Is The Whale starring Brendan Fraser on Netflix? (where to watch)

Brendan Fraser in The Whale. Credit: A24 Pictures.
Brendan Fraser in The Whale. Credit: A24 Pictures. /

The Whale starring Brendan Fraser is now out! Read on to find out everything there is to know about the drama film, including where you can watch it.

The Whale was directed by Darren Aronofsky from a screenplay written by Samuel D. Hunter. In fact, it’s based on the 2012 stage play of the same name by Hunter. You might recognize Aronofsky from his previous work on the movies The WrestlerBlack SwanNoah, and Mother!. In addition, Hunter is best known for producing and writing for the comedy-drama series Baskets starring Zach Galifianakis.

The drama movie is about an overweight and introverted English teacher named Charlie, who tries to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption. Charlie distanced himself and abandoned his family after he decided to pursue a relationship with a man. Now, he’s reached a severe level of depression and has essentially decided to eat himself to death. But it’s his want to reconnect with his daughter that keeps him going.

Besides Fraser, the gifted cast is made up of Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Ty Simpkins, and Samantha Morton.

Is The Whale on Netflix?

Unfortunately, you will not find this movie on Netflix. There’s a chance that Netflix might acquire streaming rights in the future, but that’s not the case at the moment. Don’t worry, though. Netflix has a great selection of drama films on its platform for you to watch, such as The Woman in the WindowThe DiscoveryGirl, InterruptedLuckiest Girl Alive, and Nocturnal Animals.

Where to watch The Whale

Surprisingly, The Whale has yet to arrive on any major streaming platform meaning you won’t find it on Netflix, HBO Max, Hulu, Disney+, or any other streaming service. However, you can watch the film online via video-on-demand options as The Whale is available to rent or buy on services such as Amazon Prime, Apple TV, and more.

Check out the official trailer for a sneak peek!

The Whale is now in theaters. Will you be watching the drama film?

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