Dolphin Tale parents guide

Dolphin Tale

Overall A-

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.

Violence B
Sexual Content A
Profanity A-
Substance Use A

Why is Dolphin Tale rated PG? The MPAA rated Dolphin Tale PG for some mild thematic elements.

Run Time: 112 minutes

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Dolphin Tale
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Dolphin Tale rated PG? Dolphin Tale is rated PG by the MPAA for some mild thematic elements.

Violence: Characters discover a beached animal with some bloody injuries. An animal fights against medical treatment and is subjected to an amputation. Soldiers who have lost limbs in combat are shown. Characters discuss the need to put an animal down.

Sexual Content: None noted.

Language: One mild profanity is used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.

Other: Child fails to wear a helmet while biking.

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Dolphin Tale
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba G
Ontario G
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

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Cast and Crew

Dolphin Tale is directed by Charles Martin Smith and stars Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Dolphin Tale movie is December 20, 2011. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Dolphin Tale

Release Date: 20 December 2011

Dolphin Tale releases to home video in a Combo Pack (Blu-ray/DVD/UV Digital Copy) and in 3D (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/UV Digital Copy). Both packages include:

- Ormie and the Cookie Jar

- Deleted scenes

- Gag reel

- At Home with Winter

- Dolphin Tale: Spotlight on a Scene

- Winter’s Inspiration

- The Hutash Rainbow Bridge

Related home video titles:

A dolphin is the star of the show in Flipper. Another boy befriends a needy marine animal in the Free Willy franchise. A young Maori girl discovers a connection with marine life that changes the traditions and mindset of her tribe in Whale Rider. A real life human amputee also provides inspiration to others, as depicted in the biographical movie, Soul Surfer.

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