Childhood Movies

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1. The BFG (1987)

91 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

A young orphan girl, Sophie, gets taken away to a faraway land populated by Giants and Dreams.

Director: Brian Cosgrove | Stars: David Jason, Amanda Root, Angela Thorne, Ballard Berkeley

Votes: 6,233

2. Babes in Toyland (1997)

G | 74 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Everyone's favorite nursery rhyme characters come magically and musically to life in this animated adventure based on the classic holiday tale.

Directors: Toby Bluth, Charles Grosvenor, Paul Sabella | Stars: Charles Nelson Reilly, Lacey Chabert, Joseph Ashton, Raphael Sbarge

Votes: 458

3. 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: 5,786 | Gross: $0.07M

4. Thumbelina (1994)

G | 86 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

The tiny girl meets a fairy Prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods.

Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman | Stars: Jodi Benson, Gary Imhoff, Gino Conforti, Barbara Cook

Votes: 14,234 | Gross: $11.37M

5. The Swan Princess (1994)

G | 90 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

A power-hungry sorcerer curses a princess to live as a swan by day in this tale of everlasting love.

Director: Richard Rich | Stars: Jack Palance, Howard McGillin, Michelle Nicastro, Liz Callaway

Votes: 21,257 | Gross: $9.77M

6. Happily Ever After (1990)

G | 75 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

The Evil Queen is dead and Snow White is on her way to see the 7 dwarves when Lord Maliss, the Queen's brother, sees her in the looking glass. He attacks her in the form of a dragon, taking... See full summary »

Director: John Howley | Stars: Edward Asner, Irene Cara, Carol Channing, Dom DeLuise

Votes: 2,045 | Gross: $3.30M

7. The King and I (1999)

G | 87 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

29 Metascore

Traveling to the exotic kingdom of Siam, English schoolteacher Anna Leonowens soon discovers that her most difficult challenge is the stubborn, imperious King himself.

Director: Richard Rich | Stars: Miranda Richardson, Martin Vidnovic, Christiane Noll, Ian Richardson

Votes: 3,534 | Gross: $11.96M

8. The Princess and the Goblin (1991)

G | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The story is about the adventurous Princess Irene. The princess is off playing in the woods when she is attacked by goblins pets. She is saved by a mining young warrior boy named Curty. ... See full summary »

Director: József Gémes | Stars: Claire Bloom, Joss Ackland, Roy Kinnear, Sally Ann Marsh

Votes: 2,273 | Gross: $2.14M

9. Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf (1988 TV Movie)

Unrated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Shaggy is turned into a werewolf, and it's up to Scooby, Scrappy and his girlfriend to help him win the contest.

Director: Ray Patterson | Stars: Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Hamilton Camp, Jim Cummings

Votes: 3,351

10. Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2001 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Snow White's mother dies during childbirth, leaving baby Snow and father John for dead on an icy field, who then receives a visit from one of Satan's representatives, granting him three wishes.

Director: Caroline Thompson | Stars: Miranda Richardson, Tom Irwin, Vera Farmiga, Kristin Kreuk

Votes: 4,023

11. Alice in Wonderland (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 150 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

Alice (Tina Majorino) falls down a rabbit hole, and finds herself in Wonderland, a fantasy land of strange characters and ideas.

Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Tina Majorino, Whoopi Goldberg, Robbie Coltrane, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 7,315

12. The Iron Giant (1999)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

85 Metascore

A young boy befriends a giant robot from outer space that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel

Votes: 161,575 | Gross: $23.16M

13. Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

G | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

60 Metascore

Two mysterious orphan children have extraordinary powers and are chased by a scheming millionaire. But where do these kids really call home?

Director: John Hough | Stars: Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence, Kim Richards

Votes: 8,521 | Gross: $20.00M

14. Five Children and It (2004)

Not Rated | 89 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Five children staying in their eccentric uncle's labyrinthine mansion for protection during World War I befriend a sand fairy who has the power to grant wishes.

Director: John Stephenson | Stars: Tara Fitzgerald, Freddie Highmore, Alex Jennings, Jonathan Bailey

Votes: 4,726

15. The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

58 Metascore

Omri, a young boy growing up in Brooklyn, receives an odd variety of presents for his birthday: a wooden cabinet from his older brother, a set of antique keys from his mother and a tiny plastic model of an Indian from his best friend Patrick.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Hal Scardino, Litefoot, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Jenkins

Votes: 24,607 | Gross: $35.62M

16. The Little Vampire (2000)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

45 Metascore

A lonely American boy living in Scotland makes a new best friend, a fellow nine year-old who happens to be a vampire.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Jonathan Lipnicki, Rollo Weeks, Richard E. Grant, Jim Carter

Votes: 9,063 | Gross: $13.56M

17. Casper Meets Wendy (1998 Video)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Casper, a ghost, teams up with Wendy, a witch, against an evil warlock.

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Cathy Moriarty, Shelley Duvall, Teri Garr, George Hamilton

Votes: 6,150

18. 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: 88,419 | Gross: $39.51M

19. The Pagemaster (1994)

G | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A cowardly boy, who buries himself in accident statistics, enters a library to escape a storm, only to be transformed into an animated illustration by the Pagemaster. He has to work through obstacles from classic books to return to real-life.

Directors: Pixote Hunt, Joe Johnston | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd, Kanin Howell, Alexis Kirschner

Votes: 19,729 | Gross: $13.67M

20. The Black Cauldron (1985)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

59 Metascore

A young boy and a bunch of misfit friends embark on a quest to find a dark magic item of ultimate power before a diabolical tyrant can.

Directors: Ted Berman, Richard Rich | Stars: Grant Bardsley, Freddie Jones, Susan Sheridan, Nigel Hawthorne

Votes: 28,440 | Gross: $21.29M

21. The Road to El Dorado (2000)

PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

51 Metascore

Two swindlers get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado.

Directors: Bibo Bergeron, Don Paul, Jeffrey Katzenberg | Stars: Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Rosie Perez, Armand Assante

Votes: 77,692 | Gross: $50.86M

22. Charlotte's Web (1973)

G | 94 min | Animation, Family, Musical

A gentle and wise grey spider with a flair for promotion pledges to save a young pig from slaughter for dinner food.

Directors: Charles A. Nichols, Iwao Takamoto | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Paul Lynde, Rex Allen

Votes: 15,841 | Gross: $5.23M

23. Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

While working as gym teachers at an all-girls finishing school, Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and Scrappy-Doo get tangled up in a monstrous mystery.

Directors: Charles A. Nichols, Ray Patterson | Stars: Remy Auberjonois, Susan Blu, Hamilton Camp, Jeff Cohen

Votes: 3,840

24. Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998 Video)

TV-G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The Mystery Gang reunite and visit Moonscar Island, a remote island with a dark secret. Daphne wants more than just a villain in a costume, and they get more than they ever expected.

Directors: Hiroshi Aoyama, Kazumi Fukushima, Jim Stenstrum | Stars: Scott Innes, Billy West, Mary Kay Bergman, Frank Welker

Votes: 10,163

25. Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost (1999 Video)

Unrated | 70 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Gang visit Oakhaven, Massachusetts to seek strange goings on involving a famous horror novelist and his ancestor who is rumored be a witch.

Director: Jim Stenstrum | Stars: Scott Innes, Mary Kay Bergman, Frank Welker, B.J. Ward

Votes: 5,438

26. Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders (2000 Video)

Unrated | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A cosmic case of flying saucers, intergalactic intrigue and out-of-this-world romance launches Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Gang into their most unearthly adventure ever.

Director: Jim Stenstrum | Stars: Scott Innes, Mary Kay Bergman, Frank Welker, B.J. Ward

Votes: 4,690

27. Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase (2001 Video)

Unrated | 74 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

When Scooby and the gang get trapped in a video game created for them, they must fight against the 'Phantom Virus'. To escape the game they must go level by level and defeat the game once and for all.

Director: Jim Stenstrum | Stars: Scott Innes, Joe Alaskey, Bob Bergen, Grey Griffin

Votes: 5,400

28. Scooby-Doo and the Legend of the Vampire (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 72 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The gang go to Australia to investigate the recent disappearances of the performances at the music festivals, by the so called 'Yowie Yahoo'.

Director: Scott Jeralds | Stars: Casey Kasem, Frank Welker, Nicole Jaffe, Heather North

Votes: 3,507

29. Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

48 Metascore

The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.

Directors: Patrick Gilmore, Tim Johnson | Stars: Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joseph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer

Votes: 45,997 | Gross: $26.48M

30. 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: 141,176 | Gross: $90.76M

31. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

64 Metascore

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

Director: Brian Henson | Stars: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 44,068 | Gross: $27.28M

32. The NeverEnding Story (1984)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

46 Metascore

A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney

Votes: 123,675 | Gross: $20.16M

33. Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)

G | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

A young boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of until he unleashes a century old secret that may not only destroy this ... See full summary »

Directors: Masami Hata, William T. Hurtz | Stars: Gabriel Damon, Mickey Rooney, Rene Auberjonois, Danny Mann

Votes: 6,384 | Gross: $1.37M

34. Quest for Camelot (1998)

G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

An adventurous girl, a young blind hermit, and a goofy two-headed dragon race to find the lost sword Excalibur to save King Arthur and Camelot from disaster.

Director: Frederik Du Chau | Stars: Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Andrea Corr, Bryan White

Votes: 13,805 | Gross: $22.72M

35. Watership Down (1978)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

A group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face many dangers to find and protect their new home.

Director: Martin Rosen | Stars: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Ralph Richardson, Michael Graham Cox

Votes: 31,764

36. 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: 111,207 | Gross: $66.60M

37. Big (1988)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

73 Metascore

After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult.

Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard

Votes: 184,728 | Gross: $114.97M

38. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Episode: Life-Size (2000)

TV-G | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A widower's daughter accidentally brings her doll to life while trying to cast a spell to resurrect her mother.

Director: Mark Rosman | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Jere Burns, Anne Marie DeLuise, Garwin Sanford

Votes: 7,868

39. When Good Ghouls Go Bad (2001 TV Movie)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Family

When 12 year old Danny Walker moves to his father's hometown in Minnesota, he finds that the town doesn't celebrate Halloween and things aren't quite what they appear to be.

Director: Patrick Read Johnson | Stars: Christopher Lloyd, Tom Amandes, Roy Billing, Brittany Byrnes

Votes: 1,046

40. The Scream Team (2002 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Eccentric Frank Carlyle ran a horror shop in small town Steeple Falls which takes pride in and profit from its Halloween traditions. Frank's widower grandson Richard begrudgingly returns ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Gillard | Stars: Mark Rendall, Kat Dennings, Robert Bockstael, Eric Idle

Votes: 802

41. Tales from the Neverending Story (2001– )

375 min | Drama, Family, Adventure

Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But ... See full summary »

Stars: Johnny Griffin, Brittany Drisdelle, Valérie Chiniara, Stefano Faustini

Votes: 739

42. Go Figure (2005 TV Movie)

TV-G | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A teenager dreams of becoming a champion ice-skater, and soon discovers a top Russian instructor is working at a nearby private school.

Director: Francine McDougall | Stars: Jordan Danger, Whitney Sloan, Cristine Rose, Ryan Malgarini

Votes: 3,160

43. You Wish! (2003 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Alex is a high school student who always feels like he is overshadowed by his little brother Stevie; he can't get the girl of his dreams; he and his two best friends, Abby and James, are ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Hoen | Stars: A.J. Trauth, Spencer Breslin, Lalaine, Tim Reid

Votes: 1,601

44. I Downloaded a Ghost (2004 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Horror

Young Halloween buff accidentally downloads recently deceased stand-up comic, who ends up helping her foil two bumbling crooks, as well as finishing her haunted house.

Director: Kelly Sandefur | Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Ellen Page, Vince Corazza, Barbara Alyn Woods

Votes: 445

45. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Episode: Tower of Terror (1997)

Unrated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy