Top 80's/90's Childhood Movies

My favorite films from my childhood in the late 80's-90's.
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1.
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
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Dodger must confront the struggles of life as he is visited by the Garbage Pail Kids and intimidated by some older bullies. (100 mins.)
Director: Rod Amateau
 
2.
Little Monsters (1989)
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A boy discovers an incredible and gruesome world of monsters under his bed. (100 mins.)
“ Peanut butter and onion sandwich! ” - maraobb
 
3.
3 Ninjas (1992)
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Each year, three brothers, Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visit their grandfather, Mori Tanaka... (84 mins.)
Director: Jon Turteltaub
“ Kind of like Ninja Turtles meets Home Alone. ” - maraobb
 
4.
My Pet Monster (1986 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Synder, the historian who has spent many years trying to unlock the powers of the statue, wishes to capture Max for validation of his life's work. (60 mins.)
Director: Timothy Bond
 
5.
Mac and Me (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) trying to escape from NASA is befriended by a wheelchair-bound boy. (95 mins.)
Director: Stewart Raffill
“ This movie was one big product placement ad. ” - maraobb
 
6.
Munchie (1992)
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The ever hungry and funny Munchie is back in this sequel to "Munchies". (80 mins.)
Director: Jim Wynorski
“ Despite the fact Munchie's mouth never moved when he talked this was a fun movie. ” - maraobb
 
7.
Invaders from Mars (1986)
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A boy tries to stop aliens who have taken over his town and are attempting to brainwash its inhabitants. (100 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
 
8.
Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, and try to protect them from a group of hunters intent on capturing the dinosaurs. (95 mins.)
Director: B.W.L. Norton
 
9.
3 Little Ninjas and the Lost Treasure (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.6/10 X  
A treasure map found by three young boys allows them reason to get their kicks in more ways than one. (100 mins.)
Director: Emmett Alston
 
10.
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.)
 
11.
The Brave Little Toaster (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A toaster, a blanket, a lamp, a radio, and a vacuum cleaner, journey to the city to find their master after being abandoned in their cabin in the woods. (90 mins.)
Director: Jerry Rees
 
12.
Labyrinth (1986)
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A selfish 16-year old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King. (101 mins.)
Director: Jim Henson
“ Great soundtrack! ” - maraobb
 
13.
The NeverEnding Story (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book. (102 mins.)
 
14.
Willow (1988)
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A reluctant dwarf must play a critical role in protecting a special baby from an evil queen. (126 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
15.
Follow That Bird (1985)
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Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him. (88 mins.)
Director: Ken Kwapis
 
16.
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
 
17.
Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Ernest unleashes an ugly troll that plots to transform children into wooden dolls in the town of Briarville, Missouri. (91 mins.)
Director: John Cherry
“ The secret weapon was milk?? ” - maraobb
 
18.
Ernest Goes to Jail (1990)
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Bumbling Ernest P. Worrell is assigned to jury duty, where a crooked lawyer notices a resemblance with crime boss Mr... (81 mins.)
Director: John Cherry
“ My favorite Ernest movie pairing Good Ernest against Bad Ernest. ” - maraobb
 
19.
The Muppet Movie (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
 
20.
Hook (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When Captain Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy. (142 mins.)
 
21.
Hocus Pocus (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl and an immortal cat to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all. (96 mins.)
Director: Kenny Ortega
“ Halloween classic! ” - maraobb
 
22.
Good Burger (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Two dim-witted teenagers are forced to save the fast food restaurant they work at from going out of business, despite a new-and-improved burger joint opening across the street that want to be the "Top Dog" in the fast food industry. (103 mins.)
Director: Brian Robbins
“ Welcome to Good Burger home of the Good Burger can I take your order.... ” - maraobb
 
23.
Explorers (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A boy obsessed with 50s sci-fi movies about aliens has a recurring dream about a blueprint of some kind, which he draws for his inventor friend. With the help of a third kid, they follow it and build themselves a spaceship. Now what? (109 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
“ Kind of slow throughout but the end was worth it. ” - maraobb
 
24.
The Dark Crystal (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world. (93 mins.)
Director: Jim Henson, Frank Oz
 
25.
Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When eccentric man-child Pee-Wee Herman gets his beloved bike stolen in broad daylight, he sets out across the U.S. on the adventure of his life. (91 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
26.
Charlotte's Web (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A gentle and wise grey spider with a flair for promotion pledges to save a young pig from slaughter for dinner food. (94 mins.)
 
27.
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A family of Emigre mice decide to move out to the west, unaware that they are falling into a trap perpetrated by a smooth talking cat. (75 mins.)
 
28.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last canister of the ooze that created the Turtles, with which Shredder wants to unleash an army of new mutants. (88 mins.)
 
29.
Blank Check (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
By accident, the 12-year-old Preston is given a blank check and when he fills in $1,000,000 - he is able to get it... (93 mins.)
 
30.
The Goonies (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient treasure. (114 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
31.
Prehysteria! 2 (1994 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
A rich boy desperate for attention makes friends with the dinosaurs of "Prehysteria!". (82 mins.)
Director: Albert Band
 
32.
The Sandlot (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his team in this coming of age movie set in the summer of 1962. Together, they get themselves into many adventures involving rival teams, lifeguards, and a vicious dog. (101 mins.)
 
33.
Pet Shop (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
An alien couple comes to Earth and open up a pet shop in an attempt to try and eat some of Earth's children for dinner.
Director: Hope Perello
 
34.
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Three pets escape from a California ranch to find their owners in San Francisco. (84 mins.)
Director: Duwayne Dunham
 
35.
Free Willy (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
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
 
36.
Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece. (26 mins.)
Director: Burny Mattinson
 
37.
A Goofy Movie (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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
 
38.
Oliver & Company (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A lost and alone kitten joins a gang of dogs engaged in petty larceny in New York. (74 mins.)
Director: George Scribner
 
39.
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. (94 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
 
40.
Spaced Invaders (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Dimwitted Martians drop into a little Illinois town on the day that the local radio station happens to rebroadcast Orson Welles 1938 "War Of The Worlds". (100 mins.)
 
41.
DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Scrooge takes his nephews to Egypt to find a pyramid and magic lamp. (74 mins.)
Director: Bob Hathcock
 
42.
101 Dalmatians (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When a litter of Dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella de Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement. (79 mins.)
 
43.
Capitol Critters (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The adventures of the rodent and insect inhabitants inside the walls of the White House. (30 mins.)