Big Miracle (2012)

Big Miracle Synopsis

Inspired by the true story that captured the hearts of people across the world, the rescue adventure Big Miracle tells the amazing tale of a small town news reporter (John Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Drew Barrymore) who are joined by rival world superpowers to save a family of majestic gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle. Local newsman Adam Carlson (Krasinski) can't wait to escape the northern tip of Alaska for a bigger market. But just when the story of his career breaks, the world comes chasing it, too. With an oil tycoon, heads of state and hungry journalists descending upon the frigid outpost, the one who worries Adam the most is Rachel Kramer (Barrymore). Not only is she an outspoken environmentalist, she's also his ex-girlfriend. With time running out, Rachel and Adam must rally an unlikely coalition of Inuit natives, oil companies and Russian and American military to set aside their differences and free the whales. As the world's attention turns to the top of the globe, saving these endangered animals becomes a shared cause for nations entrenched against one another and leads to a momentary thaw in the Cold War.

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BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: Chronicle Wins the Weekend with $22 Million

BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: Chronicle Wins the Weekend with $22 Million

The Woman in Black takes second place with $21 million, while Big Miracle finishes in fourth place with $8.5 million.
Big Miracle Trailer

Big Miracle Trailer

Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, and Kristen Bell star in this drama about a reporter and a Greenpeace volunteer who spark a movement to save a group of whales.
Stephen Root Joins Red State and Everybody Loves Whales

Stephen Root Joins Red State and Everybody Loves Whales

The actor joins the Universal drama and Kevin Smith's horror.
Ted Danson and Vinessa Shaw Join Everybody Loves Whales

Ted Danson and Vinessa Shaw Join Everybody Loves Whales

Ken Kwapis is directing the true story of trapped whales in the Arctic Circle starring John Krasinski and Drew Barrymore.
Tim Blake Nelson Set for Everybody Loves Whales

Tim Blake Nelson Set for Everybody Loves Whales

Joining John Krasinski and Drew Barrymore in the true-life story of the rescue of three arctic whales.
Kristen Bell in Talks to Join Whales

Kristen Bell in Talks to Join Whales

The actress could join Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski in this film.
John Krasinski and Drew Barrymore Set for Whales

John Krasinski and Drew Barrymore Set for Whales

Director Ken Kwapis' fact-based film about the 1988 whale rescue that thawed the Cold War.
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