Best Family Movies of 1989
HÃ¤gar the Horrible
Made-for-TV special of popular comic strip.
The Corsican Brothers
A vendetta between two Corsican families is the background to Alexandre Dumas' story of the strange bond between twin brothers, who are separated at birth.
Nora's Christmas Gift
Nora spends her time feeling sorry for herself as she faces hearing problems and blindness. But at the Bennington Christmas Pageant, Nora receives a special gift - a sure knowledge that Jesus Christ lives and loves her.
The Wickedest Witch
Avarissa, a witch so evil that she was banished to an underground kingdom, attempts to trick a human child into committing a despicable act so that she can switch places with him and escape.
After witnessing the accidental death of a friend who was attempting to rescue him from bullies, an African-American boy blames himself and, stricken with guilt, hides out among underground street people in New York.
The Tailor of Gloucester
An ill tailor is trying to finish a coat for a wealthy man. He is hindered by his cat and helped by some grateful mice.
In 1935 Toronto, Jane Stuart's mother has taken ill, and the two of them have temporarily moved in with her rich, snobbish grandmother, where Jane is verbally abused and her mother bullied. Jane is forced into a private academy, in which the other girls tell her that her father, whom Jane believes to be dead, is actually alive. Soon after, Andrew Stuart sends word that he would like to meet his long-lost daughter, so Jane is sent by train to Bright River to stay with him, where she encounters an old mystery that she must help her father overcome, new friends, and the chance to bring her father and mother back together again.
The Last Winter
Tells the story of a young man's struggle to keep his world from changing. Placed in the rural setting of the mid 1950s.
Michael & Mickey
Originally done for the Disney/MGM Studio Tour, Michael Eisner then CEO of Disney Studios is enroute to a screening room for a viewing with Mickey Mouse. On the way to the theater, some of your favorite Disney characters and several from the film Fantasia come to life in the hallways of the Disney Studios. Interesting fact; This is the only time Mickey Mouse was ever listed second in any project. I.E: Micky and Minnie, Mickey and Goofy, Mickey and Pluto, Mickey and Donald.
Last Train Home
Tom Bradshaw searches for his family while riding the rails in this family drama set in the 1880s.