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The Flipper film predates the 3 season television series about Chief Warden Porter Ricks who lived in Southern Florida with his two sons and their pet dolphin. While widowed and the father of 2 sons in the television series, Porter Ricks, a fisherman, had a wife and son in the film. Flipper 1963 is about the beginning relationship between a bottle-nosed dolphin and a 12-year-old boy, Sandy Ricks, who befriended him and named the dolphin. Sandy lived in the Florida Keys and found Flipper with a harpoon injury. Conflict arose when Porter Ricks believed Flipper would jeopardize his fishing expeditions.

Flipper is an Adventure, Drama, Kids & Family movie that was released in 1963 and has a run time of 1 hr 27 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1.

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| 1963 | 1 hr 27 min | 6.1/10
Chuck Connors, Luke Halpin, Connie Scott, Jane Rose
James B. Clark
Produced By
Ivan Tors

Also starring Luke Halpin