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#26 Hollycoddle

Posted 09 August 2019 - 10:40 PM

Beetlejuice. The Mad Max movies.

#27 red_squirrel

Posted 09 August 2019 - 10:56 PM

Um, maybe i am  a prude , but several of the suggestions aren’t quite right for a long 13 year old.


I suggest
All the Star Wars except the recent ones.

The matrix trilogy currently on Netflix.

Lemony snickets a series of unfortunate events. Also on netfix



#28 nasty snaugh

Posted 09 August 2019 - 11:13 PM

I keep remembering new movies

Rainman
Lethal weapon
A knights tale

#29 CallMeFeral

Posted 09 August 2019 - 11:15 PM

Grease, if you think it's appropriate.

My 10yo was just shown it last weekend. Not sure how to feel, was planning to canvas that sort of content a little later!

#30 BahumChchgirlbug

Posted 10 August 2019 - 07:11 AM

I want to watch Top gun now!

#31 Veritas Vinum Arte

Posted 10 August 2019 - 08:04 AM

War Games

#32 Riotproof

Posted 10 August 2019 - 08:09 AM

Never ending story?

Gremlins?

#33 MincePieMasterchef

Posted 10 August 2019 - 08:55 AM

+1 for Indiana Jones Trilogy
Ferris Bueller and Breakfast club
Blues brothers
E.T.
Neverending story

#34 BadCat

Posted 10 August 2019 - 08:57 AM

Dead Poet's Society
Real Genius
Pretty in Pink
Poltergeist (if he likes horror)
Bladerunner (original)

#35 surprisebaby

Posted 10 August 2019 - 10:20 AM

Footloose and Flashdance. For the music

#36 Sugarplum Poobah

Posted 10 August 2019 - 10:34 AM

View PostOzquoll, on 09 August 2019 - 08:07 PM, said:

Silence of the Lambs

For an early teen?!

It's got an MA 15+ rating for a reason

#37 katpaws

Posted 10 August 2019 - 11:09 AM

Dead Poets' Society
The Fisher King
Witness
Space Balls
Blazing Saddles
Ben
Beetlejuice
Labyrinth (even if just to honour David Bowie's outfits)
Die Hard

Maybe to mix it up, watch some Weird Al Yankovich music videos.. i very much recommend "I'm Fat" and "The Saga Begins".

Edited by katpaws, 10 August 2019 - 11:18 AM.


#38 Nasty Butterfly

Posted 10 August 2019 - 11:49 AM

There are some awesome movies in this thread! Some that DD’s have enjoyed are:

Three Amigos
The Burbs
The Money Pit
Raising Arizona
Better Off Dead
Planes, Trains and Automobiles






#39 AuntyJJJ

Posted 10 August 2019 - 07:00 PM

Love all Of these!!!

Saving gremlins and alien for when a bit older

Kids LOVE Naked Gun 1,2,3 it is soooo funny

#40 JustSanta100

Posted 10 August 2019 - 07:01 PM

View PostNasty Poobah, on 10 August 2019 - 10:34 AM, said:



For an early teen?!

It's got an MA 15+ rating for a reason

I'm early 30's and TERRIFIED of that movie! That said, I'm an epic sook

#41 No Drama Please

Posted 10 August 2019 - 07:04 PM

Missed the 90s by three years but School of Rock was pretty fun.

#42 Mmmcheese

Posted 10 August 2019 - 07:08 PM

Edward Scissorhands...

#43 IamzFeralz

Posted 10 August 2019 - 07:10 PM

Muriel’s Wedding?

#44 22Fruitmincepies

Posted 10 August 2019 - 07:22 PM

View PostCallMeFeral, on 09 August 2019 - 11:15 PM, said:

Grease, if you think it's appropriate.

My 10yo was just shown it last weekend. Not sure how to feel, was planning to canvas that sort of content a little later!

I watched it at that age and all those bits went right over my head.

#45 BadCat

Posted 10 August 2019 - 07:56 PM

View PostIamzFeralz, on 10 August 2019 - 07:10 PM, said:

Muriel’s Wedding?

Not sure I'd be showing that to the average 13yo.  There's an awful lot of talk about c*cksucking going on in it.

#46 Mishu

Posted 10 August 2019 - 11:35 PM

Terminator was a hit. Though DS left after about 20 mins into Stand by Me -DH and I watched this to the end. Shame-the pace was a bit slow for him but perhaps you get more out of this as an adult. Reminded me of the talent we lost when River Phoenix died -even as a kid he was great actor.

#47 MooGuru

Posted 10 August 2019 - 11:44 PM

Blues Brothers
Flying High

#48 Ellie bean

Posted 10 August 2019 - 11:47 PM

That’s a lot of 90s movies, I hope your DS gets to choose some movies himself!

#49 Sentient Puddle

Posted 11 August 2019 - 08:14 AM

MIB, Ds and I are watching them at present.  Also Star Wars and Blade runner.

#50 #mocha

Posted 11 August 2019 - 08:21 AM

I was just looking at all those reply’s and thought.  If I was 13, I’d be wanting to watch current movies.  Not reliving my parents childhood.  


I have fond memories of when video stores first opened up, my parents would send us kids down and we would watch the latest videos as a family. Looking back now there was probably quite a few they weren’t interested in, but they never showed it.




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