Dolphin Tale

Synopsis: A lonely and friendless boy finds and untangles a hurt dolphin that is caught in a crab trap. He becomes very attached to the dolphin when the tail must be taken off to save the dolphin's life. The boy believes the dolphin would be able to swim normally if it was given a prosthetic tail.
Genre: Drama, Family
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  2 wins & 4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
113 min

Come on!

Come on!

Come on! Let's go! Kick!

Come on, now!

Go! Kick!

- Go!

- Kick!

He's really good, huh?

- Let's go.

- Not as good as you.

- Push hard!

- This is Sandra Sinclair...

...poolside at the Long Center.

Last year, when Clearwater High's

swimming star Kyle Connellan graduated...

...leaving behind five state records... appeared the glory days

of the Tornadoes might be behind them.

But rising star Donovan Peck...

...recently invited

to the Junior National Championships... now on the verge

of smashing those records.

Come on, finish hard! Finish hard!


Nice job, you guys.

Hey, hey, hey. Good work. Good work.

- There he is.

- Hey, guys. Hey, good race out there, huh?

Good job, man.

Nice. Good job.

- Kyle, how you doing?

- Good, good.

You know, just dropping in

to say my final goodbyes.


you remember my cousin Sawyer?

Oh, sure.

So you gonna come win some trophies too

for me someday? Huh?

So Monday, huh?

Yes, sir.

- You know where they're sending you?

- No, sir.

I hope there's a pool there...

...because the Army's getting themselves

one heck of a swimmer.

Thank you.

You take good care, son.

Well, well.

Soldier boy. What are you doing here?

I had to come see for myself

how bad things had gotten.

Catch my time?


You know your records are mine, right?

I mean, by the time you get back,

your name is gone.

Oh, is that a challenge?

Any time, any place.


Oh, right here, man! Right here!

All right, go deep!

I don't wanna live in the street

Like some folks do

- I'll put that there.

- Let's move these.

I've always known this day would come.

His dad, his grandpa...

I guess you are the smarter sister.

You didn't marry the military.

Over the top!

So how's Sawyer doing?

Not so well. D's and F's in everything.

And somehow being in summer school

is all my fault.

Aww. Come on, man!

- Deep! There you go!

- Here we go, end zone! Oh!

Hey, Kyle.

Is that a new one?

No, just fixing up an old one.



Pretty excited about summer school,


I'm just kidding.

Well, seriously, though. I mean,

at least it gets you out of here, right?

Hey, make me a promise.

You're not gonna sit in here all summer.

All right, now why don't you go out

and make some friends.



Look at me, Sawyer.

This isn't like your father, all right?

I'm not disappearing.

I'm just going over there for like

...and you and I can win some gold medals

together. How about that?

That's what I mean. I thought you were

gonna try for the Olympics someday.

Well, I'm planning on it.

It's just training costs money.

So I do a little time for the Army

and they pay for everything.


I got you something.

Are you serious?

Now you can take your workshop

with you wherever you go.

Hey, come on, dude.

Come back to the party with me.

We gotta hang out before I leave. Right?

Maybe a little later.


Be safe.


- I will. I love you, Mom.

- I love you too, Kyle.

This is Tampa Bay's country station.

Knee deep in the water somewhere

Got the blue sky, breeze

And it don't seem fair

The only worry in the world

Is the tide gonna reach

Sunrise, there's a fire in the sky

Never been so happy

Never felt so high

And I think I might've found me

My own kind of paradise

Holy smoke.

Watchin' over me

It's a sweet, sweet life

Livin' by the salty sea


Hey! Hey, kid!

Have you got a telephone?

A phone, have you got one?

911, what's your emergency?

Hello. Uh...

I don't know. I don't know who to call.

I'm at Neeman's Cove off the A90

and it's in the water.

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