Films that document the sometimes extraordinary efforts that go into saving creatures great and small
NOTABLE CONTENDERS: Free Willy, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Big Miracle, Dolphin Tale
WINNER: Eight Below
A wilderness guide treks across the South Pole to locate the sled dogs he was compelled to leave behind months earlier. Perhaps too intense for kids, the movie boasts a fine performance by Fast Five’s Paul Walker and a memorable scene involving a ferocious leopard seal.