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Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (1995)

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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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Two years ago the boy Jesse helped the whale Willy to jump into freedom. Jesse enjoys the life with his adoptive parents, when his half-brother Elvis arrives because of the death of their mother. During a camping trip Jesse meets Willy again, as well as his Indian friend Randolph. A tender love develops between Jesse and Rudolph's goddaughter Nadine. Suddenly a crashed oil tanker endangers the whales, and several animal and human lives have to be saved as well when the oil catches fire. Written by Tom Pfeifer <pfeifer@fokus.gmd.de>

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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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£3,143,342 (UK) (15 September 1995)
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Lori Petty was the only original cast member who declined to reprise her role for the sequel as Rae Lindley, as she was busy filming Tank Girl (1995) instead. See more »

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Elvis: Hi, I'm Elvis. I'm half Apache.
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[Glares at Elvis]
Elvis: Um, did I say Apache?
[Randolph nods]
Elvis: Oh, I meant, I meant, I meant Cherokee.
Randolph: That's even worse.
[Elvis looks in shock then Randolph bursts out laughing]
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the idea of the sequel was reasonable
19 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

although i know everyone doesn't agree with why they are making sequels. but for this movie this was a reasonable answer and i supported this reason. The reason that they made this movie is because warner brothers needed to let people know about what was happening with that whale in person. Because he was going through a tough time and he was in poor health at that aquarium that he was at. and they needed the money to transfer him to oregon so he can improve his health a lot better and be trained to go to the wild. not that i blame them but the wild was not such a good place for him. even though keiko's family was there it was still not a good place for him to be do to the drama most of the orca's were experiencing. the only thing i didn't get is why didn't the free willy foundation sell keiko to anyone that can afford to take care of him in person. someone who will have a tank all prepared for keiko (a huge tank) and be there to take care of him in person, like make sure he's OK and all and to give him his treatments when needed. that would have been better instead of donating money to get some kind of kit. But anyhow the movie itself I have to give it a rating 10 out of 10 after all this movie had a wonderful story and a wonderful point.


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