Disney Channel Original Movies

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Movies that've been part of Disney Channel over the years, of which had reached over 100 as of 2016.

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1. 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: 231

2. Gone Are the Dayes (1984 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Crime

After the Dayes family witnesses a gang shooting in a Japanese restaurant, the police persuades them to testify against mobster Delgado. Detective Mitchell gets the job to hide the four ... See full summary »

Director: Gabrielle Beaumont | Stars: Harvey Korman, Susan Anspach, Robert Hogan, Nate Esformes

Votes: 32

3. 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: 163

4. Black Arrow (1985 TV Movie)

90 min | Adventure, History

In 15th century England, a civil war called Wars of the Roses is being fought between two rival houses who want the throne. Fresh from battle, a knight finds his family dead. He joins the outlaws led by the Black Arrow to seek justice.

Director: John Hough | Stars: Benedict Taylor, Georgia Slowe, Oliver Reed, Fernando Rey

Votes: 502

5. Lots of Luck (1985 TV Movie)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

An ordinary family wins the lottery and they soon learn that winning is not all it's cracked up to be.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Martin Mull, Annette Funicello, Fred Willard, Polly Holliday

Votes: 76

6. The Undergrads (1985 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama, Comedy

An elderly man discovers that his son wants to put him in an old-age home. However, the old man's grandson refuses to allow it, and the man and his grandson wind up becoming roommates at the boy's college dorm.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Art Carney, Chris Makepeace, Len Birman, Dawn Greenhalgh

Votes: 43

7. The Parent Trap II (1986 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 81 min | Family, Comedy

Two best friends plot to get their single parents together to stop one of them from moving to New York.

Director: Ron Maxwell | Stars: Hayley Mills, Tom Skerritt, Carrie Kei Heim, Bridgette Andersen

Votes: 1,824

8. Spot Marks the X (1986 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

The story about a boy who discovered that his dog knows where the blood money were buried.

Director: Mark Rosman | Stars: Mike the Dog, Barret Oliver, Natalie Gregory, Richard B. Shull

Votes: 69

9. Louis L'Amour's Down the Long Hills (1986 TV Movie)

85 min | Western

Two young survivors of a wagon-train massacre battle horse thieves as they take a prize stallion through Utah.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Bo Hopkins, Michael Wren, Don Shanks

Votes: 105

10. Not Quite Human (1987 TV Movie)

97 min | Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy

Dr. Jonas Carson, a scientist, invents Chip, an android teenager. Dr. Carson sends Chip to school with his daughter Becky to see whether an android could interact with others. But his ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Jay Underwood, Alan Thicke, Robyn Lively, Joseph Bologna

Votes: 984

11. Save the Dog! (1988 TV Movie)

87 min | Family, Comedy

Becky wants to become an actress. After an audition for a dog food ad she has best chances to get the part - but the day after her dog Petey becomes very ill. She has to come up with $700 ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Aaron | Stars: Cindy Williams, Starla Benford, Billie Bird, Brent Duncan

Votes: 50

12. The Night Train to Kathmandu (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 102 min | Adventure, Romance, Fantasy

A young girl leaves for Nepal with her parents and brother. She is unhappy to leave her home at first, but soon isn't when she meets a handome young man. The story unfolds into a romantic and daring quest in search of the "Invisible City."

Director: Robert Wiemer | Stars: Pernell Roberts, Eddie Castrodad, Milla Jovovich, Kavi Raz

Votes: 407

13. Strange Companions (1983 TV Movie)

92 min | Family

This is about a runaway orphan boy and a man at the end of his rope financially who is a pilot that studies migrating animals. The boy stole away on the plane and while the man was looking ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Zuniga | Stars: Doug McClure, Marj Dusay, Ted Stidder, Michael Sharrett

Votes: 13

14. Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss (1988 TV Movie)

89 min | Comedy, Family

It's summertime in Hohman, Indiana, and 14-year-old Ralph Parker can't wait to get his first job. His friends Schwartz and Flick are less enthusiastic, and the job turns into a nightmare ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Bartlett | Stars: Jean Shepherd, James Sikking, Dorothy Lyman, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 409

15. A Friendship in Vienna (1988 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, History

In 1930s Vienna, two best friends, a Jewish girl and a fascist's daughter, both witness the Nazi takeover of Austria, and question the impact it has on their lives.

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Jane Alexander, Edward Asner, Natasha Bell, Helen Bourne

Votes: 127

16. The River Pirates (1988)

PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Family

A timeless story of a boy's adventures growing up in a small Southern town, Yazoo City in the 1940s during World War II, roaming with his friends, playing practical jokes, and getting into trouble.

Director: Tom G. Robertson | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Ryan Francis, Gennie James, Douglas Emerson

Votes: 115

17. Goodbye, Miss 4th of July (1988 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama, Family

This movie is the inspiring true-life drama of seventeen-year-old Niki Janus. After fleeing persecution in Greece, Niki and her family immigrate to West Virginia and begin living the ... See full summary »

Director: George Miller | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Chris Sarandon, Chantal Contouri, Chynna Phillips

Votes: 113

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

99 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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: 1,169

19. Looking for Miracles (1989 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama, Family

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: 263

20. Not Quite Human II (1989 TV Movie)

91 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

Chip, the android boy is back. This time, he is off to college, suffering from a computer virus and in love with Roberta, another android. Will there be a happy ending?

Director: Eric Luke | Stars: Jay Underwood, Alan Thicke, Robyn Lively, Greg Mullavey

Votes: 494

21. Spooner (1989 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

An escaped forger (Robert Urich) poses as a high-school wrestling coach.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Diane Adair, Conrad Bachmann, Gary Bairos, Katie Barberi

Votes: 108

22. Lantern Hill (1989 TV Movie)

111 min | Drama, Family

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: 264

23. Chips, the War Dog (1990 TV Movie)

92 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Misfits Danny Stauffer and Chips (a chicken-chasing German shepherd) are teamed up in the Army's "Dogs for Defense" program during WWII.

Director: Ed Kaplan | Stars: Brandon Douglas, Ned Vaughn, Paxton Whitehead, Robert Miranda

Votes: 223

24. Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990 TV Movie)

96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

There's a crisis in Rhymeland! All the Rhymies (the characters from Nursery Rhymes) are disappearing! Gordon Goose, son of Mother Goose, and Little Bo Peep set off to find them.

Director: Jeff Stein | Stars: Harry Anderson, Cyndi Lauper, Brian Bonsall, Elayne Boosler

Votes: 702

25. The Little Kidnappers (1990 TV Movie)

G | 92 min | Crime, Drama

Two young orphans have to relocate to Nova Scotia and endure their bitter and jerky grandfather, but when they find a baby washed up on the beach, everything changes.

Director: Donald Shebib | Stars: Charlton Heston, Bruce Greenwood, Patricia Gage, Dan MacDonald

Votes: 291

26. Back to Hannibal: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1990 TV Movie)

92 min | Family, Adventure

This is yet another telling of the adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn as the two try to clear their friend Jim of murder charges.

Director: Paul Krasny | Stars: Raphael Sbarge, Mitchell Anderson, Megan Follows, William Windom

Votes: 123

27. Bejewelled (1991 TV Movie)

95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

An American's family jewels are stolen during her trip to London and she reluctantly teams up with a private investigator-in-training to try and recover them.

Director: Terry Marcel | Stars: Emma Samms, Paris Jefferson, Dirk Benedict, Bob Lee Dysinger

Votes: 167

28. Perfect Harmony (1991 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama, Family, Music

In a private school in the U.S. South, Mr. Sanders, a new choirmaster tries to reduce some of the prejudice and hostility of some of the students in his choir. Paul, a bully who feels he ... See full summary »

Director: Will Mackenzie | Stars: Peter Scolari, Darren McGavin, Catherine Mary Stewart, Moses Gunn

Votes: 413

29. Mark Twain and Me (1991 TV Movie)

93 min | Biography, Drama

Dorothy Quick, a young girl, befriends the famous writer, Samuel "Mark Twain" Clemans, during the final years of his life.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Jason Robards, Talia Shire, R.H. Thomson, Fiona Reid

Votes: 110

30. Still Not Quite Human (1992 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

Chip and his "father" attend a robotics convention. Here, Dr. Carson is kidnapped and replaced with an android. Can Chip and his newfound friends save Dr. Carson from a dangerous competitor?

Director: Eric Luke | Stars: Alan Thicke, Christopher Neame, Betsy Palmer, Adam Philipson

Votes: 439

31. The Ernest Green Story (1993 TV Movie)

101 min | Drama

Follows the story of Ernest Green, one of the Little Rock Nine who were the first blacks to integrate into an all white school.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Morris Chestnut, Robert Alexander, Steven Allen, Katherine Bernhardt

Votes: 250

32. On Promised Land (1994 TV Movie)


Set in the late 1950's, Floyd, Martha Ree and Jim Jam Ween live on land that was promised to Floyd's father and then to Floyd for work they had done. The landowners, the Appletree family, ... See full summary »

Director: Joan Tewkesbury | Stars: Robert Benedetti, Wayne Brady, Bill Coates, Norman D. Golden II

Votes: 60

33. The Old Curiosity Shop (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 120 min | Drama

When young Nell Trent's (Sally Walsh's) grandfather (Sir Peter Ustinov) loses the investment money of wharf owner Daniel Quilp (Sir Tom Courtenay) with cards, Quilp develops an everlasting urge to get him put in the madhouse. Nell and her grandfather flee the city.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Alan Barry, Adam Blackwood, Tom Courtenay, Brian de Salvo

Votes: 218

34. Escape to Witch Mountain (1995 TV Movie)

87 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

A brother-sister duo possessing psychic powers are pursued by a millionaire who intends to use them for his gain.

Director: Peter Rader | Stars: Robert Vaughn, Elisabeth Moss, Erik von Detten, Sam Horrigan

Votes: 1,231

35. The Four Diamonds (1995 TV Movie)

96 min | Fantasy, Drama, Family

Young Christopher Millard fantasizes about being a squire of the Round Table and studies the stars. But when his difficulty breathing turns out to be caused by a tumor, his fantasies turn ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Tom Guiry, Christine Lahti, Kevin Dunn, Jayne Brook

Votes: 174

36. Freaky Friday (1995 TV Movie)

86 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Annabelle and Ellen both have a hard time getting along with each other. One day on Friday the 13th. They both wear the magical necklaces that switches both of their bodies for a day.

Director: Melanie Mayron | Stars: Shelley Long, Gaby Hoffmann, Catlin Adams, Sandra Bernhard

Votes: 1,086

37. The Little Riders (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

Young American Joanne Hunter is stranded in the German-occupied Holland with her Dutch grandparents. The German CO, Captain Kessel begins to wage war on the village's morale, and Joanne's ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Paul Scofield, Noley Thornton, Rosemary Harris, Malcolm McDowell

Votes: 136

38. Nightjohn (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama

Sarny, a 12-year-old slave girl in the ante-bellum South, faces a relatively hopeless life. Her chief duties at the plantation of Clel Waller are serving at table, spitting tobacco juice on... See full summary »

Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Beau Bridges, Carl Lumbly, Bill Cobbs, Kathleen York

Votes: 324

39. Wish Upon a Star (1996 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

A younger sister wishes to switch places with her popular older sister and the two bickering siblings awaken to find the wish has come true.

Director: Blair Treu | Stars: Katherine Heigl, Danielle Harris, Donnie Jeffcoat, Scott Wilkinson

Votes: 6,601

40. Susie Q (1996 TV Movie)

TV-G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Susie Q and her boyfriend were on their way to a dance one night when they got into a car crash and fell off a bridge. Years later, a teenager named Zach Sands, recovering from his father's... See full summary »

Director: John Blizek | Stars: Amy Jo Johnson, Ernie Prentice, Bentley Mitchum, Tasha Simms

Votes: 2,574

41. The Paper Brigade (1996 Video)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Gunther Wheeler, fourteen, a tough guy from New York City, moves to a small town called Pleasant Valley. Gunther isn't making very many friends in his new town. Until he meets Allison ... See full summary »

Director: Blair Treu | Stars: Kyle Howard, Robert Englund, Travis Wester, Chauncey Leopardi

Votes: 1,796

42. Northern Lights (1997 TV Movie)

111 min | Drama

A stranger's call informs Roberta (Diane Keaton) that her estranged brother Frank has died in a small town under bizarre circumstances. Ben, his best friend from college, also gets the call.

Director: Linda Yellen | Stars: Diane Keaton, Maury Chaykin, Joseph Cross, Kathleen York

Votes: 233

43. Under Wraps (1997 TV Movie)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Horror

Three kids accidentally re-animate a mummy on Halloween.

Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Adam Wylie, Mario Yedidia, Clara Bryant, Ken Hudson Campbell

Votes: 2,286

44. You Lucky Dog (1998 TV Movie)

TV-G | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Man leaves his fortune to his dog and its psychiatrist.

Director: Paul Schneider | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Chelsea Noble, John de Lancie, Christine Healy

Votes: 515

45. Brink! (1998 TV Movie)

TV-G | 99 min | Drama, Family, Sport

Andy "Brink" Brinker and his in-line skating crew--Peter, Jordy, and Gabriella--who call themselves "Soul-Skaters" (which means they skate for the fun of it, and not for the money), clash ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Beeman | Stars: Erik von Detten, Sam Horrigan, Christina Vidal, Robin Riker

Votes: 4,970

46. Halloweentown (1998 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

After learning she is a witch, a girl helps save a town full of other supernatural creatures.

Director: Duwayne Dunham | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Kimberly J. Brown, Judith Hoag, Joey Zimmerman

Votes: 10,996

47. Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999 TV Movie)

TV-G | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

An inquisitive teenager pries into suspected dodgy dealings on her space station home - and ends up being sent down to Earth.

Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Kirsten Storms, Raven-Symoné, Bob Bancroft, Stuart Pankin

Votes: 6,000

48. Can of Worms (1999 TV Movie)

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

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: 702

49. The Thirteenth Year (1999 TV Movie)

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