Best Family Movies of 1955

1.

Lady and the Tramp

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

Lady, a golden cocker spaniel, meets up with a mongrel dog who calls himself the Tramp. He is obviously from the wrong side of town, but happenings at Lady's home make her decide to travel with him for a while.

Starring: Peggy Lee, Barbara Luddy, Larry Roberts, Bill Thompson, Bill Baucom, Stan Freberg, Verna Felton, Alan Reed, George Givot, Dal McKennon ..
Directed by: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske
Release date: 1955-06-22
2.

The Court Jester

4.8
7.9/10 IMDB

A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against a usurper who has overthrown the rightful king of England.

Starring: Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury, Cecil Parker, Mildred Natwick, Robert Middleton, Michael Pate, Herbert Rudley, Noel Drayton ..
Directed by: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama
Release date: 1955-12-24
3.

Mister Roberts

4.6
7.7/10 IMDB

Mr. Roberts is as an officer who's yearning for battle but is stuck in the backwaters of World War II on a non-commissioned Navy ship run by the bullying Captain Morton.

Starring: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon, Betsy Palmer, Ward Bond, Philip Carey, Nick Adams, Perry Lopez, Ken Curtis ..
Directed by: John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy, Joshua Logan
Release date: 1955-07-10
Best Family Movies of 1955 : One Froggy Evening
4.

One Froggy Evening

4.2
8.4/10 IMDB

A workman finds a singing frog in the cornerstone of an old building being demolished. But when he tries to cash in on his discovery, he finds the frog will sing only for him, and just croak for the talent agent and the audience in the theater he's spent his life savings on.

Starring: Bill Roberts ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1955-12-30
5.

Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davy Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russel fight in the Creek Indian War. Then Crockett is elected to Congress and brings his rough-hewn ways to the House of Representatives. Finally, Crockett and Russell journey to Texas and the last stand at the Alamo.

Starring: Fess Parker, Hans Conried, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael, William Bakewell, Kenneth Tobey, Don Megowan, Helene Stanley, Mike Mazurki ..
Directed by: Norman Foster
Release date: 1955-05-25
Best Family Movies of 1955 : The White Poodle
6.

The White Poodle

3.2
6.8/10 IMDB

A story about three circus actors and their adventures. Based on classic novel by Aleksandr Kuprin.

Starring: Viktor Koltsov, Natalya Gitserot, Georgi Millyar, Aleksandr Antonov, Georgi Millyar ..
Directed by: Marianna Roshal, Vladimir Shredel
Release date: 1955-12-30
Best Family Movies of 1955 : Designs on Jerry
7.

Designs on Jerry

3.1
7.9/10 IMDB

Tom designs a better mousetrap that would have made Rube Goldberg jealous. While he sleeps, the mouse that Tom drew wakes Jerry and they get chased by the cat Tom drew. As Tom awakes, they make a strategic alteration to the design.

Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1955-09-02
Best Family Movies of 1955 : Red Riding Hoodwinked
8.

Red Riding Hoodwinked

3.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Red Riding Hood is on her way from the city to the country and to her grandmother's house, and along the way she meets the Big Bad Wolf. Her grandmother is Granny, and she is bringing Tweety Bird to Granny as a gift, which attracts Sylvester's attention. Sylvester and the Big Bad Wolf join forces; he wants to eat Tweety; Big Bad wants to eat Red. But Granny is a match for them both!

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1955-10-29
Best Family Movies of 1955 : Knight-Mare Hare
9.

Knight-Mare Hare

3.0
7.6/10 IMDB

An apple falls on Bugs' head, transporting him back to King Arthur's England.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1955-10-01
Best Family Movies of 1955 : A Man Called Peter
10.

A Man Called Peter

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Based on the true story of a young Scottish lad, Peter Marshall, who dreams of only going to sea but finds out there is a different future for him when he receives a "calling" from God to be a minister. He leaves Scotland and goes to America where after a few small congregations he lands the position of pastor of the Church of the Presidents in Washington, D.C. and eventually he becomes Chaplain of the U.S. Senate.

Starring: Richard Todd, Jean Peters, Marjorie Rambeau, Jill Esmond, Les Tremayne, Robert Burton, Gladys Hurlbut, Richard Garrick, Gloria Gordon, Billy Chapin ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1955-03-31

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