Top Family Movies of 1999

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1. The Prince and the Surfer (1999)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.6
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The classic Twain story "The Prince and the Pauper" gets a modern slant when Prince Edward of Gelfland switches places with Southern California surfer Cash Canty. Both discover a new world ... See full summary »

Directors: Arye Gross, Gregory Gieras | Stars: Sean Kellman, Robert Englund, Vincent Schiavelli, Jennifer O'Neill

Votes: 202

10/10

2. The New Adventures of Pinocchio (1999)

94 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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Puppeteer Geppetto becomes a puppet himself after drinking an elixir that Pinocchio bought from a traveling carnival.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Martin Landau, Udo Kier, Gabriel Thomson, Sarah Alexander

Votes: 556

8 or 9/10

3. My Brother the Pig (1999)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

3.9
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Being a teen is tough enough for Kathy Cauldwell (Scarlett Johansson) without having to be the target of her little brother George's constant practical jokes. But life really gets crazy ... See full summary »

Director: Erik Fleming | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Eva Mendes, Judge Reinhold, Romy Windsor

Votes: 1,228

8/10

4. Toy Story 2 (1999)

G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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88 Metascore

When Woody is stolen by a toy collector, Buzz and his friends vow to rescue him, but Woody finds the idea of immortality in a museum tempting.

Directors: John Lasseter, Ash Brannon, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammer

Votes: 428,002 | Gross: $245.85M

7 or 8/10

5. Smart House (1999 TV Movie)

TV-G | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.3
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A teenager wins a fully-automated dream house in a competition, but soon the computer controlling it begins to take over and everything gets out of control. Then teenage Ben must calm the computer named PAT.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Kevin Kilner, Ryan Merriman, Katey Sagal, Jessica Steen

Votes: 4,723

7/10

6. Tarzan (1999)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.2
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79 Metascore

A man raised by gorillas must decide where he really belongs when he discovers he is a human.

Directors: Chris Buck, Kevin Lima | Stars: Tony Goldwyn, Minnie Driver, Brian Blessed, Glenn Close

Votes: 164,155 | Gross: $171.09M

7/10

7. Passport to Paris (1999 Video)

G | 87 min | Family, Comedy

5.2
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Sent to Paris to visit their grandfather, the twins fall in love with France, not to mention two French boys.

Director: Alan Metter | Stars: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Peter White, Matt Winston

Votes: 4,385

7/10

8. Stuart Little (1999)

PG | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.9
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61 Metascore

The Little family adopt a charming young mouse named Stuart, but the family cat wants rid of him.

Director: Rob Minkoff | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki

Votes: 105,739 | Gross: $140.04M

7/10

9. Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999 TV Movie)

45 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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When Santa cancels his annual flight because of a hurt reindeer, a young Christmas loving dog named Olive is convinced she has what it takes to get Santa's flight off the ground and save Christmas.

Director: Steve Moore | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Dan Castellaneta, Joe Pantoliano, Edward Asner

Votes: 1,814

7/10

10. Pirates of the Plain (1999)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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A young boy with a habit of daydreaming discovers that reality has caught up with his imagination -- with a vengeance -- in this comedy-adventure for the whole family. Bobby (Seth Adkins) ... See full summary »

Director: John R. Cherry III | Stars: Tim Curry, Seth Adkins, Jeffrey Pillars, Jeffrey Buckner Ford

Votes: 360

7/10

11. The Thirteenth Year (1999 TV Movie)

TV-G | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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A teen learns that his birth mother is a mermaid after he begins to grow fins and slimy scales on his thirteenth birthday.

Director: Duwayne Dunham | Stars: Chez Starbuck, Justin Jon Ross, Courtnee Draper, Brent Briscoe

Votes: 3,570

7/10

12. Fantasia 2000 (1999)

G | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.2
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59 Metascore

An update of the original film with new interpretations of great works of classical music.

Directors: James Algar, Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi, Hendel Butoy, Francis Glebas, Eric Goldberg, Don Hahn, Pixote Hunt | Stars: James Levine, Steve Martin, Itzhak Perlman, Quincy Jones

Votes: 30,155 | Gross: $60.66M

7/10

13. Can of Worms (1999 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

5.2
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A teen is visited by aliens after he broadcasts a message into space.

Director: Paul Schneider | Stars: Michael Shulman, Erika Christensen, Adam Wylie, Andrew Ducote

Votes: 647

7/10

14. Don't Look Under the Bed (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Family, Fantasy

7.0
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A teen enlists the help of an imaginary friend named Larry Houdini to deal with a prank-playing bogeyman, who's framing her for his dastardly deeds.

Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Erin Chambers, Ty Hodges, Robin Riker, Steve Valentine

Votes: 1,958

7/10

15. Johnny Tsunami (1999 TV Movie)

TV-G | 88 min | Drama, Family, Sport

6.4
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A Hawaiian teenage surfer shows off his skills when he takes to the snow slopes in Vermont.

Director: Steve Boyum | Stars: Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Brandon Baker, Mary Page Keller, Yuji Okumoto

Votes: 3,818

7/10

16. Treehouse Hostage (1999)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.6
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Timmy is a bright boy but a lousy student. His teacher, Mrs. Stevens, has threatened to fail him. While he is supposed to be working on a current events project, he captures an escaped convict and holds the man hostage in his tree-house.

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Jim Varney, Joey Zimmerman, Todd Bosley, Kristopher Kachurak

Votes: 516

6/10

17. Alice in Wonderland (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 150 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.3
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Alice falls down a rabbit hole, and finds herself in Wonderland, a fantasy land of strange characters and ideas.

Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Tina Majorino, Whoopi Goldberg, Robbie Coltrane, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 6,785

6/10

18. Dudley Do-Right (1999)

PG | 77 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

3.9
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44 Metascore

Inept Canadian mountie Dudley Do-Right chases after villian Snidely Whiplash and woos girlfriend Nell Fenwick.

Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alfred Molina, Eric Idle

Votes: 8,741 | Gross: $9.69M

6/10

19. Muppets from Space (1999)

G | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.3
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Gonzo is contacted by his alien family through his breakfast cereal. But when the men in black kidnap him, it's up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help him reunite with his long-lost family.

Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 15,873 | Gross: $16.63M

6/10

20. Inspector Gadget (1999)

PG | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.1
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36 Metascore

A security guard's dreams come true when he is selected to be transformed into a cybernetic police officer.

Director: David Kellogg | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Rupert Everett, Joely Fisher, Michelle Trachtenberg

Votes: 39,465 | Gross: $97.40M

6/10

21. P.U.N.K.S. (1999)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.7
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A group of misfit teens evade a corrupt scientist when they steal and attempt to return a suit that delivers supernatural strength to its wearer.

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Tim Redwine, Kenneth A. Brown, Patrick Renna, Brandon Baker

Votes: 1,184

6/10

22. Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish (1999 Video)

Unrated | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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The Warner Brothers (and the Warner Sister) go on a quest to find a fallen wishing star.

Directors: Liz Holzman, Rusty Mills, Tom Ruegger, Russell Calabrese, Nelson Recinos, Greg Reyna, Kirk Tingblad, Charles Visser | Stars: Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille, Maurice LaMarche

Votes: 1,174

6/10

23. Balloon Farm (1999 TV Movie)

TV-G | 92 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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Uplifting tale about a man who grows a crop of colored balloons.

Director: William Dear | Stars: Rip Torn, Mara Wilson, Roberts Blossom, Fredric Lehne

Votes: 281

6/10