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    10 Hidden Gems On Disney+ You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

    Sure, there are MANY fabulous movies on here... but there are even more movies you didn't even realize you were missing!

    1. Frankenweenie (1984)


    This is one of the very first films from legendary filmmaker Tim Burton. Watch his take on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein through the ideas of a child and his hit-by-a-car dog. Plus, Shelley Duvall from The Shining plays a leading role.

    2. Return to Oz (1985)


    This little-known Wizard of Oz sequel is packed with awesome '80s fantasy charm, and is great for fans of Jim Henson and the more widely known '80s fantasy films like Labyrinth and Dark Crystal.

    3. The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)


    This film is obviously technically outdated as it depicts giant mainframe computers from days gone by. A young Kurt Russell gets zapped by a computer and gains the ability to compute huge formulas in his mind, which he uses to thwart an illegal gambling ring. Sounds cheesy, but watch this to marvel at this glimpse of computing’s earliest days.

    4. Mr. Boogedy (1986)


    This almost-forgotten family friendly horror-comedy — and we use the term "horror" lightly — is truly a gem. Watch as a gag gift salesman and his family deal with the silliest haunted house you’ve ever seen.

    5. Adventures in Babysitting (1987)


    Christopher Columbus gave us of the best '80s family movies in this not-so-well-known film. See Marvel fanhood in its infancy as a little girl dressed as Thor, along with her babysitter and siblings, get stranded in the big city and have to work together to find their way home.

    6. Gus (1976)

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    There was no shortage of animals-playing-sports films throughout the '80s and '90s — with six about Air Bud — but it all started here. Watch a mule become an NFL kicker!

    7. Tron (1982)

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    All budding computer nerds need to see this cult classic, which is one of the earliest explorations of cybercrime. Our hero computer hacker is abducted into a virtual world of his own creation and battles for his life to escape and expose the villainous corporate overlords.

    8. The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975) and The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)


    These films are a western comedy treat to behold. With child protagonists defending their riches against the bad guys, with the help of bumbling anti-heroes these movies pack plenty of charm and wit that have held up since their release.

    9. Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

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    With the popularity of shows like Survivor and Man vs Wild, watch Disney’s 1960s take on a family shipwrecked on a deserted island and marvel at the Rube Goldberg inventions they create to make a home.

    10. And The Black Cauldron (1985)


    Finally, we can watch one of the rarest Disney films out there, by far the darkest and strangest entry in the studio's main animated film library. Everyone needs to see this as it was so many firsts for the studio, being the most expensive film for its time, the first to exhibit computer animation, and the first PG rating!