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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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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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Trivia

A sea lion plays Andre. Seals are notoriously difficult to train. See more »

Goofs

Toni's braids when she is on the dock looking for Andre. See more »

Quotes

Toni: I know you're sad, you miss your mom. But please don't die, I'll be your best friend forever. And I will always take care of you, I promise. I love you.
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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 In the Doghouse (1998) 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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Great Movie
7 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

Andre has to be one of my all-time favorite movies. I read the book for a science project and was thrilled when it was made into a movie. Although it didn't follow the book exactly, I thought it was good nevertheless. Tina Majorino is a wonderfully gifted actress, and did a great job in her roll of Toni. The casting was well done, period. The sea lion (although it was supposed to be a seal) is adorable. It is a heart-warming, must-see movie.


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