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Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove (2010)

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Kirra, a 12-year-old girl, discovers a baby Orca stranded in the lagoon near her grandfather's rundown seaside amusement park. She embarks on a quest to lead Willy back to his pod.

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Will Geiger

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Will Geiger (teleplay), Cindy McCreery (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bindi Irwin ... Kirra
Beau Bridges ... Gus Grisby
Bongolethu Mbutuma Bongolethu Mbutuma ... Mansa
Siyabulela Ramba Siyabulela Ramba ... Sifiso
Stephen Jennings Stephen Jennings ... Rolf V.D. Woods
Matthew Dylan Roberts ... Blikkie
Hiema Jaffa Hiema Jaffa ... Jayce
Kevin Otto Kevin Otto ... Dr. Sam Cooper
Louw Venter Louw Venter ... Diff
Darron Meyer ... Doctor
Julie Hartley Julie Hartley ... Woman - Wallaby
Sue Dall Sue Dall ... Female Customer
Sofie Schmidt Sofie Schmidt ... Whale Watching Girl
Matthew Kennedy Matthew Kennedy ... Kid - Kelp
Shiloh Henderson Shiloh Henderson ... Kid 2 - Kelp
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Kirra, a 12-year-old girl, discovers a baby Orca stranded in the lagoon near her grandfather's rundown seaside amusement park. She embarks on a quest to lead Willy back to his pod.

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Free Willy: South Africa See more »

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The first Free Willy film to not feature Jason James Richter or August Schellenberg. See more »

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Follows Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (1995) See more »

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Charming Simple Story
13 August 2010 | by PosteLafayetteGavSee all my reviews

I was a bit alarmed at the start of this film - the acting, especially by young Bindi Irwin was not great BUT it improved a lot as the film went on and slowly I began to really like the setting, the actors and the simple story. Yes it is predictable, yes it is a bit silly at times but it is good wholesome family entertainment and quite old-fashioned in a way - which is no bad thing. My only slight criticism is the obvious computer generated undersea orcas, but this aside the film provides a lot of entertainment, some very sweet moments and a nice chemistry between Bindi Irwin and Beau Bridges. The latter, as always, is excellent and the former is quite charming at times. If you want to watch a nice easy family film then choose this one. If you don't, then this is probably not for you.


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