Playing with Sharks (2021) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Playing with Sharks (2021)



Critic Consensus: A fascinating tribute to a pioneer as well as an engrossing act of environmental advocacy, Playing with Sharks makes up in enjoyment what it lacks in depth.

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The extraordinary life story of pioneering scuba diver, Valerie Taylor, a fearless marine maverick whose passion for sharks knows no bounds - even when there should be.


Critic Reviews for Playing with Sharks

All Critics (42) | Top Critics (10)

A front-row look at an extraordinary life.

December 3, 2021 | Full Review…

Taylor's tireless commitment to [her] cause and her love for what the seas offer are inspiring for young and old alike.

August 2, 2021 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Are we meant to recoil from sharks or care for them? Likely some of both, but the documentary comes out looking unsure.

July 23, 2021 | Full Review…

Playing With Sharks has its visual thrills but also tells one good story after another, not only about making movies and flirting with death but about the nature of the fish and the steely character of the movie's human subject.

July 22, 2021 | Full Review…

An enjoyable if by-the-numbers breeze through the remarkable life of Valerie Taylor, an ardent pioneer of marine wildlife conservation.

March 18, 2021 | Full Review…

The film sounds an urgent call for conservation and states a truth: humans are the real apex predators.

February 4, 2021 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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