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1. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 8y

Okay I was going to go really off topic in Phils thread so I have a question ... (yes yes i know i'm being nosey again .. )

what was your favourite family / kids movie when you were growing up or if you haven't grown up what is it now ???

For me I love (d)

The Goonies,( Its the whole pirate, freedom thing)...
E.T. (its a classic)
Cool as Ice ( i know it was terrible but i used to love ice t....and now i have the song in my head come on all, ice ice baby )

2. Posted by Pardus (Respected Member 2356 posts) 8y

Family Films, eh... Difficult to remember.. But since I am not grown up yet, here are some that I really like (and still watch on a regular basis):

The Dark Crystal (come on Power of the Dark Crystal, please don't let me down!)
Labyrinth
Strings
(I know I have a thing for Puppet Movies)

Spirited Away (and anything else by Hayao Miyazaki!)
Shrek 1+2 (of course)

"Where is the Master?"
"He's dead"
"Could be anywhere, then."

3. Posted by djiboutici (Full Member 465 posts) 8y

Ah...!!!Can't get away from you,can't i...?Now i've got that song in my head...ice ice baby...

For me it's still"Tom&Jerry"i don't ever think i will outgrow out of it...I love it to death,our whole family will gather around wether they're sulking or happy about something...That always pulled us back together...

I also grew up around a lot of french cartoons&other foreign languages like Ulysses 31,Tom Sayer,Bouba(the little bear),a thousand&1 night...One of these days i'm thinking of buying and doing a collection for my nephews&nieces and my children to come...

Thank You,Rraven,You took me back to a great childhood...

4. Posted by Pardus (Respected Member 2356 posts) 8y

Oh, just remembered... Here some stuff I grew up with - it's all German stuff.
Made by the German Version of Jim Henson we get classic like:

"Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotiv Fuehrer"
"Urmel auf dem Eis"

Inspired stuff, I still remember those Dwarves hanging up fried eggs on a washing line

Ah, sweet memories of innocence...

5. Posted by Isadora (Moderator 13924 posts) 8y

My favorite as a child (and it still is): Wizard of Oz
(Though I would hide in the closet when the Wicked Witch of the West appeared. I don't hide anymore.)

My parents favorite was: Sound of Music
(I dislike this movie immensely!!)

My (lesser) favorites (not in any order):

Breakfast at Tiffany's
Devil At Four 'O Clock
My Fair Lady
Sherlock Holmes series (Basil Rathbone )
Charlie Chan series
The Thin Man series

6. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 8y

ohhh and who framed roger rabbit......

considering how wet it is outside after shopping tonight i think it'll be a night in front of cartoons

7. Posted by Pardus (Respected Member 2356 posts) 8y

Oh, just remembered something else... Anybody ever seen something called 'The Moomins'? Dark, twisted tales featuring Hippo-like creatures? It used to scare the hell out of me as a kid, and I still found it creepy when I saw as an adult...
I think it's Swedish or Norwegian...

8. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7274 posts) 8y

Goonies was our #1 favourite. I think we saw it about 13 times. "Ruth? Baby?"

There was also:
Stand By Me
Lost Boys
Amadeus (it was on TV a lot)
A Christmas Carol (the one with George C. Scott)
Back to the Future

hmm...there must be more...

9. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 8y

Lost Boys?? Good God woman! What kind of childhood did you have??!?!?!

ET was one I liked, and Star Wars....Was married with children before I got out of puberty...so I am not really sure ;)

My kids loved Ghostbusters and every movie Disney made, but I think the most played in my household was Aladin and Beauty and the Beast. :)

10. Posted by Purdy (Travel Guru 3535 posts) 8y

Loved Labyrith with David Bowie.

There was a Disney one Escape to Witch Mountain which was one of the first movies saw at the flicks.

ET depresses me as does anything where animals die so l refuse to watch them.

Loved Grease also.

Also really loved the musicals The King & l (Yuel Brenner) and Annie (The sun'll come out tomorrow......... Had a client recently called Miss Hannigan and had to stop my self from saying "We Love you Miss Hannigan!!!) sorry was off on one there!!

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