Free Willy (1993)

When a boy learns that a beloved killer whale is to be killed by the aquarium owners, the boy risks everything to free the whale.

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Domestic (50.6%)
International (49.4%)
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorWarner Bros.
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Domestic Opening$7,868,829
Earliest Release DateJuly 16, 1993 (Domestic)
Running Time1 hr 52 min
GenresAdventure Drama Family
TitleEarliest Release DateDomestic Opening Weekend% of TotalTheatersDomestic 2nd Weekend2nd Weekend DropDomesticInternationalWorldwide
MaxJun 26, 2015$12.2M28.5%2,855$6.6M-45.6%$42.7M$1.3M$44.0M
Dolphin TaleSep 22, 2011$19.2M26.5%3,507$13.9M-27.4%$72.3M$23.7M$95.9M
Big MiracleFeb 2, 2012$7.8M38.5%2,129$3.9M-49.2%$20.2M$4.6M$24.7M
Dolphin Tale 2Sep 11, 2014$15.9M37.8%3,656$8.9M-44.1%$42.0M$15.8M$57.8M
Nim's IslandApr 3, 2008$13.2M27.5%3,513$9.1M-31%$48.0M$52.1M$100.1M
DreamerOct 21, 2005$9.2M28%2,007$6.1M-33.2%$32.8M$6.0M$38.7M
HootMay 5, 2006$3.4M41.9%3,018$2.1M-37.5%$8.1M$107.4k$8.2M