Flipper (DVD, 2004)

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  Mfr: Universal Studios   Model: MHV61024685DVD
  FRYS.com #3924368   UPC: 025192468520
(Manufacturer # MHV61024685DVD ) Plot
    In this adventure drama for the family, based on the popular TV series of the mid-'60s, Sandy Ricks (Elijah Wood) is a moody teenager from Chicago who is not dealing well with the recent divorce of his parents. In the hope that a change of scenery will do him good, Sandy is sent to spend the summer with his Uncle Porter (Paul Hogan), an aging hippie and fisherman who lives on Coral Key, an island off the coast of Florida. The sun and sand do little to improve Sandy's outlook on life, even after he meets Kim (Jessica Wesson), a pretty girl who lives nearby, but he becomes sunnier when he encounters Flipper, a friendly dolphin, while boating with Porter. When Sandy helps save Flipper from a pack of bloodthirsty charter-boat fishermen, led by the mean-spirited Dirk Moran (Jonathan Banks), the dolphin becomes the boy's loyal companion (at least when Sandy is close to the water). But Sandy soon discovers that Dirk is dumping toxic waste into the waters of Coral Key, and with the help of Cathy (Chelsea Field), a friend of Porter's with a background in marine biology, Sandy and Porter try to gather enough evidence so that Sheriff Buck Cowan (Isaac Hayes) will be able to put Dirk behind bars. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
Movie Type
Movie Level Themes
    Movie Level Tones
      Warm, Rousing, Earnest, Sweet

    DVD Features

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          Version Details

           Excellent For Children
          Format DVD
          Length 96
          Category DVD-Blu-Ray-Movies-TV
          Release Date: 1/20/2004
          Genre General Family,  Action & Adventure,  General Children & Family
          Studio Mc A Home Video
          Aspect Ratio 2.35:1
          Languages/Sound Eng
          Screen Formats Soft-matted Enhanced Widescreen for 16x9 TV
          Subtitle Languages Fre/Spa
          Additional Features [None specified]
          Chapters Side #1 --
          1. Main Titles [4:04]
          2. Shipwrecked [5:16]
          3. Bounty Hunter [4:50]
          4. Marine Biology [5:07]
          5. Making New Friends [5:22]
          6. Hurricane Watch [4:53]
          7. Fun with Flipper [:01]
          8. Like My Old Dolphin? [5:55]
          9. The Flipper Show [3:54]
          10. Against Regulations [6:18]
          11. Out to Sea [5:12]
          12. Toxic Dumping [4:26]
          13. Poisoned [3:51]
          14. Looking for Evidence [6:35]
          15. Dolphin Sonar [5:35]
          16. Flipper to the Rescue [6:06]
          17. Saying Goodbye [6:18]
          18. End Titles [6:19]

          Reviews (1)

          • Anonymous
            11 years, 9 months ago at Barnes & Noble

            5.0 / 5.0

            If you are in love with Elijah See this movie. He is in the water alot so you know what that means!!! This is a must see movie. I have seen it so many times I have memorized the lines.