What is one movie from your childhood that you think is a "must see" for your ow

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  1. nebcitygal profile image56
    nebcitygalposted 6 years ago

    What is one movie from your childhood that you think is a "must see" for your own children?

  2. Meisjunk profile image88
    Meisjunkposted 6 years ago

    ONE? XD I've got a list! ^_^ I think Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is at the top of said list though. smile And then as many Disney movies as possible. And The Worst Witch. xD

  3. J.S.Matthew profile image83
    J.S.Matthewposted 6 years ago

    Although it's not as good as the book written and published by Jean Craighead George in 1959, the movie, "My Side of the Mountain" is a great story about a boy who runs away and lives off the land. He learns a lot about life, nature and himself. This is my favorite childhood book! There is a sequel (book) "The Far Side of the Mountain" which continues the story. That's my recommendation.

    JSMatthew~

  4. Alecia Murphy profile image78
    Alecia Murphyposted 6 years ago

    Lion King without a doubt. It's timeless and beautiful and anyone can relate.

  5. angeladale2 profile image71
    angeladale2posted 6 years ago

    I would have to say that it is "The Goonies". It was my favorite movie growing up.

  6. davenmidtown profile image87
    davenmidtownposted 6 years ago

    Return of the Jedi!  without a doubt.  JSMatthews... I loved that book... My side of the mountain... did you know there is a squeal?

  7. dagny roth profile image80
    dagny rothposted 6 years ago

    The Never Ending Story
    The Boy Who Could Fly
    Pete's Dragon

  8. TattooKitty profile image86
    TattooKittyposted 6 years ago

    I know you said just one...BUT, as a child of the 80s, I have too many choices to share:
    1) Labyrinth
    2) Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
    3) The Secret of the Nimh
    4) Gremlins
    5) The Never Ending Story
    6) Muppet Treasure Island (not from 80s- but hilarious!!)

  9. profile image0
    Charlene Marianoposted 6 years ago

    I will make my future children watch labyrinth! This is a must see movie for all ages. It inspires me to do something good everyday.

  10. Moms-Secret profile image82
    Moms-Secretposted 6 years ago

    I loved The Princess Bride!  We watch it all the time.

    Just introduced my girl to Jem, she loves the music.

    1. thisiswriterliz profile image58
      thisiswriterlizposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      the princess bride is good for boys or girls with romance, suspense, sword fights, and rodents of unusual sizes

  11. profile image0
    Violeta Bocageposted 6 years ago

    I've got a list too!!! A long one... wink  ok ok ok i can narrow it down to 2: The Sound of Music and Heidi.

  12. emzitinasas profile image59
    emzitinasasposted 6 years ago

    Disney Classics! I'm sorry I can't pick just one out of them! I love them all! smile

  13. Danette Watt profile image85
    Danette Wattposted 6 years ago

    There were a lot of movies I enjoyed when I was growing up and some I shared with my own kids (who are now 20 and 27). I think many children's movies are timeless with themes that span the ages and cultures -- friendship, love, overcoming obstacles, and so on.

  14. softhard profile image61
    softhardposted 6 years ago

    Snow white and the seven dwarfs is my all time favorite. The story is beautiful and animation is also too amazing as compared to the technology available at that time.

  15. manthy profile image73
    manthyposted 6 years ago

    I would say where the red fern grows or Lassie - classics
    Thanks for asking

  16. Escobana profile image74
    Escobanaposted 6 years ago

    Raiders of the lost Ark! I felt I was completely inside the movie. Loved the adventure movies anyway. So exciting!

  17. profile image0
    lostwithinmyselfposted 6 years ago

    My ones are....

    home alone,
    The goonies,
    Labyrinth,
    Gremlins,
    Homeward bound.
    x

  18. SpikeTheLobster profile image73
    SpikeTheLobsterposted 6 years ago

    I'm torn between Labyrinth and The Witches (the Roald Dahl story)...

  19. Cardia profile image94
    Cardiaposted 6 years ago

    Definitely there would be a lot of Disney movies on my list. Some would be:
    - Mulan (my friends and I watched this at my house this weekend, and we were singing along to all of the songs!)
    - Tangled (it is just adorable!)
    - The Lion King
    - maybe the Toy Stories
    - the Back to the Future trilogy smile

  20. Dumbledore profile image88
    Dumbledoreposted 6 years ago

    Although musicals are no longer popular, Fiddler in the Roof was the last movie that my parents took us to and it was thoroughly enjoyable.  The movie also had a basis in History and demonstrated the reasons for the first large migration to the United States.  That migration involved Russian Jews who were targeted by the anti-semetic revolutionaries in what became the Soviet Union. 

    Those same attitudes are rearing an ugly head in the Occupy Wall Street movement designed by the current administration as a method to lead the takers to hate the makers.

  21. suzettenaples profile image89
    suzettenaplesposted 6 years ago

    I don't want to date myself so I am just going to say any Walt Disney movie.  He was a genius and knew exactly what kids of any era wanted to see.

  22. Aceblogs profile image60
    Aceblogsposted 6 years ago

    Lion king and tom and jerry series , also not to forget home alone series as well . great to watch always

  23. Painted Seahorse profile image95
    Painted Seahorseposted 6 years ago

    Can I name more than one, please?

    Star Wars trilogy
    Wizard of Oz
    Secret of NIMH
    Mary Poppins

  24. BethBrown profile image67
    BethBrownposted 6 years ago

    Unfortunately, I have "made" my children watch some of my favorite childhood films only to be told how stupid, lame, or boring they were. You'd laugh, but they aren't the cartoon classics you would think of. My "must see" movies for my children included (but not limited to), "Popeye" the movie, "Grease and Grease II", "The Sound of Music", "The Neverending Story", "Josie and The PussyCats", "Sheena of The Jungle", "Back To The Beach", "Footloose", "Night of The Comet", and others. I can't believe I am admitting this. smile

  25. zoey24 profile image73
    zoey24posted 6 years ago

    Secret Garden, Never ending story, The Goonies, problem Child, Annie, Splash, All Disneys, Marry Poppins, Oliver Twist, Labyrinth (have that on dvd and my 7yr old loves it). And of course that one film that i watched over and over again and drove my own parents Crazy with........Grease lol smile

 
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