Flipper Poster

Release Date: May 17th, 1996

DVD Release Date: January 20th, 2004

PG|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
Sandy Ricks (Elijah Wood), a young Chicago teenager, has difficulty adjusting after his parents' divorce. Thinking a vacation will help, his mother sends him to spend the summer with his uncle (Paul Hogan) in the Florida Keys. When he arrives, Ricks has nothing but a bad attitude until a chance encounter with the playful dolphin Flipper and a neighborhood girl (Jessica Wesson) snap him out of it. However, Flipper's life is soon in danger when someone starts dumping toxic waste in the ocean.

Cast: Elijah Wood, Paul Hogan, Chelsea Field, Isaac Hayes, Jonathan Banks, Jason Fuchs, Jessica Wesson, Robert Deacon

Director: Alan Shapiro

Genres: Adventure, Family

Production Co: The Bubble Factory, Universal Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Friendship, Rivalry, Heartwarming, 1990s, Rescue

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