Flipper (1996) - Rotten Tomatoes

Flipper (1996)



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Holy mackerel! The old TV show is reprocessed into a 90s eco-morality tale about the bond between boy and dolphin. Many sunsets; kids should respond.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Action & Adventure, Kids & Family
Directed By:
Written By: Ricou Browning, Jack Cowden, Alan Shapiro, Arthur Weiss
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 20, 2004
MCA Universal Home Video


Paul Hogan
as Porter
Jonathan Banks
as Dirk Moran
Robert Deacon
as Bouty Fisherman No. ...
Anne Carey
as Fisherman's Wife
Mary Jo Faraci
as Sandy's Mom
Allison Bertolino
as Sandy's Sister
Louis Seeger Crume
as Mr. Dunnahy
Ann Carey
as Fisherman's Wife
Mark Casella
as Bounty Fisherman No....
Luke Halpin
as Bounty Fisherman No....
Lindsay Treco
as Little Girl
Bill Nolan
as Bartender
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Critic Reviews for Flipper

All Critics (31) | Top Critics (11)

Flipper is inoffensive, but it's also asleep in the deep.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Detroit News
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 17, 1996
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | March 16, 2009
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Audience Reviews for Flipper

An easy watching, feel good, kids film.

Lady D'arbanville

Super Reviewer

I saw this in theatres when it came out, and now I do not remember it... I'll re-watch it sometime. Based on how forgettable this movie was, I'll give it three stars.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

Another childhood favorite and another great update of an old animal character. Much like Lassie, this is the definitive version and deals with the character in ways that were unseen before. Elijah Wood and Paul Hogan make a great unlikely team together and help Flipper cure the seas of poachers and Hammerhead sharks. It's fun coming of age story and memorable tale of friendship between Dolphin and man.

Conner Rainwater

Super Reviewer

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