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The Point (1971)

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TV Movie | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

A father tells his son a bedtime story about young Oblio, who believes that having no point in the fantastical kingdom of pointed heads and things, still has a point.
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Harry Nilsson (story) (original fable) | Carole Beers (story) (as Carole A. Beers) | Norm Lenzer (screenplay) | Fred Wolf (additional story development)
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Updated Feb 2, 1971

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Feb 2, 1971 (United States)

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Ringo Starr
Narrator / Father (home video release) (voice) Narrator / Father (home video release) (voice)   See fewer
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Paul Frees
Oblio's Father / Pointed Man's Right Head / King / Leaf Man / Villagers (voice) Oblio's Father / Pointed Man's Right Head / King / Leaf Man / Villagers (voice)   See fewer
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Lennie Weinrib
Count (voice) (as Lenny Weinrib) Count (voice) (as Lenny Weinrib)   See fewer
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Bill Martin
Rock Man (voice) Rock Man (voice)   See fewer
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Buddy Foster
Count's Son (voice) Count's Son (voice)   See fewer
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Joan Gerber
Oblio's Mother (voice) Oblio's Mother (voice)   See fewer
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Mike Lookinland
Oblio (voice) Oblio (voice)   See fewer
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Alan Barzman
Narrator / Father (second telecast) Narrator / Father (second telecast)   See fewer
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Dustin Hoffman
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Alan Thicke
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7.9 / 10 | 1,873 votes