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The Best Of The Disney Sunday Movies

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.

  • 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
    • Original Airing: April 20, 1986
    • Season: The Disney Sunday Movie - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 15
    • Series: The Disney Sunday Movie
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  • 6

    The Girl Who Spelled Freedom

    In the mid 1970's, a young girl's family must endure a nightmarish life in her native country of Cambodia under the domination of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime. But things change for the better when an American family agrees to sponsor their immigration to the United States of America. They soon prove to have some difficulty adjusting to their new home as with language barriers and survival habits that are not necessary anymore, but are hard to break. While they are learning, one of the daughters struggles harder than the others and is personally driven to become a champion contender in spelling bees.
    • Original Airing: February 23, 1986
    • Season: The Disney Sunday Movie - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 4
    • Series: Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
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    14 Going on 30

    Danny is hopelessly in love with his teacher Peggy Nolton. Of course she doesn't even notice him while she plans to marry the obnoxious coach Roy ""Jackdraw"" Kelton. When Danny's friend Lloyd invents a growth accelerator, Danny applies it to himself and as an adult tries to show her Roy's real face. However at his first appearance at school as an adult, he's mistaken for someone else...
    • Original Airing: March 6, 1988
    • Season: The Disney Sunday Movie - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 2
    • Series: Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
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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
    • Original Airing: February 2, 1986
    • Season: The Disney Sunday Movie - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 1
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