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Dolphin Tale Movie Quotes

Updated January 2, 2018 139 votes 54 voters 29.5k views9 items

'Dolphin Tale' movie quotes are inspirational, to be sure. This 2011 family movie about Winter, a dolphin who fights for her life after having her tail damaged in a crab trap, is moving and perfect for families to enjoy together. What's even more moving? 'Dolphin Tale' is based on a true story. A remarkable one. Enjoy these quotes from 'Dolphin Tale,' vote for your favorites and please, add your own best movie quotes as well!

The 2011 family drama 'Dolphin Tale' stars Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd and Harry Connick Jr. Oh, and it also stars Winter - she's the actual dolphin who learned to swim with a prosthetic tail, thanks to the efforts of one young boy who was determined to see her thrive (despite an injury that could very well kill her).

If you're interested in movie quotes from other great family and adventure movies, check out these lists for the best quotes from 'The Smurfs,' 'Cars 2,' 'The Zookeeper,' 'Captain America,' 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' and 'X-Men First Class.'
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    Survive

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    Gloria Forrest: "No dolphin has ever been known to lose it's entire tail, and survive."

    The real-life case of Winter the dolphin is the first such tale of survival.
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    Don't Give Up

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    Reed Haskett: "You can't give up on her."
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    Not In My Right Mind

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    Dr. Cameron McCarthy:"Trying to put a tail on a fish? Nobody in his right mind would even try it. Luckily, I'm not."
    Sawyer: "Not what?"
    Dr. Cameron McCarthy: "In my right mind."

    Classic quote. Dr. McCarthy knows nothing about marine life (Winter isn't a fish, she's a mammal), but he's willing to try and help anyway.
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    Want To Live

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    Dr. Clay Haskett: "We can't make her want to life - she's gonna have to do that part on her own."
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