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Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)

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A teenage Jesse and old friend Randolph try to foil an illegal whaler threatening Willy and his pregnant mate.

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Willy the whale is back, this time threatened by illegal whalers making money off sushi. Jesse, now 16, has taken a job on an orca-researching ship, along with old friend Randolph and a sarcastic scientist, Drew. On the whaler's ship is captain John Wesley and his son, Max, who isn't really pleased about his father's job, but doesn't have the gut to say so. Along the way, Willy reunites with Jesse, who helps Max realize that whales are a little more than just cheese burgers. Written by Bryan Chiu

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A new friend. A new threat. A new adventure that will capture your heart.

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Rated PG for thematic elements involving whale hunting, and for brief mild language | See all certifications »
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DEM 746,173 (Germany) (6 February 1998)

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DEM 746,173 (Germany) (6 February 1998)
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The only Free Willy film not to feature a song by Michael Jackson. See more »

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Drew: What are you doing?
Jesse: Making a call. Willy likes the sound of my harmonica playing. When he hears it, he knows it's me.
Drew: Oh, so you think your gonna play that sound on the hydrophone
Jesse: Uh huh.
Drew: And he's just gonna come running.
Jesse: Uh huh.
Drew: From miles away.
Jesse: Yeah.
Drew: Okay.
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3 July 2004 | by (england) – See all my reviews

free willy 3: the rescue is a good movie, i first watched this when the movie came out in 1997, Jesse is back, now older (16 years old) Old enough to drive and is now working for Randolph. Jesse meets willy yet again and is shocked to find out that he now has a girlfriend called Nicki, Jesse also is shocked to know that Willy is to become a father. A young boy named Max is going fish hunted with his dad, he meets Jesse and Jesse tells him that Willy is no harm to anyone, Max tells his father at the end not to kill willy as he is to a friend to the while, Max's father doesn't listen to Max and then admits that willy is just a friendly whale. I give this movie 10 out of 10. I hope there will be a Free Willy 4.


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