Disney Movies 1980 - 1989

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1. Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)

G | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

55 Metascore

The adorable little VW helps its owners break up a counterfeiting ring in Mexico.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Charles Martin Smith, Stephen W. Burns, Cloris Leachman, John Vernon

Votes: 4,742 | Gross: $18.00M

2. The Last Flight of Noah's Ark (1980)

G | 97 min | Adventure, Family

When a plane carrying various animals makes a forced landing on a desert island, the only chance to escape is to convert the plane into a boat.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Elliott Gould, Geneviève Bujold, Ricky Schroder, Vincent Gardenia

Votes: 1,137 | Gross: $11.00M

3. Popeye (1980)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

64 Metascore

The adventures of the famous sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, Ray Walston, Paul Dooley

Votes: 27,219 | Gross: $49.82M

4. Midnight Madness (1980)

PG | 112 min | Comedy

Leon planned "the great all-nighter" by picking college students to participate in an all-night long scavenger hunt. The 5 teams are given clues to solve, leading them to the next clue, ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Nankin, David Wechter | Stars: David Naughton, Debra Clinger, Joel Kenney, David Damas

Votes: 2,946

5. The Watcher in the Woods (1980)

PG | 84 min | Family, Horror, Mystery

When a family moves to a country home, the young girls experience strange happenings that have a link to an occult event years past.

Directors: John Hough, Vincent McEveety | Stars: Bette Davis, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Kyle Richards, Carroll Baker

Votes: 4,958 | Gross: $5.00M

6. The Fox and the Hound (1981)

G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

65 Metascore

Two childhood friends find themselves forced to become enemies.

Directors: Ted Berman, Richard Rich, Art Stevens | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Kurt Russell, Pearl Bailey, Jack Albertson

Votes: 78,024 | Gross: $63.46M

7. Condorman (1981)

PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Cartoonist Woody becomes the superhero he draws. Using his gadgets he helps a Soviet spy defect to the West.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Michael Crawford, Oliver Reed, Barbara Carrera, James Hampton

Votes: 4,252

8. The Devil and Max Devlin (1981)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Max, a dead corrupt businessman, makes a Faustian pact with Satan's henchman to drive three people to Hell in exchange for longer life. Soon Max realizes that there still may be good in him.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Elliott Gould, Bill Cosby, Susan Anspach, Adam Rich

Votes: 1,058 | Gross: $16.00M

9. Amy (1981)

G | 100 min | Family, Drama

A woman leaves her husband after the death of her child to teach deaf children how to speak. Her own child was deaf and although she has no formal training she successfully teaches one boy.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Jenny Agutter, Barry Newman, Kathleen Nolan, Chris Robinson

Votes: 217

10. Dragonslayer (1981)

PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

68 Metascore

A young wizarding apprentice is sent to kill a dragon which has been devouring girls from a nearby kingdom.

Director: Matthew Robbins | Stars: Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke, Ralph Richardson, John Hallam

Votes: 13,598 | Gross: $14.11M

11. TRON (1982)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

58 Metascore

A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.

Director: Steven Lisberger | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan

Votes: 106,954 | Gross: $33.00M

12. Night Crossing (1982)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Family, History

True tale about two men planing to escape from communist East Germany in a hot air balloon, but only if they can take their families with them.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: John Hurt, Jane Alexander, Doug McKeon, Keith McKeon

Votes: 1,119 | Gross: $8.00M

13. Tex (1982)

PG | 103 min | Drama

78 Metascore

After their mother dies and their father leaves them, teenage brothers Tex and Mason McCormick struggle to make it on their own.

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Matt Dillon, Jim Metzler, Meg Tilly, Bill McKinney

Votes: 1,796 | Gross: $7.00M

14. Never Cry Wolf (1983)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama

A government researcher, sent to research the "menace" of wolves in the north, learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the species.

Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq, Samson Jorah

Votes: 7,168 | Gross: $29.60M

15. Tiger Town (1983 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Family, Sport

Alex and his father are Detroit Tigers Fans. The team is not doing well and Alex's favorite player "Billy Young" isn't either. The team's and Billy's luck turn around after Alex experiences a tragedy that hits close to home.

Director: Alan Shapiro | Stars: Bethany Carpenter, Lindsay Barr, Dave Bokas, Chris Bremer

Votes: 227

16. Trenchcoat (1983)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

An aspiring mystery writer becomes accidently embroiled in an international plot during a two-week stay in Malta.

Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Margot Kidder, Robert Hays, David Suchet, Gila von Weitershausen

Votes: 430 | Gross: $4.30M

17. Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

PG | 95 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller

In a small American town, a diabolical circus and its demonic proprietor prey on the townsfolk.

Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Jason Robards, Jonathan Pryce, Diane Ladd, Royal Dano

Votes: 7,689 | Gross: $8.40M

18. Where the Toys Come from (1984)

58 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Two curious toys, Peepers and Zoom, wonder about how they become toys. Aided by Robin, their equally curious owner, Zoom and Peepers visit a toy museum - "Home for Old Toys" to discover their existence.

Director: Theodore Thomas | Stars: Sab Shimono, Erin Young, Jon Harvey, Larry Wright

Votes: 112

19. Love Leads the Way: A True Story (1984 TV Movie)

99 min | Drama, Family, History

A recently blinded man becomes one of the first American users of a seeing eye dog and must fight to remove the legal barriers impeding its use.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Eva Marie Saint, Arthur Hill, Glynnis O'Connor

Votes: 162

20. One Magic Christmas (1985)

G | 89 min | Family, Fantasy

An angel must show a mother the true meaning of Christmas. It's not just presents and materialistic things, but the people she cares about.

Director: Phillip Borsos | Stars: Mary Steenburgen, Gary Basaraba, Harry Dean Stanton, Arthur Hill

Votes: 2,736 | Gross: $13.68M

21. The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Family

In the 1930s, a tomboy runs away from her guardian to join her single father who is 2,000 miles away, where he has found work.

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Meredith Salenger, John Cusack, Ray Wise, Lainie Kazan

Votes: 4,679 | Gross: $2.14M

22. The Black Cauldron (1985)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

59 Metascore

A young boy and a bunch of misfit friends embark on a quest to find a dark magic item of ultimate power before a diabolical tyrant can.

Directors: Ted Berman, Richard Rich | Stars: Grant Bardsley, Freddie Jones, Susan Sheridan, Nigel Hawthorne

Votes: 27,780 | Gross: $21.29M

23. Return to Oz (1985)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

42 Metascore

Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, is somehow called back to Oz when a vain witch and the Nome King destroy everything that makes the magical land beautiful.

Director: Walter Murch | Stars: Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh, Piper Laurie

Votes: 22,623

24. Flight of the Navigator (1986)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

64 Metascore

In 1978, a boy travels 8 years into the future and has an adventure with an intelligent, wisecracking alien ship.

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Cliff De Young, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 40,646 | Gross: $18.56M

25. The Great Mouse Detective (1986)

G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

73 Metascore

Basil, the rodent Sherlock Holmes, investigates the kidnapping of a toy-maker and uncovers its link to his arch-enemy, Professor Ratigan.

Directors: Ron Clements, Burny Mattinson, David Michener, John Musker | Stars: Vincent Price, Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin, Susanne Pollatschek

Votes: 40,906 | Gross: $38.60M

26. The Magical World of Disney (1954–1991)
Episode: I-Man (1986)

Unrated | 96 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

When a man is exposed to an alien gas, he acquires the ability to heal instantly and survive any injury or toxin.

Director: Corey Allen | Stars: Scott Bakula, Ellen Bry, Joey Cramer, John Bloom

Votes: 256

27. The Brave Little Toaster (1987)

Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

A group of dated appliances embarks on a journey to the city to find its master after being abandoned in its cabin in the woods.

Director: Jerry Rees | Stars: Jon Lovitz, Timothy Stack, Timothy E. Day, Thurl Ravenscroft

Votes: 22,432

28. Benji the Hunted (1987)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Family

53 Metascore

Benji is left in the wilderness after an accident. Can he survive?

Director: Joe Camp | Stars: Red Steagall, Frank Inn, Benji, Nancy Francis

Votes: 2,503 | Gross: $22.26M

29. Oliver & Company (1988)

G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

58 Metascore

A lost and alone kitten joins a gang of dogs engaged in petty larceny in New York City.

Director: George Scribner | Stars: Joey Lawrence, Billy Joel, Cheech Marin, Richard Mulligan

Votes: 39,915 | Gross: $74.15M

30. Return to Snowy River (1988)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

Young Jim Craig returns to his home in the Australian high country. He finds that things are not as he left them - his girlfriend is being pursued by another man, and her father doesn't want Jim back into her life.

Director: Geoff Burrowes | Stars: Tom Burlinson, Sigrid Thornton, Brian Dennehy, Nicholas Eadie

Votes: 2,113 | Gross: $13.69M

31. The Little Mermaid (1989)

G | 83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

88 Metascore

A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain in an attempt to become human and win a prince's love.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Rene Auberjonois, Christopher Daniel Barnes

Votes: 216,764 | Gross: $111.54M

32. Cheetah (1989)

G | 83 min | Adventure, Family

An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must set it loose so that it can learn to hunt and be free. ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Blyth | Stars: Keith Coogan, Lucy Deakins, Colin Mothupi, Timothy Landfield

Votes: 808 | Gross: $8.15M

33. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

63 Metascore

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.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman, Kristine Sutherland

Votes: 131,264 | Gross: $130.72M



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