Flipper

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Warmhearted remake of TV classic has some scary moments.

PG 1996 95 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 6 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Good but some warnings

Has a scene about 15-20 minutes in where the boy is looking at Playboy Magazine. Some cigar smoking and drinking and a few cuss words.

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