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Dolphin Tale

Original Theatrical Date: September 23, 2011

Based on true events, Dolphin Tale is an inspiring family film about the bond between animals and humans, as it tells the story of Winter, a young dolphin who loses her tail in a crab trap and Sawyer, the introverted, 11-year old boy who befriends her. 

Sawyer meets the rescued dolphin at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, a marine rehabilitation center where she lives, and rallies friends and family alike to save Winter by convincing a pioneering doctor to create a unique prosthetic attachment to restore the dolphin’s ability to swim.

Directed by Charles Martin Smith, the formidable cast includes Harry Connick, Jr., Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson, Morgan Freeman... and also of note, Winter the dolphin plays herself in the movie.

Genre: FamilyAction/Adventure