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Subject: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Tia on 06/08/06 at 3:24 pm

Cuz, you know, i was a kid so i'm an expert in most of these...

(Notice how i just snuck it in there?)

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: whistledog on 06/08/06 at 3:26 pm

The Muppet Movie
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
The Rescuers


I saw all of these in the theatres.  Of course, this was in the early 80's when they were re-released :)

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: gemini on 06/08/06 at 3:30 pm

I chose Bedknobs And Broomsticks, Willy Wonka, and Bad News Bears was the favorite between the other 2.

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Tia on 06/08/06 at 3:34 pm

willa wonka is really an awesome awesome movie. i just watched it again a couple weeks ago -- the dvd has a pretty great commentary track with all the kida ctors coming back now that they're all like 40-something...

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: gemini on 06/08/06 at 4:42 pm


willa wonka is really an awesome awesome movie. i just watched it again a couple weeks ago -- the dvd has a pretty great commentary track with all the kida ctors coming back now that they're all like 40-something...

"I want an Oompaa Loompa daddy, I want an Oompaa Loompaa NOWWWWWWW"  :o  There are so many great lines in that movie, mostly the ones by Gene Wilder when he makes the snide remarks to the kids.  :D

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Bobby on 06/08/06 at 5:04 pm


"I want an Oompaa Loompa daddy, I want an Oompaa Loompaa NOWWWWWWW"  :o  There are so many great lines in that movie, mostly the ones by Gene Wilder when he makes the snide remarks to the kids.  :D


In my opinion, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory was the 'Wizard of Oz' of the 70s. Oh, here's a bit of trivia for you. It was called 'Willy Wonka' rather than 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' because the film was supposed to be one big long advert for a chain of sweets of the same name (like He-man the cartoon was to the action figures).

My choices were Willy Wonka, Bedsticks and Broomknobs and Robin Hood (Disney).

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Tia on 06/08/06 at 6:13 pm

they talk about that, how nobody remembers the candy bar but the movie's gone on to be a classic among classics. and it was conceived as a 90-minute candy-bar advert!

here's a trivia quiz for ya: anybody know where the movie was shot? what location?

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Bobby on 06/08/06 at 6:22 pm


they talk about that, how nobody remembers the candy bar but the movie's gone on to be a classic among classics. and it was conceived as a 90-minute candy-bar advert!

here's a trivia quiz for ya: anybody know where the movie was shot? what location?


Was it shot in Austria or somewhere like that? I think it was only a couple of miles away from the actor who played Augustus Gloop.

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Tia on 06/08/06 at 6:24 pm

austria ist ein gut guess! villa vonka vos in austria during ze vor!

super close, but not quite. and now that i've given it away, i'll need a city too. :)

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Bobby on 06/08/06 at 6:29 pm


austria ist ein gut guess! villa vonka vos in austria during ze vor!

super close, but not quite. and now that i've given it away, i'll need a city too. :)


I'm guessing Germany but have no idea where.  :)

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Tia on 06/08/06 at 6:34 pm

germany is correct. i forget why they didn't shoot it in england like you'd expect. remember the scene at the end when they fly up in the gizmo and there's all these red roofs as far as the eye can see?

asking for the city is unfair of me, no one who hasn't seen the dvd commentary or looked it up could possibly know.

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Tanya1976 on 06/08/06 at 7:04 pm

Charlotte's Web
Willa Wonka...
The Muppet (Some day you'll find it...the rainbow connection...the lovers...the dreamers...and me...lalalalalalalalalalalalala)

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 06/08/06 at 9:55 pm

I chose:


Pete's Dragon
Pipi Longstocking
Freaky Friday


these were some of my favorites as a young child.

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Tia on 06/08/06 at 10:04 pm


I chose:


Pete's Dragon
Pipi Longstocking
Freaky Friday


these were some of my favorites as a young child.
i worshipped all of these fine works back in the day. good choices.  :)

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Dagwood on 06/08/06 at 10:09 pm

The Aristocats, Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and The Muppet Movie.

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 06/09/06 at 2:52 am

Willy Wonka, Robin Hood (I love the love song between him and Maid Marian), and hmmm, what was my other choice? lol

Willy Wonka I thought was filmed outside of Munich, Germany. My Aunt was living over there around the same time  ;D

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: mandamoo on 06/09/06 at 7:28 am

My votes went to;

Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Charlotte's Web
The Aristocats

Good poll, Tia  :)

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/10/06 at 11:52 am

The Muppet Movie

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 06/11/06 at 12:15 pm

I chose Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory...

I absolutely love that film!  8)

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Paul on 06/11/06 at 1:22 pm

There is no 'other' option, so I'll be different and choose Alan Parker's 'Bugsy Malone'...

Had Disney's 'Jungle Book' been made a few years later, that would have clinched it!

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Tia on 06/11/06 at 8:44 pm

i'm not a big believer in the "other" option. folks make suggestions for other movies in the thread anyway, ya know? but i sorta like the idea that if you vote, you should vote for something specific.

i actually missed bugsy malone but i remember when i was trolling around netflix looking for titles to put on this list i stumbled on a description of it and it sounded cool so i put it on my list.

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: jackas on 06/12/06 at 6:49 am

Pipi Longstocking
Freaky Friday


I remember watching Freaky Friday in the cafeteria in Elementary School.  This was back when they showed it on the movie projector.  Inevitably, during every movie, the film would break and they would have to stop everything and reset the projector. :D

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: agrimorfee on 06/13/06 at 10:46 am


i'm not a big believer in the "other" option. folks make suggestions for other movies in the thread anyway, ya know? but i sorta like the idea that if you vote, you should vote for something specific.

i actually missed bugsy malone but i remember when i was trolling around netflix looking for titles to put on this list i stumbled on a description of it and it sounded cool so i put it on my list.


Yes, I was disheartened not seeing it there. I 35, and it's been my #1 film since 1976! The flick will finally hit our Region 1 DVD-playing shores soon.

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: KKay on 06/13/06 at 1:16 pm

Dude! Pippi in the South Seas!!! Classic!

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: jackas on 06/13/06 at 1:30 pm

Pippi with Mr Nelson, of course.

http://www.kiddiematinee.com/images/p-pippi09.jpg

I don't remember all these Pippi upskirts.  Who the hell shot this film? ;D


http://www.kiddiematinee.com/images/p-pippi06.jpg
http://www.kiddiematinee.com/images/pippi11.jpg
http://www.kiddiematinee.com/images/p-pippi03.jpg

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/13/06 at 1:32 pm


Pippi with Mr Nelson, of course.

http://www.kiddiematinee.com/images/p-pippi09.jpg

I don't remember all these Pippi upskirts.  Who the hell shot this film? ;D


http://www.kiddiematinee.com/images/p-pippi06.jpg
http://www.kiddiematinee.com/images/pippi11.jpg
http://www.kiddiematinee.com/images/p-pippi03.jpg
Not so much of the longstockings above?

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Tia on 06/13/06 at 1:44 pm

holy crap! i'm viewing this page in the library! they're gonna arrest me!

there were like three pippi movies. i had to pick one.

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: KKay on 06/13/06 at 1:59 pm

Pippi was awesome.  I remember beign aware that they were made overseas...I think these films are responsible for my hoity-toity artsy pain in the neck love of internationally made movies.

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/13/06 at 2:01 pm


Pippi with Mr Nelson, of course.

http://www.kiddiematinee.com/images/p-pippi09.jpg

I don't remember all these Pippi upskirts.  Who the hell shot this film? ;D


http://www.kiddiematinee.com/images/p-pippi06.jpg
http://www.kiddiematinee.com/images/pippi11.jpg
http://www.kiddiematinee.com/images/p-pippi03.jpg
Which version is this one portrayed?

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Tam on 06/13/06 at 2:03 pm

I said The Muppet Movie, The Rescuers and Charlotte's Wb.
To this day I still cry at the end of Charlotte's Web :\'(

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: jackas on 06/13/06 at 2:09 pm


Which version is this one portrayed?


I think all, except the one on the truck, are from the original Pippi Longstocking.

http://www.kiddiematinee.com/p-pippi.html

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/13/06 at 2:56 pm


I think all, except the one on the truck, are from the original Pippi Longstocking.

http://www.kiddiematinee.com/p-pippi.html
A Germany/Sweden production from 1969, that explains a lot.

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Tia on 06/14/06 at 12:37 pm

hmm, my netflix shows pippi as 1974. maybe that's when it was released stateside.

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: NbC on 06/15/06 at 12:43 pm

Willy Wonka
Escape To Witch Mountain
Freaky Friday

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Tia on 06/15/06 at 1:03 pm


Willy Wonka
Escape To Witch Mountain
Freaky Friday
i believe those were my exact choices! :)

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 06/16/06 at 5:19 pm


"I want an Oompaa Loompa daddy, I want an Oompaa Loompaa NOWWWWWWW"  :o  There are so many great lines in that movie, mostly the ones by Gene Wilder when he makes the snide remarks to the kids.  :D


Oh, yes!  That movie is classic!!  8)

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: CatwomanofV on 06/24/06 at 8:15 pm

Willy Wanka (have the soundtrack on VINYL  ;D ;D)
The Muppet Movie
The Aristocats




Cat

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Southern Image on 07/13/06 at 10:20 am

The Aristocats 

Freaky Friday

The Apple Dumpling Gang

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Mr Tumnus on 07/20/06 at 7:54 am

I always thought it a great shame they made PIPPI LONGSTOCKING into a totally ridiculous film, for me the character went to pot (so to speak) once the books were put onto film.
We read Swedish author ASTRID LINDGRENS PIPPI books at school in the 1970's

some favourite kids films

'WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND' with Hayley Mills
THE JUNGLE BOOK

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: ralfy on 04/14/16 at 11:54 am

"Good News, We Found the Bears"

http://interactive.nydailynews.com/2016/04/bad-news-bears-40th-anniversary-article/

Subject: Re: Best Kid's Movie

Written By: Baltimoreian on 04/17/16 at 5:41 pm

Charlotte's Web was basically the best 70's children's movie, IMO. Better than the 2006 remake.

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