A mildly obscure movie, animated in Denmark in [[TheEighties 1984]], ''Samson And Sally'' is a ComingOfAgeStory centering around a young white whale named Samson. He and his herd live their lives in the Arctic Ocean, eating [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods octopuses]], hiding from the Iron Beasts (whaling ships) who hunt them, and dealing with the destruction that [[HumansAreBastards mankind]] wreaks on their ocean. Shortly after a run-in with one Iron Beast, the herd comes across an orphaned whale named Sally, who they take in. The two young whales grow closer, eventually leading to a FallingInLoveMontage. Shortly afterwards, Samson leaves the herd to search for his hero, the legendary white whale, Literature/MobyDick.

!!This film provides examples of:

* [[spoiler:AfterTheEnd: It's implied throughout the movie that mankind is on its last leg and has stopped trying to protect the environment.]]
* AllMythsAreTrue: Though they might not be quite how they're described. [[spoiler: Moby Dick is an old, decrepit whale, living in Atlantis, which is apparently a sunken New York City.]]
* AtlantisIsBoring: Pretty much averted. Lots of interesting events occur in this movie. On the other hand, while "The City Man Built" (a sunken New York City) is not uninteresting, it seems to be devoid of much life aside from [[spoiler: the aging Moby Dick]].
* BabiesEverAfter: The last scene of the movie shows adult Samson and Sally defending their baby from killer whales.
* BadassBoast: Samson claims to be able to destroy an iron beast with a single strike from his tail.
* BittersweetEnding
* ComingOfAgeStory
* DoesNotLikeSpam: Initially, Samson hates eating octopuses. It ends up being a phase, though.
* FallingInLoveMontage
* GreenAesop: It's pretty apparent. Along with the usual 'save the whales' aesop, we get one about the environment.
* HongKongDub: The English dub, in several scenes.
* HumansAreBastards: Over the movie, the whales have to deal with two oil spills, radiation dumping, and whalers.
* HumansAreCthulhu: They're also one of the only things that can kill a whale.
* HumansAreMorons: As said by [[spoiler:Moby Dick]], "Mankind is not vicious, mankind is stupid!"
* LetsMeetTheMeat: During the {{BLAM}}, one of the walruses comes across a can of sardines, who dance down his arm and dive into his mouth.
* MoodWhiplash: [[spoiler:Samson's mother death is juxtaposed directly with Samson and Sally's FallingInLoveMontage.]]
* NoNameGiven: Samson, Sally, and Moby Dick are the only characters whose names are mentioned.
* ParentalAbandonment: Both of Sally's parents are dead before the movie begins, [[spoiler:and Samson's mother dies in the movie.]]
* PluckyComicRelief: [[NoNameGiven The Seagull]], also a DeadpanSnarker
* RuinsOfTheModernAge: [[spoiler:A sunken New York City]]. Doubles as scenery porn.
* [[ShesAManInJapan She's A Man In English]]: In the English dub, Samson's mother is given a deep, clearly male voice in her first scenes. This effectively turns her into a new, unnamed character whose relation to Samson is uncertain.
* SpaghettiKiss: Done with an octopus tentacle
* SunkenCity: New York and others.
* UnderwaterRuins: [[spoiler:The City Man Built, a.k.a. a Sunken New York]]
** Altantis is given an offhand mention while the titular characters are exploring and see what they think may be ruins. The don't bother going for a closer look.
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