Childhood Nostalgia: Kid's Programs of the 70s 80s & 90sby AfrocentricFilmsCollaborative | created - 16 Nov 2014 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
If you were born in the 1970's, 80's or even the 90's you will appreciate this list.
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4. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
PG | 115 min | Family, Sci-Fi
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.
Votes: 349,888 | Gross: $435.11M
The movie is a lot better than the Atari Video Game LOL
5. The Goonies (1985)
PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A group of young misfits called The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on a quest to find a legendary pirate's long-lost treasure.
Votes: 226,796 | Gross: $61.50M
The Goonies is a essential 80's kids adventure movie.
6. The Lion King (1994)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.
Votes: 882,354 | Gross: $422.78M
7. The NeverEnding Story (1984)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.
Votes: 124,521 | Gross: $20.16M
When the Horse dies, waterfalls follow! A good movie to watch during a rainy day.
12. The Last Dragon (1985)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
In New York City, a young man searches for a Master to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the Glow.
Votes: 12,225 | Gross: $25.75M
It's so bad it's good! The memories keep us returning!
13. Home Alone (1990)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family
An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
Votes: 438,989 | Gross: $285.76M
The greatest Christmas movie ever for children and children at heart!
16. The Karate Kid (1984)
PG | 126 min | Action, Drama, Family
A boy and his mother move to California for a new job. He struggles to fit in, as a group of karate students starts to bully him for dating a rich girl from their clique. It's up to the Japanese landlord, Miyagi, to teach him karate.
Votes: 163,387 | Gross: $90.82M
17. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A rough-and-tumble trucker helps rescue his friend's fiancée from an ancient sorcerer in a supernatural battle beneath Chinatown.
Votes: 116,719 | Gross: $11.10M
Kurt Russell embodied Jack Burton and made him a cult hero of the 80's!
19. Time Bandits (1981)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A young boy accidentally joins a band of time travelling dwarves, as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal.
Votes: 55,204 | Gross: $42.37M
20. The Sandlot (1993)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures.
Votes: 74,045 | Gross: $32.42M
23. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
PG | 104 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.
Votes: 173,197 | Gross: $156.45M
26. Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983 Video)
PG | 13 min | Short, Horror, Music
A night at the movies turns into a nightmare when Michael and his date are attacked by a hoard of bloodthirsty zombies - only a "Thriller" can save them now.
28. Jumanji (1995)
PG | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped in it for decades--and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.
Votes: 285,329 | Gross: $100.48M
30. Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 47,453 | Gross: $40.90M
31. Kenan & Kel (1996–2000)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Comedy, Family
Kenan and Kel. Two best friends who live in Chicago are always dragged down by Kenan's get rich quick schemes while orange soda loving buddy Kel is dragged along but tends to mess things up
32. Jurassic Park (1993)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A pragmatic Paleontologist visiting an almost complete theme park is tasked with protecting a couple of kids after a power failure causes the park's cloned dinosaurs to run loose.
Votes: 811,099 | Gross: $402.45M
The greatest Dinosaur movie for kids.
34. Stand by Me (1986)
R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama
After the death of one of his friends, a writer recounts a boyhood journey with his friends to find the body of a missing boy.
Votes: 344,001 | Gross: $52.29M
A beautiful story and one of the greatest coming of age movies of the 80's!
37. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown.
Votes: 976,869 | Gross: $210.61M
38. Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? (1994–1999)
TV-Y | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The world famous thief, Carmen Sandiego (Rita Moreno), plays an intricate game of cat and mouse with teen ACME detectives, Zack (Scott Menville) and Ivy (Jennifer Hale).
39. Life with Louie (1995–1998)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Adventures of Louie Anderson as a child, growing up with his sweet-hearted mother, his loud and war crazed father, his 10 siblings, and children at school who love to tease him.
40. Batman Returns (1992)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
Batman returns to the big screen when a deformed man calling himself the Penguin wreaks havoc across Gotham with the help of a cruel businessman.
Votes: 261,326 | Gross: $162.83M
41. Beetlejuice (1988)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy
The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.
Votes: 242,966 | Gross: $73.71M
42. Spider-Man: The Animated Series (1994–1998)
TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A young man with spider-like abilities fights crime as a superhero in New York City while trying to have a normal personal life.
43. Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969–1970)
TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy