The first trailer has just been released for the true story drama Dolphin Tale, which will arrive in theaters nationwide on September 16. Click on the video player below for your first glimpse inside this inspiring tale, which stars Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, and Harry Connick Jr.

Dolphin Tale is inspired by the true story of a dolphin named Winter who was rescued off the Florida coast and taken in by the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.

The movie version centers on a boy who befriends an injured dolphin who lost her tail in a crab trap. Through their bond and friendship, the boy motivates everyone around him to help save the dolphin by creating a prosthetic appendage to replace the dolphin's tail. The marine mammal's strong survival instincts become an inspiration to people with special needs throughout the world.