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

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Toni Whitney
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Thalice Whitney
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Steve Whitney
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Paula Whitney
Shirley Broderick ...
Mrs. McCann
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Harry Whitney
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Mary May
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Billy Baker
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Mark Baker
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Griff Armstrong
Bill Dow ...
Ellwyn
Joy Coghill ...
Betsy
Stephen Dimopoulos ...
Dan Snow
Frank C. Turner ...
John Miller
Kristian Ayre ...
Gerald
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Storyline

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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The greatest adventure is finding your way home


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

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17 August 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Andre - den fantastiska sälungen  »

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£1,813,392 (UK) (17 March 1995)
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Trivia

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

Goofs

Andre the seal was played by a sea lion but it was acting, and playing the part of a seal for the movie - it's a Hollywood thing. 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 The Cinema Snob: Jaws 5: Cruel Jaws (2009) See more »

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You Talk Too Much
Written by Joe Jones & Reginald Hall
Performed by Joe Jones
Courtesy of Rhino Records, Inc./EMI Records Limited
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5 January 2002 | by (Philadelphia) – 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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