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Andre (1994)




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In this family drama, a family of animal lovers living in Maine befriend a lovable seal. When harbor master Harry Whitney rescues a sick seal, his daughter Toni nurses him back to health. Named Andre, the seal turns out to be a real handful when he constantly gets into trouble.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Kids & Family
Directed By:
Written By: Dana Barratta
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 12, 2002
Paramount Home Video


Keith Carradine
as Harry Whitney
Tina Majorino
as Toni Whitney
Chelsea Field
as Thalice Whitney
Aidan Pendleton
as Paula Whitney
Tory the Sea Lion
as Andre the Seal
Jay Brazeau
as Griff Armstrong
Shirley Broderick
as Mrs. McCann
Bill Dow
as Ellwyn
Andrea Libman
as Mary May
Frank C. Turner
as John Miller
Ric Reid
as Henry White
Duncan Fraser
as Jack Adams
Gary Jones
as Lance Tindall
Annette O'Toole
as Toni's adult voice
as Tory
Teryl Rothery
as Jennifer File
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Critic Reviews for Andre

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (7)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Time Out
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New York Times
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Washington Post
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Audience Reviews for Andre


I never understood why a girl would want a seal for a pet when I saw this movie as a kid, and I still don't know. Anyway, I hated this movie.

Aj V

Super Reviewer


Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer

8 of 9 people found the following review helpful:
A great movie for kids who like seals, September 28, 2001
I remember watching this movie back when it first premiered on television, and now, years later, I watched it again. I enjoyed it both times. A family decides to take in a seal as a pet once they find it on the verge of death. Two people in the family, the father and the youngest kid, get attached to the seal, but they both know that the seal, named Andre, cannot stay there forever.
"Andre" is one of the best family movies that I've seen in awhile. Andre is a smart seal that can be both entertaining and hilarious at the same time. I'm not a kid anymore, but I can see where "Andre" is best suited for kids. A little girl is the one that mainly takes care of and hangs around Andre, so when kids watch it, they'll probably be imagining themselves raising a seal. As a matter of fact, you shouldn't be surprised if they ask for a seal or if they want to go to the zoo right after they watch this movie.

If you have any kids that like seals, or if you just need a great family movie that you can sit down and watch over and over with your kids, niece, nephew, etc., I recommend getting "Andre." NOTE: That was my Amazon review from the year 2001.

Jason Owens

Super Reviewer

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