Free Willy 2: the Adventure Home

Free Willy 2: the Adventure Home

Dwight H Little (1995)

93min
U Certificate
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Review

Our Score
After all the fuss that followed the revelation that the real Willy was being kept in less than adequate conditions, the producers of this sequel decided to take no chances and used mostly model whales. Unfortunately, they opted for a plastic replica plot, too, with Jason James Richter once more standing between the friendly orca and some unscrupulous adults, this time with sassy half-brother Francis Capra in tow. This is so full of sentiment, it makes Lassie movies look positively heartless; the recovery of the lost harmonica is bad enough, but that first kiss - yeucch!

Summary

The friendly whale is reunited with Jesse, the boy who saved him from captivity. Jesse and his younger half-brother Elvis take time out from a family holiday to help save Willy and his pod from the danger posed by oil spilling from a crippled tanker. Family adventure, starring Jason James Richter, Michael Madsen, August Schellenberg and Francis Capra.

Cast & Crew

Jesse Jason James Richter
Glen Greenwood Michael Madsen
Randolph Johnson August Schellenberg
Elvis Francis Capra
Nadine Mary Kate Schellhardt
Annie Jayne Atkinson
Dwight Mercer Mykelti Williamson
Wilcox M Emmet Walsh
Director Dwight H Little
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourAvailable on: video and DVD
Children's Drama