Best Family Movies of 1956

1.

Around the World in Eighty Days

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those days.

Starring: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley, Charles Boyer, Robert Newton, Gilbert Roland, Marlene Dietrich, Frank Sinatra, Buster Keaton ..
Directed by: Michael Anderson
Release date: 1956-10-17
Best Family Movies of 1956 : Broom-Stick Bunny
2.

Broom-Stick Bunny

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

On Halloween, Bugs Bunny, masquerading as an witch, trick or treats at Witch Hazel's door. He comes to the creepy old mansion of Witch Hazel, who's mixing up a potion. Bugs is mistaken for a real witch by Hazel, who prides herself on being the ugliest witch of all.

Starring: Mel Blanc, June Foray ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1956-02-25
Best Family Movies of 1956 : The High and the Flighty
3.

The High and the Flighty

3.2
7.3/10 IMDB

Salesman Daffy Duck comes upon a farm, the site of Foghorn Leghorn's ongoing feud with the barnyard dog, and proceeds to sell Foghorn and the dog contraptions to continue their violent, mutual heckling.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1956-02-18
Best Family Movies of 1956 : Rocket-bye Baby
4.

Rocket-bye Baby

3.0
7.3/10 IMDB

A cosmic mix-up results in a Martian baby being delivered to Earth, while an Earth baby is sent to Mars. Joseph Wilbur and his wife try to raise the green-skinned, ingenious Martian tyke as if he were an Earthling. But the kid builds his own spaceship and flies away, and Wilbur must find him and bring him back, or he'll never be able to make an exchange with the Martian parents for his own boy.

Starring: Daws Butler, June Foray ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1956-08-04
Best Family Movies of 1956 : Stupor Duck
5.

Stupor Duck

3.0
7.4/10 IMDB

Daffy Duck does Superman as Stupor Duck (aka mild-mannered reporter Cluck Trent) takes on the villainous yet nonexistent Aardvark Ratnik.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1956-07-06
Best Family Movies of 1956 : Barbary-Coast Bunny
6.

Barbary-Coast Bunny

2.9
7.6/10 IMDB

After Bugs' giant gold nugget is stolen by Nasty Canasta, he tries to win it back at Canasta's San Francisco gambling hall.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1956-07-21
Best Family Movies of 1956 : Bugs' Bonnets
7.

Bugs' Bonnets

2.9
7.6/10 IMDB

A passing truck spills a variety of hats, causing Elmer and Bugs to change personalities in rapid succession to fit the headgear they wind up wearing.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Robert C. Bruce ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1956-01-14
8.

The Great Locomotive Chase

2.8
6.9/10 IMDB

During the Civil War, a Union spy, Andrews, is asked to lead a band of Union soldiers into the South so that they could destroy the railway system. However, things don't go as planned when the conductor of the train that they stole is on to them and is doing everything he can to stop them. Based on a true story.

Starring: Fess Parker, Jeffrey Hunter, Jeff York, John Lupton, Eddie Firestone, Kenneth Tobey, Don Megowan, Claude Jarman Jr., Harry Carey, Jr., Leonard P. Geer ..
Directed by: Francis D. Lyon
Release date: 1956-06-08
Best Family Movies of 1956 : A Kid for Two Farthings
9.

A Kid for Two Farthings

2.6
6.5/10 IMDB

A London boy's goat works magic like a unicorn for people (Diana Dors, David Kossoff) on Petticoat Lane.

Starring: Celia Johnson, Diana Dors, David Kossoff, Joe Robinson, Jonathan Ashmore, Brenda De Banzie, Primo Carnera, Lou Jacobi, Sid James, Irene Handl ..
Directed by: Carol Reed
Release date: 1956-01-20
Best Family Movies of 1956 : Peril for the Guy
10.

Peril for the Guy

1.9
8.2/10 IMDB

Story of a group of children's successful efforts to bring to book a gang of oil men intent on stealing valuable invention.

Starring: Frazer Hines ..
Directed by: James Hill
Release date: 1956-01-01

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