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List of the best Tommy Kirk movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Tommy Kirk'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 Tommy Kirk movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Tommy Kirk movies will be at the top of the list. Tommy Kirk has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Tommy Kirk movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Tommy Kirk films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Examples of films on this list include Track of Thunder and Mars Needs Women.

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Old Yeller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tommy Kirk Movies
Chuck Connors, Fess Parker, Dorothy McGuire
Old Yeller is a 1957 American family tragedy film produced by Walt Disney. It stars Tommy Kirk, Dorothy McGuire and Beverly Washburn. It is about a boy and a stray dog in Texas. It is based upon ...more

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John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, Tommy Kirk
Swiss Family Robinson is a 1960 British-American family film starring John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro and Tommy Kirk in a tale of a shipwrecked family building an ...more

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Fred MacMurray, Keenan Wynn, Paul Frees
The Absent-Minded Professor is a 1961 American film distributed by Walt Disney Productions based on the short story "A Situation of Gravity" by Samuel W. Taylor. The title character ...more

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Annette Funicello, Fred MacMurray, Jack Albertson
The Shaggy Dog is a black-and-white 1959 Walt Disney film about Wilby Daniels, a teenage boy who by the power of an enchanted ring of the Borgias is transformed into the title character, a ...more

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Annette Funicello, Tommy Kirk, Leon Ames
The Misadventures of Merlin Jones is a 1964 Walt Disney production starring Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello. Kirk plays a college student who experiments with mind-reading and hypnotism, ...more

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Annette Funicello, Ed Wynn, Tommy Kirk
Babes in Toyland is a 1961 Walt Disney Christmas musical film in Technicolor, directed by Jack Donohue, and distributed to theatres by Buena Vista Distribution. It stars Ray Bolger as Barnaby, ...more

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Brian Wilson, Annette Funicello, Dennis Wilson
The Monkey's Uncle is a 1965 Walt Disney production starring Tommy Kirk as genius college student Merlin Jones and Annette Funicello as his girlfriend, Jennifer. The title plays on the idiom ...more

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Fred MacMurray, Paul Lynde, Keenan Wynn
This 1963 theatrical sequel to ""The Absent-Minded Professor"" finds Professor Ned Brainard inventing ""flubber gas,"" a gaseous form of his original

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Teri Garr, Buster Keaton, Don Rickles
Pajama Party is a 1964 beach party film starring Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello. This is the fourth in a series of seven beach films produced by American International Pictures. The other ...more

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Vincent Price, Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine is a 1965 American International Pictures comedy film directed by Norman Taurog and starring Vincent Price, Frankie Avalon, Dwayne Hickman, Susan Hart and ...more

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Boris Karloff, Nancy Sinatra, Basil Rathbone
The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini is the seventh of the American International Pictures beach party films and was released in 1966. The entire film takes place in and around a haunted house with ...more

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Brian Keith, Slim Pickens, Marta Kristen
Savage Sam is a 1963 film sequel to Old Yeller based on the novel of the same name by Fred Gipson. Norman Tokar directed the live-action film, which was released by Walt Disney Productions on ...more

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Jane Wyman, Fred MacMurray, Tommy Kirk
Bon Voyage! is a 1962 Walt Disney film directed by James Neilson and released by Buena Vista Distribution Company. Following their practice of the time, it was also issued as a comic book and an ...more

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Tommy Kirk, Deborah Walley, Bobby Pickett
It's a Bikini World is an American musical comedy film released in 1967 starring Tommy Kirk, Deborah Walley and Bobby "Boris" Pickett of "Monster Mash" fame. The film ...more

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Sally Field, Brian Keith, Edmond O'Brien
Moon Pilot is a 98 minute Technicolor science fiction satirical comedy released in 1962 by Buena Vista Distribution. Based on Robert Buckner's 1960 novel Starfire, it was directed by James ...more

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Ron Howard, Beau Bridges, Toni Basil
Village of the Giants is a 1965 science-fiction/comedy movie with many elements of the beach party film genre. It was produced, directed and written by Bert I. Gordon, and based loosely on H.G. ...more

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Vincent Price, Tommy Kirk, Aron Kincaid
Dr. Goldfoot is planning to kidnap a teenager named Malcolm Andrews. The evil doctor wants the classified government information that has been stored in Malcom's brain. Hugo (Harvey Lembeck) and ...more

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Down Liberty Road Angie Dickinson, Tommy Kirk, Tex Ritter
Down Liberty Road is a 1956 American film directed by Jerry Fairbanks. The film is also known as Freedom Highway in the USA.

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Yvonne Craig, Tommy Kirk, Patrick Cranshaw
Mars Needs Women is a 1967 American science fiction film independently made by Azalea Pictures that was produced, written, and directed by self-proclaimed schlock artist/auteur Larry Buchanan, ...more

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Track of Thunder Tommy Kirk, Ray Stricklyn
Track of Thunder is a 1967 stock car racing film starring Tommy Kirk.

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Tommy Kirk, Ulla Strömstedt
Catalina Caper is a 1967 comedy musical mystery film starring Tommy Kirk. It is one of the last in the beach party film genre. This entry blends the beach format with a standard crime-caper ...more

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John Carradine, Tommy Kirk, Kent Taylor
Blood of Ghastly Horror is a 1972 horror film directed by Al Adamson and starring John Carradine. Much of the footage in the film was previously released in 1965 as part of a crime thriller ...more

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Ross Hagen, Tommy Kirk, Nikki Fritz
Attack of the 60 Foot Centerfold is a 1995 science fiction film starring J.J. North, Ted Monte, Tammy Parks, Raelyn Saalman, Nikki Fritz, John Lazar, Michelle Bauer, Tim Abell, and Jay ...more

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Henny Youngman, Tommy Kirk, Barbara McNair
The Unkissed Bride is a 1966 comedy starring Tommy Kirk. The film is also known as Mother Goose-A-Go-Go.

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Tommy Kirk, James Mitchell, Rosemarie Stack
The Peacemaker is a western film directed by Ted Post and starring James Mitchell, Rosemarie Bowe, and Jan Merlin. Hal Richards based the script on the novel of the same name by Richard Poole. ...more