Movies and TV shows like Flipper 1964

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Flipper (1964)
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Flipper
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, semi serious, light, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animal life, dolphins, sea, adventure, young heroes, save the day, escapades, family relations, friendship, swimming, youth, park ranger, danger, scuba, adaptation, justice, family, friends, coming of age, family life, single father, animal, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, father son relationship
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, florida
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Spellbinder
Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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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, friendship, friends, danger, heroes and escapades mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Flipper: Flipper's New Adventure (1964), Free Willy (1993), Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967), Skippy (1967), Lassie (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Flipper
Genre: Family, Drama, Adventure
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: family outing, kids
Plot: animal actor, animal life, friendship, adventure, danger, escapades, family relations, beach, family, ocean or sea, rescue, swimming underwater ...
Time: 90s
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Flipper
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, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, adventure, friendship, shark, animal life, island, coming of age, animals, youth, kids and family, friends, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
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System:   92%
    User:   97%
 
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Flipper
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, young heroes, friends, animals, ocean or sea, pets, opposites attract, dialogue, friendship, fish, plague ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
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System:   85%
    User:   83%
 
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Flipper's New Adventure
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: semi serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: beach, island, adventure, pirate, young heroes, family, daring rescue, save the day, friendship, ocean or sea, family in danger, boy ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, usa, bahamas
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    User:   78%
 
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Free Willy
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France
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, uplifting, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, killer whale, human animal relationship, family, adventure, animals, unlikely friendships, rescue, animal life, happy ending, freedom, social worker ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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System:   66%
    User:   70%
 
Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, wilderness, dangerous animal, talking animals, animals, mischievous children, children, young heroes, disney, camp ...
Time: 60s
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System:   62%
    User:   62%
 
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Skippy
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, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, odd couple, unlikely partners, family, save the day, friendship, animal life, heroes, partners, youth, friends, amateur detective ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: australia
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System:   55%
    User:   60%
 
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Lassie
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, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, dog, friendship, pets, adventure, children, kids and family, coming of age, animals, countryside, small town, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
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System:   54%
    User:   65%
 
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Free Willy 2
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, island, rescue, ocean, greed, ocean or sea, rock, ecology, siblings relations, natural disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   51%
 
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog
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: serious, emotional, sentimental, melancholic, harsh ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, wilderness, survival, adoption, dog, boat, island, young heroes, kids and family, daring rescue, children ...
Place: canada, london
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System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
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Alaska
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jake Barnes and his two kids, Sean and Jessie, have moved to Alaska after his wife died. He is a former airline pilot now delivering toilet paper across the mountains. During an emergency delivery in a storm his plane goes down somewhere in the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, scenic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, survival, wilderness, young heroes, single father, kids and family, daring rescue, rescue, children, childhood, airplane ...
Time: 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story
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, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, jungle, young heroes, family, friendship, kids in trouble, animal life, coming of age, danger, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   41%
 
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Cheetah
Genre: Adventure, 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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, romantic, twist ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, buddies, animals, children, mischievous children, kids and family, odd couple, disney, young heroes, talking animals, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, kenya, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
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The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, family, single parent, young heroes, treasure hunt, rescue, friendship, curses spells and rituals, family life, danger, escapades ...
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
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Benji
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: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family, dog, adventure, friendship, kidnapping, rescue, young heroes, talking animals, children, camp, kids and family, animals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
Benji the Hunted
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benji has become stranded on a remote island after a boating accident. He finds himself struggling to survive in the wilderness, avoiding close encounters with a wolf, a bear, and a territorial female cougar with her cub.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, adventure, dog, wilderness, rescue, animals, survival, friendship, children, camp, parents and children, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
My Side of the Mountain
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: feel good, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, adventure, adventurer, wilderness, young heroes, family, forces of nature, danger, escapades, youth, mountain, human spirit ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
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Napoleon
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The adventures of Golden Retriever pup Napoleon and his friend, the parrot Birdo Lucci.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: best friends, adventure, young heroes, family, getting home, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, animal life, balloon, dog, golden retriever, family life ...
Place: australia, sydney australia, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
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White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf
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, semi serious, humorous, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, survival, dog, indians, native americans, anti heroes, pets, wilderness, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
The Black Stallion Returns
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, semi serious, melancholic, exciting, dramatic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, desert, young heroes, racing, daring rescue, dialogue, getting home, race against time, mentor, parents and children ...
Place: africa, morocco, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
The Journey of Natty Gann
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. In this masterful, atmospheric adventure, a courageous young girl (Meredith Salenger) confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, coming of age, runaway, on the road, kids and family, parents and children, beautiful scenery, childhood, rich and poor, love story ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, california, london, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
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Bigfoot
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, young heroes, school, rescue, in the woods, adventure, save the day, friendship, fish out of water, misfit, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
The Flying Liftboy
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, on the road, friendship, family, miraculous event, escapades, elevator, heroes, imaginary, youth, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, holland, new york, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   47%
 
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Andre
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, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: family, friendship, adventure, best friends, animals, mischievous children, children, young heroes, school, small town, rescue, getting home ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
Free Willy 3: The Rescue
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, friendship, friends, best friends, ocean or sea, mentor, hunting, rescue, survival, animals, children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
Beethoven's 5th
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, best friends, small town, young heroes, rescue, family, friendship, family life, fish out of water, escapades, heroes, partners ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   31%
 
The Gnome-Mobile
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, family, magic, chase, good versus evil, mischievous children, talking animals, children, odd couple, childhood, mental institution, disney ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
Nicholas on Holiday
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's the end of the school year. The long-awaited moment of the holidays is arrive. The little Nicolas, her parents and Grandma take the road towards the sea, and settle in for some time at the Hotel Beau-Rivage.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: parents and children, family relations, mischievous children, eccentric family, friendship, friends, beach, hotel, youth, disorder, game, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 

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Silver Wolf
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: feel good, serious, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, daring rescue, adventure, danger, escapades, dangerous animal, family, pets, dealing with death, survival, human spirit, friendship ...
Time: 90s
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System:   37%
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Iron Will
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh ...
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, underdog, dog, racing, death, contests and competitions, children, free speech, train, mentor, disney ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, canada, usa, cuba, alaska
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