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Eye of the Dolphin (2006)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Family  -  24 August 2007 (USA)
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A young girl discovers she can communicate with dolphins.

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Hawk
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Daniel
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Tamika
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Lucy
Rudy Levarity ...
Coakley
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Joey Jam ...
Decker
Vivica Watkins ...
Cornelia
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Principal McGowan
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Dolphin Tourist (as Alexa Motley)
Robert Keskemety ...
Tourist at Bar (as Bob Keskemety)
Marshall Thompson ...
Tourist at Bar
Jahmaal McIntyre ...
Village Boy
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Shelby
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Storyline

Alyssa is a troubled 14-year old, suspended from school a year after her mother has drowned. Her grandmother Lucy, at wit's end, decides to take Alyssa to her father, James, whom Alyssa thought was dead for years. He studies dolphin communication at Smith's Point, on the Grand Bahama Island. James has not known of Alyssa's existence and is clueless about parenthood. The women arrive at the same time that James may lose his research operation to a tourist attraction. Father, daughter, dolphins, and town are on a collision course. Alyssa and James get encouragement from James's girlfriend and her father. It's the dolphins who can teach, and Alyssa who discovers how to listen. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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She found her voice in the ocean... And within herself.

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Comedy | Drama | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some substance abuse involving a young teen | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 August 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$37,924 (USA) (24 August 2007)

Gross:

$71,904 (USA) (16 November 2007)
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The dolphins in the film are all Common (or Atlantic) Bottlenose Dolphins. See more »

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When Alyssa is visiting the dolphins in the water along the reef, the water is up to her waist, then it's up to her chest. The water constantly, being up to her waist and her chest keeps changing between shots. See more »

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Alyssa: You know, losing mom was bad enough. But finding out my consolation prize is you is proof positive that God hates me.
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OK but sloooow
5 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Alyssa is a troubled 14-year old. What a surprise.

Suspended from school a year after her mother has drowned, her grandmother Lucy, who doesn't want to be called grandma -- doesn't that explain Alyssa? -- at wit's end, decides to take Alyssa to her father, James, whom Alyssa thought was dead for years.

Some family.

He studies dolphin communication at Smith's Point, on the Grand Bahama Island. James has not known of Alyssa's existence and is clueless about parenthood. Amazing.

The women arrive at the same time that James may lose his research operation to a tourist attraction. Convenient.

Father, daughter, dolphins, and town are on a collision course. Alyssa and James get encouragement from James's girlfriend and her father. It's the dolphins who can teach, and Alyssa who discovers how to listen.

What a pitch. The film is just OK, but it's not surprising it made no money.


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