The injured dolphin washed up on the Florida shoreline in 2005, barely alive and given slim chances of surviving.
Dolphin Tale RATING: (POLITE APPLAUSE) Family drama. Starring Nathan Gamble, Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman and Harry Connick Jr. Directed by Charles Martin Smith. (PG. 113 minutes. At Bay Area theaters.) There's something...
In 2005, a baby bottlenose dolphin was injured when it became tangled in the ropes of a crab trap off Florida's Gulf Coast.
A movie review of "Dolphin Tale," which is a lively, sometimes lyrical family film about a boy who saves a wounded dolphin and helps lead an effort to make a prosthetic tail for her. It stars Harry Connick Jr., Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd.
At its heart, it's a pretty simple story: Boy meets dolphin, boy saves dolphin, dolphin lifts spirits of boy and inspires others. Salty tears ensue and families find good clean entertainment in the process.
This 3-D family film about overcoming the odds takes a true-life tale about a maimed dolphin as its starting point
The story of how Winter, a New Smyrna Beach, Fla., dolphin, lost her tail and became the star attraction of the Clearwater Aquarium becomes an adorable kids? film in ?Dolphin Tale.?
'Dolphin Tale' Appealingly earnest family film based on a true story about a dolphin that was fitted with a prosthetic tail. Thanks to the film's sincerity and some excellent performances (particularly from young star Nathan Gamble), the movie will tug at your heartstrings.
A dolphin that was previously lumped in with other species of coastal-dwelling dolphins is actually its own Australian species, researchers say. And already, the new Burrunan dolphin may be in danger due to its small population and limited range.
There's something classy about "Dolphin Tale," which operates on the theory that children don't need a flatulence joke every five minutes to keep them from rioting in the theater aisles.
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