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Dolphin Tale 2 is a 2014 American family drama film written and directed by Charles Martin Smith as the sequel to his 2011 film Dolphin Tale. Harry Connick, Jr., Ashley Judd, Nathan Gamble, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Kris Kristofferson, Morgan Freeman, Juliana Harkavy, Austin Stowell, Betsy Landin, and Austin Highsmith all reprise their roles from the first film, while Lee Karlinsky, Julia Jordan, Taylor Blackwell, and Bethany Hamilton join the cast. It was released on September 12, 2014 and tells the story of another dolphin at the hospital named "Hope". After Winter's elderly companion and surrogate mother, Panama, dies, Winter's future is in jeopardy, unless Sawyer, Clay, Hazel, and the rest of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium team can find a new companion for her.

Dolphin Tale 2
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Charles Martin Smith
Produced by Robert Engelman
Broderick Johnson
Andrew A. Kosove
Written by Charles Martin Smith
Starring Nathan Gamble
Harry Connick, Jr.
Ashley Judd
Kris Kristofferson
Cozi Zuehlsdorff
Morgan Freeman
Music by Rachel Portman
Cinematography Daryn Okada
Edited by Harvey Rosenstock
Production
company
Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures
Release dates
  • September 12, 2014 (2014-09-12)
Running time
107 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $36 million
Box office $57.8 million

Dolphin Tale 2 is a 2014 American family drama film written and directed by Charles Martin Smith as the sequel to his 2011 film Dolphin Tale. Harry Connick, Jr., Ashley Judd, Nathan Gamble, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Kris Kristofferson, Morgan Freeman, Juliana Harkavy, Austin Stowell, Betsy Landin, and Austin Highsmith all reprise their roles from the first film, while Lee Karlinsky, Julia Jordan, Taylor Blackwell, and Bethany Hamilton join the cast. It was released on September 12, 2014 and tells the story of another dolphin at the hospital named "Hope". After Winter's elderly companion and surrogate mother, Panama, dies, Winter's future is in jeopardy, unless Sawyer, Clay, Hazel, and the rest of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium team can find a new companion for her.