Prince Of Whales

Free Willy hits all the feel-good buttons -- except at Sea World, which calls the film a slur on marine parks

If you were a 12-year-old boy on a solo Save the Whale campaign, well, you'd slap your favorite marine mammal into a truck for a drive to the Pacific Ocean. And to keep him refreshed, you'd probably run him through an automatic car wash. And then, like an animal tamer who uses love instead of a whip, you'd get your adorable orca to leap over a high jetty so he could be reunited with his pod. You'd go that far for a friend. Where there's a whale, there's a way.

Here comes Free Willy, this month's feel-good sleeper. Preview audiences have...

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