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Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home is a 1995 family film, directed Dwight H. Little, and released by Warner Bros. under its Family Entertainment banner. It is a sequel to the 1993 film Free Willy, also starring Jason James Richter and August Schellenberg. Free Willy 3: The Rescue, was subsequently released in 1997, making a trilogy. A fourth nonconsecutive film, Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove was released on DVD in Spring 2010. Keiko the Orca does not actually appear in this film unlike the original movie. Willy is played by a robotic double while the Free Willy Keiko Foundation devised a plan to bring him to the Oregon Coast Aquarium where he would be rehabilitated for poor health. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Michael Madsen, Joan Lunden, M. Emmet Walsh, Mykelti Williamson, Marguerite Moreau, + more
Initial Release: 1995
Directed by: Dwight H. Little
Free Willy 3: The Rescue is a 1997 family film directed by Sam Pillsbury, and starring Jason James Richter and August Schellenberg. Released by Warner Bros. under its Family Entertainment banner, the film is the second sequel to the 1993 film Free Willy, the first being the 1995 film Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Roger Cross, August Schellenberg, Patrick Kilpatrick, Roman Danylo, Stephen E. Miller, + more
Initial Release: 1997
Directed by: Sam Pillsbury
The NeverEnding Story III: Escape from Fantasia is a 1994 film and the second sequel to the fantasy film The NeverEnding Story. It starred Jason James Richter as the principal character Bastian Bux, and Jack Black in one of his early roles as the protagonist's tormentor, the school bully Slip. The special creature effects were provided by Jim Henson's Creature Shop. The movie is considered apocryphal and has no connection to the source material of the book beyond the usage of characters from it. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Jack Black, Tony Robinson, Freddie Jones, Nicole Parker, Julie Cox, + more
Initial Release: 1994
Directed by: Peter MacDonald
Free Willy is a 1993 American family drama film that was released by Warner Bros. under its Family Entertainment label. The film stars Jason James Richter as a delinquent boy who becomes attached to a captive orca, the film's eponymous "Willy." Followed by three sequels Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home, Free Willy 3: The Rescue, and Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove, and a short-lived animated television series, Free Willy was a financial success, eventually making a star out of its protagonist Keiko. The film's famous climax has been spoofed several times in popular culture. Michael Jackson produced and performed "Will You Be There", the theme for the film, which can be heard during the ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Danielle Harris, Michael Madsen, Michael Ironside, Mykelti Williamson, Richard Riehle, + more
Initial Release: 1993
Directed by: Simon Wincer
#57 on The Best Movies for Tweens
#45 on The Best Movies of 1993