Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (1995)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Drama  |  19 July 1995 (USA)
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Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Haley
John Milner
Paul Tuerpe ...
Milner's Assistant
Bill Wilcox
Commander Blake
Steve Kahan ...
Captain Nilson
Helmsman Kelly


Willy the smart and rebellious whale and Jessie the orphaned boy team up to escape Willy's captivity and horrible owner to get back to his pod. Can they succeed with the help of Annie and Glenn Jessie's foster parents, Randolph the spiritual friend of Willy and Jessie, and Rae Willy's trainer?

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The adventure is back. The fun is back. Willy's back. And this time he's brought his whole family to meet an old friend ... and take on a new challenge.


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Rated PG for mild language and mild peril | See all certifications »

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19 July 1995 (USA)  »

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Free Willy 2  »

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£3,143,342 (UK) (15 September 1995)

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Did You Know?


Jesse's half brother's name is Elvis. In real life, Elvis Presley's stillborn brother's name was Jesse. See more »


When Jesse, Nadine and Elvis sets out in the boat towards the end of the movie, following Willy and the other Orcas, it's daylight. When the helicopter arrives to rescue them from the burning oil, it's suddenly dark out. It wouldn't take the rescue helicopter several hours to either locate or rescue them, so it couldn't have been evening/late at night. See more »


Randolph: [Gives Jesse a necklace with an orca on it] My people believe your soul is right here.
[Points to Jesse's chest]
Randolph: So when you wear that, the Orca is close to your soul.
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Referenced in Spin the Bottle (2000) See more »


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Gorgeous photography - even better than Free Willy
7 January 1999 | by (Longmeadow/MA) – See all my reviews

Plot close to unbelievable but absolutely stunning photography. Plus relatively fast-paced action still make superior family viewing for those with kids 10-14 range.

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