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1.
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
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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. (93 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
 
2.
The Land Before Time (1988)
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An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley. (69 mins.)
Director: Don Bluth
 
3.
An American Tail (1986)
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While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country. (80 mins.)
Director: Don Bluth
 
4.
Free Willy (1993)
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When a boy learns that a beloved killer whale is to be killed by the aquarium owners, the boy risks everything to free the whale. (112 mins.)
Director: Simon Wincer
 
5.
Harriet the Spy (1996)
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Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. But when Harriet's friends find her secret notebook the tables are turned on her. Can she win her friends back and still keep on going with the spy business? (100 mins.)
Director: Bronwen Hughes
 
6.
The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)
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Seven junior-high-school girls organize a daycare camp for children while at the same time experiencing classic adolescent growing pains. (94 mins.)
Director: Melanie Mayron
 
7.
The Little Rascals (1994)
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Alfalfa is wooing Darla and his "He-Man-Woman-Hating" friends attempt to sabotage the relationship. (82 mins.)
 
8.
The Secret Garden (1975 TV Series)
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In 19th-century India, little Mary Lennox is suddenly orphaned by cholera. Her only living relative is her crook-backed uncle... (210 mins.)
 
9.
Treasure Island (1950)
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The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate captain Long John Silver. (96 mins.)
Director: Byron Haskin
 
10.
FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)
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The magical inhabitants of a rainforest fight to save their home, which is threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction called Hexxus. (76 mins.)
Director: Bill Kroyer
 
11.
The Swan Princess (1994)
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A power hungry sorcerer transforms a princess into a swan by day in this tale of everlasting love. (90 mins.)
Director: Richard Rich
 
12.
Thumbelina (1994)
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The tiny girl meets a fairy prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods. (86 mins.)
 
13.
The Secret of NIMH (1982)
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To save her ill son, a field mouse must seek the aid of a colony of rats, with whom she has a deeper link than she ever suspected. (82 mins.)
Director: Don Bluth
 
14.
All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
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A dog returns from the dead looking for revenge on his killer using an orphan girl who can talk to animals. (84 mins.)
 
15.
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
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One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind. (120 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
16.
My Friend Flicka (1943)
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Ken McLaughlin struggles to please his family in any way. He comes back from boarding school boasting... (89 mins.)
Director: Harold Schuster
 
17.
That Darn Cat! (1965)
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A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI... (116 mins.)
 
18.
Pete's Dragon (1977)
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An orphan boy and his magical dragon come to town with his abusive adoptive parents in pursuit. (128 mins.)
Director: Don Chaffey
 
19.
The Little Princess (1939)
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A little girl is left by her father in an exclusive seminary for girls, due to her father having to go to Africa with the army. (93 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
20.
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
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One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major... (96 mins.)
Director: Steve Barron
 
21.
The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
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Basil, the rodent Sherlock Holmes, investigates the kidnapping of a toy-maker and uncovers its link to his arch-enemy, Professor Ratigan. (74 mins.)
 
22.
The Black Stallion (1979)
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While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who... (118 mins.)
Director: Carroll Ballard
 
23.
The Black Stallion Returns (1983)
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A teenager loses his horse in Morocco and gets him back after various daredevil adventures. (103 mins.)
Director: Robert Dalva
 
24.
Babes in Toyland (1961)
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Tom the Piper's Son is about to marry Mary Quite Contrary. On the eve of their wedding, evil miser Barnaby... (106 mins.)
Director: Jack Donohue
 
25.
Gulliver's Travels (1939)
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Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally minuscule rival... (76 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
26.
Space Jam (1996)
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In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan. (88 mins.)
Director: Joe Pytka
 
27.
The ButterCream Gang (1992 Video)
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Unlike most gangs, the ButterCream gang does good deeds. Their leader, Pete, has to go live with his aunt in Chicago... (93 mins.)
Director: Bruce Neibaur
 
28.
Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997 Video)
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Casper tells the story of how he became such a good-natured ghost. (90 mins.)
Director: Sean McNamara
 
29.
The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (1981)
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Bugs Bunny hosts an award show featuring several classic Looney Toon shorts. (79 mins.)
Director: Friz Freleng
 
30.
Little Giants (1994)
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Misfits form their own opposing team to an elite peewee football team, coached by the elite team coach's brother. (107 mins.)
Director: Duwayne Dunham
 
31.
Anne of Green Gables (1985 Mini-Series)
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An orphan girl, sent to an elderly brother and sister by mistake, charms her new home and community with her fiery spirit and imagination. (199 mins.)
 
32.
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
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After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse... (100 mins.)
Director: Ken Annakin
 
33.
Rigoletto (1993 Video)
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Things are not going well in the depression-era town of Castle Gate. Mr. Ribaldi, a mysterious rich... (98 mins.)
Director: Leo D. Paur
 
34.
Not Quite Human (1987 TV Movie)
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Dr. Jonas Carson, a scientist, invents Chip, an android teenager. Dr. Carson sends Chip to school with... (97 mins.)
Director: Steven H. Stern
 
35.
Still Not Quite Human (1992 TV Movie)
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In the final film of the series, Chip and his "father" attend a robotics convention. Here, Dr. Carson is kidnapped and replaced with an android... (84 mins.)
Director: Eric Luke
 
36.
Not Quite Human II (1989 TV Movie)
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Chip, the android boy is back. This time, he is off to college, suffering from a computer virus and in love with Roberta... (91 mins.)
Director: Eric Luke
 
37.
Kidnapped (1960)
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In Scotland in 1751, young David Balfour is shanghaied aboard a ship where he meets Jacobite rebel Alan Breck Stewart with whom he escapes to the Scottish Highlands, dodging the redcoats. (97 mins.)
 
38.
The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)
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Three orphan children strike gold in 1878 California. (100 mins.)
Director: Norman Tokar
 
39.
Andre (1994)
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The true story of how a marine sea lion named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962. (94 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
40.
Misty (1961)
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Every year the Chincoteague fire department rounds up the wild ponies of Assateague. island, and then... (91 mins.)
Director: James B. Clark
 
41.
The Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1975)
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A family flees the city for the wilderness. They learn to live with nature and more importantly, that when one has family, one has everything. (100 mins.)
Director: Stewart Raffill
 
42.
Flight of the Navigator (1986)
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In 1978, a boy travels 8 years into the future and has an adventure with an intelligent, wisecracking alien ship. (90 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
43.
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
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Charlie receives a golden ticket to a factory, his sweet tooth wants going into the lushing candy, it turns out there's an adventure in everything. (100 mins.)
Director: Mel Stuart
 
44.
A Goofy Movie (1995)
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When Max makes an preposterous promise to a girl he has a crush on, his chances to fulfilling it seem hopeless when he is dragged onto a cross-country trip with his embarrassing father, Goofy. (78 mins.)
Director: Kevin Lima
 
45.
Charlotte's Web (1973)
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A gentle and wise grey spider with a flair for promotion pledges to save a young pig from slaughter for dinner food. (94 mins.)
 
46.
So Dear to My Heart (1948)
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This heartwarming classic tells the tale of a country boy who adopts a mischevious black lamb and learns valuable lessons about love and dedication. (79 mins.)
 
47.
The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)
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The adventures of a young cat and a dog as they find themselves accidentally separated and each swept into a hazardous trek. (90 mins.)
Director: Masanori Hata
 
48.
It Takes Two (1995)
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Alyssa (a rich girl) and Amanda (an orphan) are two little girls who are identical, but complete strangers... (101 mins.)
Director: Andy Tennant
 
49.
Summer of the Monkeys (1998)
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Summer Of The Monkeys (set in 1910 on the prairies of Canada) follows the story of a young boy, Jay... (101 mins.)
 
50.
Across the Great Divide (1976)
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In this family classic, two orphans cross the Rocky Mountains on a quest to claim their inheritance... (100 mins.)
Director: Stewart Raffill
 
52.
The Deerslayer (1978 TV Movie)
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Hawkeye and Chingachcook attempt to rescue the daughter of a chief who was captured by raiders from a rival tribe. (74 mins.)
 
53.
ABC Weekend Specials (1977 TV Series)
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A lonely boy befriends a talking mouse who falls in love with his toy motorcycle. (60 mins.)
 
54.
ABC Weekend Specials (1977 TV Series)
Episode: Runaway Ralph (1988)
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Ralph the Mouse runs away from home and befriends a young outcast at summer camp. (60 mins.)
 
55.
Little Men (1998)
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Retelling of Louisa May Alcott's classic tale of two street kids - one who becomes the recipient of... (98 mins.)
Director: Rodney Gibbons
 
56.
Orphan Train (1979 TV Movie)
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In 1854, there were living on the streets of New York City over 10,000 abandoned orphaned children. Out of this desperate situation was born the orphan Train. This is a fictionalized account, based on actual events. (143 mins.)
 
57.
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995)
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Teenage Angus adopts a stray dog and names him Yellow. Several days later, while traveling along the coast of British Columbia with Angus' father... (81 mins.)
Director: Phillip Borsos
 
58.
The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour (1985 TV Series)
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A Saturday morning series, collecting of some of the most popular classic cartoons from the Looney Tunes catalogue. (45 mins.)
 
59.
How the West Was Fun (1994 TV Movie)
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Twins Suzy and Jessica visit granny Natty's dude ranch in the Wild West. The ranch has too few paying... (96 mins.)
Director: Stuart Margolin
 
60.
Heidi (1937)
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A plucky little orphan girl gets dumped abruptly into her gruff, hermit grandfather's care, then later gets retaken and delivered as a companion for an injured girl. (88 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
 
61.
The Muppet Movie (1979)
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Kermit and his new found friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit. (95 mins.)
Director: James Frawley
 
62.
The Monkey's Uncle (1965)
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Midvale College is in fear of losing its college football team. The players have grades lower than the norm... (87 mins.)
 
63.
Benji (1974)
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A stray dog saves two kidnapped children. (86 mins.)
Director: Joe Camp
 
64.
Courage Mountain (1990)
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In this version of "Heidi," a young Swiss girl is sent off to boarding school at the beginning of World War I. (94 mins.)
 
65.
Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer (1985)
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Rainbow Brite must stop an evil princess and her underlings from taking over the planet Spectra. (85 mins.)
 
66.
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 Short Film)
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Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas. (25 mins.)
Director: Bill Melendez
 
67.
DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (1990)
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Scrooge takes his nephews to Egypt to find a pyramid and magic lamp. (74 mins.)
Director: Bob Hathcock
 
68.
A Dog of Flanders (1959)
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The emotional story of a boy, his grandfather, and his dog. The boy's dream of becoming a great classical painter appears shattered when his loving grandfather dies. (96 mins.)
Director: James B. Clark
 
69.
Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)
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A rich young boy finds his family targeted in an inside job and must use his cunning to save them. (95 mins.)
Director: Donald Petrie
 
70.
Wild America (1997)
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Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America... (106 mins.)
Director: William Dear
 
71.
Jett Jackson: The Movie (2001 TV Movie)
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Jett decides to quit Silverstone and lead a normal life. On the day of his last episode he is hit on the head with a prop and in his dream he is Silverstone. He is the only one who realizes that this is a dream. (100 mins.)
Director: Shawn Levy
 
72.
S Club 7 in Miami (1999 TV Series)
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Basically a BBC made "The Monkees" for the year 2000 and beyond. Borrowing heavily from "The Monkees"... (30 mins.)
 
73.
The Voyage of the Mimi (1984 TV Series)
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The Voyage of the Mimi is a thirteen-episode American educational television program depicting the crew of the Mimi exploring the ocean and taking a census of humpback whales. Ben Afleck starred in the series. (30 mins.)
 
74.
Bill Nye, the Science Guy (1993 TV Series)
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Scientist/comedian Bill Nye explores various aspects of science for young viewers. (30 mins.)
 
75.
Wishbone (1995 TV Series)
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An intelligent and witty dog imagines himself in the role of characters from classic books and gets involved in similar real-life adventures. (30 mins.)
 
76.
The Other Me (2000 TV Movie)
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Will Browning accidently creates a clone of himself when working on a science project. (90 mins.)
Director: Manny Coto
 
77.
Seabert (1984 TV Series)
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Seabert the seal saves the he day as he helps his friends, Aura and Tommy, to protect the animals of earth. (26 mins.)
 
78.
The Bugs Bunny/Road-Runner Movie (1979)
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Bugs Bunny reflects on his past cartoon exploits. (98 mins.)
 
79.
The Jungle Book (1994)
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Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli, the orphaned jungle boy raised by wolves, and how he becomes king of the jungle. (111 mins.)
Director: Stephen Sommers
 
80.
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
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A collection of animated shorts based on the stories and characters by A. A. Milne. (74 mins.)
 
81.
My Little Pony: The Movie (1986)
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Ponyland comes under attack from a talking blob of purple gunk. (86 mins.)
Director: Michael Joens
 
82.
The Secret Garden (1993)
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A young British girl born and raised in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's estate... (101 mins.)
 
83.
The Challenge (2003 TV Movie)
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It's an action adventure/adventure comedy. They play estranged twins with very opposite personalities... (92 mins.)
Director: Craig Shapiro
 
84.
Clockstoppers (2002)
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A teenager accidentally activates a machine that enables him to speed up his body so that other people seem to be standing still. (94 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Frakes
 
85.
The Wonderful World of Disney (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Switching Goals (1999)
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Girly girl Emma and tomboy Sam are 13-year-old teenagers, who are identical, personality-opposite twins, join a soccer team so they might switch places. (120 mins.)
 
86.
The Wonderful World of Disney (1997 TV Series)
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A teenager unwittingly falls for the American President's daughter, and the pair soon find themselves off on a wild adventure. (120 mins.)
 
87.
Double Teamed (2002 TV Movie)
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Two sisters become world-famous basketball players. (120 mins.)
Director: Duwayne Dunham
 
88.
The Wonderful World of Disney (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Model Behavior (2000)
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This is a Disney Channel movie about two teenage girls, one an ordinary high school girl and the other a top teen model, who meet and switch places. (120 mins.)
 
89.
Billboard Dad (1998 Video)
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Twin girls advertise their single father on a Santa Monica Billboard. (92 mins.)
Director: Alan Metter
 
90.
Our Lips Are Sealed (2000)
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Follow Mary-Kate and Ashely halfway around the world in this Aussie adventure jam packed with non-stop action... (89 mins.)
Director: Craig Shapiro
 
91.
Passport to Paris (1999 Video)
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Sent to Paris to visit their grandfather, the twins fall in love with France, not to mention two French boys. (87 mins.)
Director: Alan Metter
 
92.
When in Rome (2002 Video)
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Leila and Charli Hunter are in Rome to participate in a Summer Intern Program. After they begin their jobs... (94 mins.)
Director: Steve Purcell
 
93.
Holiday in the Sun (2001 Video)
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Sisters Alex and Madison are whisked away to the Bahamas for winter break but soon find themselves crossing paths with a man smuggling stolen artifacts. (87 mins.)
Director: Steve Purcell
 
94.
Winning London (2001 Video)
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When Chloe and Riley Lawrence are invited to London to participate in the International Model UN competition, they enjoy seeing the sights and find romance with cute British boys. (93 mins.)
Director: Craig Shapiro
 
95.
Little Heroes (1991 TV Movie)
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A girl named Charley Wilson and her loyal dog named "Fuzz" are 2 best friends. Charley is anxoius to make new friends... (78 mins.)
Director: Craig Clyde