Movies That Defined My Early Childhoodby SavageOtterPaws | created - 29 May 2012 | updated - 16 Jun 2015 | Public
I watched a lot of movies as a little kid, but these are the films that have the most nostalgic effect on me.
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1. Tall Tale (1995)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A young boy draws on the inspiration of legendary western characters to find the strength to fight an evil land baron in the old west who wants to steal his family's farm and destroy their ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,878 | Gross: $8.25M
2. Rock-A-Doodle (1991)
G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In order to defeat the Grand Duke of Owls, a young boy transformed into a cat teams up with a group of barnyard animals to find a rooster who can raise the sun.
Votes: 7,005 | Gross: $11.66M
3. Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier (1955)
Approved | 93 min | Family, Western, Adventure
Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russell ... See full summary »
4. Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1956)
Approved | 81 min | Family, Adventure, Comedy
Davy Crockett and his sidekick Georgie compete against boastful Mike Fink ("King of the River") in a boat race to New Orleans. Later, Davy and Georgie, allied with Fink, battle a group of ... See full summary »
5. The Light in the Forest (1958)
Unrated | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A young white man who spent his whole life raised by Native Americans is sent to live with his birth family and must learn to fit in with people he was taught to hate.
6. Johnny Tremain (1957)
Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Family, History
Johnny Tremain is drawn into the Revolutionary War, and becomes a patriot fighting to free the colonies from England. Along the way he learns about life and about himself.
7. Old Yeller (1957)
Approved | 83 min | Family, Drama, Adventure
A teenage boy grows to love a stray yellow dog while helping his mother and younger brother run their Texas homestead while their father is away on a cattle drive. First thought to be good-for-nothing mutt, Old Yeller is soon beloved by all.
Votes: 9,850 | Gross: $21.91M
9. The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
G | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Kermit, Gonzo, and Fozzie are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy.
Votes: 11,310 | Gross: $31.21M
10. The Jungle Book (I) (1967)
G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization.
Votes: 140,645 | Gross: $141.84M
12. Annabelle's Wish (1997 TV Movie)
54 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A mute boy and a calf with the ability to speak form a deep friendship, learning what it means to love and sacrifice for another.
14. The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 TV Movie)
TV-G | 51 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his Elves set out to change his mind.
15. The Easter Bunny Is Comin' to Town (1977 TV Movie)
TV-G | 50 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Mailman decides to stop another deluge of letters by answering questions about the Easter Bunny: Sunny, a baby rabbit found and adopted by Kidville (a town of only kids--even a kid ... See full summary »
17. An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
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.
Votes: 19,650 | Gross: $22.17M
18. The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Basil, the rodent Sherlock Holmes, investigates the kidnapping of a toy-maker and uncovers its link to his arch-enemy, Professor Ratigan.
Votes: 37,856 | Gross: $38.60M