Dolphin Movies

Dolphin Movies
List of the best dolphin movies selected by visitors to our site: Dolphin Tale, The Cove, The Big Blue, Barbie: Dolphin Magic, Big Miracle, Dolphin Kick, 50 First Dates, Oceans, Free Willy 3: The Rescue, Finding Nemo.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Dolphin Tale (2011)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:53

A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.

The Cove (2009)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredocumentary, crime, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

The Cove tells the amazing true story of how an elite team of individuals, films makers and free divers embarked on a covert mission to penetrate the hidden cove in Japan, shining light on a dark and deadly secret. The shocking discoveries were only the tip of the iceberg.

The Big Blue (1988)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, adventure, sport
CountryFrance, Italy, USA
Duration02:12

Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to follow in the footsteps of his father, who died at sea when Jacques was a boy; to the bewilderment of scientists, Jacques harbors a remarkable ability to adjust his heart rate and breathing pattern in the water, so that his vital signs more closely resemble that of dolphins than men (he even considers a school of dolphins as his extended family). As Enzo persuades a reluctant Jacques to compete against him in a free diving contest -- determining who can dive deeper and longer without scuba gear -- Jacques meets Johana, a beautiful insurance investigator from America, and he finds that he must choose between his love for her and his love of the sea.

Barbie: Dolphin Magic (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada

Barbie and her sisters take off on another exciting, global adventure to visit their friend Ken at his summer internship at a beautiful and exotic coral reef.

Big Miracle (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:47

Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. ‘Big Miracle’ is adapted from the nonfiction book ‘Freeing the Whales: How the Media Created the World’s Greatest Non-Event’ by Tom Rose.

Dolphin Kick (2019)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreadventure
CountryUSA

On a tropical island vacation, a young boy's friendship with a playful and friendly dolphin helps him find the courage to get back in the water after the sudden loss of his mother.

50 First Dates (2004)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because the delightful Lucy has no short-term memory, so Henry must woo her day after day until he finally sweeps her off her feet.

Oceans (2009)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, family, documentary
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA, Luxembourg, France, Spain, Monaco, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:26

An ecological drama/documentary, filmed throughout the globe. Part thriller, part meditation on the vanishing wonders of the sub-aquatic world.

Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Mexico

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

Finding Nemo (2003)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish, hungry seagulls, and more along the way.

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Dolphins and Whales: Tribes of the Ocean (2008)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreadventure, family, documentary, short
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Bahamas
Duration00:42

This documentary goes to coral reefs of the Bahamas and the waters of the Kingdom of Tonga for a close encounter with the surviving tribes of the ocean: wild dolphins and belugas, the love of a Humpback mother for her newborn calf, the singing Humpback males, an orca the mighty King of the ocean, and the gentle manatee. Little-known aspects of these creatures capable of sophisticated communication and social interaction. Documents the life of these graceful, majestic yet endangered sea creatures

Orca (1977)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Netherlands, Italy
Duration01:32

After witnessing the killing of his mate and offspring at Captain Nolan's hands, a vengeful killer whale goes on a rampage in the fisherman's Newfoundland harbor. Under pressure from the villagers, Nolan, Rachel and Umilak sail after the great beast, who will meet them on its own turf.

Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredocumentary, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

Fueled by a raging libido, Wild Turkey, and superhuman doses of drugs, Thompson was a true "free lance, " goring sacred cows with impunity, hilarity, and a steel-eyed conviction for writing wrongs. Focusing on the good doctor's heyday, 1965 to 1975, the film includes clips of never-before-seen (nor heard) home movies, audiotapes, and passages from unpublished manuscripts.

The Dolphin: Story of a Dreamer (2009)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genreadventure, family, cartoon
CountryGermany, Italy, Peru

The amazing story of Daniel, a dolphin who abandons the safety of his pod to explore the ocean and discover the true purpose of his life.

Bernie the Dolphin (2018)
Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family
CountryCanada, USA

A brother and sister who befriend a badly sunburned dolphin separated from his family and uncover a secret plan that could destroy the beach and their new friend's home. The kids must devise a clever plan to stop the bad guys, protect the sea life, and, most importantly, save their best friend, Bernie.

Flipper (1996)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreadventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Sandy Ricks is sent by his mom to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks. Sandy dislikes everything about his new environment until a new friend comes into his life, a dolphin named Flipper, that brings uncle and nephew together and leads Sandy on the summer adventure of a lifetime.

Zeus & Roxanne (1997)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's owner, Terry, a musician who rides a bike.

The Chumscrubber (2005)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:48

The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. Everyone in town is too self consumed to worry about anything else than themselves. And everybody is on some form of drug just to get through their days.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:49

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Boy on a Dolphin (1957)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

Phaedra is a poor sponge diver on the lovely Greek isle of Hydra. While diving, she discovers an ancient brass and gold statue of a boy riding a dolphin, which is said to have the magical power to grant wishes. Her shiftless boyfriend wants to sell it to an unscrupulous art collector, but Phaedra wants to give it to anthropologist Jim Calder, who would return it to the Greek government.

Cry of a Dolphin (1986)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, drama
CountrySoviet Union

The crew of the new American strategic missile submarine "Archelon" is struck by an unknown virus. The command must decide on removing the submarine from combat duty and sending the crew to quarantine.

Magic Arch (2020)
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Genrecomedy, cartoon
CountryRussia

A young dolphin with an active imagination saves Fish Town from evil Moray Eels and reunites with his father after discovering a magic arch that makes wishes come true.

Blackfish (2013)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping such intelligent and sentient creatures in captivity.

Tomcats (2001)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

College buddies chip in and promise that the group's last unmarried man will collect a cash pot. Seven years later, the kitty is worth $500,000 -- money Michael needs to pay a gambling debt. Problem is, the only other single guy is a hopeless womanizer!

Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

Deuce Bigalow goes to Amsterdam after a little accident including two irritating kids and a bunch of aggressive dolphins. There he meets up with his old friend T.J. Hicks. But a mysterious killer starts killing some of Amsterdam's finest gigolos and T.J. is mistaken for the extremely gay murderer. Deuce must enter the gigolo industry again to find the real murderer and clear T.J.'s name.

Life of Pi (2012)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, France, India
Duration02:07

The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.

Finnick (2022)
Genreadventure, cartoon
CountryRussia

Not many people know that every house is inhabited by finns. They are furry creatures that appear in human world to take care of a house and keep the hearth. Finnick is a young Finn, who doesn't seem to care about his responsibility of making a home out of the house. He is just making pranks on «his people» and that is the reason why none of the families wanted to stay long in his house. Everything changes when a new family comes to his house, where Finnick's tricks do not work at all, and he meets 13-year old Christine and inexplicable events begin to happen in the city. Finnick and Christine, who are so different, will have to team up and work together to solve the mystery of the events and save the city.

Deep Blue (2003)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:23

Deep Blue is a major documentary feature film shot by the BBC Natural History Unit. An epic cinematic rollercoaster ride for all ages, Deep Blue uses amazing footage to tell us the story of our oceans and the life they support.

Aquaman (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:25

Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm. With a vast army at his disposal, Orm plans to conquer the remaining oceanic people and then the surface world. Standing in his way is Arthur Curry, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne.

Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda (2014)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA

An American scientist up to no good (as usual) by creating the half-pterodactyl, half-barracuda: Pteracuda. When the creature inevitably escapes, it's up to Sharktopus to stop him.




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