Release DateMarch 13, 2015
StudioWarner Bros. Pictures
Cast and Crew
ProducerBrian Grazer, Joe Roth, Paula Weinstein, William Ward
ScreenwriterPeter Morgan, Charles Leavitt
The fact-based tale of Nantucket whaling ship the Essex, which was stalked and ultimately destroyed by a sperm whale in 1820. Stranded thousands of miles from home, the crew struggled to survive; they were lost at sea for 90 days. Eight were rescued.