Top 20 Kids Movies from the 70s

Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Pooh, a bear of very little brain, and all his friends in the Hundred Acre Wood sing their way through adventures that encompass honey, bees, bouncing, balloons, Eeyore's birthday, floods, and Pooh sticks.
G
74 min
Sebastian Cabot
Junius Matthews
Barbara Luddy
Howard Morris
John Lounsbery
Wolfgang Reitherman
Ben Sharpsteen
G
74 min
Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
At the beginning of the twentieth century, Jews and Orthodox Christians live in the little village of Anatevka in the pre-revolutionary Russia of the Czars. Among the traditions of the Jewish community, the matchmaker arranges the match and the father approves it. The milkman Reb Tevye is a poor man... [show more]
G
181 min
Topol
Norma Crane
Leonard Frey
Molly Picon
Norman Jewison
G
181 min
Family, Fantasy, Musical
The world is astounded when Willy Wonka, for years a recluse in his factory, announces that five lucky people will be given a tour of the factory, shown all the secrets of his amazing candy, and one will win a lifetime supply of Wonka chocolate. Nobody wants the prize more than young Charlie, but as... [show more]
G
100 min
Gene Wilder
Jack Albertson
Peter Ostrum
Roy Kinnear
Mel Stuart
G
100 min
Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
While living the quiet life in a swamp, Kermit the Frog is approached by a Hollywood agent to audition for the chance of a lifetime. So Kermit takes this chance for his big break as he makes the journey to Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit comes across several quirky new friends including comedic... [show more]
G
95 min
Jim Henson
Frank Oz
Jerry Nelson
Richard Hunt
James Frawley
G
95 min
Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
First of a trilogy of films takes an unflinching look at the underbelly of little league baseball in Southern California. Former minor leaguer Morris Buttermaker is a lazy, beer swilling swimming pool cleaner who takes money to coach the Bears, a bunch of disheveled misfits who have virtually no... [show more]
PG
102 min
Walter Matthau
Tatum O'Neal
Vic Morrow
Joyce Van Patten
Michael Ritchie
PG
102 min
Adventure, Family, Sport
While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a desert island. He befriends it, so when finally rescued,... [show more]
G
118 min
Kelly Reno
Mickey Rooney
Teri Garr
Clarence Muse
Carroll Ballard
G
118 min
Family, Adventure, Animation, Fantasy
Milo is a boy who is bored with life. One day he comes home to find a toll booth in his room. Having nothing better to do, he gets in his toy car and drives through - only to emerge in a world full of adventure.
G
90 min
Butch Patrick
Mel Blanc
Daws Butler
Candy Candido
Chuck Jones
Abe Levitow
Dave Monahan
G
90 min
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
The Imperial Forces, under orders from cruel Darth Vader, hold Princess Leia hostage in their efforts to quell the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker and Han Solo, captain of the Millennium Falcon, work together with the companionable droid duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the... [show more]
PG
121 min
Mark Hamill
Harrison Ford
Carrie Fisher
Peter Cushing
George Lucas
PG
121 min
Paper Moon (1973)
Comedy, Drama
Adapted from the novel, "Addie Pray" (1971) by Joe David Brown, PAPER MOON is the story of Moses Pray and Addie Loggins. With scenery reminiscent of "The Grapes of Wrath," the film is set in the depression-era Midwestern region of the United States. As the movie opens, we see a small group of... [show more]
PG
102 min
Ryan O'Neal
Tatum O'Neal
Madeline Kahn
John Hillerman
Peter Bogdanovich
PG
102 min
Comedy
A young neurosurgeon (Gene Wilder) inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback called Igor, a pretty lab assistant named Inga and the old housekeeper, frau Blucher -iiiiihhh!-. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of... [show more]
PG
106 min
Gene Wilder
Peter Boyle
Marty Feldman
Madeline Kahn
Mel Brooks
PG
106 min
Scrooge (1970)
Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance, Thriller
In 1860, cranky old miser Ebenezer Scrooge hates Christmas; loathes people and defends the decrease of the surplus of poor population; runs his bank exploiting his employee Bob Cratchit and clients, giving a bitter treatment to his own nephew and acquaintances. However, on Christmas Eve, he is... [show more]
G
113 min
Albert Finney
Edith Evans
Kenneth More
Laurence Naismith
Ronald Neame
G
113 min
Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical
A gangster movie where all the gangsters are played by children. Instead of real bullets they use "splurge guns" that cover the victim in cream. The story tells of the rise of "Bugsy Malone" and the battle for power between "Fat Sam" and "Dandy Dan".
G
93 min
Scott Baio
Florence Garland
Jodie Foster
John Cassisi
Alan Parker
G
93 min
Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Best friends Dave, Mike, Cyril and Moocher have just graduated from high school. Living in the college town of Bloomington, Indiana, they are considered "cutters": the working class of the town so named since most of the middle aged generation, such as their parents, worked at the local limestone... [show more]
PG
101 min
Dennis Christopher
Dennis Quaid
Daniel Stern
Jackie Earle Haley
Peter Yates
PG
101 min
1776 (1972)
Drama, Family, History, Musical
The film version of the Broadway musical comedy of the same name. In the days leading up to July 4, 1776, Continental Congressmen John Adams and Benjamin Franklin coerce Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of Independence as a delaying tactic as they try to persuade the American colonies... [show more]
G
141 min
William Daniels
Howard Da Silva
Ken Howard
Donald Madden
Peter H. Hunt
G
141 min
Comedy
Two researchers have come to San Francisco to compete for a research grant in Music. One seems a bit distracted, and that was before he meets her. A strange woman seems to have devoted her life to confusing and embarassing him. At the same time a woman has her jewels stolen and a government whistle... [show more]
G
94 min
Barbra Streisand
Ryan O'Neal
Madeline Kahn
Kenneth Mars
Peter Bogdanovich
G
94 min
Drama, Sci-Fi
Two parallel stories are told. In the first, a group of research scientists from a variety of backgrounds are investigating the strange appearance of items in remote locations, primarily desert regions. In continuing their investigation, one of the lead scientists, a Frenchman named Claude Lacombe,... [show more]
PG
138 min
Richard Dreyfuss
François Truffaut
Teri Garr
Melinda Dillon
Steven Spielberg
PG
138 min
Superman (1978)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Just before the destruction of the planet Krypton, scientist Jor-El sends his infant son Kal-El on a spaceship to Earth. Raised by kindly farmers Jonathan and Martha Kent, young Clark discovers the source of his superhuman powers and moves to Metropolis to fight evil. As Superman, he battles the... [show more]
PG
143 min
Marlon Brando
Gene Hackman
Christopher Reeve
Ned Beatty
Richard Donner
PG
143 min
Biography, Drama, Music
The musical career of rock and roll pioneer Buddy Holly is chronicled, from the days when "Peggy Sue" was "Cindy Lou", a song about his first girlfriend, to the meteoric run of "That'll Be the Day" up the charts, to his marriage, breakup with the Crickets, reunion with the Crickets, and untimely... [show more]
PG
114 min
Gary Busey
Don Stroud
Charles Martin Smith
Conrad Janis
Steve Rash
PG
114 min
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
When a bottle containing a plea for help from a little girl named Penny makes its way to the Rescue Aid Society, a mouse organization in the basement of the United Nations building dedicated to the rescue and well-being of anyone in need, it is up to the brave mouse Miss Bianca and her chosen... [show more]
G
78 min
Bob Newhart
Eva Gabor
Geraldine Page
Joe Flynn
John Lounsbery
Wolfgang Reitherman
Art Stevens
G
78 min
Rocky (1976)
Drama, Sport
Rocky Balboa is a struggling boxer trying to make the big time, working as a debt collector for a pittance. When heavyweight champion Apollo Creed visits Philadelphia, his managers want to set up an exhibition match between Creed and a struggling boxer, touting the fight as a chance for a "nobody"... [show more]
PG
120 min
Sylvester Stallone
Talia Shire
Burt Young
Carl Weathers
John G. Avildsen
PG
120 min