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Andre (1994)

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The true story of how a seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.

Director:

George Miller

Writers:

Harry Goodridge (book), Lew Dietz (book) (as Lew Deitz) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tina Majorino ... Toni Whitney
Chelsea Field ... Thalice Whitney
Shane Meier ... Steve Whitney
Aidan Pendleton Aidan Pendleton ... Paula Whitney
Shirley Broderick Shirley Broderick ... Mrs. McCann
Keith Carradine ... Harry Whitney
Andrea Libman ... Mary May
Keith Szarabajka ... Billy Baker
Joshua Jackson ... Mark Baker
Jay Brazeau ... Griff Armstrong
Bill Dow ... Ellwyn
Joy Coghill ... Betsy
Stephen Dimopoulos ... Dan Snow
Frank C. Turner ... John Miller
Kristian Ayre Kristian Ayre ... Gerald
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Storyline

Toni Whitney and her family adopt a baby sea lion. When it grows and starts getting into mischief, it antagonizes some of the fisherman in the town. One of the fisherman, Billy Baker, is upset with the Whitney's because Toni's father, Harry, was appointed Harbor Master instead of him, partially because of the seal. But when the humorous antics of the sea lion attracts media attention, further squeezing out Mark, and running down his business, he gets even more upset. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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The greatest adventure is finding your way home


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for teen mischief, mild violence and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

André See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$16,819,465
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

A sea lion plays Andre. Seals are notoriously difficult to train. See more »

Goofs

Just before the "Johnny Angel" 45 goes flying out the window, the title on the turntable is actually "Pretty Paula". See more »

Quotes

Thalice: How do you spell Mississippi?
Toni: M-I-S-S-I... Who cares, mom? I live in Maine!
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Crazy Credits

Home movies of the real Andre are shown while the credits are rolling. They are intercut with key scenes from the film. See more »

Connections

Features Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Peppermint Twist
Written by Joey Dee & Henry Glover
Performed by Joey Dee and The Starliters
Courtesy of Rhino Records, Inc./EMI Records Limited
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Clean, family movie...
30 December 2003 | by CephyranSee all my reviews

I haven't watched this movie in a while, but it still stands out in my mind. It's a decent, clean movie for children, and its mildly stimulating. I certainly wouldn't brag about having it in my collection, but I don't regard it as juvenile. It's a quality family style movie. The only difference for me is that I appeal to a different genre.


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