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what 5 films remind you most of your childhood ?


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Initial post: 10 Dec 2009, 10:28:46 GMT
mummy spoon says:
For me it's E.T , The Goonies , Big , Return to oz and The sound of music , my mum and dad had recorded them on video for me.

In reply to an earlier post on 20 Jan 2010, 00:29:23 GMT
Superman II
Star Wars
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Jason and the Argonaughts ---- esp at christmas time
Kellys Heroes --- had the first top loading video player in the neighbourhood and neighbours would come round and marvel at it and can remember a tv recorded copy which had Kenny Everet advertising the Electron Perfection game in the adverts---------how sad is that !!!!

Posted on 22 Jan 2010, 19:10:59 GMT
Cariad says:
Snow White, The Sound Of Music, ChittyChitty Bang Bang, Inn of the Sixth Happiness, and The Sword In the Stone. So many others as well. (Snow White frightened the life out of me when I first saw it - I think I was about five years old at the time !)

Posted on 25 Jan 2010, 10:17:27 GMT
gareth says:
What about Krull, back to the future, the snowman

Posted on 26 Jan 2010, 21:49:48 GMT
Jivetalkin says:
Moonraker, Star Wars, Ghostbusters, Mary Poppins, Condorman, yes Condorman probably one of the worst films ever made!

Posted on 26 Jan 2010, 22:28:16 GMT
jammy975 says:
hahaha mr j r ivell condorman i went to the cinema to see that!!! empire strikes back goonies ( still one of my fav films) ghostbusters transformers the movie the 80's animated one and snow white

Posted on 27 Jan 2010, 18:13:27 GMT
Last edited by the author on 27 Jan 2010, 18:17:54 GMT
ALEX DANIEL says:
Bambi
Goldfinger
The Great Escape
Where Eagles Dare
1 Million Years BC... with the yummy Raquel Welsh [showing my age - she is 70 this year!]

No vids / dvds for me... seen them all at the Cinema... jeezo, our B&W TV only had 2 stations... until BBC 2 came along in 1964!

Posted on 5 Apr 2010, 09:49:38 BST
M. M. Bell says:
There was a british film called "Melody", which was also called "S.W.A.L.K" at some stage (?). It reunited Mark Lester and Jack Wilde. Was never a big hit, but definitely the deepest impression left by any film of my childhood.

Posted on 21 Apr 2010, 13:22:19 BST
The Empire Strikes Back (The best Star Wars and still one of my favourite films)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (Raiders is loads better but this one i loved as a kid)
Clash of the Titans (the original Ray Harryhausen one)
Jaws 3-D (Rubbish film, but i was about 7 at the time it came out, and i thought it was great)
Krull (Saw it in the cinema when i was a kid- quality film. like a British Star Wars! Watched it no end of times when my dad got the video)

Oh yes, i saw Condorman at the pictures too...Oliver Reed as the baddie, catchy theme music, cheesy dialogue and Frank Spencer as the hero - whats not to like?

In reply to an earlier post on 29 Apr 2010, 14:13:55 BST
Melody [DVD] [1971] Yup! Corking film!!

Posted on 8 May 2010, 23:34:16 BST
B. Crossland says:
The Christmas Martian
Digby The Biggest Dog in the World
Journey to the Center of the EarthJourney To The Centre Of The Earth [DVD] [1959]
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) [DVD]
Superman I or IISuperman The Movie [DVD] [1978]

Posted on 9 May 2010, 00:07:26 BST
Starchaser: legend of orin
Transformers the movie (1986)
Watership down
Labyrinth
Star trek II: the wrath of khan

That's most of my childhood there along with James bond, Indy, and Star wars. Also the classic 80's films like Robocop predator aliens etc

Posted on 18 May 2010, 12:46:48 BST
Last edited by the author on 18 May 2010, 12:50:20 BST
trendytracey says:
The Goonies
Bedknobs & Broomsticks
The American Rabbit
Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Flight of the Navigator

Posted on 22 May 2010, 14:38:59 BST
Star Wars trilogy
Superman series (especially Superman II)
Supergirl (I don't care what anyone says, I still love this film!)
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (I never really liked the second film and I didn't see the third one until I was about 25)
The Thief of Baghdad - Steve Reeves version (my uncle picked up the video in a supermarket for my sister and I and we both loved it, but I don't know anyone that has seen it. I love the exoticism and some of the vaguely surreal set pieces)

Other honourable mentions: Jason and the Argonauts, James Bond, Terminator 1 and 2, Red Sonja, some of the Hitchcock technicolour films especially Dial M for Murder, Flashdance, BMX bandits, various Schwarzenegger films like Commando and Total Recall.

In reply to an earlier post on 23 May 2010, 17:43:38 BST
mummy spoon says:
I agree about Supergirl we love it in our house ,especially my 6 year old son :-)

Posted on 27 May 2010, 04:26:08 BST
I think that was the same age when I watched it.

Posted on 31 May 2010, 12:44:45 BST
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Posted on 3 Jun 2010, 23:19:19 BST
gold167 says:
Back to the Future
Never Ending Story
Goonies
Watership Down
Ghostbusters

Posted on 8 Jun 2010, 11:21:58 BST
SL says:
Honey, I Shrunk The Kids [DVD] [1989] (I remember re-renting this one at the video store multiple times)
Look Who's Talking / Look Who's Talking Too / Look Who's Talking Now [DVD] [1989] (Okay, I cheated, count the trilogy as one :D)
Problem Child 2 (I don't remember the first one at all, but I did watch this one a lot - loved the little girl)
Return To Oz [DVD] [1985] (For years I'd had a picture of a headless woman running, surrounded by screaming heads in glass cases, only recently discovered that it was this movie!! Who can forget the Wheelers...)
Three Men And A Baby [DVD] [1987] (I loved this one, and the sequel)
I've actually bought a LOT of late 80's - early 90's family movies on DVD lately, like the ones above, plus Home Alone, Beethoven, Hocus Pocus, Mrs. Doubtfire - I have a son now and he enjoys them far more than anything that's out now. Bring back the family movie!!

Posted on 30 Oct 2010, 17:03:11 BST
The Little Mermaid
The Land Before Time
Swan Princess
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West
Aladdin

Posted on 31 Oct 2010, 13:09:52 GMT
Babe: Pig in the city
Cat's Don't Dance
A Big's Life
Chicken Run
Toy Story 2

Posted on 31 Oct 2010, 22:18:35 GMT
R. Foster says:
E.T.
The Jungle Book
The Rescuers
The Smurfs and the Magic Flute
Watership Down

Great Days!!!

Posted on 1 Nov 2010, 23:55:30 GMT
Winchester says:
Warriors of Virtue
Indian in the cupboard
Babe
aladdin
and a tv series called Dinosaurs

Posted on 3 Nov 2010, 20:16:12 GMT
Vickster says:
little mermaid,mary poppins,sword in the stone,bednobs and broomsticks and land before time. and Winchester i watched Dinosaurs too!!!!
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