With WonderWorks (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Anne of Green Gables (1985)

TV-G | 199 min | Drama, Family

8.5
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An orphan girl, sent to an elderly brother and sister by mistake, charms her new home and community with her fiery spirit and imagination.

Stars: Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, Richard Farnsworth, Patricia Hamilton

Votes: 20,364

2. The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (1988)

Unrated | 171 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.2
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Four kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the lion, Aslan.

Stars: Richard Dempsey, Sophie Cook, Jonathan R. Scott, Sophie Wilcox

Votes: 5,993

3. A Cry in the Wild (1990)

PG | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

5.6
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A boy crash-lands in Canada bear country and survives with a hatchet his divorced mother gave him.

Director: Mark Griffiths | Stars: Jared Rushton, Ned Beatty, Pamela Sue Martin, Stephen Meadows

Votes: 1,017 | Gross: $1.49M

4. Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1989)

Unrated | 30 min | Family, Fantasy, Adventure

7.0
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Young Prince Caspian of Narnia wonders and dreams about the old days of Narnia when animals talked, and there were mythical creatures and four rulers in Caer Paravel. But his uncle and aunt... See full summary »

Stars: Warwick Davis, Jonathan R. Scott, Sophie Wilcox, William Todd-Jones

Votes: 2,285

5. Frogs! (1993 TV Movie)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.9
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They're back! Arlo and Gus return in the rollicking, "ribeting" sequel to the award-winning WonderWorks family movie FROG. Gus, a former frog prince turned lounge singer, shows up on his ... See full synopsis »

Director: David Grossman | Stars: Shelley Duvall, Elliott Gould, Scott Grimes, Judith Ivey

Votes: 115

6. A Little Princess (1986–1987)

TV-G | 163 min | Drama, Family

8.5
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Sara Crewe enters a London boarding school a wealthy lady when she bids her father farewell as he enters the British Army, but her lifestyle quickly vanishes when her father suddenly dies, and Sara must endure a life of servitude.

Stars: Maureen Lipman, Amelia Shankley, Miriam Margolyes, Annette Badland

Votes: 661

7. The Silver Chair (1990)

Unrated | 30 min | Fantasy, Family, Adventure

7.2
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Eustace, along with a new companion named Jill Pole, is brought back to Narnia. The pair are told by Aslan they must search for King Caspian's missing son, Prince Rilian.

Stars: David Thwaites, Camilla Power, Tom Baker, Richard Henders

Votes: 1,950

8. Danny the Champion of the World (1989 TV Movie)

99 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.7
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Somewhere in England, in the Autumn of 1955, widowed father William Smith (Jeremy Irons) and his son Danny (Samuel Irons) live an idyllic life together. Only their gas station happens to ... See full summary »

Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Robbie Coltrane, Samuel Irons, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 1,323

9. Bridge to Terabithia (1985 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family

6.1
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When Leslie Burke moves in next door to Jess Aarons, Jess finds a friend in Leslie. Over time, they discover a secret place in the forest across a fallen pine tree, and over a creek, they call Terabithia, a place where memories are sacred.

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Annette O'Toole, Julian Coutts, Julie Beaulieu, Gloria Carlin

Votes: 662

10. Frog (1988 TV Movie)

G | 54 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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A kid experimenting with frogs finds that one of the subjects can actually speak.

Director: David Grossman | Stars: Shelley Duvall, Scott Grimes, Elliott Gould, Paul Williams

Votes: 260

11. Konrad (1985 TV Movie)

TV-G | 103 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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Konrad is a perfect instant child "born" in a factory at age 8. Due to a mistake in the factory's computer, Konrad is delivered to Bertie Bartolotti, a woman whose life and appearance are ... See full summary »

Director: Nell Cox | Stars: Max Wright, Polly Holliday, Huckleberry Fox, Ned Beatty

Votes: 169

12. The Canterville Ghost (1985 TV Movie)

56 min | Family, Fantasy, Drama

6.2
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The poor ghost of Sir Simon Canterville has been roaming his castle searching in vain for a brave descendant who will release him from the Canterville curse by performing a brave deed. An ... See full summary »

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Richard Kiley, Jenny Beck, Shelley Fabares, Barry Van Dyke

Votes: 172

13. Hockey Night (1984 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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A female goalie player faces prejudiced opposition when she joins a boys hockey team in Parry Sound, Ontario.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Megan Follows, Rick Moranis, Gail Youngs, Henry Ramer

Votes: 390

14. All Summer in a Day (1982 TV Short)

25 min | Short, Drama, Family

7.7
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A young girl on another planet waits for the sun to come out.

Director: Ed Kaplan | Stars: Reesa Mallen, Keith Coogan, Jerry Marshak, Tammy Simpson

Votes: 444

15. Seal Morning (1986)

25 min | Drama

8.1
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An orphaned girl and her lonely aunt living in 1930s England attract the attention of a handsome naturalist when they decide to raise an abandoned seal.

Stars: Holly Aird, Jane Lapotaire, Graham Cull, Jack Carr

Votes: 22

16. The House of Dies Drear (1984 TV Movie)

116 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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A young black man and his family move into a home in rural Ohio, and discover that during the Civil War it was used by a Dutch immigrant to smuggle runaway slaves to freedom. Soon they ... See full summary »

Director: Allan A. Goldstein | Stars: Howard E. Rollins Jr., Shavar Ross, Gloria Foster, Moses Gunn

Votes: 196

17. Buster's World (1984)

91 min | Comedy, Family

7.0
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Buster is an aspiring magician battling his status as a geek. Making things more difficult is his small size. This movie chronicles Buster's unique way of dealing with bullies, school, his ... See full summary »

Director: Bille August | Stars: Mads Bugge Andersen, Katarina Stenbeck, Peter Schrøder, Katja Miehe-Renard

Votes: 1,407

18. The Hoboken Chicken Emergency (1984 TV Movie)

58 min | Family, Comedy

5.8
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Arthur is asked to pick up a bird for Thanksgiving dinner, so he brings home a 266-pound chicken named Henrietta. The family welcome her with open arms, but the neighbors are not so sure ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Benny Baker, Vivian Bonnell, Hamilton Camp, Keene Curtis

Votes: 90

19. Lantern Hill (1989 TV Movie)

111 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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Jane, a young Toronto girl, tries to reunite her estranged parents during the 1930's, sick of her strict private school and abusive, nasty grandmother.

Director: Kevin Sullivan | Stars: Mairon Bennett, Sam Waterston, Patricia Phillips, Zoe Caldwell

Votes: 303

20. Brother Future (1991 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 103 min | Drama, History, Sci-Fi

5.9
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A young street rapper is transported back in time to the pre-Civil War South, where he finds himself in the middle of a slave revolt.

Director: Roy Campanella II | Stars: Phill Lewis, Carl Lumbly, Michael Burgess, Akosua Busia

Votes: 199

21. Spirit Rider (1993 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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Jesse Threebears is a troubled Native-American teen who has been tossed from one foster home to the next since his mother died when he was an infant. Finally, he is taken in by his ... See full summary »

Director: Michael J.F. Scott | Stars: Herbie Barnes, Michelle St. John, Tom Jackson, Gordon Tootoosis

Votes: 124

22. City Boy (1992 TV Movie)

108 min | Adventure, Drama

6.1
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Nick, a 17-year-old in search of his father, gains employment with a logging company in a beautiful and mysterious virgin forest known as the Limberlost. Through his relationships with new ... See full summary »

Director: John Kent Harrison | Stars: Christian Campbell, Christopher Bolton, Gene Heck, Don MacKay

Votes: 122

23. Sweet 15 (1990 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Drama, Family

3.8
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Jackie is a 14-year-old girl whose dreams of having a perfect quinceanera are halted when she discovers that her family has a secret that will impact their ability to stay in the United States. A resourceful Jackie, however, has a plan.

Director: Victoria Hochberg | Stars: Giselle Anthony, Lennard Camarillo, Robert Covarrubias, Jenny Gago

Votes: 326

24. Jacob Have I Loved (1989 TV Movie)

Unrated | 59 min | Drama

5.7
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Jealousy eats at Louise. Like Esau, Louise is a twin, a few minutes older than Caroline, who, like Jacob, is the family favorite. Blond, pretty, with a voice like an angel, Caroline is ... See full summary »

Director: Victoria Hochberg | Stars: Bridget Fonda, Jenny Robertson, John Kellogg, Laura Innes

Votes: 192

25. Home at Last (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 58 min | Drama

6.9
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This heart-warming story about an orphaned 13-year old NYC street urchin who is sent via the Orphan Train to Nebraska where he is adopted by a Swedish immigrant family who recently lost their older son to typhoid.

Director: David Devries | Stars: Adrien Brody, Joel Savani, Tom Wees, Rod McCullough

Votes: 69

26. Looking for Miracles (1989 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama, Family

7.6
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Sixteen-year-old Ryan Delaney has won a scholarship, but it's not a full one, so he needs a summer job to pay for his university expenses. And although he's not eighteen, he can't swim, and... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Sullivan | Stars: Greg Spottiswood, Zachary Bennett, Joe Flaherty, Patricia Gage

Votes: 281

27. Miracle at Moreaux (1985 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 58 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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A French Catholic boarding school allows three Jewish children to take refuge at Christmas during the Nazi occupation.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Loretta Swit, Robert Joy, Ken Pogue, Robert Kosoy

Votes: 129

28. Booker (1984 TV Movie)

54 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.3
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Set in the 1860's South, Booker is the impassioned story of the boy who struggled through slavery to found the Tuskegee Institute. Through the eyes of nine-year-old Booker T. Washington, ... See full summary »

Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Shavar Ross, CCH Pounder, Thalmus Rasulala, James Bond III

Votes: 49

29. The Boy Who Loved Trolls (1984 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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Paul feels life should be an adventure, and sets out on one to prove that Trolls really exist.

Director: Harvey S. Laidman | Stars: Matt Dill, Paul Gertner, Nicolle Cherubini, Larry Harris

Votes: 104

30. Bushfire Moon (1987)

87 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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In the Australian outback, a small boy determines to see that a nasty, curmudgeonly miser gets the Christmas spirit.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Dee Wallace, John Waters, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Bill Kerr

Votes: 144

31. And the Children Shall Lead (1985 TV Movie)

58 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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Mississippi in the early '60s is the setting for this story of a 12-year-old African-American girl who, along with her white friends, tries to ease increasing racial tensions.

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Danny Glover, Pam Potillo, LeVar Burton, Denise Nicholas

Votes: 81

32. Words by Heart (1985 TV Movie)

TV-G | 120 min | Drama, Family, History

6.9
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The only black family living in a small midwestern town at the turn of the century confront prejudice, as seen through the eyes of the young daughter.

Director: Robert C. Thompson | Stars: Robert Hooks, Charlotte Rae, Alfre Woodard, Fran Robinson

Votes: 63

33. Necessary Parties (1988 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 96 min | Family, Drama

7.0
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14-year-old Chris Mills throws a wrench in his parents' plans to divorce by hiring Archie Corelli, an auto-mechanic by day and a lawyer by night, to sue his parents and ultimately disrupt their plans to end their marriage.

Director: Gwen Arner | Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Taylor Fry, Julie Hagerty, Geoff Pierson

Votes: 89

34. Maricela (1986 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 54 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

5.8
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Maricela and her mother Eugenia have fled El Salvador for the US with hopes of building a better life. Unable to find work in her profession as a school teacher, Eugenia becomes a live-in ... See full summary »

Director: Christine Burrill | Stars: Linda Lavin, Lisa Marie Simmon, Carlina Cruz, Irene DeBari

Votes: 73

35. The Mighty Pawns (1987 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 57 min | Drama, Family, Sport

6.5
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Caring and tough: That's how you could describe the principal, teacher, and parent who combined their efforts to transform a struggling bunch of misfits, otherwise known as D Class, into a united team of national chess contenders.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Rosalind Cash, Sean Thomas Danley, Theo Forsett, Shawn Harrison

Votes: 44

36. Room to Move (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 49 min | Drama, Family

5.7
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Carol (Nicole Kidman) is a top runner, coached by her father day and night. Then she sees Angie, the punk new girl, dancing magnificently and alone. The two become friends and Carol begins to rebel, but the all-important race is coming up.

Director: John Duigan | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Alyssa-Jane Cook, Terence Donovan, Veronica Lang

Votes: 179

37. You Must Remember This (1992 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama, Sport

6.7
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A woman and a friend of hers investigate the mysterious past of Uncle Buddy. Among his properties they find a trunk he had received and never opened before.

Director: Helaine Head | Stars: Tim Reid, Vonte Sweet, Vonetta McGee, María Celedonio

Votes: 37

38. How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days (1983 TV Movie)

58 min | Comedy

7.0
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A kid strives to be perfect, and in the end realizes that individuality is more fun.

Director: Joan Micklin Silver | Stars: Wallace Shawn, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Hermione Gingold, Sarah Boyd

Votes: 72

39. Two Daddies? (1989 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 55 min | Animation, Drama, Family

5.9
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An animated special about a young girl who must learn to accept her divorced mother's remarriage.

Directors: Bill Melendez, Steven Cuitlahuac Melendez | Stars: Danny DeVito, Carrie Fisher, Richard Masur, Rhea Perlman

Votes: 28

40. Gryphon (1990 TV Movie)

55 min | Family

7.2
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When Rickey and his friends put a snake in the desk of the new substitute teacher, to their surprise, she lovingly picks it up and puts it around her neck. Soon her strange stories of the ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Cullingham | Stars: Alexis Cruz, Nico Hughes, Edward O'Connor, Virgilio Martí

Votes: 47

41. Hiroshima Maiden (1988 TV Special)

53 min | Drama, Family

7.7
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A young Japanese girl moves to the United States 10 years after the bombing of Hiroshima and faces prejudice.

Director: Joan Darling | Stars: Susan Blakely, Tamlyn Tomita, Stephen Dorff, Richard Masur

Votes: 63

42. Happily Ever After (1985 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 60 min | Animation, Drama, Family

6.0
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Third-grader Molly Conway suffers depression when she finds out that her parents are getting divorced. She tries everything to get them back together, but mostly everything backfires. Eventually she accepts her new situation.

Directors: Bill Melendez, Steven Cuitlahuac Melendez | Stars: Carol Burnett, Danny DeVito, Carrie Fisher, Rhea Perlman

Votes: 49

43. The Wild Pony (1983)

G | 87 min | Drama, Family

6.6
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To save her ranch after the accidental death of her husband, a woman marries the man responsible for the mishap.

Director: Kevin Sullivan | Stars: Marilyn Lightstone, Art Hindle, Josh Byrne, Kelsey McLeod

Votes: 63

44. Runaway (1989 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 58 min | Drama, Family

7.6
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After experiencing a traumatizing event, a teenage boy hides from friends and family in the New York subway system where he must struggle to survive amid the harsh and unforgiving world of the homeless.

Director: Gilbert Moses | Stars: Charles S. Dutton, Jasmine Guy, Gavin Allen, Kevin Artis

Votes: 56

45. The Fire in the Stone (1984 TV Movie)

94 min | Drama, Family

7.1
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When his precious cache of opals is stolen, 14-year-old Ernie, who lives with his alcoholic father in the harsh and lawless opal fields of inland Australia, sets out with a friend ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Conway | Stars: Alan Cassell, Paul Smith, Ray Meagher, Linda Hartley

Votes: 48

46. The Fig Tree (1987 TV Movie)

58 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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The plot centers around Miranda, a young girl who lost her mother at a very young age. She is troubled and withdrawn, pretend plays alone for hours and is obsessed with death. She creates ... See full summary »

Director: Calvin Skaggs | Stars: Karron Graves, Teresa Wright, Doris Roberts, William Converse-Roberts

Votes: 12

47. Just an Overnight Guest (1983 TV Movie)

38 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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Add a Plot

Stars: Rosalind Cash, Richard Roundtree, Tiffany Hill, Fran Robinson

Votes: 8

48. Golden Pennies (1985– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

8.4
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The adventures of a struggling family and their friends in a gold rush mining area.

Stars: Carol Drinkwater, Bryan Marshall, Michaela Abay, Tibbi Karman

Votes: 32

49. A Waltz Through the Hills (1988 TV Movie)

122 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.2
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Two Australian orphans undertake a dangerous overland journey towards a ship bound for England-and their only surviving relatives. They are helped along the way by an Aboriginal man who helps them live off the land and avoid detection.

Director: Frank Arnold | Stars: Dan O'Herlihy, Ernie Dingo, Andre Jansen, Tina Kemp

Votes: 79

50. Clown White (1981 TV Movie)

51 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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The story of a rebellious deaf child who goes on a class outing to the city, where he runs away.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Saul Rubinek, Lorene Yarnell Jansson, Michael Ironside, Henry Ramer

Votes: 36


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