Skip to main content
Dolphins Movie Poster
Plot, Details & Awards


Not Rated In Theaters 04/14/2000 , 89min.
Share this movie on

Plot & Details

Outdoor and underwater filmmaker Greg MacGillivray explores the secret world of dolphins in this documentary. Dolphins offers a glimpse at many of the 40 varieties of dolphins, in waters from Patagonia to the West Indies, as MacGillivray joins a group of researchers studying how dolphins hunt and communicate. In addition, the film exposes the actions of tuna fishermen who illegally attempt to capture dolphins, and answers questions about the habitat and physiology of these remarkable aquatic mammals. Dolphins was shot in the high-definition IMAX film format,and is narrated by Pierce Brosnan.
  • MPAA Rating: Not Rated
  • Genre(s): Documentary
  • Run Time: 89min.
  • Theatrical Release Date: 04/14/2000
  • DVD Release Date: 10/31/2000
  • Status: In Theaters
  • Distributor(s): No Studio
  • Director(s): Greg MacGillivray
  • Starring: Pierce Brosnan
  • Tone: Atmospheric
  • Keywords: dolphin, sea-life, underwater
  • Language: English


Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2000 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Documentary Short Alec Lorimore Nominated
2000 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Documentary Short Greg MacGillivray Nominated

Stay Connected with Moviefone

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts


You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.

    Update settings