Best Family Movies of 1957


Old Yeller

7.3/10 IMDB

Young Travis Coates is left to take care of the family ranch with his mother and younger brother while his father goes off on a cattle drive in the 1860s. When a yellow mongrel comes for an uninvited stay with the family, Travis reluctantly adopts the dog.

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran, Jeff York, Beverly Washburn, Chuck Connors ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1957-12-25
Best Family Movies of 1957 : Three Little Bops

Three Little Bops

7.8/10 IMDB

Three hip, Little Pigs are travelling entertainers, moving from straw to wood, to brick nightclubs, playing swinging tunes for high-class, "with it" crowds, but an uncool Big Bad Wolf keeps intruding on their act with with his "corny horn" and uses it to blow their nightclubs down when they throw him out- until they are playing in their brick club and the Wolf tries a more drastic, explosive method for destroying the "House of Bricks".

Starring: Stan Freberg ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1957-01-04
Best Family Movies of 1957 : Ali Baba Bunny

Ali Baba Bunny

7.8/10 IMDB

Bugs and Daffy get lost on the way to Pismo Beach, and find a cave full of treasure in the Arabian Desert, guarded by Hassan.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1957-02-09
Best Family Movies of 1957 : All Mine to Give

All Mine to Give

7.1/10 IMDB

This is a story based on fact that follows a husband and wife who emigrate from Scotland to Wisconsin in the 1850's. They work very hard and become welcome citizens of their new town, Eureka. They have six children. They prosper in the husband's boat building business. But when their eldest is 12, tragedy strikes the family, and the 12-year old is burdened with a terrible task which he handles as well as any adult could.

Starring: Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson, Patty McCormack, Ernest Truex, Hope Emerson, Alan Hale Jr., Sylvia Field, Royal Dano, Reta Shaw ..
Directed by: Allen Reisner
Release date: 1957-11-13

Johnny Tremain

6.5/10 IMDB

When an injury bars him from pursuing his trade, Revolutionary War-era silversmith's apprentice Johnny Tremain (Hal Stalmaster) finds a new life in the ranks of the Sons of Liberty army, taking part in the Boston Tea Party and Paul Revere's legendary ride. Based on the novel by Ester Forbes, this Disney classic was originally crafted for "Walt Disney Presents" in two segments, which have been blended into a single film for viewing.

Starring: Hal Stalmaster, Luana Patten, Jeff York, Sebastian Cabot, Rusty Lane, Walter Sande, Whit Bissell, Walter Coy, Virginia Christine, Ralph Clanton ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1957-06-19
Best Family Movies of 1957 : Show Biz Bugs

Show Biz Bugs

7.8/10 IMDB

Bugs and Daffy are vaudevillians competing for praise from the audience. They love Bugs no matter what; just the opposite for Daffy.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1957-11-02
Best Family Movies of 1957 : Hemo the Magnificent

Hemo the Magnificent

7.4/10 IMDB

Professor Frank Baxter and some animated friends answer questions about blood. what makes it red? Why do little animals' hearts beat so quickly? And so much more.

Starring: Frank Baxter, Richard Carlson, Mel Blanc, Sterling Holloway, Marvin Miller ..
Directed by: Frank Capra, William T. Hurtz
Release date: 1957-03-20
Best Family Movies of 1957 : Timid Tabby

Timid Tabby

7.7/10 IMDB

Tom's cousin, George, comes to visit, even though he's terribly afraid of mice. When Jerry gets out of Tom's ineffective prison, he discovers this and takes full advantage of it though he's rather confused, since Tom and George look alike. When Tom and George find this out, it's their turn to have some fun.

Starring: Bill Thompson ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1957-04-19
Best Family Movies of 1957 : Ducking the Devil

Ducking the Devil

7.6/10 IMDB

Daffy tries to snare the escaped Tasmanian Devil for the $5000 reward offered by the city zoo.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1957-08-17
Best Family Movies of 1957 : Perri


6.8/10 IMDB

This True Life Fantasy follows and shows how the life of a female squirrel, Perri, in the forest is filled with danger and fraught with peril. When not fleeing her natural enemy, the Marten, Perri finds time to fall in love with her prince-charming male squirrel.

Starring: Walt Disney, Winston Hibler ..
Directed by: Paul Kenworthy, Ralph Wright
Release date: 1957-08-28

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