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Andre (1994)

The true story of how a seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.

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Gerald
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Toni Whitney and her family adopt a baby sea lion. When it grows and starts getting into mischief, it antagonizes some of the fisherman in the town. One of the fisherman, Billy Baker, is upset with the Whitney's because Toni's father, Harry, was appointed Harbor Master instead of him, partially because of the seal. But when the humorous antics of the sea lion attracts media attention, further squeezing out Mark, and running down his business, he gets even more upset. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Rated PG for teen mischief, mild violence and language | See all certifications »

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17 August 1994 (USA)  »

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$16,819,465
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shots from original 16mm films of the real Andre appear during the credits. See more »

Goofs

Early in the movie, which takes place in 1962, the song "A Lover's Concerto" by The Toys can be heard playing on the radio. However, this song was not released until 1965. See more »

Quotes

Thalice: How do you spell Mississippi?
Toni: M-I-S-S-I... Who cares, mom? I live in Maine!
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Crazy Credits

Home movies of the real Andre are shown while the credits are rolling. They are intercut with key scenes from the film. See more »

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Referenced in Jeopardy!: 2016 Teen Tournament Quarterfinal Game 3 (2016) See more »

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Along Came Jones
Written by Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
Performed by The Coasters
Courtesy of Rhino Records, Inc.
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5 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

Andre is a seal pup who is orphaned and taken in by a little girl in New England coastal town. The seal become a local celebrity in town. The seal in the film is almost like a dog, but with flippers. It is a light hearten and touching film. A movie I would recommend for the whole family to watch.


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