Flipper
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The surprise hit of the summer of 1963, Flipper is a thoroughly captivating outdoor adventure from the Ivan Tors factory. Sandy Ricks (Luke Halpin), the young son of Florida fisherman Porter Ricks (Chuck Connors), nurses a wounded dolphin back to health. His father would prefer that Sandy allow the dolphin to return to its natural habitat, but Sandy has other ideas. After "Flipper" rescues Sandy from a shark, however, the boy grants the dolphin his freedom. Ideally suited for audiences of all ages, Flipper was fully deserving of its success; within a year, it had spawned a theatrical… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

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"Good family movie is not just another fish story...or maybe it is."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"a sunny windswept antidote to endless helpings of frantic Japanimation"
‑ Don Willmott, Filmcritic.com
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