Best Family Movies of 1980


Little Lord Fauntleroy

7.4/10 IMDB

Young Cedric Errol and his widowed mother live in genteel poverty in 1880s Brooklyn after the death of his father. Cedric's grandfather, the Earl of Dorincourt, has long ago disowned his son for marrying an American. But after the death of the Earl's remaining son, he decides to accept Cedric as his heir.

Starring: Ricky Schroder, Alec Guinness, Connie Booth, Eric Porter, Colin Blakely, Rolf Saxon, Rachel Kempson, Carmel McSharry, Antonia Pemberton, Antonia Pemberton ..
Directed by: Jack Gold
Release date: 1980-12-01

Scooby Goes Hollywood

5.8/10 IMDB

The gang goes to Hollywood as Scooby-Doo stars in his first film. When a creepy creature wants to put a stop to the film, Scooby-Doo must solve the mystery to ensure his star status remains intact.

Starring: Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Frank Welker, Heather North, Patricia Stevens, Marilyn Schreffler, Rip Taylor, Michael Bell, Joan Gerber, Stan Jones ..
Directed by: Ray Patterson
Release date: 1980-01-01


5.3/10 IMDB

Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he must first contend with Olive's fiancé, Bluto.

Starring: Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, Ray Walston, Paul Dooley, Richard Libertini, Donald Moffat, Donovan Scott, Roberta Maxwell, Bill Irwin, Linda Hunt ..
Directed by: Robert Altman
Release date: 1980-12-12
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Mr. Krueger's Christmas

Mr. Krueger's Christmas

7.9/10 IMDB

Willy Krueger, a lonely and aging widower, lives in a basement apartment with only his cat George for company. Finishing his work for the day as the custodian for the building, he ventures out on Christmas Eve to buy a tree and on the way, he imagines he is a well-dressed gentleman while peering at some fine tailoring in a shop window along the snowy street. Returning home, he falls asleep listening to an LP by The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, dreaming that he is conducting them in carols of the season. Awakening to find some carollers outside his window, he beckons them to visit him offering hot chocolate, but they leave after only one song. In trimming the tree, he places upon it the mittens left behind by Clarissa, the youngest of the carolling group. Handling figures of the small nativity beneath his tree, Willy finds himself in the manger for the very first Christmas.

Starring: James Stewart, Beverly Rowland, Kamee Aliessa, Tamara Fowler, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Tyson Lewis, Darro Glissmeyer, Rolando González, Leslie Peery Howa, Rita Jensen ..
Directed by: Kieth Merrill
Release date: 1980-12-21

Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don't Come Back!!)

7.2/10 IMDB

Charlie Brown, Linus, Peppermint Patty and Marcie travel to France as foreign exchange students. Also along is Snoopy and Woodstock. While everyone is excited about the opportunity to travel to a foreign country, Charlie is disturbed by a letter he receives from a mysterious girl from France who invites him as a her guest only to find that he does not seem welcomed to her Chateau.

Starring: Arrin Skelley, Laura Planting, Casey Carlson, Daniel Anderson, Scott Beach, Debbie Muller, Laura Planting, Annalisa Bortolin, Laura Planting, Bill Melendez ..
Directed by: Bill Melendez, Phil Roman
Release date: 1980-05-30

The Return of the King

5.6/10 IMDB

Two Hobbits struggle to destroy the Ring in Mount Doom while their friends desperately fight evil Lord Sauron's forces in a final battle.

Starring: Orson Bean, Theodore Bikel, William Conrad, John Huston, Roddy McDowall, Theodore Gottlieb, Paul Frees, Casey Kasem, Sonny Melendrez, Nellie Bellflower ..
Directed by: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin, Jr.
Release date: 1980-05-11

My Bodyguard

7.1/10 IMDB

Clifford Peach, an easygoing teenager, is finding less than easy to fit in at his new high school, where a tough-talking bully terrorizes his classmates and extorts their lunch money. Refusing to pay up, Clifford enlist the aid of an overgrown misfit whose mere presence intimidates students and teachers alike. But their "business relationship" soon turns personal as Clifford and the troubled loner forge a winning alliance against their intimidators - and a very special friendship with each other.

Starring: Chris Makepeace, Adam Baldwin, Matt Dillon, Martin Mull, Ruth Gordon, Joan Cusack, John Houseman, Craig Richard Nelson, Tim Kazurinsky, George Wendt ..
Directed by: Tony Bill
Release date: 1980-07-11

Little Miss Marker

6.3/10 IMDB

Sorrowful Jones is a cheap bookie in the 1930s. When a gambler leaves his daughter as a marker for a bet, he gets stuck with her. His life will change a great deal with her arrival and his sudden love for a woman also involved in gambling operations.

Starring: Walter Matthau, Julie Andrews, Tony Curtis, Bob Newhart, Lee Grant, Brian Dennehy, Kenneth McMillan, Andrew Rubin, Tom Pedi, Jacquelyn Hyde ..
Directed by: Walter Bernstein
Release date: 1980-03-21
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Animalympics


6.8/10 IMDB

Animalympics is all about the Animal Olympics Contest where all the animals around the world gather to take part in everything from skiing in North America to the very long marathon race in humid conditions.

Starring: Billy Crystal, Harry Shearer, Gilda Radner, Michael Fremer ..
Directed by: Steven Lisberger
Release date: 1980-02-01

Herbie Goes Bananas

4.9/10 IMDB

The adorable little VW helps its owners break up a counterfeiting ring in Mexico.

Starring: Cloris Leachman, Charles Martin Smith, Stephen W. Burns, Elyssa Davalos, Joaquin Garay III, Harvey Korman, Richard Jaeckel, Alex Rocco, John Vernon, Fritz Feld ..
Directed by: Vincent McEveety
Release date: 1980-06-25

Easter Fever

8.0/10 IMDB

A jive-talking Easter Bunny named Jack decides to retire, so his friends throw him a crazy roast before he officially hangs up his basket. A series of kooky flashbacks tells of his life-story and career, but will all this reminiscing only convince him not to quit after all?

Starring: Garrett Morris, Maurice LaMarche, Melleny Melody, Jeri Craden, Don Ferguson, Catherine O'Hara ..
Directed by: Greg Duffell, John Celestri, Ken Stephenson
Release date: 1980-03-29
Best Family Movies of 1980 : The Last Flight of Noah's Ark

The Last Flight of Noah's Ark

5.7/10 IMDB

The only chance to escape a desert island is to convert the plane carrying many different animals into a boat.

Starring: Elliott Gould, Geneviève Bujold, Ricky Schroder, Tammy Lauren, John Fujioka, Vincent Gardenia, Yuki Shimoda, John P. Ryan, Dana Elcar, Austin Willis ..
Directed by: Charles Jarrott
Release date: 1980-06-24

Midnight Madness

6.3/10 IMDB

A genius grad student organizes an all-night treasure hunt in which five rival teams composed of colorful oddballs furiously match wits with one another while trying to locate and decipher various cryptic clues planted ingeniously around Los Angeles.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, David Naughton, Stephen Furst, Maggie Roswell, Eddie Deezen, Debra Clinger, David Damas, Patricia Alice Albrecht, Andy Tennant, Brian Frishman ..
Directed by: Michael Nankin, David Wechter
Release date: 1980-02-08


7.1/10 IMDB

Billie Dupree is a flight instructor at an old Texas airport. When a young girl in a wheelchair finds the airport by watching gliders fly, she decides she wants to learn how to fly. Dupree teaches her to fly with some special controls compensating for her handicap. Koup Trenton runs an aircraft repair service and is trying desperately to get an old airplane back in the air. The three, together, put the young girl and the old plane up in the air.

Starring: Bette Davis, Howard Hesseman, Marion Ross, Clu Gulager, Ben Marley, Lisa Whelchel, Suzy Barbieri, Irma P. Hall, Mark Wheeler, Jessie Lee Fulton ..
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 1980-11-20
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You?

Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You?

6.8/10 IMDB

A young man wishes he could get away and his wish is granted in a globetrotting, song singing way.

Starring: Wayne Morton, Hal Smith, Don Messick, Joe Raposo, Ken Lundie, Sue Allen ..
Directed by: Gerard Baldwin
Release date: 1980-05-02
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Gnomes


7.5/10 IMDB

A family of gnomes preparing for the wedding of their eldest son must engage in a battle of wits with an enemy family of vicious trolls.

Starring: Lee Richardson, Arthur Anderson, Rex Everhart, Anne Francine, Hetty Galen, Gordon Halliday, Bob McFadden, Corinne Orr, Joe Silver, Kjell Bergqvist ..
Directed by: Jack Zander, Lars Calonius
Release date: 1980-11-11
Best Family Movies of 1980 : The Adventures of Four Friends

The Adventures of Four Friends

7.2/10 IMDB

About the life and adventures of four animal friends. The owner of the animals, a forest ranger, is training three dogs to be friends with a cat.

Starring: Petr Shelokhonov, Mikhail Svetin, Yefim Kamenetsky, Lev Lemke, Valeri Bychenkov, Valeriy Doronin, Nikita Eryshev, Aleksei Kolobov ..
Directed by: Oleg Eryshev
Release date: 1980-01-01
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Scruffy


7.5/10 IMDB

A puppy encounters a series of tragedies and losses brought on by the evils of uncaring humans as she tries to find a family and a place to call home.

Starring: Nancy McKeon, Michael Bell, June Foray, Alan Young, Frank Welker, Hans Conried, Michael Rye, Alan Dinehart, Frank Welker, Walker Edmiston ..
Directed by: Charles A. Nichols
Release date: 1980-10-04
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Yogi's First Christmas

Yogi's First Christmas

7.1/10 IMDB

Yogi, Boo Boo and Cindy are awakened from hibernation and join their friends' Christmas activities while interfering with 2 villians' efforts to ruin the holiday.

Starring: Daws Butler, Janet Waldo, Hal Smith, Don Messick, Marilyn Schreffler, John Stephenson, Sue Allen, John Richard Bolks, Paul DeKorte, Darlene Lawrence ..
Directed by: Ray Patterson, Hawley Pratt, Gerry Chiniquy
Release date: 1980-11-21
Best Family Movies of 1980 : The Flintstones: Fred's Final Fling

The Flintstones: Fred's Final Fling

6.3/10 IMDB

Due to a mix-up at the doctor's office, Fred believes he has only 24 hours left to live.

Starring: Henry Corden, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl, Gay Autterson, John Stephenson, Don Messick ..
Directed by: Oscar Dufau, Ray Patterson
Release date: 1980-11-07
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Pinocchio's Christmas

Pinocchio's Christmas

6.3/10 IMDB

As Geppetto prepares for Christmas, Pinocchio joins a puppet show to earn money for a present. There he meets and elopes with the beautiful girl puppet, Julietta, leaving Geppetto alone and worried.

Starring: Todd Porter, George S. Irving, Alan King, Bob McFadden, Allen Swift, Ray Owens, Patricia Bright, Diane Leslie, Gerry Matthews, Tiffany Blake ..
Directed by: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin, Jr.
Release date: 1980-12-03
Best Family Movies of 1980 : The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

6.1/10 IMDB

A TV adaptation of Washington Irving's classic ghost story. Humor is the drawing card in this version, with Jeff Goldblum a nerdish Ichabod Crane, Dick Butkus an appropriately nasty Brom Bones, and Meg Foster as spirited Katrina van Tassel. Angered that Katrina has grown fond of schoolmaster Crane, Brom Bones determines to scare off the interloper by filling his head with spooky tales of a Headless Horseman. Crane pooh-poohs the legends, until one fateful ride home in the dark of night.

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Paul Sand, Meg Foster, Laura Campbell, Dick Butkus, James Griffith, Michael Ruud, H.E.D. Redford, Tiger Thompson, Jean Coulter ..
Directed by: Henning Schellerup
Release date: 1980-10-31
Best Family Movies of 1980 : The Flintstones' New Neighbors

The Flintstones' New Neighbors

6.3/10 IMDB

Fred is annoyed when an eerie new house is built next door, inhabited by the Frankenstone family.

Starring: Henry Corden, Mel Blanc, Gay Autterson, Jean Vander Pyl, Don Messick, John Stephenson, Patricia Parris, Jim MacGeorge, Julie McWhirter, Frank Welker ..
Directed by: Carl Urbano
Release date: 1980-09-26
Best Family Movies of 1980 : What Are Friends For?

What Are Friends For?

6.4/10 IMDB

Two 12-year-old girls going through a divorce make a pact never to divorce their friendship.

Starring: Dana Hill, Melora Hardin, Drew Snyder, Susan Adams, Michael Currie, Tasha Zemrus, Jill Tyler, Sally Kemp, Ellie Tompkins, Royce Wallace ..
Directed by: Stephen Gyllenhaal
Release date: 1980-03-17
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Treasures of the Snow

Treasures of the Snow

6.8/10 IMDB

An adaptation of the book "Treasures of the Snow“ written by Patricia M. St. John.

Starring: Paul Dean, Carey Born, Timothy Fleetwood, Bay White, William Boyde ..
Directed by: Mike Pritchard
Release date: 1980-01-01
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Duck Dodgers and the Return of the 24½th Century

Duck Dodgers and the Return of the 24½th Century

6.6/10 IMDB

Duck Dodgers finds Marvin Martian's hideout.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1980-11-20

Fatty Finn

6.7/10 IMDB

The 10-year-old Hubert Finn, known as "Fatty", lived in poor conditions in Australia in the 1930s. He and his friends stick together as they often have to defend themselves against the villain Bomer and his gang. Fatty wants a detector radio, but can't afford it. He has to raise money for it within a week, otherwise he won't get the radio ...

Starring: Ben Oxenbould, Rebecca Rigg, Jeremy Larsson, Martin Lewis, Hugo Grieve, Sandy Leask, Greg Kelly, Melita Simec, Christopher Norton, Bert Newton ..
Directed by: Maurice Murphy
Release date: 1980-12-18
Best Family Movies of 1980 : The Gold Bug

The Gold Bug

7.3/10 IMDB

Shortly after the Civil War, while exploring the long deserted and reputedly haunted Sullivan's Island off Charleston S.C., a boy encounters two obsessed eccentrics living there. These men chase him away and warn him never to return or to tell anyone about them. Soon, however, they locate him and summon him back, because he has unknowingly given them a clue vital to their quest and they need his help to unravel the rest of the mystery. If he can do so, they will find buried pirate treasure and all become rich. But in joining the search, he falls under the same obsession and curse -- an ominous fate suggested by the unearthly electronic music which contributes to the film's atmosphere.

Starring: Roberts Blossom, Geoffrey Holder, Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Moberly, Sudie Bond, Anne Haney, Alix Elias, Philip Bruns ..
Directed by: Robert Fuest
Release date: 1980-02-02
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Thanksgiving in the Land of Oz

Thanksgiving in the Land of Oz

6.2/10 IMDB

Dorothy is carried back to Oz by a green turkey balloon on the final Thanksgiving she is to spend with her aunt and uncle, who are moving to a retirement community. She meets Jack Pumpkinhead, The Hungry Tiger, and Tic Toc (sic), and must stop the evil Tyrone the Terrible Toy Tinkerer (looking suspiciously like John R. Neil's depiction of the Nome King), who brings the balloon to life.

Starring: Sid Caesar, Mischa Bond, Robert Ridgely, Frank Nelson, Joan Gerber, Lurene Tuttle, Charles Woolf, Maitzi Morgan, Julie Cohen ..
Directed by: Charles Swenson, Fred Wolf
Release date: 1980-11-25
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Spaced Out Bunny

Spaced Out Bunny

6.2/10 IMDB

Bugs Bunny is abducted by Marvin the Martian and brought to Mars to be the companion to his pet abominable snowman Hugo, who will "hug him and squeeze him and call him George."

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones, Phil Monroe
Release date: 1980-05-21
Best Family Movies of 1980 : A Christmas Without Snow

A Christmas Without Snow

5.7/10 IMDB

A divorced woman (Michael Learned) moves to San Francisco from Omaha with her young son. She's trying to re-build her life after her divorce, she leaves her son with his grandmother. She joins the choir of a local church. She has some issues with the choirmaster (John Houseman) who tries to get the choir into shape before the Christmas concert. The choir overcome some personal setbacks as they all deal with personal issues. Zoe (Michael Learned) thinks of quitting the choir all together when push comes to shove.

Starring: Michael Learned, John Houseman, Ramon Bieri, James Cromwell, Valerie Curtin, David Knell, Calvin Levels, Ruth Nelson, Beah Richards, William Swetland ..
Directed by: John Korty
Release date: 1980-12-09

The Ghosts of Buxley Hall

5.7/10 IMDB

Ghosts and a young cadet try to save a military academy from being closed.

Starring: Dick O'Neill, Victor French, Louise Latham, Monte Markham, Ruta Lee, Vito Scotti, Rad Daly, Don Porter, Steve Franken, Renne Jarrett ..
Directed by: Bruce Bilson
Release date: 1980-12-21
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Mickey Mouse Disco

Mickey Mouse Disco

6.0/10 IMDB

A clip-show music video for the album of the same name and vintage. Includes 5 songs from the album ("Mousetrap", "Disco Mickey Mouse", "Watch Out For Goofy", "Macho Duck", "Welcome To Rio").

Directed by: David Hand, Ben Sharpsteen, Jack Kinney, Charles A. Nichols, Jack King, Riley Thomson, Norman Ferguson
Release date: 1980-06-25

Scout's Honor

5.9/10 IMDB

Gary Coleman stars as little Joey Seymour, a clever but lonely orphan shuffled from one foster home to the next, who is also determined to be the best Cub Scout ever. Pearl Bartlett (Katherine Helmond) is a hard-working executive who dislikes children, but she must take on a troop of Cub Scouts and become a den mother to save her job. Somewhere along the way, Joey teaches Pearl the true meaning of caring.

Starring: Gary Coleman, Katherine Helmond, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Pat O’Brien, Basil Hoffman, Jay North, Harry Morgan, Eric Taslitz, Meeno Peluce, Marcello Krakoff ..
Directed by: Henry Levin
Release date: 1980-09-30
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Danger on Dartmoor

Danger on Dartmoor

5.9/10 IMDB

The adventures of children lost in fog on Dartmoor, who encounter a wild dog, an escaped convict, and other dangers.

Starring: Marcus Evans, Simon Henderson, Debby Salter, Barry Foster, Patricia Hayes, Sam Kydd, Michael Ripper, Michael Goldie, Mitzi Rogers, David Jackson ..
Directed by: David Eady
Release date: 1980-01-01
Best Family Movies of 1980 : A Snow White Christmas

A Snow White Christmas

5.9/10 IMDB

The wicked queen creates an ice storm meant to get rid of the younger Snow White, but instead freezes the whole village, just barely missing her. Snow White travels to the land of the Seven Friendly Giants and makes friends with them. Snow White is never safe from the wicked queen because she'll always be able to find her. Can the giants save Snow White from her vengeance, or will she end up an icicle like her parents?

Starring: Erika Scheimer, Arte Johnson, Melendy Britt, Diane Pershing, Charlie Dell, Larry D. Mann, Clinton Sundberg ..
Directed by: Kay Wright
Release date: 1980-12-19
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Sultan and the Rock Star

Sultan and the Rock Star

5.6/10 IMDB

Paul Winters, a rock star burnout, flees his fame and ends up by chance on an island where he comes face to face with Sultan, a domesticated Bengal tiger left there to be hunted by a wealthy businessman. He then befriends the animal and decides to do everything to save him...

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Ken Swofford, Bruce Glover, Ned Romero, Richard Paul, Pat Delaney, Shug Fisher, Brendan Dillon, Elven Havard, Wayne Winton ..
Directed by: Edward M. Abroms
Release date: 1980-04-20
Best Family Movies of 1980 : The Little Dragons

The Little Dragons

4.1/10 IMDB

Karate experts attempt to rescue a girl who was kidnapped by a mother and her two psycho sons.

Starring: Charles Lane, Ann Sothern, Chris Petersen, Pat Petersen, Sally Boyden, Rick Lenz, Sharon Clark, Joe Spinell, John Davis Chandler, Clifford A. Pellow ..
Directed by: Curtis Hanson
Release date: 1980-07-18

High Rise Donkey

7.4/10 IMDB

The efforts of three children, who live in high rise flats, to save a donkey from two small-time crooks who want to sell it as horsemeat, by providing a temporary stable for the donkey in the block of high-rise flats.

Starring: Wilfrid Brambell, James Ellis, Harry Fowler, Roy Kinnear, Linda Frith, Leigh Gotch, Wendy Cook, Pat Connell, Beryl Cooke, Sarah Golding ..
Directed by: Michael Forlong
Release date: 1980-01-01
Best Family Movies of 1980 : The Nargun and the Stars

The Nargun and the Stars

8.4/10 IMDB

Based on the children's fantasy novel set in Australia, written by Patricia Wrightson. The story involves an orphaned city boy named Simon Brent who comes to live on a 5000-acre sheep station called Wongadilla, in the Hunter Region, with his mother's second cousins, Edie and Charlie. In a remote valley on the property he discovers a variety of ancient Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime creatures. The arrival of heavy machinery intent on clearing the land brings to life the ominous stone Nargun. The Nargun is a creature drawn from tribal legends of the Gunai or Kurnai people of the area now known as the Mitchell River National Park in Victoria. Other creatures featured in the story include the mischievous green-scaled water-spirit Potkoorok, the Turongs (tree people) and the Nyols (cave people).

Release date: 1980-09-15
Best Family Movies of 1980 : The Waltons: A Decade of the Waltons

The Waltons: A Decade of the Waltons

8.4/10 IMDB

A docudrama of the classic series. Almost like another episode of the series as a photo album presented to Grandma as a present spurs memories, presented via flashbacks from the series' first eight seasons. Waltons creator Earl Hamner recounts bringing his life to television.

Starring: Michael Learned, Ralph Waite, Ellen Corby, Jon Walmsley, Judy Norton, Mary Beth McDonough, Eric Scott, David W. Harper, Kami Cotler, Doris Hamner ..
Directed by: Harry Harris, Philip Leacock
Release date: 1980-05-22
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Captain Scarlet vs The Mysterons

Captain Scarlet vs The Mysterons

7.7/10 IMDB

War erupts between Earth and Mars after a manned mission to Mars results in an attack on the city of the Mysterons. Compiled from episodes of the 1967 series Captain Scarlet.

Starring: Francis Matthews, Sylvia Anderson, Ed Bishop ..
Directed by: David Lane
Release date: 1980-01-01
Best Family Movies of 1980 : The Secret of Lost Valley

The Secret of Lost Valley

6.5/10 IMDB

While on a family outing, a boy, Adam, gets lost in the forest and discovers a wild boy there. Communicating by sign language, they become friends. When the wild boy is captured by scientists, Adam helps him escape.

Starring: Gary Collins, Mary Ann Mobley, Brad Savage, Eddie Marquez, Jackson Bostwick, John Lupton, Tom Simcox, Barry Sullivan ..
Directed by: Vic Morrow
Release date: 1980-04-27

Never Never Land

7.1/10 IMDB

Zena has been abandoned by her parents and left in the care of her aunt Bee Melvin. She is treated poorly by two of her cousins, and taking the lead from the story Peter and Wendy, she runs away from home with her younger cousin.

Starring: Petula Clark, Anne Seymour, John Castle, Mark Burdis, Paul Charles, Noel Collins, Roland Culver, Lucy Durham-Matthews, Charmain Falode, Michael Hadley ..
Directed by: Paul Annett
Release date: 1980-12-25

I Wanted to Laugh Like the Others

6.1/10 IMDB

A story about summer vacation of six young boys and their friends in France during 1917.

Starring: Julien Dubois, Agathe Vannier, Alexandre Ulysse, Bernard Dubois ..
Directed by: Bernard Dubois
Release date: 1980-04-15
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Tanglewoods' Secret

Tanglewoods' Secret

6.6/10 IMDB

Young brother and sister in 1940s New England learn about life, death and faith

Starring: Virginia Fiol, Mark Chapman, Sheila Shand Gibbs, Graeme Mills, Timothy Bateson ..
Directed by: Mike Pritchard
Release date: 1980-01-01
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Take Me Up to the Ball Game

Take Me Up to the Ball Game

6.9/10 IMDB

In this interplanetary baseball story, a group of friends are playing a sandlot game on Earth that is noticed by Irwin, an outer space promoter of baseball. The haphazard team consists of an eagle, a beaver, a bear, a kangaroo, and a mole. Irwin invites the Earth team to play against the Outer Space All-Stars, an awesome team that has never lost a game, of that matter, been scrored upon. Their secret: they are the biggest cheaters in the universe.

Directed by: Ken Stephenson
Release date: 1980-09-01

Alex and the Doberman Gang

0.0/10 IMDB

A more than slightly incompetent private eye inherits five doberman pinschers. The dogs at first create havoc with Alex's home and personal life, but soon become trusted allies and on more than one occasion help Alex solve cases.

Starring: Jack Stauffer, Taurean Blacque, Lane Binkley, Tony Devon, Alan Gibbs, Jerry Orbach, Martha Smith, Sari Price, Don Starr, Sandy Acker ..
Directed by: Byron Chudnow
Release date: 1980-04-11

The Drop Card

0.0/10 IMDB

A young woman must face her insecurities when tasked with an assignment for her speech class.

Release date: 1980-01-01
Best Family Movies of 1980 : Al-Aqwiyaa


0.0/10 IMDB

After her father’s death, Nadia goes to stay in the house of her relative, Rushdi Al-Bagouri, to convince her son Adel to take advantage of her father’s wealth by setting up a factory for peasants who are interested in their problems, but she is subject to many harassments from the second son Ramzi, to decide to leave, and events escalate.

Starring: Naglaa Fathy, Mahmoud Yassine, Rushdy Abaza, Ezzat El Alaili, Madiha Yousri, Tewfik El Dekn, Ahmed Ghanem, Fekry Abaza, Hayatem, Malak Elgamal ..
Directed by: Ashraf Fahmy
Release date: 1980-08-16

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