Movies and TV shows like Flipper 1964

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Flipper (1964)
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Flipper (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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 Porter Ricks, Chief Warden at fictional Coral Key Park and Marine Preserve in southern Florida, and his two young sons, Sandy and Bud. The show has been dubbed an "aquatic Lassie", and a considerable amount of juvenile merchandise inspired by the show was produced during its first-run.
Style: feel good, realistic, captivating, light, semi serious, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sea, park ranger, animal life, adventure, family relations, escapades, save the day, young heroes, youth, friendship, danger, swimming, scuba, dolphins, justice, adaptation, family, friends, family life, coming of age, single father, animal, teenage boy, father son relationship, brother brother relationship
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: florida, usa

Most similar movies to Flipper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, humorous and touching films and TV series with plots about adventure, family, friends, friendship, danger, escapades and youth mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Flipper: Skippy (1968), Flipper's New Adventure (1964), Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967), Lassie (1994), Benji (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Flipper (1996)
Genre: Family, Adventure
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: exciting, feel good, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: florida keys, summer, family, adventure, friendship, teenage life, friends, family relations, island, youth, danger, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
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100%
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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, exciting, feel good, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, animal life, young heroes, teenage life, danger, youth, pets, healing power, father son relationship, dolphins ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 849
Flipper (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
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 ...
Style: feel good, realistic, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: beach, animal actor, animal life, family relations, danger, escapades, adventure, friendship, ocean or sea, family, swimming underwater, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 833
Skippy (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
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: offbeat, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: kangaroo, pets, animal life, danger, youth, friendship, amateur detective, partners, unlikely partners, odd couple, friends, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: island, beach, boy, kidnapping, pirate, family in danger, isolation, danger, captivity, social differences, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: bahamas, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A heartwarming Disney classic in which a cougar, who was rescued as a cub and raised by a group of loggers in the Pacific Northwest, reverts back to his natural instincts, leading to hilarious (and dangerous) consequences.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, wilderness, orphan, adventure, family, adoption, social differences, moral dilemma, disorder, young heroes, mischievous children, escapades ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 5K
Lassie (1994)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An update of the Lassie legend stars Thomas Guiry as a troubled city kid whose family retreats to the country, where he befriends the famous collie and changes for the better. Conflict develops when a ruthless sheep rancher causes trouble for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, coming of age, family, friendship, animal life, teenage life, countryside, family life, pets, mischievous children, boy dog relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
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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, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, dog, animal actor, kidnapping, friendship, hostage, family, adventure, family relations, animal life, disorder, hostages ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: exciting, realistic, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: parents and children, youth, best friends, pets, treasure hunt, young heroes, escapades, chases and races, family, adventure, friends, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.4
 260
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: offbeat, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heroes, family, disorder, animal life, captivity, misfit, friendship, school, rescue, danger, youth, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 3K
Snow Buddies (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, against the odds, pets, getting home, family, adventure, animal life, save the day, escapades, contests and competitions, ambition, golden retriever ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Danny Quinn (Seth Bernard) lives with one great dream... he wants to prove his late father was right about a pirate treasure in the depths of Lake Michigan.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure map, adventure, heroes, escapades, dealing with death, rescue, orphan, odd couple, pirate, young heroes, family ...
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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
Plot: friendship, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, dog, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, escapades, youth, captivity ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Told from Mowgli's point of view, it's the story of how a boy became a mancub and a mancub became a man.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, jungle, wolf pack, mischievous children, family, dangerous animal, adventure, heroes, young heroes, feral man, escapades, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Silver Wolf (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A ranger (Michael Biehn) and his 16 year old nephew (Shane Meier) struggle to save a wolf from a rancher (Roy Scheider), who is out to kill it.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: survival, wolf, human spirit, teenage life, adventure, friendship, wilderness, pets, danger, daring rescue, family relations, animal life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Return of Tommy Tricker (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Welcome to the world of stamps with Tommy Tricker and friends as they learn the magic of travelling through time and space for the mere price of the postage. Though of course, nothing is as easy as it seems as they soon learn when they try to rescue ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, disorder, family relations, friends, rescue, danger, race against time, youth, adventure, family, escapades, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, rescue, odd couple, misfit, fish out of water, family relations, friends, small town life, young heroes, family, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Teenager Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while travelling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus's father, John, the boy and dog become stranded when turbulent waters capsize their boat. Angus's ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: survival, wilderness, rescue, adventure, friendship, pets, dog, danger, youth, young heroes, teenage life, parents and children ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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My Side of the Mountain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Film adaption of the novel by Jean Craighead George. A family movie made by Paramount Studios, the story revolves around thirteen-year old Sam Gribley (Teddy Eccles), a devotee of Thoreau, as many were back in the in 1960's. Sam decides to ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, wilderness, mountain, human spirit, young heroes, forces of nature, adventure, family, danger, youth, friends, family relations ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Free Willy 2 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA, Luxembourg
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: humorous, realistic, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: killer whale, friendship, whale, family, adventure, island, animal training, friends, family relations, animal life, youth, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: desert, friendship, horse, human animal relationship, survival, rescue, young heroes, family relations, orphan, mischievous children, adventure, wilderness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
War of the Buttons (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Occupied France; Lebrac leads a play war between two rival kid gangs, but a girl he likes, who's Jewish, is in danger of being discovered by local Nazi sympathisers. Lebrac and the village must now respond to the reality of what's ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rivalry, village, mischievous children, adventure, friendship, young heroes, fall in love, family life, disorder, social relations, uninhibited rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Black Stallion Returns (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Black" is a stunning fire-and-silk stallion celebrated the world over. But to his young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno), he's much more. So, when the amazing animal is stolen, Alec will stop at nothing to get him back. Alec ...
Style: humorous, tense, semi serious, melancholic, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: desert, friendship, kidnapping, horse, adventure, family, pets, animal life, rivalry, friends, escapades, heroic mission ...
Place: morocco, africa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Spellbinder (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Poland
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Spellbinder is a fantasy teen drama/science fiction television series, produced by Film Australia & Telewizja Polska in association with the Australian Children's Television Foundation. The series is a 1995 serial of 26 episodes, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, tense, twists and turns, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, adventure, danger, young heroes, rivalry, friendship, getting home, apprentice, teenager, escapades, youth, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, wilderness, family, friendship, survival, young heroes, anti heroes, escapades, heroes, legends and myths, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 1890s, 80s
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, chick flick
Plot: friendship, small town, coming of age, rescue, family, family life, animal life, pets, young heroes, daring rescue, teenage life, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Wild America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming alligators, b ears and moose.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, family, animal life, siblings relations, escapades, wilderness, parents and children, family relations, filmmaking, alligator, storytelling, lone hero ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1967
Place: usa, arkansas, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a plea-bargain to clear their school records, a group of misfit teens ventures into the majestic but unforgiving wilderness to help a young naturalist save the vanishing wolves. After they encountered unexpected incident, they are aided by the ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, misfit, heroes, survival, danger, youth, adventurer, rescue, escapades, family, family life, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The New Adventures of the Black Stallion (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada, France, New Zealand
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Adventures of The Black Stallion is a television series that was loosely based on the movies The Black Stallion and The Black Stallion Returns, which starred Mickey Rooney and Richard Ian Cox, as a trainer and a teenaged horse racer. The series ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sentimental
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: gambling, horse trainer, horse, racehorse, human spirit, hopes, teaching the ways of the world, rivalry, underdog, friendship, youth, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Mountain Family Robinson (1979)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family goes "back to nature" by homesteading in the Colorado Rockies.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, wilderness, heroes, adventure, animal life, family life, danger, escapades, city life, urban, family relations, countryside ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%