Two worlds separated by water and land magically come together in this heartwarming, stand-up-and-cheer adventure about the friendship between a troubled young boy and a 7000 pound orca whale named Willy, the star attraction at a local adventure park. When the boy learns of the unfortunate plans the park has for his friend, he races against time to return Willy to his natural habitat. Directed by Emmy-winner Simon Wincer ("Lonesome Dove") and co-starring Lori Petty ("A League of Their Own," "Poetic Justice") and Michael Madsen ("Thelma & Louise," "The Doors"). The #2 family hit of the year -- $77,000,000 boxoffice! -- The Los Angeles Times says "There"s a sincerity to this movie, a power and spread to its imagery that...captures honestly a sense of the wonders of nature." MPAA Rating: Rated PG for some mild language © 1993 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved
Cast and credits
ReviewsReview policy and info
Rotten Tomatoes® score
Eligible for Movies Anywhere
Eligible if purchased. Rentals are not eligible. Learn more.
Start within 30 days, finish within 48 hours.
Eligible for Family Library
Eligible if purchased with select payment methods. Rentals are not eligible. Learn more