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    The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s

    Updated October 8, 2020 4.5k votes 608 voters 51.7k views106 items

    List RulesVote up your favorite children films that were released in the 1970s

    To begin any discussion of the greatest ‘70s kids movies, we have to start with Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The imagery, story, and legendary performance of Gene Wilder as Wonka have cemented this film as an all-time classic. Released in 1971, it earned Wilder a Golden Globe nomination as well as a nomination for Best Original Score, however, both awards went to Fiddler on the Roof.

    This list of the best ‘70s kids movies contains numerous other classics, as well. You will find The Muppet Movie, the first live-action movie featuring Jim Henson’s Muppets. Noted for its metatheatrical nature, frequent celebrity cameos, and intelligent humor, the film remains a popular 1970s family movie and helped catapult the Muppets to a decades-long run of cultural significance. Animated movies are?also featured prominently on this list of the top ‘70s kids movies include?The Aristocats and The Rescuers.

    Other fixtures in the American pop culture canon can also be found here, including Superman, Charlie Brown, and Robin Hood. Vote up the best '70s kids movies below, and be sure to let us know what you think?in the comment section.

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      Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Fa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

      Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson

      Released:?1971

      Directed by:?Mel Stuart

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      Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      Star Wars

      Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

      Released:?1977

      Directed by:?George Lucas

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      Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      Charlotte's Web

      Debbie Reynolds, Danny Bonaduce

      Released:?1973

      Directed by:?Charles August Nichols, Iwao Takamoto

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      Bedknobs and Broomsticks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      Bedknobs and Broomsticks

      Angela Lansbury, Roddy McDowall

      Released:?1971

      Directed by:?Robert Stevenson

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      The Rescuers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      The Rescuers

      Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor

      Released:?1977

      Directed by:?John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman, Art Stevens

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      The Muppet Movie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      The Muppet Movie

      Steve Martin, Mel Brooks

      Released:?1979

      Directed by:?James Frawley

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      The Aristocats is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      The Aristocats

      Eva Gabor, Ruth Buzzi

      Released:?1970

      Directed by:?Wolfgang Reitherman

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      A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s

      Released:?1973

      Directed by:?Bill Melendez, Phil Roman

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      Escape to Witch Mountain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      Escape to Witch Mountain

      Kim Richards, Kyle Richards

      Released:?1975

      Directed by:?John Hough

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      Pete's Dragon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      Pete's Dragon

      Mickey Rooney, Shelley Winters

      Released:?1977

      Directed by:?Don Chaffey

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      Benji is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      Benji

      Edgar Buchanan, Frances Bavier

      Released:?1974

      Directed by:?Joe Camp

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      Superman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      Superman

      Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman

      Released:?1978

      Directed by:?Richard Donner

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      Snoopy, Come Home is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      Snoopy, Come Home

      Bill Melendez, Christopher DeFaria

      Released:?1972

      Directed by:?Bill Melendez

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      Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too

      Clint Howard, Howard Morris

      Released:?1974

      Directed by:?John Lounsbery

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      The Year Without a Santa Claus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      The Year Without a Santa Claus

      Mickey Rooney, Shirley Booth

      Released:?1974

      Directed by:?Arthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass

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      Return from Witch Mountain is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      Return from Witch Mountain

      Christopher Lee, Bette Davis

      Released:?1978

      Directed by:?John Hough

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      The Cat in the Hat is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      The Cat in the Hat

      Daws Butler, Pamelyn Ferdin

      Released:?1971

      Directed by:?Hawley Pratt

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      Robin Hood is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      Robin Hood

      Ringo Starr, Peter Ustinov

      Released:?1973

      Directed by:?Wolfgang Reitherman

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      The Apple Dumpling Gang is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      The Apple Dumpling Gang

      Don Knotts, Tim Conway

      Released:?1975

      Directed by:?Norman Tokar

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      You're a Good Sport, Charlie B is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      You're a Good Sport, Charlie Brown

      Gail Davis, Liam Martin

      Released:?1975

      Directed by:?Phil Roman

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      Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s

      Released:?1975

      Directed by:?Phil Roman

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      Rudolph's Shiny New Year is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s

      Released:?1976

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      Race for Your Life, Charlie Br is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown

      Bill Melendez, Gail Davis

      Released:?1977

      Directed by:?Bill Melendez, Phil Roman

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      The Lorax is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      The Lorax

      Danny DeVito

      Released:?1972

      Directed by:?Hawley Pratt

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      The Black Stallion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kids Movies Of The 1970s
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      The Black Stallion

      Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr

      Released:?1979

      Directed by:?Carroll Ballard

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