Movies and TV shows like Flipper 1995

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Flipper (1995)
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Flipper (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Flipper, is an American revival television series of the original 1964 Flipper television series. The first two seasons aired in first-run syndication; seasons 3 and 4 aired on the PAX network. The 1995 version brought back Bud Ricks as a scientist doing marine research in Florida. The dolphin Flipper was one with whom Dr. Ricks was working. This TV show is available for online viewing on hulu in the United States and at Rogers On Demand in Canada. Although the show was set in Bal Harbour, Florida, it was largely filmed in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. However three episodes during the first season, including the pilot, were filmed in Pigeon Key, Florida and at the Dolphin Research Center in Grassy Key, Florida.
Style: feel good, realistic, captivating, entertaining, light, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dolphins, ocean, adventure, friendship, family relations, danger, escapades, rescue, family, ocean or sea, animal actor, beach, animal life, investigation, youth, marines, disorder, animals, sea, animal, marine biologist, teenage girl, large family, teenage boy, swimming underwater
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: florida

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Most similar movies to Flipper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and light films and TV series with plots about family, youth, friendship, friends, adventure, danger and escapades mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Flipper: Unnatural History (2010), The Suite Life on Deck (2008), 4 Against Z (2005), Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997), Free Willy (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Flipper (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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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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
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100%
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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%
Unnatural History (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Teenager Henry Griffin acquired many skills through years of travelling the world with his anthropologist parents. Sent to live with his uncle and cousin in Washington DC, and with the help of his cousin Jasper and friend Maggie, he must now use ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: high school, adventure, mystery, friendship, teenage life, danger, social relations, escapades, supernatural, high school life, anthropologist, artifact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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The Suite Life on Deck (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows twin brothers Zack and Cody Martin and hotel heiress London Tipton in a new setting, the SS Tipton, where they attend classes at "Seven Seas High" and meet Bailey Pickett while Mr. Moseby manages the ship. The ship ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, semi serious, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: twins, ship, twin brother, family, siblings relations, family relations, adventure, lifestyle, high school life, mischievous children, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
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48%
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4 Against Z (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: Germany
TV show
Story: Vier gegen Z is a German children's television program shown on ARD and KI.KA in which four children are appointed as "Wächter" by their deceased aunt Hedda to prevent Zanrelot, the "Herrscher der Finsternis" from leaving ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, light, serious
Audience: kids
Plot: family relations, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, young heroes, danger, family life, mystery, rivalry, youth, save the day, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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47%
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 ⇓
47%
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Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When maladjusted orphan Jesse vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends. There he meets Willy, a young Orca whale who has been separated from his family. Sensing kinship, they form a bond and, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, uplifting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: human animal relationship, animals, killer whale, freedom, adventure, social worker, animal life, friendship, amusement park, captivity, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dog, friendship, family life, friends, escapades, family, adventure, partners, chase, danger, heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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 ⇓
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Wolf Summer (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The young Norwegian girl Kim almost gets killed after falling from a hillside. She finds shelter and stumbles upon the territory of a wolf and her puppy. She barricades herself, but as time passes she finds the wolf less and less frightening. When ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, friendship, adventure, parents and children, escapades, family, danger, female protagonist, wolf, strong female character, nature, courage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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44%
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 ⇓
43%
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Skippy (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Skippy the Bush Kangaroo is an Australian television series created by John McCallum, produced from 1966–1968, telling the adventures of a young boy and his intelligent pet kangaroo, and the various visitors to the fictional Waratah National Park ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, kangaroo, family, partners, odd couple, heroes, danger, unlikely partners, youth, amateur detective, save the day, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: australia
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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 ⇓
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Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman (2008)
Genre: Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Serenity Fall's favorite super sleuth is on the case again! The town is alarmed when a priceless crystal turns up missing. The only suspect seems to be a strange man living in the woods known as Shaman. It's up to Roxy Hunter (Aria ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, sincere, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, friendship, mischievous children, youth, forest, danger, family, in the woods, shaman, girl, dog ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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
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42%
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Benji (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Benji is a stray who has nonetheless worked his way into the hearts of a number of the townspeople, who give him food and attention whenever he stops by. His particular favorites are a pair of children who feed and play with him against the wishes ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animal actor, rescue, hostage, kidnapping, friendship, dog, family, adventure, family relations, disorder, longing, youth ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Hunter Street (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sleuthy foster siblings Max, Tess, Sal, Anika, and Daniel Hunter find new quests, more mysteries, and even new Hunter sibs!
Style: captivating, humorous, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, foster parent, foster child, chases and races, adventure, rescue, adaptation, parents and children, siblings relations, investigation, escapades, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: amsterdam
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42%
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Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, dolphins, friendship, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, young heroes, youth ...
Place: bahamas
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41%
Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two teen girls, one from the city, one from the country, try to find the hidden gold of Bear Mountain learning about friendship, loyalty and courage on the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: adventure, friendship, gold, teenage girl, family, treasure hunt, teenage life, escapades, youth, small town, good versus evil, greed ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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41%
Mandie and the Secret Tunnel (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1899, Mandie's life changes when her Cherokee friends help her escape to a mansion that holds the hidden secrets of her past and the key to her future.
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, sincere, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, adventure, youth, estate, tunnel, family secret, friendship, maid, girl, chase, reunion, family life ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Hanni & Nanni (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A drama centered around twins attending the same boarding school.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: twins, boarding school, friendship, mischievous children, youth, disorder, social relations, school, adventure, couples, heroes, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Christmoose Story (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the best-selling novel, A CHRISTMOOSE STORY brings to life the tale of an unlikely friendship between a young boy and a large, talking moose. Young Max has low expectations for his first Christmas after his parents’ divorce, when suddenly ...
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, save the day, friendship, escapades, adventure, family, friends, disorder, santa claus, gift, boy, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: island, beach, dolphins, heroes, confined, escapades, adventure, buddies, young heroes, gangsters, danger, daring rescue ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: bahamas, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Max 2: White House Hero (2017)
Genre: Action, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Max is assigned to the White House while Butch, the secret service dog, is on maternity leave. He meets TJ, a 12 year old boy, who is the President's son. Due to his father's high profile, he is trying hard to fit in and lead a normal ...
Style: light, humorous, twists and turns, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: dog, police dog, usa president, dog movie, white house, youth, friendship, escapades, adventure, danger, pets, family ...
Time: contemporary
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40%
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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
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40%
Saige Paints the Sky (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet nine-year old Saige, a talented artist with a passion for horses, in this modern-day story about finding your voice! Saige is excited about the new school year, until she discovers that art-her favorite class-has been cut. On top of that, her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, friendship, school, family relations, youth, art, horse, balloon, singing, friends, teenage girl, female protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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39%
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
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39%
The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, History
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This is the true story of a little dog that refused to leave his master's graveside in Edinburgh. The dog visited the grave for years.
Style: feel good, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, dog, escapades, family life, friendship, family relations, rescue, danger, animal life, friends, family, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
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39%
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Shiloh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, animal rescue, rescue, pets, family, friendship, hopes, adventure, family relations, disorder, small town life, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%