The Golden Seal (1983)




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In this family drama, Eric (Torquil Campbell), a young boy living on the Aleutian Islands, discovers a rare golden seal that has long been the desired prey of the local hunters, Eric's father (Steve Railsback) included. When Eric befriends the seal and her pups, he must fight to protect her from the greedy hunters seeking the price the seal's pelt would bring.

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Critic Reviews for The Golden Seal

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

Seals are cute. But they are not charismatic animals. They rank well below horses, chipmunks and lions, down around wild boars and sloths.

Jun 19, 2018 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Family drama pits tween boy against adult greed.

May 11, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

...rife with sequences that are either overlong or completely superfluous...

Apr 14, 2005 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Golden Seal


Wonderful spirit, story and beauty family film of the friendship between a boy and a golden seal.

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