Movies and TV shows like 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, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, animal life, family, youth, friends, young heroes, coming of age, park ranger, save the day, family life, danger, escapades, family relations, single father, animal, sea, scuba, teenage boy, swimming, brother brother relationship, father son relationship
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida, usa
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The Wonder Years
Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
USA
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The Adventures of Tintin
Animation, Adventure, Crime, Family, Mystery
France, Canada, Belgium, USA
30 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, touching, semi serious and humorous films and TV series with plots about family, friends, adventure, friendship, youth, danger and escapades mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Flipper: Flipper's New Adventure (1964), An American Girl Adventure (2005), Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967), Beethoven's 5th (2003), Andre (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, serious, feel good, 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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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, humorous, realistic, 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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    User:   72%
 
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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: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: beach, island, adventure, pirate, young heroes, family, daring rescue, save the day, ocean or sea, friendship, family in danger, boy ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, usa, bahamas
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System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
An American Girl Adventure
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Pre-American Revolution Virginian girl whose love for the outdoors leads to the friendship of a lifetime. Felicity loves horses, and though her parents plead with her to remain indoors, she years to ride the open plains. When Felicity comes into ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, best friends, young heroes, friendship, family, coming of age, animal life, youth, family relations, friends, rescue, parents and children ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, virginia, britain
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System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
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 ...
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Plot: adventure, family, friendship, wilderness, dangerous animal, talking animals, animals, mischievous children, children, young heroes, disney, camp ...
Time: 60s
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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: mischievous children, adventure, jungle, young heroes, family, friendship, kids in trouble, animal life, coming of age, danger, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
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System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
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, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, best friends, young heroes, small town, family, rescue, friendship, family life, fish out of water, escapades, heroes, partners ...
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Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
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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, year 1962, 1960s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
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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: semi serious, offbeat, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
Captains Courageous
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Harvey Cheyne, Jr., second richest person in the world, orphaned and spoiled rotten, encounters a cigar and the sea on his way to England for boarding school. Seasick, over the rail for real, rescued by Dan Troop of a Gloucester fishing sailboat. ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, adventurer, mischievous children, family, school, pirate, ship, ocean or sea, young heroes, coming of age, sailing, sea ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   39%
 
The Young Black Stallion
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: desert, mischievous children, family, young heroes, adventure, wilderness, friendship, getting home, horse, rescue, survival, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, pirate, family, single parent, young heroes, treasure hunt, rescue, friendship, curses spells and rituals, family life, danger, escapades ...
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
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: emotional, serious, 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 ...
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
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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: serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, adventure, adventurer, wilderness, young heroes, forces of nature, family, danger, escapades, youth, mountain, human spirit ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
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Tom Sawyer
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, friendship, young heroes, small town, family, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, coming of age, escapades, adventurer, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, saint petersburg
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System:   37%
    User:   36%
 
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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: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, island, rescue, ocean, ocean or sea, rock, ecology, greed, siblings relations, natural disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   40%
 
Zeus and Roxanne
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family, romance, adventure, best friends, animals, mischievous children, goth, odd couple, single parent, children, dolphins ...
Place: bahamas
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System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
Pippi Goes on Board
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This is the film version which is a compilation of the 1969 TV Series shown in 13 parts. It is therefore technically the "first" Pippi Långstrump film, although it wasn't released as a film until 1973. Pippi lives alone in ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, superhuman powers, ship, young heroes, family, friendship, family life, escapades, children, imaginary, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
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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: semi serious, feel good, 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
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System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
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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: serious, feel good, uplifting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: daring rescue, adventure, wilderness, danger, escapades, dangerous animal, family, pets, dealing with death, survival, human spirit, friendship ...
Time: 90s
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System:   34%
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Big Red
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: serious, feel good, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, pets, family, coming of age, family life, youth, friends, orphan, save the day, friendship, animal life, family relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, quebec
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System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild
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: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, survival, wilderness, teenage life, family, animal life, family life, danger, escapades, misfit, adventurer, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
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Buddy
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, adventure, pets, friendship, animals, urban, teaching the ways of the world, animal life, estate, fish out of water, misfit, jungle ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, canada, chicago illinois
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System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
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The Black Stallion
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a ...
Style: sentimental, touching, exciting, serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: island, adventure, friendship, family, rescue, survival, racing, young heroes, childhood, ship, beautiful scenery, ocean or sea ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
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System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
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Bingo
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, family, adventure, friendship, on the road, best friends, pets, children, kidnapping, animal life, natural disaster, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, cross country
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System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
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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:   31%
    User:   36%
 
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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: adventure, best friends, young heroes, family, getting home, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, animal life, golden retriever, balloon, dog, family life ...
Place: australia, cross country, sydney australia
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System:   31%
    User:   27%
 
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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    User:   31%
 

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