Movies like Flipper's New Adventure

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Flipper's New Adventure (1964)
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Flipper's New Adventure (1964)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While widowed Porter Ricks is away at school learning to be a park ranger, his teen-aged son, Sandy, under adult supervision from a neighbor, remains at the family home in the Florida Keys with his pet dolphin, Flipper. While Po (as Porter is called by most) is away, Sandy learns that the family home, built on state land, is being torn down to make way for a highway. In turn, Sandy would be sent to live with relatives, while Flipper would be sent to the seaquarium permanently. Not wanting to be separated from Flipper, Sandy, using his skiff, runs away with Flipper. A distraught Po returns home to look for his son. Meanwhile, the Hopewell family from Britain are vacationing in the area. Their sailboat is hijacked by three escaped convicts, who take the father, Halsey, hostage, and set the three Hopewell women - mother Julia, and teen-aged daughters Gwen and Penny - adrift, they who eventually land on the island where Sandy is hiding... Written by Huggo
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: island, beach, dolphins, adventure, gangsters, pirate, crimes, ocean, friendship, family, heroes, ocean or sea, confined, friends, kidnapping, interracial relations, captivity, danger, social differences, family in danger, animal life, buddies, isolation, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: bahamas, usa, florida

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Most similar movies to Flipper's New Adventure

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, humorous and exciting films with plots about family, adventure, danger, friends, escapades, heroes and animal life mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Flipper's New Adventure: Flipper (1996), Flipper (1963), Flipper (1964), Stranded (2002), The Sea Gypsies (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Flipper (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandy Ricks is sent by his mom to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks. Sandy dislikes everything about his new environment until a new friend comes into his life, a dolphin named Flipper, ...
Style: touching, exciting, feel good, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: dolphins, family relations, summer, florida keys, family, adventure, friendship, animal life, friends, toxic, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
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100%
 6.1
 2K
Flipper (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many kids might say their best friend is a puppy or a pony. But for 12-year-old Sandy, the most special pet of all is the exuberant dolphin he rescues and who returns the favor by rescuing Sandy from sharks.The dolphin named Flipper first swam into ...
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dolphins, adventure, healing power, family, friendship, young heroes, youth, danger, teenage life, pets, father son relationship, ocean ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Flipper (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Flipper, from Ivan Tors Films in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television, is an American television program first broadcast on NBC from September 19, 1964, until April 15, 1967. Flipper, a bottlenose dolphin, is the companion animal of ...
Style: realistic, feel good, captivating, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sea, dolphins, family relations, park ranger, adventure, young heroes, escapades, save the day, friendship, youth, danger, swimming ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
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59%
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 770
Stranded (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: island, pirate, danger, survival, daring rescue, family relations, adventure, family in danger, estrangement, confined, family life, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After young Kirra (Bindi Irwin) leaves her Australian home to summer with her grandfather (Beau Bridges) in South Africa, she soon discovers a baby orca stranded in the lagoon near her grandfather’s rundown seaside amusement park. She names the ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: killer whale, animal rescue, confined, adventure, family relations, friendship, family, mischievous children, young heroes, heroes, ocean, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Sea Gypsies (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman and 3 children start to sail around the world. They are shipwrecked near an uninhabited isle. This island is full of wild animals and it is very dangerous for them in the begining. They live through a lot of wonderful adventure ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: stowaway, island, survival, wilderness, shipwreck, pelican, adventure, dangerous animal, youth, daring rescue, family, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa, seattle washington, seattle
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37%
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Free Willy 2 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.
Style: touching, sentimental, sweet, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: killer whale, friendship, whale, family, adventure, daring rescue, rescue, family relations, friend, ocean, island, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Treasure Island (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: UK, France, Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young Jim Hawkins finds himself serving with pirate captain Long John Silver in search of a buccaneer's treasure, in this short adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ship, island, treasure hunt, young heroes, betrayal, pirate, rivalry, escapades, tragic hero, heroes, family, rebellion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Namu, the Killer Whale (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the amazing true story of a marine biologist (Robert Lansing) who befriends a six-ton Orcawhale, this "honest, fascinating and vigorously wholesome film" (Citizen-News) is heartwarming fun for the whole family. Like all close ...
Style: semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: whale, friendship, dangerous animal, family, adventure, escapades, danger, daring rescue, animal life, friends, killer whale, environmental issue ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Treasure of Pirate's Point (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ahoy Maties! There's a treasure chest of gold buried on Pirate's Point. When the living descendant of legendary pirate Captain Vane lets Ray in on the secret, there's mutiny in the town. Now, Ray and his friends are on a mission to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, pirate, friends, rivalry, adventure, danger, family relations, treasure hunt, family life, best friends, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Willy the whale is back, this time threatened by illegal whalers making money off sushi. Jesse, now 16, has taken a job on an orca-researching ship, along with old friend Randolph and a sarcastic scientist, Drew. On the whaler's ship is captain ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: killer whale, friends, friendship, whale, adventure, ocean, rescue, danger, black market, ocean or sea, hunting, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy and his dog, White Fang, must try to save the noble Haida tribe from evil white men in turn-of-the-century Alaska.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, unusual plot structure, intense ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, wilderness, family, friendship, survival, anti heroes, danger, anti hero, animal life, friends, family relations, americana ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 1890s, 80s
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Jumping Ship (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Joseph, Matthew and Andrew Lawrence (TV's Brotherly Love) star in this thrilling, action-packed sequel to the Disney Channel Original Movie Horse Sense. It's first-class adventure on the high seas for Michael Woods (Joseph Lawrence) and ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, resort, adventure, chase, treasure hunt, siblings relations, danger, disorder, ship, parents and children, family life, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: forest, friendship, rescue, adventure, friends, danger, youth, captivity, school, in the woods, sasquatch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Storm Bound (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A ripping adventure yarn about teenage boys who join the crew of a ship of the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. After a dramatic shipwreck and escape from an attack by natives, they must make their way to safety by themselves.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: ship, island, adventure, heroes, survival, fall in love, isolation, youth, danger, confined, escapades, ocean or sea ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The team of people who saved Winter's life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother's passing in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: veterinarian, dolphins, animal life, rescue, friendship, youth, family, family relations, friends, human spirit, hopes, theme park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Cheetah (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must set it loose so that it can learn to hunt and be free. However, when the animal is captured by poachers planning to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, child in peril, cheetah, rhinoceros, poacher, teenage life, family, elephant, adventure, mischievous children, youth, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: kenya, africa, california, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
K-9 Adventures: Legend of the Lost Gold (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kassie and her friends stumble across an old, broken pocket watch they begin an unexpected journey to unlock the secret of the legendary Garrison Gold. They'll have to solve riddles and follow clues to find the lost treasure. With the help ...
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, best friends, youth, pets, young heroes, journey, friendship, rivalry, family, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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For the Love of Benji (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Benji is lost and becomes a stray animal in Athens, Greece, trying to reunite with his family while secret agents pursue him, trying to get a formula which was glued to his paw in order to get it past customs.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, pets, family, friendship, save the day, escapades, adventure, danger, heroes, anti hero, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, crete, athens, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Last Flight of Noah's Ark (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The only chance to escape a desert island is to convert the plane carrying many different animals into a boat.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: space and aliens, castaway, stowaway, airplane, island, aviation, chases and races, dangerous animal, daring rescue, heroes, rescue, danger ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Incredible Journey (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
Style: touching, realistic, serious, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, survival, on the road, hopes, getting home, escapades, danger ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A family film about Nikki, a half-wolf, half-dog raised in the Yukon during the gold rush era. After being separated from her master, Nikki must fend for herself amidst bears, the harsh Yukon weather, and a trapper who wants her skin.
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, canadian, heroes, adventurer, pets, orphan, animal life, defiant, friends, survival, friendship, forces of nature ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Pippi in the South Seas (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pippi in the South Seas (original title is Pippi Långstrump på de sju haven) is a 1970 film, based on the eponymous children's books by Astrid Lindgren with the cast of the 1969 TV series. Pippi, with friends Tommy and Annika, adventures on ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, island, parents and children, kidnapping, heroic mission, treasure hunt, show tunes, family relations, friends, youth, rivalry, pets ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Boy Who Caught a Crook (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The Boy Who Caught a Crook is a 1961 childrens film about a young boy who tracks down a gangster.
Style: touching, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: disorder, save the day, crimes, family, adventure, heroes, criminal heroes, danger, burglar, drifter, reward, puppy ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
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Misty (1961)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Every year the Chincoteague fire department rounds up the wild ponies of Assateague Island and holds an auction to thin out the herd. The young children set out to raise enough money in hopes that the Phantom will be caught in this years round up. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: island, family relations, horse riding, horse, family, young heroes, youth, adventure, escapades, danger, heroes, adventurer ...
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Beneath the Blue (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dolphin experts confront the US Navy when its sonar program is suspected of causing the animals' deaths.
Style: captivating, light, tense, contemplative, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: experiment gone awry, daring rescue, animal life, friends, ocean or sea, ocean, danger, escapades, adventure, dolphins, research, animal human communication ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 23K
Dolphin Tale (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dolphins, friendship, young heroes, hopes, animal life, human spirit, trap, summer, destiny, heroes, mother son relationship, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Littlest Horse Thieves (1976)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When the owner of a Yorkshire coal-mine decides to mechanize to increase profits, the mine's pit ponies are scheduled to be destroyed. So, three children plan to steal them to keep them safe. But when they're caught, it's up to the ...
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, touching, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coal mining, pony, youth, family, adventure, danger, young heroes, good versus evil, animal life, friends, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: europe, england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Call of the Wild (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy heads off to the Yukon after hearing tales about the Gold Rush, and he forms an unwavering friendship with a heroic Alsatian dog called Buck.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, dog, danger, rivalry, family, contests and competitions, heroes, pets, adventure, daring rescue, escapades, adventurer ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: alaska, england, canada, london, yukon
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 7K
Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of how a marine seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, rescue, family relations, small town, family, seal the animal, orphan, social relations, disorder, animal life, getting home ...
Time: 90s, year 1962, 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%