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Old December 7th, 2012, 01:25 PM   #1
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Default Good movies from when you were a kid

Recently I've been showing my kids some classics from when I was a kid. We've watched the Star Wars movies, the Princes Bride, Jumanji, and most recently the Goonies. I forgot how cool the Goonies was.

What are some other great 80s movies that are family friendly? There have been a few that I've turned off because there's way more swearing than I remember (like Bad News Bears.. lol).

So what others can you suggest? I'm sick of kids cartoons and stupid Disney shows.
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Old December 7th, 2012, 01:32 PM   #2
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ET, Back to the Future, Karate Kid, GHost Busters, Christmas Story, Young Guns, Top Gun, Beetle Juice, Stand by Me, National Lampoons Vacation, Uncle Buck, Great outdoors, Airplane, Caddy Shack, Ferris Bueler, Indiana Jones.

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Old December 7th, 2012, 01:34 PM   #3
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Short Circuit
last star fighter
Flight of the Navigator
Space Camp
Sand Lot
Back to the future
Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
Harry and the Hendersons
BIG

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dunno how old the kids are, or their individual level of maturity.

other 80's classics: mad max, fright night, never ending story, gremelins, sixteen candles, scrooged, young sherlock holmes, breakfast club, the golden child, any of the first 3 indianna jones flicks, Big, ferris bueler's day off, who framed roger rabbit

go back 5 years and add monty python and the holy grail :o
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Old December 7th, 2012, 01:40 PM   #7
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young guns 1. 2 was ok did not like 3 an stand by me are kich ass moives
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I have two girls and under 10. I'm not sure I'm ready to show them flicks like Caddy Shack, Vacation, Stripes, Trading Places, and Police Academy until, well, ever. lol.

I've thought about Indiana Jones movies, but not sure they are ready for the melting faces. lol.


ET- I thought this movie sucked when I saw it as a kid, maybe I'll see if its any better now
Sand lot, Big, Back to the Future, Karate Kid, GHost Busters, Uncle Buck - they've seen those
Christmas Story - every year at Christmas

Young Guns, Top Gun, Beetle Juice, Stand by Me, Airplane, Great outdoors, Ferris Bueler

I might have to look at these. Stand by Me might have to wait, same with Airplane.
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Old December 7th, 2012, 01:46 PM   #9
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Porkies, but recently tried to watch it again. Lets just say my sense of humor has matured substantially. But back then I thought it was the best thing since the JCP catalog.
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The shining, Ghostbusters, weekend at bernies, great outdoors, goonies, Mrs doubtfire, harry and the Henderson's, stripes, revenge of the nerds, all the Ernest movies, caddyshack, Indiana Jones, blazing saddles, cheech and chong, Charlie and the chocolate factory, Scooby doo.

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Old December 7th, 2012, 02:14 PM   #11
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star wars
the princess bride
neverending story
tron
the day the earth stood still [original version]
war games
the lion king
cars
wall-e
the incredibles
finding nemo
monsters inc.
toy story
2001
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What's a movie?
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What's a movie?
Short for moving picture. They even talk now!
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The Shrek series isn't bad. Neither is the Kung Fu Panda saga.

Been on a animated kick lately. There are several of those.

Charlotte's Web is a feelgood movie.
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