What are some of your earliest memories of watching movies?

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    I'm talking about movies you were shown (i.e., by a parent or sibling) when you were too young to choose what movie to watch. These aren't necessarily the most nostalgic movies for me, but they're some of my earliest memories that had the biggest impact on me at the time.

    1. King Kong (1933):



    I never saw this movie in theaters, but my dad had this on beta max when I was a kid. I used to watch this movie over and over and over again after my dad first showed it to me.

    2. Modern Times (1936):



    I have MANY memories of watching Chaplin movies as a kid. My dad owned just about all of them on beta max. Chaplin may have been a pinko commie child molester, but he made some very memorable movies. My favorite of his movies is definitely Modern Times, and it had the biggest impact on me as a kid.

    3. E.T. (1982):



    According to my parents, this is the first movie they took me to as a kid. While I have many memories watching this on video, I don't remember seeing this in theaters. According to my parents, the movie had such an impact on me that I said "goodbye E.T." as we walked out of the theater or something.

    4. Snow White (1937):



    This may be a false memory, but I have this memory of seeing this on a school field trip as a kid. Obviously, I wasn't alive when it first came out, so it must've been a theater re-release or something if it did happen.

    5. Mysterious Island (1961):



    I think we had a VHS copy of this movie. I used to watch it over and over and over again. It remains one of my all time favorite movies from when I was a kid.
     
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    6. Jason and the Argonauts (1963):



    This movie holds up so well, and it still looks better than anything Hollywood puts out today. We had this on VHS as well.

    7. Clash of the Titans (1981):



    Another favorite from when I was a kid. I prefer Jason and the Argonauts, but there were many great scenes in this movie. The medusa scene looks better than anything I've ever seen done with CGI.

    8. Return to Oz (1985):



    This movie legit freaked me out as a kid, but I loved it.
     
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    One of my first movies I remember is when my mum took me to see a double feature of 'Great Race' and 'Cat Ballou' -- total running time 4 hours and 17 minutes.

    'Cat Ballou' was a little above me at that age. But, I remember 'The Great Race' being one of the all time great movies and I still think so. To this day, Jack Lemmon doesn't look right without a mustache.

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    9. War of the Worlds (1953):

     
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    The Outlaw Josey Wales.
     
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    Jerry Lewis - the nutty professor,

    Frankenstein,

    Abbott & Costello meet frankenstein.
     
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    My earliest memories of movies are Follow That Bird which was my first time seeing a film in the theater. A Christmas Story, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, Karate Kid 2, The Great Muppet Caper, Its A Wonderful Life, Ernest Goes To Camp, and Mary Poppins came after.

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    Watching saturday matinee double features on TV while staying with my grandparents. They used to air in the afternoon after cartoons.

    Elvis
    John Wayne
    Shirley Temple
    Jerry Lewis
     
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    Mary Poppins!

    The Sound of Music

    The Great Race

    Shirley Temple- "Good Ship Lollipop"

    Pippi Longstockings :oops:

    When I could watch what I wanted, Godzilla and Ultraman. (after cartoons or late Saturday night)
     
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