Inspired by the incredible true story of Winter, a dolphin who was rescued off the Florida coast after her tail became caught in a crab trap, "Dolphin Tale" is an uplifting family-oriented adventure from director/co-screenwriter Charles Martin Smith that details the unique bond between an injured dolphin and a young boy.
When Winter loses her tail in a tragic accident, her young friend convinces the locals to build her a prosthetic replacement, inspiring hope and courage in handicapped people across the globe.
Nathan Gamble, Morgan Freeman, Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd, and Kris Kristofferson star.
The film stunned movie experts by landing at the top of the box office in its second week of release in October. The surprise hit netted over $37 million in 10 days - more than most film pundits expected movie to make in its entire run.