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Dolphin Island: Wholesome Family Fun Movie Night

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Dolphin Island is a super sweet family film that I’m fairly certain every young girl is going to love! It has all the things they love: dolphins, a young girl as the main character who is surrounded by people that love her!

Sit Down & Relax with this Sweet Family Adventure!

Treats To Eat with the Film

Before you start your film, hook up some delicious homemade goodies! For Dolphin Island, and to meet the desires of most young girls, I recommend pairing it with a Mock Sonic Limeade Slushie, Homemade Lemonade with some popcorn or homemade pizza!

Dolphin Island: Sit Down & Relax with this Sweet Family Adventure!

Dolphin IslandA Little About Dolphin Island

Dolphin Island is a heart warming story about a fourteen year old girl, Annabel, who lives with her paternal grandfather, Jonah, on a fishing boat. She even has a dolphin friend who brings her ‘treasures’ that have been tossed in the sea (or taken from other people who walk the docks!).

Of course, no story is complete without some adversity. Her maternal grandparents, from a world away, suddenly show up and seem to be turning her life on it’s head. They want to take their granddaughter to live in New York! As everything goes crazy around her, Annabel attempts to get away but as fate would have it, there’s a problem with her boat!

Will Annabel be forced to go live with the grandparents she’s never known in New York?

Dolphin Island: Sit Down & Relax with this Sweet Family Adventure!

Dolphin Island: Sit Down & Relax with this Sweet Family Adventure!Parental Perception of the Movie

Dolphin Island is a sweet family movie, though is does seem more aimed toward ages 7 to 14 rather than up to 17. I can’t imagine a 17 year old being entertained. The visual scenes of the beautiful water was enough for me to escape happily into for a little while and the story was uplifting.

As a parent, it was nice to see a film where the youth weren’t sucked in by bribes and gifts. Annabel wasn’t obsessed with today’s obsessions (such as cell phones and tablets) which was certainly welcomed! Annabel also discourages her peer from scheming tourists into giving him tips.

It was also appreciated that the cast was multiracial and the sense of cohesion and family amongst the people of the island.

This film is very family friendly and I really can’t see any reason not to watch it, or let your kids watch so you can sit back and breathe for a bit! The ‘violence’ in the film is limited to a small amount of slap-stick comedic type fighting that most certainly doesn’t reflect any real adult violence that would be seen in most films. I’m absolutely certain that Home Alone has way more violence and my generation was watching that with no side affects when we were quite young!

Kaycee

Hi all! My name is Kaycee. I live in Arkansas with my husband of over 12 years! We have a grown daughter, a son-in-love and 2 grandson. Just love being Nonna! We also have an angel waiting on us to join her one day, she was 11 months old when she went to Heaven. We also have two great Chihuahuas and a Great Dane, along with several fish in our koi pond. My educational background is in Psychology and Child Development but my heart is in ministry, crafts, fun, reviews and my website, My Crafty Zoo. I look forward to continuing to share my life through word and pictures with you and love hearing your feedback! Thank you for taking the time to read and allowing me to share! I look forward to reading your comments!

16 thoughts on “Dolphin Island: Wholesome Family Fun Movie Night

  • March 15, 2021 at 8:41 pm
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    I love animals movies they are the fill goodliest to watch . my mom loves them as well.

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  • March 15, 2021 at 11:10 am
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    I think this movie looks like a great adventure. I’m so curious as what will be the outcome. So excited to give this movie a watch. Probably with some popcorn and homemade pizza for sure.

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  • March 14, 2021 at 9:17 pm
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    I have heard that this movie is really good, I would enjoy watching it with my granddaughters

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  • March 13, 2021 at 6:17 pm
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    My 12 year old was born in Hawaii & loves all thing to do with the ocean. My 9 year old loves all animals, I think this will be a great family movie.

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  • March 13, 2021 at 4:48 pm
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    My young grandsons love dolphins as much as I do. We would love watching this together! Pop the popcorn!

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  • March 12, 2021 at 12:14 am
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    I would love to swim with the dolphins. However there are other things in the ocean that would prohibit me from fulfilling this wish. Unless it was in a controlled setting.

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  • March 10, 2021 at 1:50 am
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    This looks like a good movie to watch with the family. Looks really good!

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  • March 7, 2021 at 10:34 pm
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    It looks like something my whole family will enjoy. My kids love watching new movies.

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  • March 7, 2021 at 5:27 pm
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    I have to say this look like a great movie to the whole family to watch . Just say we are big movie buffs here

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  • March 6, 2021 at 11:21 am
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    This book sounds like a wonderful relaxing read.

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  • March 5, 2021 at 7:35 pm
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    Movies like this are making me ready for nicer, warmer weather!!! This would be great to bring in the warm weather. THank you

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  • March 4, 2021 at 7:28 am
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    My family and I love dolphins! We watch animal movies quite often.

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  • March 3, 2021 at 7:53 pm
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    Dolphin Island sounds like a dream come true! I would LOVE to meet dolphins!!

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  • March 2, 2021 at 6:57 am
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    This sounds like a great family move. I can’t wait to plan a movie night to watch this.

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  • March 1, 2021 at 1:26 pm
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    my little niece would love to see this movie she is a dolphin lover and I think my wife and I would also enjoy this fingers crossed

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  • March 1, 2021 at 1:18 pm
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    This sounds like a wonderful movie for the whole family. My daughter would love the dolphin in the movie!

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