Oceans (Disneynature's Oceans)
Oceans (Disneynature's Oceans) (2010)

Winged Migration co-directors Jacques Cluzaud and Jacques Perrin re-team for this documentary produced for Walt Disney Studios' Disneynature banner and exploring the many mysteries of our planet's oceans. Almost three-quarters of… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: October 19, 2010
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81%
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74%



Critic Score: 81% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Oceans adds another visually stunning chapter to the Disney Nature library.

Michael Phillips
At the Movies

Visually [it's] quite seductive.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

There are life-and-death dramas, moments of playfulness and tenderness, which create an ever-increasing sense of wonder.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

hits all the right buttons, focusing on the cute (like the seals and penguins) to the dangerous (like the sharks) and the majestic (like the whales)

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A.O. Scott
At the Movies

Oh, it's amazing.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Horseshoe crabs scuttle like possessed Nazi helmets and a school of fish morphs from dreidel to disco ball, as if choreographed by Busby Berkeley.

Matthew Toomey
ABC Radio Brisbane

Oceans contains some of the most beautiful imagery ever seen in a feature-length documentary.

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Dana Stevens
Slate

Its visual splendor more than makes up for its intellectual poverty.

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Cary Darling
Dallas Morning News

Oceans is more of a random collection of images from the deep. But, boy, what images.

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

New technology has helped these filmmakers to build new tools for underwater cinematography that enables them to be more flexible, faster in the water, which is how they captured profile footage of dolphins speeding through the water, for example

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Jens S.
This documentary about our oceans and the animals and wonders that inhabit it is absolutely stunning. Some images seem so unreal and unseen that you wonder if… More
Jennifer Xu
A thoroughly relaxing, awing, beautiful big ocean of a documentary - albeit, a trifle boring.
Melvin White
I had high expectations for Oceans and they weren't met. After about 10 minutes I thought the movie was just starting off slow showing some images and then… More
Michael Edwards
It was good but i cried when the turtles were dieing
Manu Gino
An ecological drama/documentary, filmed throughout the globe. Part thriller, part meditation on the vanishing wonders of the sub-aquatic world. Amazing! I… More
KJ Proulx
A brilliant documentary that really makes you think twice about life. It's not just a film, but it is a visual, showing us exactly what we are doing to our… More

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