Favorite Childhood Movies

by JoshE117 | created - 31 Dec 2015 | updated - 31 Dec 2015 | Public

A list of films I loved watching as a kid.

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1. 101 Dalmatians (1996)

G | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

49 Metascore

An evil high-fashion designer plots to steal Dalmatian puppies in order to make an extravagant fur coat, but instead creates an extravagant mess.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright

Votes: 95,830 | Gross: $136.19M

2. 3 Ninjas (1992)

PG | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Family

36 Metascore

Each year, three brothers visit their grandfather for the summer. He is highly skilled in ninjutsu, and for years he has trained the boys in his techniques.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Victor Wong, Michael Treanor, Max Elliott Slade, Chad Power

Votes: 19,242 | Gross: $29.00M

3. A Bug's Life (1998)

G | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

77 Metascore

A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.

Directors: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere

Votes: 253,872 | Gross: $162.80M

4. A Goofy Movie (1995)

G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

When Max makes a preposterous promise to a girl he has a crush on, his chances to fulfilling it seem hopeless when he is dragged onto a cross-country trip with his embarrassing father, Goofy.

Director: Kevin Lima | Stars: Bill Farmer, Jason Marsden, Jim Cummings, Kellie Martin

Votes: 42,524 | Gross: $35.35M

5. Airborne (1993)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sport

Mitchell Goosen is sixteen/seventeen year old kid from California who loves to surf and roller blade. Yet his parents, who are two zoologists were given a grant to work in Australia. The ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: Shane McDermott, Seth Green, Brittney Powell, Chris Conrad

Votes: 6,031 | Gross: $2.85M

6. Air Bud (1997)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

An unexpected player joins the school basketball team - a circus dog who escaped from a cruel master.

Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Michael Jeter, Kevin Zegers, Wendy Makkena, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 15,627 | Gross: $24.63M

7. A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)

PG | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

34 Metascore

A Little League player is sent back into medieval times where he is given the task of saving Camelot.

Director: Michael Gottlieb | Stars: Thomas Ian Nicholas, Joss Ackland, Art Malik, Paloma Baeza

Votes: 5,449 | Gross: $13.41M

8. Aladdin (1992)

G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

86 Metascore

A kindhearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman

Votes: 343,956 | Gross: $217.35M

9. All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)

G | 84 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

50 Metascore

A canine angel, Charlie, sneaks back to earth from heaven but ends up befriending an orphan girl who can speak to animals. In the process, Charlie learns that friendship is the most heavenly gift of all.

Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, Dan Kuenster | Stars: Dom DeLuise, Burt Reynolds, Judith Barsi, Melba Moore

Votes: 33,866 | Gross: $27.10M

10. Alley Cats Strike (2000 TV Movie)

TV-G | 103 min | Drama, Family, Sport

A group of hip retro teenage outsiders become involved in an interschool bowling rivalry.

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Kyle Schmid, Robert Ri'chard, Kaley Cuoco, Mimi Paley

Votes: 1,848

11. An American Tail (1986)

G | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

38 Metascore

While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country.

Director: Don Bluth | Stars: Dom DeLuise, Christopher Plummer, Erica Yohn, Nehemiah Persoff

Votes: 46,372 | Gross: $47.48M

12. An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)

G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

A family of Emigre mice decide to move out to the west, unaware that they are falling into a trap perpetrated by a smooth talking cat.

Directors: Phil Nibbelink, Simon Wells | Stars: James Stewart, John Cleese, Amy Irving, Phillip Glasser

Votes: 22,225 | Gross: $22.17M

13. Anastasia (1997)

G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

61 Metascore

The last surviving child of the Russian Royal Family joins two con men to reunite with her grandmother, the Dowager Empress, while the undead Rasputin seeks her death.

Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman | Stars: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd, Kelsey Grammer

Votes: 105,820 | Gross: $58.41M

14. Angels in the Outfield (1994)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

44 Metascore

When a boy prays for a chance to have a family if the California Angels win the pennant, angels are assigned to make that possible.

Director: William Dear | Stars: Danny Glover, Brenda Fricker, Tony Danza, Christopher Lloyd

Votes: 27,472 | Gross: $50.24M

15. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Episode: Angels in the Endzone (1997)

Unrated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Al the Angel returns, but this time he visits a small town and manages to halt the losing tradition of the high school football team, also changing forever the lives of two young brothers who have recently lost their father.

Director: Gary Nadeau | Stars: Paul Dooley, Matthew Lawrence, David Gallagher, Jack Coleman

Votes: 909

16. Antz (1998)

PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

72 Metascore

A rather neurotic ant tries to break from his totalitarian society while trying to win the affection of the princess he loves.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tim Johnson | Stars: Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Sylvester Stallone

Votes: 141,601 | Gross: $90.76M

17. Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

52 Metascore

A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis.

Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Jim Varney, Corey Burton, Claudia Christian

Votes: 96,252 | Gross: $84.05M

18. A Troll in Central Park (1994)

G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

An evil witch banishes a flower loving troll named Stanley, to New York City, where he befriends two young children.

Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman | Stars: Dom DeLuise, Cloris Leachman, Charles Nelson Reilly, Jonathan Pryce

Votes: 5,818 | Gross: $0.07M

19. Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978)

PG | 83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

9 Metascore

A group of scientists band together to save the world from mutated killer tomatoes.

Director: John De Bello | Stars: David Miller, George Wilson, Sharon Taylor, J. Stephen Peace

Votes: 11,838

20. Babe (1995)

G | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

83 Metascore

Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett.

Director: Chris Noonan | Stars: James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Christine Cavanaugh, Miriam Margolyes

Votes: 111,712 | Gross: $66.60M

21. Balto (1995)

G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

An outcast Husky risks his life with other sled dogs to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.

Director: Simon Wells | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Bob Hoskins, Bridget Fonda, Jim Cummings

Votes: 37,715 | Gross: $11.27M

22. Bambi (1942)

G | 70 min | Animation, Drama, Family

91 Metascore

The story of a young deer growing up in the forest.

Directors: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, David Hand, Graham Heid, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Norman Wright, Arthur Davis, Clyde Geronimi | Stars: Hardie Albright, Stan Alexander, Bobette Audrey, Peter Behn

Votes: 123,297 | Gross: $102.80M

23. Beauty and the Beast (1991)

G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

95 Metascore

A prince cursed to spend his days as a hideous monster sets out to regain his humanity by earning a young woman's love.

Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jesse Corti, Rex Everhart

Votes: 400,988 | Gross: $218.97M

24. Beetlejuice (1988)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy

70 Metascore

The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, Annie McEnroe

Votes: 242,781 | Gross: $73.71M

25. Big Fat Liar (2002)

PG | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

36 Metascore

After a young boy's school essay erroneously finds its way into the hands of a Hollywood producer who turns the idea into a hit film, the boy travels to Los Angeles to claim his credit.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Frankie Muniz, Amanda Bynes, Paul Giamatti, Amanda Detmer

Votes: 33,334 | Gross: $47.81M

26. Blank Check (1994)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

42 Metascore

A young boy inadvertently gains possession of a check for $1 million and proceeds to spend it, unaware that the gangsters to whom it belongs are in pursuit.

Director: Rupert Wainwright | Stars: Brian Bonsall, Karen Duffy, James Rebhorn, Jayne Atkinson

Votes: 17,843 | Gross: $30.58M

27. Brink! (1998 TV Movie)

TV-G | 99 min | Drama, Family, Sport

Andy "Brink" Brinker and his in-line skating crew--Peter, Jordy, and Gabriella--who call themselves "Soul-Skaters" (which means they skate for the fun of it, and not for the money), clash ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Erik von Detten, Sam Horrigan, Christina Vidal, Robin Riker

Votes: 5,195

28. Can of Worms (1999 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

A teen is visited by aliens after he broadcasts a message into space.

Director: Paul Schneider | Stars: Michael Shulman, Erika Christensen, Adam Wylie, Andrew Ducote

Votes: 737

29. Casper (1995)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

49 Metascore

An afterlife therapist and his daughter meet a friendly young ghost when they move into a crumbling mansion in order to rid the premises of wicked spirits.

Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle

Votes: 112,166 | Gross: $100.33M

30. Cats Don't Dance (1997)

G | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Danny, an ambitious singing and dancing cat, goes to Hollywood and overcomes several obstacles to fulfill his dream of becoming a movie star.

Director: Mark Dindal | Stars: Scott Bakula, Jasmine Guy, Natalie Cole, Ashley Peldon

Votes: 6,685 | Gross: $3.56M

31. Clockstoppers (2002)

PG | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

40 Metascore

A teenager accidentally activates a machine that enables him to speed up his body so that other people seem to be standing still.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Jesse Bradford, French Stewart, Paula Garcés, Michael Biehn

Votes: 12,906 | Gross: $36.99M

32. Double Teamed (2002 TV Movie)

TV-G | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Family

Two sisters become world-famous basketball players.

Director: Duwayne Dunham | Stars: Poppi Monroe, Annie McElwain, Teal Redmann, Nick Searcy

Votes: 2,930

33. Explorers (1985)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

58 Metascore

A boy obsessed with 50s sci-fi movies about aliens has a recurring dream about a blueprint of some kind, which he draws for his inventor friend. With the help of a third kid, they follow it and build themselves a spaceship. Now what?

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Jason Presson, Bradley Gregg

Votes: 18,555 | Gross: $9.87M

34. Fantasia (1940)

G | 125 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

96 Metascore

A collection of animated interpretations of great works of Western classical music.

Directors: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe Jr., Norman Ferguson, David Hand, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Leopold Stokowski, Deems Taylor, Corey Burton, Walt Disney

Votes: 83,986 | Gross: $76.41M

35. FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)

G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

67 Metascore

The magical inhabitants of a rainforest fight to save their home, which is threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction called Hexxus (Tim Curry).

Director: Bill Kroyer | Stars: Samantha Mathis, Christian Slater, Robin Williams, Tim Curry

Votes: 25,700 | Gross: $24.65M

36. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Episode: Flash (1997)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A boy falls in love with a horse named Flash that's for sale. He gets a job to earn the money to buy the horse, but he's forced to sell when the family falls upon hard times. This ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Lucas Black, Brian Kerwin, Shawn Toovey, Tom Nowicki

Votes: 736

37. Flubber (1997)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

37 Metascore

An absent-minded professor discovers "flubber," a rubber-like super-bouncy substance.

Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, Christopher McDonald, Ted Levine

Votes: 80,397 | Gross: $92.98M

38. Genius (1999 TV Movie)

TV-G | 82 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

Charlie Boyle finds that even his high IQ can't solve all of his problems when he takes on a double life in order to make friends his own age.

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Trevor Morgan, Emmy Rossum, Charles Fleischer, Yannick Bisson

Votes: 1,580

39. Gumby: The Movie (1995)

G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

In this offshoot of the 1950s "claymation" cartoon series, the crazy Blockheads threaten to ruin Gumby's benefit concert by replacing the entire city of Clokeytown with robots.

Director: Art Clokey | Stars: Dal McKennon, Art Clokey, Gloria Clokey, Manny La Carruba

Votes: 726 | Gross: $0.06M

40. Heavyweights (1995)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

42 Metascore

Plump kids are lured into joining a posh fat camp with the promise of quick weight loss and good times, only to find that the facility is a woodland hellhole run by a psycho ex-fitness instructor.

Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Tom McGowan, Aaron Schwartz, Ben Stiller, David Goldman

Votes: 23,665 | Gross: $17.69M

41. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Episode: H-E Double Hockey Sticks (1999)

96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Griffelkin, a young devil-in-training is sent to the surface of Earth to steal the soul of Dave, a hot shot pro-hockey player aspiring to be the youngest man to win the Stanley Cup.

Director: Randall Miller | Stars: Will Friedle, Matthew Lawrence, Gabrielle Union, Shawn Pyfrom

Votes: 883

42. Hercules (1997)

G | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

74 Metascore

The son of Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, James Woods, Josh Keaton

Votes: 190,970 | Gross: $99.05M

43. Hocus Pocus (1993)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

A curious youngster moves to Salem, where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches that were executed in the 17th century.

Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Omri Katz

Votes: 88,707 | Gross: $39.51M

44. Home Alone (1990)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family

63 Metascore

An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard

Votes: 438,677 | Gross: $285.76M

45. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family