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PG| 1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary

“Dolphin Tale 2” continues the story of the brave dolphin Winter, whose miraculous rescue and recovery—thanks to a groundbreaking prosthetic tail—made her a symbol of hope and perseverance to people around the world and inspired the 2011 family hit movie “Dolphin Tale.” It has been several years since young Sawyer Nelson (Nathan Gamble) and the dedicated team at the Clearwater Marine Hospital, headed by Dr. Clay Haskett (Harry Connick, Jr.), rescued Winter. With the help of Dr. Cameron McCarthy (Morgan Freeman), who developed a unique prosthetic tail for the injured dolphin, they were able to save her life. Yet their fight is not over. Winter’s surrogate mother, the very elderly dolphin Panama, has passed away, leaving Winter without the only poolmate she has ever known. However, the loss of Panama may have even greater repercussions for Winter, who, according to USDA regulations, cannot be housed alone, as dolphins’ social behavior requires them to be paired with other dolphins. Time is running out to find a companion for her before the team at Clearwater loses their beloved Winter to another aquarium.

Cast: Harry Connick Jr. , Ashley Judd , Kris Kristofferson , Morgan Freeman , Nathan Gamble , Cozi Zuehlsdorff , Austin Stowell , Betsy Landin

Director: Charles Martin Smith

Genres: Docudrama, Adventure

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)

Release Date: September 19th, 2014|1 hr. 47 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 3 )
  • It's a strain to poke fun at Dolphin Tale 2. Even more than the very solid first film, this is cynicism-free cinema; a place where snark goes to die. But while the wholesomeness, PG-rating positivity and conservation goals remain a strong selling point, the story simply isn't as good as the first one. show more

  • Informative, morally complex and supremely well-intentioned, it generally sidesteps sentimentality for appealingly straightforward storytelling. show more

  • Charming, emotionally resonant, yet nowhere as fresh and dramatic as its predecessor. show more

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  • September 13, 2014 drwhofan10
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    Dolphin Tale 2 was a great and truly inspiring movie. I love it

  • July 07, 2014 fla4me
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    Winter and hope :)

  • July 03, 2013 katgold0108
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    and I CAN NOT WAIT for number 2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Our Exclusive 'Dolphin Tale 2' Trailer Will Warm Your Heart, Brighten Your Day (VIDEO)

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Katie Roberts on Jun 12th, 2014 7:30PM

In the main trailer for "Dolphin Tale 2" -- debuting exclusively on Moviefone -- all seems well with Winter, the dolphin rescued and given a new tail in the 2011 original flick. But soon, the...

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