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The Day of the Dolphin (1973)

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Directed by
Mike Nichols

Written by
Robert Merle, Buck Henry

George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Paul Sorvino, Fritz Weaver, Jon Korkes [more]

DVD Release Date
 R1: Jul 29, 2003

Budget $8,500,000

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Running Time
1 hour, 44 minutes

Country USA

Studio Avco Embassy Pictures

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Other Titles
• The Day of the Dolphin
• Der Tag der Delphine (1974)

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 Synopses for The Day of the Dolphin (1973)
1.George C. Scott stars as a scientist who, along with his wife, trains dolphins to speak. During his experiments, the dolphins are kidnapped by the military, an organization that has other plans for them. Buck Henry wrote the script and even performed some of the dolphin voices.   
(46 votes)

2.Nominated for an Academy Award, The Day Of The Dolphin stars George C. Scott as a scientist who trains dolphins to speak, only to find them kidnapped for a vicious assassination plot.   
(41 votes)

3.A nostalgic favorite of those who grew up in the '70's, The Day of the Dolphin stars George C Scott as a scientist who trains dolphins to speak, only to find them enmeshed in a government assassination plot. The successful directing and writing duo of Mike Nichols and Buck Henry (The Graduate, Catch-22) team-up again to adapt this adventure fantasy from the popular novel by Roger Merle. Featuring an Academy Award-nominated score by Georges Delerue (Day for Night, Contempt).   
(39 votes)

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