Qty:1
Free Willy (Snap Case) has been added to your Cart
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Eligible for *FREE* super saver shipping. Amazon customer service with delivery tracking. A well cared for CD or DVD that remains in great condition. The jewel case may show limited signs of wear, as may the cover art.
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
$4.28
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35.00. Details
Sold by: Mercury Media Partners
Add to Cart
$4.99
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35.00. Details
Sold by: SOUTHWEST MEDIA
Add to Cart
$5.00
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35.00. Details
Sold by: Galvan_Books
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • Free Willy (Snap Case)
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

Free Willy (Snap Case)


List Price: $5.98
Price: $4.04 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
You Save: $1.94 (32%)
In Stock.
Sold by mirmedia_movies_and_music and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
50 new from $0.01 112 used from $0.01 5 collectible from $10.00
Watch Instantly with Rent Buy
Other Formats & Versions Amazon Price New from Used from
DVD 1-Disc Version
$4.04
$0.01 $0.01
$4.04 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details In Stock. Sold by mirmedia_movies_and_music and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.


Frequently Bought Together

Free Willy (Snap Case) + Honey, I Shrunk the Kids + Dennis the Menace (Special Edition)
Price for all three: $13.35

Buy the selected items together

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Product Details

  • Actors: Jason James Richter, Lori Petty, Michael Madsen, Jayne Atkinson, August Schellenberg
  • Directors: Simon Wincer
  • Writers: Corey Blechman, Keith Walker
  • Producers: Arnon Milchan, Douglas C. Merrifield, Jennie Lew Tugend, Jim Van Wyck, Lauren Shuler Donner
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Anamorphic, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, Special Edition, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround), Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
  • Dubbed: Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: January 28, 2003
  • Run Time: 112 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (168 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00007G1ZF
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #75,210 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Free Willy (Snap Case)" on IMDb

Special Features

  • All-new digital transfer
  • Conversation with wildlife cinematographer Bob Talbot
  • Michael Jackson music video "Will You Be There"
  • "Escape from the Nets" game
  • DVD-ROM challenges "Reef Maze" and "Willy's Aquatic Show"
  • Whale ballet montage
  • Trailers

Editorial Reviews

A 12 YEAR OLD STREET KID. A 3 TON KILLER WHALE. A FRIENDSHIP YOUCOULD NEVER IMAGINE. AN ADVENTURE YOU'LL NEVER FORGET.

Customer Reviews

Great family movie.
Michael A. De Ano
My oldest daughter loved this movie and we still do , great family movie.
Brandy
It is a feel good movie and sometimes we need something like that.
Nowplaylkr

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

26 of 26 people found the following review helpful By Rebecca of Amazon HALL OF FAMETOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on March 8, 2001
Format: VHS Tape
The reason this film is so moving is because it is about freedom. We all value freedom and the human spirit longs to be free. Animals are born to run free, on the earth or in the sea. The thought of trapping a whale in a tank just large enough for dolphins seems rather cruel. So, we cheer on, as a 12-year-old spunky street kid makes freeing this beautiful Orca whale possible.

Jesse is the star of this movie and is at first a troubled kid who keeps thinking his mother will come back to take him home. Willy is the whale who was also taken from his family, so the two find common ground. When Willy saves Jesse's life, they form a bond of friendship and Jesse is the only one who can train the whale. The owner of the Pacific Northwest Aquatic Park plots to get insurance money by destroying the tank and when Jesse hears of the plans he has to race against time to save his friend.

The scenes of the Pacific Northwest are spectacular and the whales playfully dancing in the water is a pure display of joy. These are truly on of God's most magnificent creations. Keiko, a 7,000-pound Orca is the whale star, but they also have back-up from a full-sized "animatronic" whale. I could not tell the difference between the whales, it was that good.

One of the best parts of the film is when Jesse spends his pocket money to buy the whale his favorite treat, salmon. I just thought that showed Jesse's true character. While he acts tough on the outside, he seems to be fascinated with nature and animals and that brings out his more loving side.

Throughout the movie, the theme of family is very important and I think that might be why this film is such a favorite.
Read more ›
4 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
15 of 15 people found the following review helpful By E. Knowles on March 5, 2004
Format: DVD
Young Jesse -- abandoned by his mother at an early age -- is a troubled kid. His antics keep his social worker and foster family worried and busy. He runs away, begs for spare change, steals food and spray paints graffiti on walls. His foster parents really love and care for him but Jesse resists them, believing that his mother will someday return.
Jesse's life takes a turn for the better when he encounters Willy, a giant orca, at a marine park nearby. Jesse's fascination with the whale leads to an emotional bond based, at least in part, on their similar circumstances. Willy misses his mother and, like Jesse, tends to 'act out' once in a while.
I saw "Free Willy" in 1993 when it was released in theatres. I remembered agreeing with the critics who praised it as great family entertainment and I'm happy to say that the film remains very effective today.
My niece (age 8) was thoroughly entertained by this movie but the younger children in the group were alienated by the somewhat advanced, dramatic themes of abandonment, responsibility and love. For what it's worth, I enjoyed the film immensely.
Over a decade since its release, "Free Willy" holds up quite well. I got "misty" and "choked up" throughout the desperate climactic rescue sequence that gives the movie its name. The opening sequence, during which Willy is captured, is also quite touching.
This is efficient storytelling offering a steady, sustained buildup to a thoroughly satisfying climax.
"Free Willy" also offers believable performances by all members of its small ensemble cast, including Michael Madsen, Michael Ironside, Lori Petty, Jason James Richter (as Jesse) and Keiko (as Willy).
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By D. Litton on May 8, 2001
Format: DVD
Whales are a source of constant wonderment and awe for millions of people all over the world, which is what makes "Free Willy" such an awesome flick. The movie chronicles the friendship and tribulation of a boy and a 7,000-pound orca whale, instantly winning over our hearts with its family oriented entertainment. The characters are a division of the likeable and the despised, with a story that pits man against nature and proves to be a race for survival.
Jesse is a troubled preteen boy who, after caught by the police for spray-painting graffiti at a waterpark, is taken to live with Glen and Annie Greenwood, who welcome him despite his detached attitude. Forced to clean up the mess he's made, he soon finds himself fascinated by the mere presence of the park's giant orca, Willy, and the two quickly become friends. Jesse is the only one Willy will respond to, which makes the whale's greedy owner ecstatic, as well as surprising the park's owner, Randolph, and the trainer, Ray.
The owner soon makes plans to put Willy in the spotlight, which draws a large and noisy crowd, giving Willy a severe case of stage fright and causing the show to fail. Since Willy brings in no revenue, the owner capitalizes on the fact that Willy is worth $1 million in insurance money, and plots to have him killed. At this point, the movie becomes a race against time as Jesse, Randolph, Ray, Glen and Annie struggle to take Willy back to his natural habitat.
First and foremost, what makes this movie a big success is the animal character, Willy, which, with the exception of scenes in which Jesse comes into actual contact with him, is a real whale named Keiko. The whale performs some amazing stunts that are not new to anyone who's paid a visit to Sea World, but certainly have not lost their luster.
Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 


mirmedia_movies_and_music Privacy Statement mirmedia_movies_and_music Shipping Information mirmedia_movies_and_music Returns & Exchanges