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Dolphin Tale

When a young boy (Nathan Gamble) finds an injured dolphin washed up on the beach, he becomes part of the group of people determined to help the animal survive. Their efforts to repair/replace her damaged tail evolves into an inspirational tale for the entire community. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 112
Theater Release: 23 Sep 2011
Video Release: 20 Dec 2011
MPAA Rating: PG
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How We Determine Our Grades

Dolphin Tale is rated PG: for some mild thematic elements.

Director: Charles Martin Smith
Cast: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr.
Studio: 2011 Warner Brothers Pictures
Website: Official site for Dolphin Tale.

Detailed Review

If the opinion of the boy in front of me at the screening has any validity, Dolphin Tale is "the best movie ever". While that might be a bit of… 
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Why Is Dolphin Tale Rated PG?

Violence: Characters discover a beached animal with some bloody injuries. An animal fights against medical… 
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Talk It Over

What does Dr. McCarthy mean when he tells Kyle he is hurt but not broken?… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

A dolphin is the star of the show in Flipper. Another boy befriends a… 
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