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Flipper (1996)

PG
95 min | Family, Adventure

Sandy Ricks is sent by his mother to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks. Sandy dislikes everything about his new environment until a new friend comes into his life, a dolphin ...See moreSandy Ricks is sent by his mother to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks. Sandy dislikes everything about his new environment until a new friend comes into his life, a dolphin named Flipper, that brings uncle and nephew together and leads Sandy on the summer adventure of a lifetime. Written by Wayne Coleman See less
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Writers
Ricou Browning (story) | Jack Cowden (story) | Arthur Weiss (earlier screenplay) | Alan Shapiro (screenplay)
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Julie Ashton (as Julie Ashton-Barson) | Fiona McMaster
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Budget
$25,530,000
Opening weekend
$4,209,525
Gross (US & Canada)
$20,080,020
Gross (World)
$20,080,020
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Release date
May 17, 1996 (United States)

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21 cast members
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Elijah Wood
Sandy Ricks Sandy Ricks   See fewer
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Paul Hogan
Porter Ricks Porter Ricks   See fewer
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Jonathan Banks
Dirk Moran Dirk Moran   See fewer
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Robert Deacon
Bounty Fisherman #1 Bounty Fisherman #1   See fewer
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Ann Carey
Fisherman's Wife Fisherman's Wife   See fewer
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Mark Casella
Bounty Fisherman #2 Bounty Fisherman #2   See fewer
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Luke Halpin
Bounty Fisherman #3 Bounty Fisherman #3   See fewer
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Jason Fuchs
Marvin Marvin   See fewer
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Lindsay Treco
Little Girl Little Girl   See fewer
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Louis Seeger Crume
Mr. Dunnahy Mr. Dunnahy   See fewer
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Bill Nolan
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Isaac Hayes
Sheriff Buck Cowan Sheriff Buck Cowan   See fewer
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Mary Jo Faraci
Sandy's Mom Sandy's Mom   See fewer
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Allison Bertolino
Sandy's Sister Sandy's Sister   See fewer
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Kourtney Brown
Show Kid (uncredited) Show Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Danielle Mulholland
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Bryon Williams
Band Leader (uncredited) Band Leader (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.2 / 10 | 9,505 votes