Dolphin Tale

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"Inspired by the amazing true story of Winter"
  • PG
  • 2011
  • 1 hr 53 min
  • 6.8  (23,310)
  • 64

Dolphin Tale is a movie based on true events. The story revolves around two central characters, Winter, a dolphin and Sawyer, a young boy. Winter becomes tangled in a fishing trap which leaves her stranded on the shore of a small village. A local fisherman discovers her and calls out to Sawyer as he is riding past the area on his bike. Rescue workers eventually show up to take the dolphin to a center where she can receive treatment for her wounds. As the story progresses, Sawyer develops a bond with the family that runs the center for sea animals, and becomes especially close to a girl named Hazel. Sawyer also has problems to contend with in his education. He has been failing a lot of his classes and is required to attend summer school. His mother is not aware at first of the time Sawyer is spending at the center with Winter. Winter, ends up losing the fin on the end of her tail, which she needs for balance. The doctor at the center is concerned about her health because she is unresponsive. It seems Winter will only respond to Sawyer, who becomes a regular at the center and learns how to feed and care for the dolphin. Even when Winter begins eating and her mood perks up with Sawyer's visits, there is still a danger she will die because of her missing fin. Sawyer's bond with Winter leads him to seek help from a man who helped create an artificial limb for his cousin. The plan is to create an artificial tail for Winter which will act the same as a real one. There is drama in the story which revolves around creating a tail which Winter won't reject and the impending financial takeover of the center by someone who wants to close it down.

Dolphin Tale
Lorraine Is Chased By Rufus The Pelican
Lorraine Is Chased By Rufus The Pelican

Clip - 42 sec

Dolphin Tale
Dolphin Tale

Trailer - 2 min 23 sec

What Hurts More
What Hurts More

Clip - 50 sec

Dolphin Tale (Trailer 1)
Dolphin Tale (Trailer 1)

Trailer - 1 min 47 sec

Hi, I'm Clay
Hi, I'm Clay

Clip - 46 sec

Here You Go Winter, See The Duck?
Here You Go Winter, See The Duck?

Clip - 1 min 7 sec

Description
Dolphin Tale is a movie based on true events. The story revolves around two central characters, Winter, a dolphin and Sawyer, a young boy. Winter becomes tangled in a fishing trap which leaves her stranded on the shore of a small village. A local fisherman discovers her and calls out to Sawyer as he is riding past the area on his bike. Rescue workers eventually show up to take the dolphin to a center where she can receive treatment for her wounds. As the story progresses, Sawyer develops a bond with the family that runs the center for sea animals, and becomes especially close to a girl named Hazel.

Sawyer also has problems to contend with in his education. He has been failing a lot of his classes and is required to attend summer school. His mother is not aware at first of the time Sawyer is spending at the center with Winter. Winter, ends up losing the fin on the end of her tail, which she needs for balance. The doctor at the center is concerned about her health because she is unresponsive. It seems Winter will only respond to Sawyer, who becomes a regular at the center and learns how to feed and care for the dolphin.

Even when Winter begins eating and her mood perks up with Sawyer's visits, there is still a danger she will die because of her missing fin. Sawyer's bond with Winter leads him to seek help from a man who helped create an artificial limb for his cousin. The plan is to create an artificial tail for Winter which will act the same as a real one. There is drama in the story which revolves around creating a tail which Winter won't reject and the impending financial takeover of the center by someone who wants to close it down.

Dolphin Tale is a 2011 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 53 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8 and a MetaScore of 64.

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Dolphin Tale is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at HBO Max, Hulu, Apple TV, Amazon, Google Play, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Dolphin Tale for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2011
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 53 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (23,310)
  • Metascore
    64