In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

Based on the incredible true story that inspired Moby Dick

  • Genre: Thriller, Drama, Adventure, Action, History
  • Release Date: 2015-11-20
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 2666 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 2min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Imagine Entertainment
  • Production Country: Spain, United States of America
  • Director: Ron Howard
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From 2,666 Ratings


In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex is assaulted by something no one could believe—a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance.

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  • Chris Hemsworth

    as Owen Chase
  • Benjamin Walker

    as George Pollard
  • Cillian Murphy

    as Matthew Joy
  • Brendan Gleeson

    as Old Thomas Nickerson
  • Ben Whishaw

    as Herman Melville
  • Michelle Fairley

    as Mrs. Nickerson
  • Tom Holland

    as Young Thomas Nickerson
  • Paul Anderson

    as Thomas Chappel
  • Frank Dillane

    as Owen Coffin
  • Joseph Mawle

    as Benjamin Lawrence
  • Edward Ashley

    as Barzallai Ray
  • Sam Keeley

    as Ramsdell
  • Osy Ikhile

    as Richard Peterson
  • Gary Beadle

    as William Bond
  • Jamie Sives

    as Isaac Cole
  • Morgan Chetcuti

    as Sheppard
  • Charlotte Riley

    as Peggy
  • Nicholas Jones

    as Pollard Senior
  • Donald Sumpter

    as Paul Macy
  • Richard Bremmer

    as Benjamin Fuller
  • Jordi Mollà

    as Spanish Captain
  • Hayley Joanne Bacon

    as Nantucket Townswoman
  • Andrew Crayford

    as Customs Officer
  • Claudia Newman

    as Nantucket Townswoman
  • Daniel Westwood

    as Nantucket Passenger
  • Andy Wareham

    as John Sanborn
  • Stephanie Jacob

    as Tally Woman
  • Robert J. Fraser

    as Sailor (uncredited)
Production Brian Grazer Producer
Camera Anthony Dod Mantle Director of Photography
Writing Charles Leavitt Screenplay
Writing Charles Leavitt Story
Art Mark Tildesley Production Design
Directing Ron Howard Director
Production Ron Howard Producer
Editing Daniel P. Hanley Editor
Editing Mike Hill Editor
Production Nina Gold Casting
Sound Roque Baños Original Music Composer
Production Paula Weinstein Producer
Sound Carsten Richter Foley
Production Joe Roth Producer
Art Nick Gottschalk Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Julian Day Costume Design
Sound Frank Kruse Supervising Sound Editor
Writing Rick Jaffa Story
Writing Amanda Silver Story
Camera Peter Zuccarini Underwater Camera
Sound Markus Stemler Sound Designer
Visual Effects Jody Johnson Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Dave Kim Visual Effects Coordinator
Art Dominic Capon Set Decoration
Art Dean Clegg Art Direction
Art Neal Callow Art Direction
Production Robert Sterne Casting Associate
Art Niall Moroney Supervising Art Director
Visual Effects Mark Holt Special Effects Supervisor
Lighting Thomas Neivelt Gaffer
Visual Effects Vincent Cirelli Visual Effects Supervisor
Art Gabriela Dolenska Art Department Coordinator
Production Diego Betancor Casting
Art Meike Maher Construction Coordinator
Camera Katie Swain Camera Operator
Visual Effects Marie-Cecile Dahan Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects François Dumoulin Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Oliver Money Visual Effects Producer
Art Christian Huband Supervising Art Director
Visual Effects Dane Allan Smith Visual Effects Producer
Sound Chris Burdon Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art Suzanna Smith Set Designer
Production Will Ward Producer
Crew Xinyi Puah Visual Effects Editor
Camera John Marzano Helicopter Camera
Directing Jo Beckett Script Supervisor
Lighting David Sinfield Gaffer
Visual Effects Steve Griffith Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Pimentel A. Raphael Animation Supervisor
Sound Steve Little ADR & Dubbing
Editing Steve Little Dialogue Editor
Camera Alastair Rae Steadicam Operator
Visual Effects Bryan Hirota VFX Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Laura Schiavo Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Kate Laver Set Costumer
Editing Begoña Lopez Digital Intermediate
Sound Gilbert Lake Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art James Collins Assistant Art Director
Camera Simon Finney Camera Operator
Visual Effects Sean Stranks Visual Effects Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Andrew Hunt Costume Supervisor
Production Steven Mnuchin Executive Producer
Visual Effects Charlotte Loughnane Visual Effects Producer
Crew Lukas Lepicovsky CG Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Marilyn MacDonald Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Luca Vannella Hairstylist
Writing Nathaniel Philbrick Novel
Sound Helene Seidl Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Kirstin Chalmers Makeup Artist
Sound Karen Elliott Music Supervisor
Crew Jon Baker Armorer
Crew Mikaël Damant-Sirois CG Supervisor
Crew Ben Wilkinson Property Master
Visual Effects Sam Girdler Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Leslie Lerman Visual Effects Producer
Sound Iain Eyre ADR & Dubbing
Editing Iain Eyre Dialogue Editor
Camera Jonathan Prime Still Photographer
Costume & Make-Up Laura Lilley Hairstylist
Visual Effects Mike Kelt Special Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Crisanta Melendez Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Eric Petey Animation Supervisor
Visual Effects Chan Ee Jien Visual Effects Coordinator
Directing Kathy Hughes Script Supervisor
Crew Angel Airan Bonilla Armorer
Crew Lee Garside Armorer
Crew Ben Rothwell Armorer
Sound David Walter Music Editor
Sound Paul John Chandler Music Editor
Crew Michael Wood Second Unit Cinematographer
Lighting Brandon Evans Gaffer
Lighting Aaron Keating Gaffer
Lighting Tom O'Sullivan Rigging Gaffer
Visual Effects Robyn Luckham Animation Supervisor
Crew Kieron Helsdon CG Supervisor
Crew Richard Sutherland CG Supervisor
Visual Effects Anna Guseva Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Valdone Koronczi Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Donna Smith Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Eunice Khoo Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Nancy Lamontagne Visual Effects Coordinator
Crew Karen Holt Special Effects Coordinator
Sound Stefan Busch Sound Editor
Art Isabel Gómez-Blanco Assistant Art Director
Art Will Buchanan Greensman
Costume & Make-Up Karen Sherriff-Brown Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Haridian Nóbrega Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Elisa Fernández Martín Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Fae Hammond Makeup Designer
Editing Sophie Nguyen-Thomas Digital Intermediate
Editing Simon Davis First Assistant Editor
Crew Peter N. Brown Carpenter
Production Michele Tandy Finance