Mom and dad send their two angsty sons to their granddad in the countryside. There, one of them discovers Mel, an incredibly large turtle. In the meantime, the grandfather is having trouble with the land developers who want his property.

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Bonnie
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Peter
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Bailey Silverwood
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Roger
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Matt Henderson
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Sheriff Edgewood
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Dr. Vogul
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Christopher Wanner ...
Joey
Doyle McCurley ...
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Mom and dad send their two angsty sons to their granddad in the countryside. There, one of them discovers Mel, an incredibly large turtle. In the meantime, the grandfather is having trouble with the land developers who want his property.

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Terrible
8 May 2002 | by (Deventer, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Sorry, I don't like this film. They tried to mix something of E.T., Free Willy and other child-animal films, but this time it did not work at all... The acting is very bad. Only Ernest Borgnine is OK as grandpa. The big turtle "Mel" is very, very fake. The face of this animal is copy of E.T.'s head. Did you ever see a turtle fly? Well, this one can... Bad film. Don't buy it.


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