2,865 total votes
The Absent-Minded Professor

The Absent-Minded Professor

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 was based in part on Hubert Alyea, a professor emeritus of chemistry at Princeton University, who was known as "Dr. Boom" for his explosive demonstrations. The film stars Fred MacMurray as Professor Ned Brainard. The film was a huge success at the box-office, and two years later became the first Disney film to have a sequel, 1963's Son of Flubber. The original 1961 film was one of the first Disney films to be colorized, and, along with 1959's The Shaggy Dog and 1963's Son of Flubber, it ... more on Wikipedia

The Absent-Minded Professor is ranked on...

#18 of 34 The Greatest Classic Films the Whole Family Will Love 48.0k votes There's nothing like popping up some popcorn, gathering the family on the couch, and enjoying a movie together. The top clas...
#49 of 55 The Best Movies Ever to Come Out in March 3.9k votes March is usually a dumping ground for movies that are neither summer blockbusters nor award contenders, but Marches of years...
#21 of 23 Great Movies About Inventors & Innovators 133 votes The greatest innovators have not only reshaped the world with their inspired inventions, but they have also served as...
#86 of 106 The Funniest Slapstick Movies Ever Made 10.0k votes A list of all the best slapstick movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This slapstick m...
#18 of 111 The Best Movies of 1961 1.3k votes List of the best movies of 1961, with movie trailers when available. 1961 saw the debut of many historic actors, including...
#18 of 85 The Best '60s Sci-Fi Movies 1.6k votes The 1960s was an important decade in the development of the science fiction genre. Several major releases helped redefine sc...
#28 of 51 The Best '60s Kids Movies 1.9k votes In the 1960s, musicals were king. On this list of the greatest 1960s kids movies, you will see a number of enduringly popula...
#24 of 36 The Best 1960s Family Movies 663 votes The hills are alive with the sound of '60s family movies. Some of the best family films ever made are here on this list of 1...
#17 of 53 The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies 534 votes List of G-Rated science fiction movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the be...
#3 of 25 The Best Tommy Kirk Movies 156 votes List of the best Tommy Kirk movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Tommy Kirk's highest grossing m...
#10 of 23 The Best Fantasy Movies of the 1960s 580 votes The best 1960s fantasy movies often incorporated some psychedelic style elements into their films. If you're looking for fil...
#16 of 20 20 Movies to Show Your Kids to Get Them into Screwball Comedies 108 votes Elements of screwball comedies are a staple of programming for young children - such as slapstick, over the top characters, ...

The Absent-Minded Professor is also found on...

Movies Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Walt Disney Pictures Movies List List of All Movies Released in 1961 List of Films Scored By George Bruns