“Dolphin Tale 2” is a family drama film directed by Charles Martin Smith and released in 2014. The film is a sequel to the 2011 film “Dolphin Tale” and tells the story of Winter, a rescued bottlenose dolphin who must be paired with a new companion after her previous companion passes away.
The film takes place at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Florida, where Winter has become a beloved resident and attraction. When it becomes clear that Winter is lonely without a companion, the aquarium staff works to find a new dolphin to keep her company.
As the staff prepares to introduce a new dolphin to Winter, they must also deal with various challenges and setbacks, including a hurricane and a government inspection. Along the way, they learn important lessons about perseverance, friendship, and the importance of protecting marine life.
“Dolphin Tale 2” received mixed reviews from critics, who praised its heartwarming story and the performances of its cast, which includes Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd, and Morgan Freeman. However, some critics felt that the film lacked the charm and originality of its predecessor. Despite the mixed reviews, the film was a box office success and remains a popular choice for families looking for wholesome entertainment.
Duration: 107 min.