Best Family Movies of 1989

1.

Back to the Future Part II

6.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch attempt to set things straight, Marty finds himself bound for 1955 and face to face with his teenage parents -- again.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Elisabeth Shue, James Tolkan, Jeffrey Weissman, Casey Siemaszko, Billy Zane, Darlene Vogel, Elijah Wood ..
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 1989-11-22
2.

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

5.2
6.4/10 IMDB

The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.

Starring: Rick Moranis, Marcia Strassman, Matt Frewer, Kristine Sutherland, Amy O'Neill, Robert Oliveri, Thomas Wilson Brown, Jared Rushton, Kimmy Robertson, Mark L. Taylor ..
Directed by: Joe Johnston
Release date: 1989-06-23
3.

Parenthood

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the 'black sheep' of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the rebellious teenagers.

Starring: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest, Jason Robards, Rick Moranis, Tom Hulce, Martha Plimpton, Keanu Reeves, Harley Jane Kozak, Dennis Dugan ..
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 1989-07-31
4.

Uncle Buck

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Buck Russell, a lovable but slovenly bachelor, suddenly becomes the temporary caretaker of his nephew and nieces after a family emergency. His freewheeling attitude soon causes tension with his older niece Tia, loyal girlfriend Chanice and just about everyone else who crosses his path.

Starring: John Candy, Jean Louisa Kelly, Macaulay Culkin, Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Madigan, Elaine Bromka, Garrett M. Brown, Laurie Metcalf, Jay Underwood, Brian Tarantina ..
Directed by: John Hughes
Release date: 1989-08-16
5.

All Dogs Go to Heaven

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

When a casino owning dog named Charlie is murdered by his rival Carface, he finds himself in Heaven basically by default since all dogs go to heaven. However, since he wants to get back at his killer, he cons his way back to the living with the warning that doing that damns him to Hell. Once back, he teams with his old partner, Itchy to prep his retaliation. He also stumbles on to an orphan girl who can talk to the animals, thus allowing him to get the inside info on the races to ensure his wins to finance his plans. However, all the while, he is still haunted by nightmares on what's waiting for him on the other side unless he can prove that he is worthy of Heaven again.

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Judith Barsi, Melba Moore, Daryl Gilley, Candy Devine, Charles Nelson Reilly, Vic Tayback, Rob Fuller, Earleen Carey ..
Directed by: Dan Kuenster, Don Bluth, Gary Goldman
Release date: 1989-11-17
6.

Turner & Hooch

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Scott Turner has 3 days left in the local police department before he moves to a bigger city to get some 'real' cases—not just misdemeanors. When Amos Reed is murdered, Scott sets himself on the case, but the closest thing to a witness to the murder is Reed's dog, Hooch, which Scott has to take care of—to avoid Hooch being 'put to sleep'.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham, Craig T. Nelson, Scott Paulin, John McIntire, David Knell, Reginald VelJohnson, Mary McCusker, Linda Eve Miller, Andrew Walker ..
Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode
Release date: 1989-07-28
7.

Little Monsters

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games under his bed where pulling pranks on kids and other monsters is the main attraction.

Starring: Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Daniel Stern, Margaret Whitton, Rick Ducommun, Ben Savage, Devin Ratray, Amber Barretto, Frank Whaley, William Murray Weiss ..
Directed by: Richard Greenberg
Release date: 1989-08-25
8.

The Karate Kid Part III

4.0
5.2/10 IMDB

Kreese, his life in tatters after his karate school was defeated by Daniel and Mr. Miyagi, visits Terry, a friend from Vietnam. Terry is a ruthless business man and a martial arts expert, and he vows to help Kreese take revenge on Daniel and Mr. Miyagi.

Starring: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Martin Kove, Thomas Ian Griffith, Robyn Lively, Sean Kanan, Jonathan Avildsen, Randee Heller, William Christopher Ford, Pat E. Johnson ..
Directed by: John G. Avildsen
Release date: 1989-06-29
Best Family Movies of 1989 : Creature Comforts
9.

Creature Comforts

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

A humorous and thought-provoking view of what animals in zoos might be thinking about their captivity and surroundings.

Starring: Julie Sedgewick ..
Directed by: Nick Park
Release date: 1989-07-15
Best Family Movies of 1989 : Wee Sing in Sillyville
10.

Wee Sing in Sillyville

3.8
8.1/10 IMDB

One day, two kids named Scott and Laurie and their basset hound Barney are magically transported into a coloring book! This coloring book is a mystical, magical land called "Sillyville." While there, the kids meet up with Sillywhim, a happy, sing-songy lady who tells them of Sillyville's troubles. The Yellow Spurdurgurgles, Blue Twirlypops, Green Jingleheimers, and Red Bittybooties are all fighting because they do not wear the same colors! Scott, Laurie, and Sillywhim meet up with all of these coloful characters, plus a talking tree, a singing acorn, and the kindly purple-wearing Pasha who all sing songs about themselves. Will the kids and Sillywhim be able to reunite all of the people of Sillyville? You can bet your magic rainbow blower on it!

Starring: Renee Margolin, Joy Anderson, Ryan Willard ..
Release date: 1989-01-01

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