Top Rated PG Movies of 1996

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1.
Alone in the Woods (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Two dopey kidnappers get more than they bargain for when a super-smart ten year old which gets separate from his parents, which also uncovers their plot....and swings into action, Home Alone-style. (92 mins.)
Director: John Putch
“ 9/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
2.
One Fine Day (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The lives of two strangers and their young children unexpectedly intersect on one hectic, stressful day in New York City. (108 mins.)
Director: Michael Hoffman
“ 8/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
3.
Matilda (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable. (98 mins.)
Director: Danny DeVito
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
4.
James and the Giant Peach (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City. (79 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
5.
Big Bully (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A writer returns to his hometown where he faces the childhood nemesis whose life he ultimately ruined, only the bully wants to relive their painful past by torturing him once again. (90 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
6.
Wish Upon a Star (1996 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A younger sister wishes to switch places with her popular older sister and the two bickering siblings awaken to find the wish has come true. (90 mins.)
Director: Blair Treu
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
7.
Gulliver's Travels (1996 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An Englishman returns after a long time abroad and tells his strange stories about the lands he visited which are allegories about the real world. (186 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
8.
The Paper Brigade (1996 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Gunther Wheeler, fourteen, a city tough-guy from New York moves to a small town called Pleasant Valley... (90 mins.)
Director: Blair Treu
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
9.
Alaska (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
While searching for their missing father in the mountains of Alaska, two siblings come across a baby polar bear on the run from a pair of poachers. (109 mins.)
“ 6 or 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
10.
House Arrest (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A group of children, desperate to keep their various parents from getting divorces, kidnap them and hold them prisoner in a basement in order to force them to reconcile. (108 mins.)
Director: Harry Winer
“ 6/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
11.
Dunston Checks In (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A young boy befriends a larcenous orangutan in a luxury hotel. (88 mins.)
Director: Ken Kwapis
“ 6/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
12.
The Preacher's Wife (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to... (123 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
“ 6/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
13.
Fly Away Home (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A father and daughter decide to attempt to lead a flock of orphaned Canada Geese south by air. (107 mins.)
Director: Carroll Ballard
“ 6/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
14.
D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
The unruly team of hockey misfits grows up a bit and receives scholarships to a prestigious prep school, where they take on the snotty varsity team. (104 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
15.
Larger Than Life (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A motivational speaker discovers that the inheritance his father left for him is in the form of an elephant. (93 mins.)
Director: Howard Franklin
“ 6/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
16.
Space Jam (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
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
“ 6/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
17.
First Kid (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A former boxer turned Secret Service agent is assigned to protect the President's son, who seems determined to make life difficult for his new protector. (101 mins.)
Director: David M. Evans
“ 6/10 ” - hiddenagenda1