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, 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 feel good, semi serious, humorous and touching films and TV series with plots about family, friends, adventure, friendship, youth, young heroes and danger 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), Santa Who? (2000). 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, realistic, feel good, touching, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: florida keys, summer, family, adventure, friendship, family relations, friends, young heroes, danger, island, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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, healing power, family, young heroes, friendship, animal life, youth, danger, teenage life, pets, father son relationship, dolphins ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
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65%
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Flipper (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
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: beach, animal actor, animal life, friendship, danger, family relations, adventure, escapades, family, ocean or sea, rescue, swimming underwater ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: feel good, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: kangaroo, friendship, unlikely partners, friends, save the day, young heroes, amateur detective, family, pets, danger, youth, odd couple ...
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, kidnapping, rivalry, friendship, adventure, animal life, captivity, danger, family in danger, pirate, isolation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: bahamas, usa, florida
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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: touching, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, wilderness, orphan, adventure, family, moral dilemma, adoption, family relations, heroes, dangerous animal, mischievous children, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, dog, family, friendship, animal life, family life, mischievous children, teenage life, pets, countryside, father son relationship, boy dog relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia
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34%
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Santa Who? (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Santa Claus develops amnesia after accidentally falling out of his sleigh and only the innocence of a small child can save him. Meanwhile, Santa has to battle the disbelief of a newsman.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, friendship, young heroes, save the day, family relations, family life, family, disorder, memory loss, holiday, friends, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, feel good, semi serious, sincere
Plot: young heroes, adventure, missing child, friendship, escapades, animal life, danger, getting home, family life, in the woods, poacher, deforestation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, animal actor, dog, kidnapping, friendship, hostage, family, adventure, family relations, save the day, youth, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, best friends, treasure hunt, pets, escapades, family, chases and races, adventure, young heroes, parents and children, friends, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: youth, disorder, animal life, adventure, heroes, family, fish out of water, misfit, captivity, friendship, school, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure map, curses spells and rituals, friends, uncover truth, dealing with death, young heroes, family, escapades, heroes, family relations, ghost ...
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After everyone's favorite St. Bernard gets fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer, Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the beloved canine befriends a young boy who is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, save the day, treasure hunt, pets, adventure, danger, farce, pirate, youth, animal life, family, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, History
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This is the true story of a little dog that refused to leave his master's graveside in Edinburgh. The dog visited the grave for years.
Style: serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, dog, escapades, friendship, danger, animal life, family relations, family life, rescue, family, youth, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, against the odds, getting home, pets, family, adventure, save the day, animal life, contests and competitions, escapades, ambition, golden retriever ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, touching, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, friendship, school, youth, family relations, art, singing, balloon, horse, friends, female protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, disorder, rescue, friends, siblings relations, young heroes, family relations, family, imaginary, escapades, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Toothless (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A female dentist is cast into limbo after her death in an accident and is given the assignment to act as the Tooth Fairy as her action to be admitted into heaven.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: afterlife, dentist, hopes, supernatural, legends and myths, family life, youth, family, heroes, romance, family relations, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Metro Chase (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This family comedy is about, Zack, an 8-year old American boy who is separated from his 18-year old sister, as they arrive in Paris for a family vacation. Seth, and friends track Zack down.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, chase, danger, disorder, kids in trouble, amateur detective, friends, family relations, family life, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wolf, survival, friendship, teenage life, adventure, human spirit, pets, daring rescue, wilderness, danger, family relations, animal life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, teenage life, young heroes, danger, youth, parents and children ...
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: jungle, rescue, wolf pack, youth, survival, adventure, family, mischievous children, heroes, disorder, animal life, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Evermoor (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A young girl and her blended family move to the small cottage town of Evermoor. All is well until sinister things start to happen, magic tapestries, an enchanted typewriter. Only a few of the strange things found in the town of Evermoor.
Style: serious, suspenseful, humorous, captivating, enigmatic ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, danger, adventure, escapades, family relations, teenage life, rivalry, siblings relations, supernatural, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: touching, feel good, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, dog, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, mischievous children, animal life, youth ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, wilderness, mountain, forces of nature, danger, youth, heroes, adventure, escapades, human spirit, family, disorder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr. (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "I will try to be normal" 12-year-old Ace Ventura Jr. promises. Thats cool, except whats normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators and creating hilarious chaos every step of the way.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, uncover truth, disorder, adventure, obsessive quest, escapades, danger, pets, heroes, amateur detective, family, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, pets, rescue, partners, family life, odd couple, small town life, treasure hunt, family, disorder, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ 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, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parallel world, adventure, danger, teenager, young heroes, friendship, rivalry, getting home, apprentice, escapades, imaginary, youth ...
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26%
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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: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: killer whale, friendship, whale, family, adventure, island, animal life, heroes, escapades, rescue, danger, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%