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Dolphin Tale

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Family

Release Date :

September 23, 2011

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Charles Martin Smith

Starring :

Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman, Kris Kristofferson, Nathan Gamble, Rus Blackwell

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

4 of 4

“..there really isn’t much need for the technology and rarely another moment where it's used to any appreciable effect..”
by Bruce DeMara [Toronto Star]
3 of 5

“..the story packs in far too much, from multiple crises to several montages..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News]
3 of 4

“..the facts are well documented and Winter is still swimming up a storm with her new tail in Clearwater, where she is a big tourist attraction..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
“..surprisingly solid, earnest family pic..”
by Andrew Barker [Variety]
“..precision engineered for full inspirational, heart-warming value..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
3 of 4

“..it's noted that visitors can go to see the dolphin at Clearwater (Fla.) Marine Aquarium..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3 of 4

“..it's appreciative of what humans can do - of what a kid could do - to reach out to that mind..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
4.5 of 5

“..inspiring kid-engineered story of real-life courage and ingenuity..”
by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
“..including the parallels between the dolphin and the injured war veterans who factor into the story, is made obvious enough that no 6-year-old could miss it..”
by Neil Genzlinger [New York Times]
“..has more in common with "The Swiss Family Robinson" than most modern live-action family movies, where slapstick and cheap laughs feed short attention spans..”
by Peter Hartlaub [San Francisco Chronicle]
Review rate : B-

“..feels like Free Willy without the drama..”
by Keith Staskiewicz [Entertainment Weekly]
3.5 of 4

“..a swimming star injured in combat, but never slides into sanctimony or schmaltz..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]

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