Family • PG • 1993 • 1 hr 52 min
Great kids movie that the entire family can enjoy
One of my favourite films. Love the whole trilogy
Absolutely amazing family film. Definitely recommend
Even as a kid I remember thinking “wow...this is bullsh*t”
A sad theme for sure, but a terrible idea for a movie.
Don’t remember it very well other than enjoying it and really getting into orcas for a while.
Cringey and even though I only watched it once I somehow know the entire plot
Probably better for younger kids but a classic.
A classic of my childhood but I honestly never really loved it. Most kids did though. A sweet story but not my style.
I mean the ending is the most iconic shot of the movie and all the promotional material so you kinda already know what to expect going in
When maladjusted orphan Jesse vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends. There he meets Willy, a young Orca whale who has been separated from his family. Sensing kinship, they form a bond and, with the help of kindly whale trainer Rae Lindley, develop a routine of tricks. However, greedy park owner Dial soon catches wind of the duo and makes plans to profit from them.
Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.
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