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.
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: park ranger, animal life, sea, adventure, family relations, escapades, young heroes, save the day, 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, touching and humorous films and TV series with plots about family, adventure, friends, friendship, danger, escapades and animal life mostly in Adventure, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Flipper: Skippy (1967), Flipper's New Adventure (1964), Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967), Bigfoot (2009), Lassie (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animal actor, animal life, friendship, danger, family relations, adventure, escapades, beach, family, ocean or sea, swimming underwater, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: florida
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95%
 5.3
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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, sincere, serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: florida keys, summer, family, adventure, friendship, toxic, teenage life, animal life, danger, island, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.1
 1K
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pets, hurricane, family, adventure, heroes, teenage life, animal life, friendship, young heroes, escapades, plague, coming of age ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.4
 808
Skippy (1967)
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: semi serious, offbeat, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: kangaroo, adventure, save the day, unlikely partners, young heroes, friendship, amateur detective, family, odd couple, friends, youth, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: beach, island, boy, adventure, danger, isolation, family in danger, pirate, ocean or sea, friends, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, florida, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, wilderness, orphan, adventure, family, disorder, animal life, pets, heroes, unlikely partners, escapades, mischievous children ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: realistic, semi serious, exciting, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: parents and children, family, young heroes, escapades, chases and races, adventure, family relations, friends, best friends, youth, pets, treasure hunt
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 256
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, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: young heroes, rescue, disorder, heroes, animal life, school, friendship, in the woods, friends, youth, danger, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure map, adventure, curses spells and rituals, escapades, single parent, pirate, danger, rivalry, friendship, family, dealing with death ...
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, jungle, disorder, friends, kids in trouble, young heroes, escapades, mischievous children, family, dangerous animal, animal life, feral man ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, coming of age, small town, family, friendship, mischievous children, countryside, resentment, rivalry, adventure, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, imaginary, escapades, siblings relations, adventure, race against time, danger, youth, family, young heroes, disorder, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, fish out of water, partners, family life, disorder, heroes, pets, small town life, rescue, young heroes, family, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, hopes, getting home, best friends, against the odds, pets, friendship, friends, animal life, escapades, adventure, contests and competitions ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, wilderness, mountain, heroes, young heroes, forces of nature, escapades, adventure, family, danger, self discovery, youth ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 15K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, killer whale, whale, family, adventure, island, ocean or sea, friends, heroes, animal life, danger, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, serious, sentimental, melancholic, harsh ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: survival, wilderness, rescue, family, adventure, adoption, parents and children, young heroes, signal, danger, youth, escapades ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, semi serious, humorous, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, survival, save the day, escapades, young heroes, daring rescue, anti heroes, americana, treasure hunt, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1890s, 19th century, 80s
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.7
 6K
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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, rescue, family, friends, social relations, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: tense, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: desert, friendship, kidnapping, horse, adventure, family, rivalry, friends, family relations, youth, getting home, chases and races ...
Place: morocco, africa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
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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: serious, realistic, uplifting, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: survival, teenage life, wilderness, rivalry, friendship, adventure, escapades, dealing with death, daring rescue, family, parents and children, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 4K
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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, tense, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, dog, animal actor, kidnapping, friendship, hostage, family, adventure, animal life, heroes, disorder, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: misfit, wilderness, family life, heroes, teenage life, survival, youth, danger, animal life, rescue, friends, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: sentimental, serious, atmospheric
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: gambling, horse, horse trainer, racehorse, contests and competitions, young heroes, parents and children, athlete and trainer, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, redemption, youth ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, city life, escapades, family, adventure, family relations, danger, countryside, urban, animal life, family life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 761
Cheetah (1989)
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, romantic, twist ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: poacher, rhinoceros, cheetah, teenage life, disney, family, elephant, adventure, friends, friendship, orphan, young heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: kenya, africa, usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 605
Big Red (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Wealthy sportsman James Haggin (Walter Pidgeon) lives on a Quebec estate called Wintapi. Émile Fornet (Émile Genest), handler of Haggin's hunting dogs, and Émile's wife Therese (Janette Bertrand), Haggin's cook and housekeeper, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, save the day, family, animal training, adventure, coming of age, friendship, orphan, pets, animal life, family relations, friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 130
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: semi serious, feel good, sentimental
Plot: friendship, danger, heroes, family life, animal life, young heroes, getting home, family, escapades, adventure, missing child, in the woods ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.2
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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, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, adventure, danger, young heroes, rivalry, friendship, apprentice, getting home, teenager, technology, escapades, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friends, friendship, ship, whale, killer whale, family, adventure, escapades, heroic mission, young heroes, parents and children, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%