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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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    A Fighting Choice

    A Fighting Choice is a 1986 television film directed by Ferdinand Fairfax. Produced by Walt Disney Television and broadcast on ABC, the film stars Patrick Dempsey as a teenager suffering from epilepsy who sues his parents for the right to have "split brain" surgery in order to cure his seizures.... more on Wikipedia
    • Original Airing: April 13, 1986
    • Season: The Disney Sunday Movie - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 11
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    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.... more on Wikipedia
    • Original Airing: February 23, 1986
    • Season: The Disney Sunday Movie - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 4
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    Hero in the Family

    Digger Reed, the most famous American astronaut, sets out on a dangerous mission with Orville, the extraordinary chimpanzee. While in space Reed is exposed to strange crystals. He returns to Earth a changed man...he now has the brain cells of his chimp, and vice versa...... more on Wikipedia
    • Original Airing: September 28, 1986
    • Season: The Disney Sunday Movie - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 1
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    Not Quite Human

    Dr. Jonas Carson, a scientist, invents Chip, an android teenager. Dr. Carson sends Chip to school with his daughter Becky to see whether an android could interact with others. But his former employer decides to try and make a profit by stealing the mechanical boy.... more on Wikipedia
    • Original Airing: December 20, 1987
    • Season: The Disney Sunday Movie - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 1
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