Eye of the Dolphin
Eye of the Dolphin (2007)

A young woman learns important lessons about family and communication while making friends with a group of dolphins in this drama. Alyssa (Carly Schroeder) is a troubled teenager who has been feeling at odds with the world since the death… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 21, 2007
DVD Release Date: January 8, 2008
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Leydon

There's a pleasantly dreamy quality to much of Eye of the Dolphin, and that goes a long way toward enabling audiences to ignore the formulaic plot and enjoy the laid-back charms of this innocuous indie.

James Berardinelli

There's real heart to be found in the story but it comes along with borderline saccharine sentimentality, a too facile ending, and clean outcomes that aren't earned.

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David N. Butterworth

Blandly acted, idiotically written, and incomprehensibly directed, "Eye of the Dolphin" is quite possibly one of the most incompetently made films I have ever seen.

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Nell Minow
Chicago Sun-Times

For all its good intentions, Eye of the Dolphin is unsteady and amateurish, with its own problems in getting its message across.

Maureen M. Hart
Chicago Tribune

As Eye of the Dolphin makes some jarringly contrived plot twists, a viewer can imagine writer/director/executive producer Michael Sellers listing his assets and pondering how to combine them for one movie.

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Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

A beautiful Grand Bahama island setting and majestic sea creatures can't offset an inert script and lackluster acting.

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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

[An] unassuming, but sadly unexciting, family film.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

A limp coming-of-age tale set in the Bahamas.

S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media

Drugs and drinking make waves in family drama.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
Acting is not very good, but it was okay. I was bored in the beginning but it eventually caught my attention and I finished it. I like the story...
William Goss
A harmless parade of seaside cliches.