The third and, one hopes, last installment of this continuing boy and killer whale tale finds one-time runaway Jesse (Jason James Richter) starting his first summer job, tracking whales on a research boat under the watchful eyes of mentor Randolph (August
Schellenberg) and salty senior-scientist Drew (Annie Corley). The hackneyed story of his professional hazing is intercut with that of Max (Vincent Berry), the 10-year-old son of gruff fisherman John Wesley (Patrick Kilpatrick): The boy's relationship with his dad is damaged when Max realizes that
his father is illegally hunting whales. Willy (Keiko), who's now living free as part of a group of wild whales, is inju...