Dolphins movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dolphins movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, light, captivating and feel good films and TV shows about / with dolphins, adventure, friendship, family, escapades, danger, friends, youth, ocean and boat plots mostly in Family, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dolphins: Dolphin Tale 2 (2014), Dolphin Tale (2011), Flipper (1996), Bernie the Dolphin (2018), Zeus and Roxanne (1997), Flipper (1964), Dolphin Kick (2019), The Big Blue (1988), Flipper (1963), Flipper (1995).

List of dolphins movies

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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dolphins, veterinarian, animal life, rescue, friendship, family, youth, family relations, human spirit, hopes, friends, amusement park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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 6.8
 24K
Dolphin Tale (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, realistic, touching, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, friendship, young heroes, hopes, animal life, human spirit, trap, summer, destiny, heroes, mother son relationship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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 5.3
 11K
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: touching, exciting, feel good, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: dolphins, family relations, summer, family, adventure, friendship, escapades, young heroes, coming of age, youth, animal life, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
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Bernie the Dolphin (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A brother and sister who befriend a badly sunburned dolphin separated from his family and uncover a secret plan that could destroy the beach and their new friend's home. The kids must devise a clever plan to stop the bad guys, protect the sea ...
Style: sincere, captivating, entertaining, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: dolphins, beach, secret plan, brother sister relationship, animal human communication, human animal relationship, friendship, sea creature, seaside, adventure, siblings relations, sea adventure ...
Place: florida
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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, touching, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, dolphins, friendship, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, escapades, youth ...
Place: bahamas
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 6.3
 3K
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 ...
Style: realistic, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sea, dolphins, family relations, park ranger, save the day, adventure, young heroes, escapades, youth, friendship, swimming, animal life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, everglades
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 4.4
 318
Dolphin Kick (2019)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a tropical island vacation, a young boy's friendship with a playful and friendly dolphin helps him find the courage to get back in the water after the sudden loss of his mother.
Style: sincere, captivating, exciting, semi serious, psychological
Plot: dolphins, tropical island, friendship, escapades, adaptation, family, friends, adventure, youth, happy ending, miraculous event, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.5
 51K
The Big Blue (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: diving, adventure, friendship, dolphins, ocean, love affair, competition, rivalry, escapades, haunted by the past, diver, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, greece, europe, new york, peru ...
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 6.1
 2K
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, exciting, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dolphins, adventure, healing power, family, young heroes, friendship, youth, teenage life, pets, father son relationship, ocean, animal life ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
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 5.3
 1K
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: dolphins, ocean, friendship, family relations, adventure, escapades, rescue, family, animal actor, beach, animal life, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: florida
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Eye of the Dolphin (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alyssa is a troubled 14-year old, suspended from school a year after her mother has drowned. Her grandmother Lucy, at wit's end, decides to take Alyssa to her father, James, whom Alyssa thought was dead for years. He studies dolphin ...
Style: realistic, captivating, humorous, light, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: tourism, island, coming of age, dolphins, research, tourist, dysfunctional family, parents and children, friendship, estrangement, family relations, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas
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Barbie: Dolphin Magic (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Barbie and her sisters take off on another exciting, global adventure to visit their friend Ken at his summer internship at a beautiful and exotic coral reef.
Style: light, captivating, entertaining
Audience: kids
Plot: barbie, mermaid, dolphins, sister sister relationship, magic, marine biologist, friends, teamwork, adventure, sisters, sea adventure, good versus evil ...
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Beneath the Blue (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dolphin experts confront the US Navy when its sonar program is suspected of causing the animals' deaths.
Style: captivating, light, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: experiment gone awry, daring rescue, friends, animal life, ocean, escapades, adventure, dolphins, research, animal human communication, father daughter relationship, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas
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SeaQuest 2032 (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the early 21st century, mankind has colonized the oceans. The United Earth Oceans Organization enlists Captain Nathan Bridger and the submarine seaQuest DSV to keep the peace and explore the last frontier on Earth.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, space and aliens, dolphins, sea, captain, hi-tech, family life, space wars, space travel, heroic mission, future dystopia, society ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s, 2010s, 2020s
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 4.2
 335
Magic Arch (2020)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia, USA, Hungary
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young dolphin with an active imagination saves Fish Town from evil Moray Eels and reunites with his father after discovering a magic arch that makes wishes come true.
Style: captivating, feel good, colourful, humorous, enigmatic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dolphins, magic, family relations, animals, life philosophy, talking animals, fantasy world, animal life, adventure, ambition, desire, family ...
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Barbie in A Mermaid Tale (2010)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Barbie stars as Merliah, a surfer who learns a shocking secret: she's a mermaid! She and her dolphin friend set out for an undersea adventure to rescue her mother, the queen of Oceana.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, barbie, kingdom, youth, best friends, rivalry, teenage life, friends, surfing, princess, young lovers, contests and competitions ...
Time: 2010s
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A Dolphin in Our Lake (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: In Ohio 1942, a cash-strapped farmer is about to be foreclosed on by an unscrupulous banker and must believe his young son has seen a dolphin in their small farm lake or lose everything he holds most dear.
Plot: dolphins, banker, faith, grandfather, lake, preacher, foreclosure, harvest, sister, inspiration, community, farming ...
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The Fruit Machine (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Michael are two 16-year-old gay friends from Liverpool. Berated by his father for his camp behavior, Eddie runs away from his Liverpool home and joins Michael, a streetwise hustler, who is also on the run.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, gay, nightclub, youth, gay lead character, friendship, on the run, obsession, best friends, male prostitute, gay teenager, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: liverpool, england, europe, brighton
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The Tadpole and the Whale (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The adventures of Elvira, a 12-year-old girl obsessed with the sea who develops the ability to breathe underwater. Elvira and her dolphin friend Elvar meet a friendly whale, among other creatures, while back on land all is not as it should be.
Plot: whale, dolphins, human animal relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, girl, environmental, animals, young girl
Time: 80s
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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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: beach, island, dolphins, gangsters, crimes, save the day, daring rescue, family, buddies, heroes, confined, pirate ...
Time: 60s
Place: bahamas, usa, florida
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The Day of the Dolphin (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dr Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do have a limited vocabulary. When the dolphins are stolen, he discovers ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, sexy, melancholic, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, assassination, undercover, dolphins, conspiracy, espionage, adventure, animal life, inventions and discoveries, state affairs, dishonesty, rebellion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: When three normal teenage girls stumble upon a ancient cave they undergo a transformation that will change their lives forever. H20 - Just Add Water, sees three very different girls facing everyday teen problems with an added twist - they're ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, enigmatic, light ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: mermaid, teenage life, youth, friends, hidden identity, supernatural, teenage girl, supernatural ability, island, adventure, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ...
Style: humorous, light, absurd, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, private detective, investigation, dog, farce, animals, pets, goofy hero, crimes, save the day, amateur detective, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
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 5.2
 10K
Desperados (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A panicked young woman and her two best friends fly to Mexico to delete a ranting email she sent to her new boyfriend. On arrival, they run into her former beau, who soon gets caught up in their frantic scheme.
Style: light, humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good
Plot: friend, dark humor, love affair, escapades, love, relationship problems, accident, one night stand, friendship, dolphins, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, girlfriend ...
Place: mexico
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Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Deuce Bigalow goes to Amsterdam after a little accident including two irritating kids and a bunch of aggressive dolphins. There he meets up with his old friend T.J. Hicks. But a mysterious killer starts killing some of Amsterdam's finest ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: pimp, false accusation, prostitute, gigolo, prostitution, serial killer, working undercover, fall in love, looking for love, goofy hero, investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, malibu california
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 3.4
 1K
Cruel Jaws (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tiger shark bred by the Navy as a killing machine is wrecking havoc in the sleepy tourist town of Hampton Bay.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: shark attack, helicopter, killer shark, great white shark, dolphins, shark, camp, death of girlfriend, boat, death of son, bait, swindle ...
Place: miami, florida
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Where the River Runs Black (1986)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An orphaned boy who was raised in the Amazon jungle is brought back to civilization by a priest who knows his father.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: jungle, feral child, priest, dolphins, graphic violence, child in peril, wizards and magicians, heroes, escapades, adventure, orphan, clergy ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, south america, latin america
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 15K
Night Moves (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Private detective and former football player Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case, as a former Hollywood actress whose only major roles came thanks to being married to a studio mogul wants Moseby to find and return ...
Style: neo noir, tense, psychological, cynical, serious ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, infidelity, murder, missing person, espionage, femme fatale, mystery, crimes, family problems, uncover truth, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, florida, los angeles, california
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 3.7
 43K
Jaws 3-D (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This third film in the series follows a group of marine biologists attempting to capture a young great white shark that has wandered into Florida's Sea World Park. However, later it is discovered that the shark's 35-foot mother is also a ...
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, killer shark, giant animal, rescue, amusement park, water skiing, scuba diving, great white shark, adventure, survival, dolphins, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, orlando florida, usa
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 8.2
 1.0M
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, sweet, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, talking animals, family, animals, shark, friends, courage, rescue, odd couple, memory loss, freedom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean, new south wales, australia, sydney australia
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