Movies and TV shows like Flipper

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Flipper (1964)
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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 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, sitcom, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sea, dolphins, youth, family relations, park ranger, adventure, escapades, young heroes, save the day, friendship, animals, swimming, single father, animal life, justice, adaptation, family, friends, family life, coming of age, father son relationship, teenage boy, mammal, brother brother relationship, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, florida, everglades

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Most similar movies to Flipper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, humorous and light films and TV series with plots about family, youth, friendship, friends, adventure, danger and family relations mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Flipper: Flipper's New Adventure (1964), Spellbinder (1995), Beethoven's 5th (2003), Skippy (1968), Bigfoot (2009). 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: exciting, touching, feel good, unusual plot structure, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, coming of age, childhood, summer, animals, adventure, family, youth, friendship, ocean, dysfunctional family, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
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100%
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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 ...
Style: feel good, realistic, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: ocean, dolphins, rescue, friendship, family relations, adventure, escapades, animal actor, family, animal life, beach, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, feel good, melancholic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, adventure, youth, family, healing power, pets, ocean, coming of age, young heroes, friendship, teenage life, children ...
Time: 80s, 60s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: island, beach, dolphins, youth, gangsters, crimes, save the day, daring rescue, family, buddies, heroes, confined ...
Time: 60s
Place: bahamas, usa, florida
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41%
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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, semi serious, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, best friends, young heroes, pets, youth, journey, friendship, dog, rivalry, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Spellbinder (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Poland
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: twists and turns, exciting, tense, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parallel world, adventure, teenager, young heroes, technology, rivalry, friendship, getting home, youth, escapades, disorder, wizards and magicians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, youth, animals, family relations, family life, friendship, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: animals, kangaroo, friendship, family, heroes, youth, pets, partners, adventure, odd couple, save the day, amateur detective ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 4.3
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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, school, captivity, youth, bigfoot, sasquatch, rivalry, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: animals, killer whale, human animal relationship, freedom, friendship, family, adventure, ocean, happy ending, animal life, unlikely friendships, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: portland oregon, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, dark fantasy, humorous, unusual plot structure, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: disney, cougar, friendship, wilderness, family, adventure, animals, runaway, redemption, talking animals, transformation, destiny ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Life is anything but normal for Gortimer and his two best friends, Ranger and Mel, as they navigate Normal Street - an ordinary suburb that has a hint of something magical just beneath the surface.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, youth, best friends, adventure, magical, coming of age, supernatural, friends, escapades, family, friend, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, sweet, melancholic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dog, dolphins, friendship, adventure, youth, family, animals, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: youth, young heroes, heroes, amateur detective, investigation, save the day, adventure, best friends, escapades, family, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, santa claus, christmas, family relations, adventure, family gatherings, pets, youth, family, disorder, stowaway, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Alaska (1996)
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: light, sweet, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, survival, animals, childhood, family relations, rescue, escapades, parents and children, polar bear, nature, missing person, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Skippers of the Cameleon (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young boy twins receive a boat of their own by a stroke of luck. It turns out to be very fast and they use their boat to help out their friends.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, twins, friendship, adventure, family relations, friends, youth, family, escapades, competition, brother brother relationship, mayor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, feel good, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, animal actor, kidnapping, friendship, rescue, adventure, family, hostage, runaway, betrayal, greed, obsession ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: uplifting, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, veterinarian, animal life, friendship, rescue, family, youth, family relations, human spirit, hopes, friends, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Finding Friends (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This kid has to move to a farm in his summer vacation and don't get to go to Norway Cup as he had planned for. Out on the country there is bad cellphone reception, cow smell and inbreed farmers as far as the eye can see. The family Volvo get ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, friendship, pets, save the day, fish out of water, teenage life, youth, family, escapades, young heroes, family relations, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: touching, sentimental, emotional, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: dog, boy dog relationship, survival, wilderness, adventure, youth, kids and family, pets, rescue, friendship, young heroes, teenage life ...
Place: london, british columbia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
An American Girl: 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: youth, horse, family, school, friendship, family relations, art, balloon, friends, female protagonist, teenage girl, singing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, father daughter relationship, widower, family relations, family, friends, pets, parents and children, disorder, youth, single parent, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: treasure map, treasure hunt, ghost, family relations, young heroes, rivalry, odd couple, rescue, heroes, dealing with death, adventure, single parent ...
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
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Bear with Me (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphaned bear cub is adopted by little Emily and her family. They name the cub Masha, raise her and release her back into the wild. Three years go by, and Emily is lost deep in the forest. Cold, frightened and alone in the darkness, she falls and ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, sincere
Plot: young heroes, adventure, friendship, missing child, escapades, getting home, family life, forest, deforestation, environmental issue, poacher, animal life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Hildegarde, a Duck Down Under (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A family's adventure to save one of their own - their beloved pet duck.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, family relations, young heroes, adventure, heroes, rescue, pets, family life, brother brother relationship, smuggling, animals, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Famous Five 3 (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Family
Country: Germany, Thailand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In their third cinema adventure the Famous Five are searching for a pirate treasure...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friends, adventure, best friends, youth, save the day, escapades, family, heroes, friendship, brother brother relationship, talking parrot, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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: feel good, touching, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dog, boy dog relationship, coming of age, friendship, family, childhood, countryside, mischievous children, pets, teenage life, family life, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, friendship, family relations, disorder, friends, race against time, adventure, escapades, family, youth, young heroes, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.3
 360
Dino Dan (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Join paleontologist-in-training Dan Henderson as he takes kids on a Jurassic journey to the land where lizards were as long as three school buses and terrifying T-Rex’s ruled.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, family, parents and children, youth, animal life, escapades, suburbs, family relations, society, mischievous children, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%