Flipper

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"The wonderful story of a boy and his amazing underwater friend!"
  • G
  • 1963
  • 1 hr 27 min
  • 6.1  (1,741)

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
Flipper (Trailer 1)
Flipper (Trailer 1)

Trailer - 32 sec

Flipper
Flipper

Trailer - 2 min 22 sec

Description
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 a 1963 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 27 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1.

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  • Release Date
    1963
  • MPAA Rating
    G
  • Runtime
    1 hr 27 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (1,741)