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The Day of the Dolphin

1973 Rated PG 1hr 44m

Mike Nichols directs George C. Scott in this exciting, Oscar-nominated adventure. After Dr. Jake Terrell (Scott) and his wife (Trish Van Devere) train their dolphins to speak, the sleek swimmers are kidnapped by the military for use in a vicious assassination plot. Buck Henry wrote the script (based on Robert Merle's novel) and performed the dolphin voices; Paul Sorvino co-stars.

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Movie Details

1974 Academy Award®
  • Best Sound nominee
  • Best Music Score nominee
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 3.0

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; cast and crew interviews; trivia; dolphin bios; critical essay.