Dolphin Tale Inspired By The Amazing True Story Of Winter
A Dolphin's Tale

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2011 | PG | Drama Family

A young boy befriends Winter, an injured dolphin who lost her tail in a crab trap, and motivates everyone around him to help save the dolphin by creating a prosthetic appendage to replace the dolphin'... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, September 23, 2011 in 3,507 theaters

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

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Harry Connick Jr.
Clay Haskett
Ashley Judd
Lorraine Nelson
Morgan Freeman
Dr. McCarthy
Nathan Gamble
Sawyer Nelson
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DIRECTOR

Charles Martin Smith

Screenwriter

Charles Martin Smith
Jordan Roberts
Karen Janszen

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Rating MPAA

PG for some violent content

Storyline

A young boy befriends Winter, an injured dolphin who lost her tail in a crab trap, and motivates everyone around him to help save the dolphin by creating a prosthetic appendage to replace the dolphin's missing tail. Harry Connick Jr. plays a vet who rescues the mammal and brings her to runs the marine hospital he runs. Ashley Judd plays the boy's mother while Morgan Freeman is a doctor who creates a prosthetic limb for Winter.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Inspired by the true story of a dolphin named Winter who was rescued off the Florida coast and taken in by the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
Also Known As
  • A Dolphin's Tale

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