The Best Kristy McNichol Movies  

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List of the best Kristy McNichol movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Kristy McNichol's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Kristy McNichol movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Kristy McNichol movies will be at the top of the list. Kristy McNichol has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Kristy McNichol movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Kristy McNichol films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Kristy McNichol role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Kristy McNichol performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Baby of the Bride and The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia are only the beginning of the films on this list.

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Kristy McNichol has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Christopher Atkins and Nancy McKeon in terms of fame and success.

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Matt Dillon, Tatum O'Neal, Cynthia Nixon
Little Darlings is a 1980 teen film starring Tatum O'Neal and Kristy McNichol and featuring Armand Assante and Matt Dillon. It was directed by Ronald F. Maxwell. The screenplay was written by ...more
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Susan Sarandon, Kristy McNichol
Women of Valor is a 1986 CBS-TV movie about World War II, starring Susan Sarandon and Kristy McNichol and directed by Buzz Kulik. It premièred on November 23, 1986 and was released on DVD ...more
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Kevin Bacon, Kristy McNichol, Marsha Mason
Only When I Laugh is a 1981 film based on Neil Simon's play The Gingerbread Lady. The story is about an alcoholic Broadway actress who tries to stay sober while dealing with the problems of her ...more
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Kristy McNichol, Burl Ives, Paul Winfield
White Dog is a 1982 American drama film directed by Samuel Fuller using a screenplay written by Fuller and Curtis Hanson loosely based on Romain Gary's 1970 novel of the same title. The film ...more
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Mark Hamill, Dennis Quaid, Kristy McNichol
The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia is a 1981 film, starring Kristy McNichol, Dennis Quaid, Mark Hamill, and Don Stroud, directed by Ronald F. Maxwell. It was very loosely inspired by the ...more
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Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Maggie Kirkpatrick
The Pirate Movie is a 1982 Australian musical romantic comedy film directed by Ken Annakin and starring Christopher Atkins and Kristy McNichol. Loosely based on Gilbert and Sullivan's comic ...more
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Alexandra Paul, Kristy McNichol, Tim Daly
Just the Way You Are is a 1984 comedy/drama film that stars Kristy McNichol and Michael Ontkean. It was directed by Édouard Molinaro.
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Kristy McNichol, Patrick O'Neal, Linda Lavin
Like Mom, Like Me is a 1978 television film directed by Michael Pressman. The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Sheila Schwartz.
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Children of the Bride Kristy McNichol, Rue McClanahan, Patrick Duffy
Children of the Bride is a 1990 TV movie directed by Jonathan Sanger. The film premiered in 1990 and was released on DVD in 2003. The film was followed by Baby of the Bride and Mother of the
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Blinded by the Light Kristy McNichol, Jimmy McNichol, Grace Zabriskie
Blinded by the Light is a 1980 television film directed by John A. Alonzo. The film is based upon a Robin F. Brancato novel.
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Catherine Bell, Kristy McNichol, Rue McClanahan
Mother of the Bride is a 1993 TV movie that starred Kristy McNichol, who also served as producer of the movie and was directed by Charles Correll Jr. It was released on DVD in 2006. It was ...more
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Kristy McNichol, Robyn Lively, Bruce Davison
Summer of My German Soldier is a 1978 made-for-TV movie based on the novel of the same name written by Bette Greene. It stars Kristy McNichol as a Jewish-American girl and Bruce Davison as the ...more
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Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Carl Reiner
The End is a 1978 black comedy-buddy film, directed by and starring Burt Reynolds. The cast also features Dom DeLuise, Sally Field, Strother Martin, David Steinberg, Joanne Woodward, Norman ...more
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Me & Dad's New Wife Kristy McNichol
Me & Dad's New Wife is a 1976 ABC Afterschool Special, directed by Larry Elikann. The film is based upon a Stella Pevsner book, A Smart Kid Like You.
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Baby of the Bride Kristy McNichol, Rue McClanahan, Beverley Mitchell
Baby of the Bride is a 1991 TV movie directed by Bill Bixby. The film premiered in 1991 and was released on DVD in 2003. The film was preceded by Children of the Bride and followed by Mother of ...more
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Kristy McNichol
Love, Mary is a television movie that first aired on CBS-TV on 8 October 1985. It is based on the true story of Dr. Mary Groda-Lewis who achieved a career in family medicine despite a personal ...more
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Kristy McNichol, Eileen Brennan, Warren Oates
My Old Man is a 1979 television film directed by John Erman. The film is based on an Ernest Hemingway story that had previously been adapted for the 1950 film Under My Skin.
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Kristy McNichol, Ben Masters, Paul Shenar
Dream Lover is a 1986 thriller film about a woman who undergoes sleep deprivation therapy after being attacked in her apartment - with unexpected results. The film was directed by Alan J. ...more
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Bridget Fonda, Kristy McNichol, Charles Grodin
You Can't Hurry Love is a film directed by Richard Martini released on January 20, 1988.