pierce Brosnan)!! There are several actors one can choose to do a compelling narration - you do not have to choose the very same one. I'm not sure I understand why a company like Disney, who once were the masters of imagination, uniqueness, & fantasy, fail so miserably over these past 2 decades. Also, this film had approximately 1/4 of what "Deep Blue" had. If you want to watch a truly remarkable ocean film, see "Deep Blue", and pass over this one.

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Release Date:

22 April 2010

Language

French


Country of Origin

France, Switzerland, Spain, USA, United Arab Emirates, Monaco

Filming Locations

Cherbourg, Manche, France

Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,058,958 25 April 2010

Gross USA:

$19,422,319

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$83,090,556

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