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The Best Of The Disney Sunday Movies

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Below is a complete The Disney Sunday Movie episode list that spans the show's entire TV run on ABC and The Disney Channel. These wonderful TV movies range from cult classics to nostalgic distant memories. Part of several programs that fell under the umbrella of The Magical World of Disney, as part of Disney’s movie-a-week initiative.

The Disney Sunday Movie program began in 1986, airing on both ABC and The Disney Channel. There were 18 total original Disney made for TV movies in The Disney Sunday Movie film series that were interspersed with movies from the ABC film library. Which of The Disney Sunday Movie entries really stand out? Do you like Mr. Boogedy the best, or is Not Quite Human your favorite episode of The Disney Sunday Movie? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of The Disney Sunday Movie are, let's rank every The Disney Sunday Movie episode from best to worst.

VHS covers and movie posters from the individual The Disney Sunday Movies are listed along the dates of the original airing of the episode on ABC. The Disney Sunday Movies from every season can be seen below This list includes the I-Man, starring Scott Bakula, and A Fighting Choice. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the The Disney Sunday Movie episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

Vote up your favorite episodes of The Disney Sunday Movie, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be tough to put one The Disney Sunday Movie movie over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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  • Amusing tale of a 300 year-old phantom whose evil tricks are not confined to the Davis family's novelty gag business. As an uninvited guest at a local carnival he casts spells on the entire town of Lucifer Falls, with young Eloise Davis the target of his most evil and sinister designs........ more on Wikipedia
    • Original Airing: April 20, 1986
    • Season: The Disney Sunday Movie - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 15
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  • The Parent Trap II is a 1986 television film. It is a continuation to the Walt Disney Pictures 1961 film, The Parent Trap. It aired on July 26, 1986 on The Disney Channel as a part of the channel's "Sunday Night Movie". Hayley Mills is the only actress that returned from the original film. She continues to portray Susan and Sharon, the twins who were separated at age one, met up twelve years later at summer camp, switched places and went on to reunite their divorced parents. The film focuses on Sharon's daughter, Nikki, who tries to hook her mother up with her best friend Mary's father, portrayed by Tom Skerritt. It was a success for the Disney Channel and it later spawned two more... more on Wikipedia
    • Original Airing: February 9, 1987
    • Season: The Disney Sunday Movie - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 2
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  • The Thanksgiving Promise is a 1986 TV film directed by Beau Bridges. Travis Tilby (Jordan Bridges) leaps into action when neighbor Stewart Larson (Lloyd Bridges) asks him to mind an ailing goose slated to be part of Thanksgiving dinner. A gentle animal lover, Travis dotes on the bird, feeding it by hand and speaking to it in soothing tones. However, as Thanksgiving nears, Travis has second thoughts about seeing the bird slaughtered, and he appeals to his father, Hank (Beau Bridges), and others in the community for help in saving the goose.... more on Wikipedia
    • Original Airing: November 23, 1986
    • Season: The Disney Sunday Movie - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 6
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  • Help Wanted: Kids is a 1986 comedy tv film directed by David Greenwalt. When the Burkes lose their jobs in New York, they have to move to Arizona, where Tom has an job-offer in the management of a small company for children's clothing. Unfortunately Tom's new boss Sirus Lovelin turns out to be extremely fond of the traditional American family and automatically assumes Amanda to be housewife and mother - but the Burkes don't even have children! To not offend him, they "hire" two kids they met prowling the streets.... more on Wikipedia
    • Original Airing: February 2, 1986
    • Season: The Disney Sunday Movie - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 1
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