Best Family Movies of 1978

1.

Mickey's 50

2.0
8.0/10 IMDB

"Mickey's 50" is a 90-minute special that aired on The Wonderful World of Disney on November 19, 1978. The special was made to commemorate the 50th birthday of Mickey Mouse and highlights many moments in his career.

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Edgar Bergen, Mel Brooks, LeVar Burton, Dyan Cannon, Hans Conried, Dale Evans, Sally Field, Gerald Ford, Jodie Foster ..
Directed by: Mike Jittlov, Philip May
Release date: 1978-11-19
Best Family Movies of 1978 : The New Adventures of Heidi
2.

The New Adventures of Heidi

1.9
4.5/10 IMDB

Heidi leaves the mountains of Switzerland for a trip to New York City.

Starring: Burl Ives, Katy Kurtzman, John Gavin, Marlyn Mason, Sherrie Wills, Sean Marshall, Alex Henteloff, Charles Aidman, Walter Brooke, Amzie Strickland ..
Directed by: Ralph Senensky
Release date: 1978-12-13
Best Family Movies of 1978 : The Nativity
3.

The Nativity

1.5
6.2/10 IMDB

The story of the courtship of Joseph and Mary, and of the events leading up to the first Christmas.

Starring: Madeleine Stowe, John Shea, Leo McKern, John Rhys-Davies, Jane Wyatt, Paul Stewart, William Morgan Sheppard, Kate O'Mara, Freddie Jones ..
Directed by: Bernard L. Kowalski
Release date: 1978-12-17
Best Family Movies of 1978 : Where's Willie?
4.

Where's Willie?

1.3
5.4/10 IMDB

An 8-year old boy invents a hand-held computer which can control any electronic device, and uses it to affect the entire town where he lives.

Starring: Henry Darrow, Katherine Woodville, Guy Madison, Marc Gilpin, Rock Montanio, Barry Hostetler, Robert Clarke, John Mitchum ..
Directed by: John Florea
Release date: 1978-04-12
5.

Superman The Movie Restored International Cut

0.4
0.0/10 IMDB

This movie has been approved for release by Warner Bros. In 2009, a team of Superman movie enthusiasts came together to create the longest known version of Superman-The Movie, containing footage from the TV broadcasts that were not included in the theatrical release. The assembly of footage resulted in a robust 188-minute version, appropriately called Superman-The Movie: Restored International Cut. Storyline: Just before the destruction of the planet Krypton, scientist Jor-El sends his infant son Kal-El on a spaceship to Earth. Raised by kindly farmers Jonathan and Martha Kent, young Clark discovers the source of his superhuman powers and moves to Metropolis to fight evil. As Superman, he battles the villainous Lex Luthor, while, as novice reporter Clark Kent, he attempts to woo co-worker Lois Lane

Release date: 1978-12-10
6.

Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family

0.0
6.4/10 IMDB

The Wilderness Family now face terrifying times in fierce winter storms, an avalanche, and being attacked by a ferocious pack of hungry wolves. Watch as America's favorite family stands strong together to prove that the best things in life are really free.

Starring: Robert Logan, Susan Damante, Heather Rattray, Ham Larsen, George Buck Flower, Brian Cutler, Kurt Grayson ..
Directed by: Frank Zuniga
Release date: 1978-11-15
Best Family Movies of 1978 : The Peregrine Hunters
7.

The Peregrine Hunters

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A group of kids try to stop the illegal capture of birds of prey.

Starring: Julia Gambold, Gary Dundavin, Alex McCrindle, Barrie Cosney ..
Directed by: Cecil Petty
Release date: 1978-01-01
Best Family Movies of 1978 : Bambi: A Lesson in Perseverance
8.

Bambi: A Lesson in Perseverance

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Trying something new, like riding a bicycle, is not always successful the first time.

Starring: Philip Abbott, Natalie Devis ..
Directed by: Philip Abbott
Release date: 1978-09-01
Best Family Movies of 1978 : Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: A Lesson in Cooperation
9.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: A Lesson in Cooperation

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Cooperating, even in chores, can be a rewarding experience.

Starring: Philip Abbott ..
Directed by: Philip Abbott
Release date: 1978-09-01
Best Family Movies of 1978 : Lady and the Tramp: A Lesson in Sharing Attention
10.

Lady and the Tramp: A Lesson in Sharing Attention

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The film stresses the importance of sharing attention when a new baby joins a family.

Starring: Philip Abbott, Marcus Chong, Peggy Lee, Barbara Luddy ..
Directed by: Philip Abbott
Release date: 1978-09-01

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