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Dolphin Tale Reviews

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Will Leitch

It just wants to make you leave the theater in a good mood. It certainly accomplishes that.

Full Review Source: Deadspin | Original Score: B-

June 22, 2013
Amy Curtis
We Got This Covered

Dolphin Tale, an inspirational tale about a Little Dolphin Who Could, will swim into your heart despite some melodrama and predictability.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 7/10

February 11, 2013
Rebecca Barry

It's an earnest, sweet film that relies on the extraordinary true story of Winter, the rescued dolphin, and little on manipulative Hollywood tricks.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

January 5, 2012
Linda Cook
KWQC-TV (Iowa)

When I write the "Cookie Awards" in my annual Oscar-season column for the Quad-City Times, I always include this category: Most Embarrassing Crying Spell. There is no question which movie will 'win' the award. I bawled when I watched 'Dolphin Tale.'

Full Review Source: KWQC-TV (Iowa) | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 22, 2011
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

In the hands of actor-turned-director Charles Martin Smith, this kid-centric drama provides a welcome family option with positive values and a minimum of frantic, noisy CGI. It's a tale told on a human (and animal) scale.

Full Review Source: Groucho Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 22, 2011
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

While some adults may get impatient with it, kids will undoubtedly find it appealing.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 6/10

December 17, 2011
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Inspired by a wonderfully inspiring true story, Dolphin Tale has all the right ingredients for a family movie with adorable dolphins ..and the plucky youngster who plays a major role in the feel-good plot

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

December 10, 2011
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

You would have to have a heart of stone not to be moved by this uplifting, heart-warming tale, about a dolphin that learns to swim with a prosthetic tail

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

December 10, 2011
Cynthia Fuchs
Time to Play Magazine

Sawyer's interactions with Winter make the movie fun for kids especially - an intelligent animal connects with a boy in need of attention and affection.

Full Review Source: Time to Play Magazine

December 7, 2011
James Luxford
The National

Those looking to leave the cinema with a warm glow should seek this one out.

Full Review Source: The National | Original Score: 3/5

November 25, 2011
Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire

An endearing tale of family, friendship and fighting for what you believe in.

Full Review Source: Fan The Fire | Original Score: 3/5

October 21, 2011
Graham Young
Birmingham Mail

The emotive aspect of the film is so tangible it's the equivalent of having someone grab hold of your heart on the inside of your rib cage ready to give it an occasional squeeze.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Mail | Original Score: 4/5

October 14, 2011
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

While it plays hard and loose with the facts, this tale of a boy and a bottlenose dolphin is guaranteed to create a tidal wave's worth of tears.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 4/5

October 14, 2011
Derek Malcolm
This is London

Don't expect miracles but this is about a kind of miracle and doesn't sentimentalise it to death.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 3/5

October 14, 2011
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

The true story of a lonely, underachieving young lad's special bond with a disabled dolphin seems guaranteed to make you teary-eyed.

Full Review Source: Daily Express

October 13, 2011
Matthew Turner

Engagingly directed and superbly written, this is a heart-warming feel-good drama with likeable characters and some impressive dolphin wrangling, though the 3D is entirely unnecessary.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 3/5

October 13, 2011
Michael Hann

It's easy to roll one's eyes at Dolphin Tale, which is heavy on swelling music and how children - aw, shucks! - can teach adults a thing or two about holding on to hope.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 3/5

October 13, 2011
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly

Animal lovers, be prepared to tear up several times as this heartwarming family film hits all the heartstrings inherent in the genre.

Full Review Source: Atlantic City Weekly | Original Score: 3/4

October 13, 2011
Roz Laws
Birmingham Post

You would have to be made of a very hard heart not to be moved by the underwater scenes of Sawyer swimming with the dolphin, and of the real-life footage at the end of amputees meeting Winter.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Post | Original Score: 3/5

October 12, 2011
Elliott Noble
Sky Movies

This is an old-fashioned cockle-warmer that connects through flesh and blood, not pixels.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 4/5

October 12, 2011
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