Best Childhood Movies for the 90s Kids

Childhood movies vary from generation to generation. So here's a list for all you pre-millenium babies born and bred in the nostalgic 90's.

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1The Little Mermaid

I almost wanted to blacklist Disney films from this list (because let's face it: most of this list would consist of animated Princess') but I decided to add it in for the sheer fact that they are undeniably the biggest cornerstone of our childhoods. Out of them all, I vividly remember singing "Under the Sea" at the top of my lungs and attempting to comb my hair out with a fork. - biancataguiang

2Jurassic Park

There are few 90's kids who don't love dinosaurs and I have to put it down to this beast of a film. I consider the T-Rex to be my spirit animal. - biancataguiang

3E.T.,The Extra-Terrestrial

My first recognisable drawing that I drew as small child wasn't of mum and dad or the family pet. It was of the lovably-creepy E.T. that left me both awestruck and terrified. I ranked this as my #1 not only because it's the first film that I remember, but it also spawned my deep-set love of sci-fi that lasts to this day. - biancataguiang

4The Neverending Story

This movie almost seems to be forgotten by time, but whenever I mention it or see it floating around on the internet, all the 90's kids take on this pleasant look as they reminisce over the magic. - biancataguiang

5The Lion King

"Soon you'll be home with me, once upon a December." - biancataguiang

7Toy Story

One of the deepest children's films I've ever seen, and one that entrances people of every age. The special effects used were so advanced for it's time that at times you almost forgot that it was a film. And Robin Williams' performance here was so outstanding that no one can deny it's greatness. - biancataguiang

9The Fox and the Hound
10Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

This gem of a film tackled the issues that we all go through: as a younger child, as a teenager, even as an adult. But it does it in a hilarious way using futuristic and (thinking about it now) pretty ridiculous science and technology. It was so highly rated at the time that it spun-off into a T.V. series. - biancataguiang

The Contenders

11Beauty and the Beast
13Oliver & Company
14Sleepy Hollow

NOT A CHILDREN'S FILM. AT ALL. But what kind of kid didn't rebel and load up the VCR with one of their parents' movies? This gave me nightmares for days but I couldn't look away and resorted to watching it through my fingers. And once I got over the initial fear, I proudly introduced my younger brother and cousins to this, relishing in the terrified screams. - biancataguiang

16Small Soldiers
17The Aristocats
18Terminator 2: Judgement Day
19Finding Nemo
20Spirited Away

I don't remember a time before anime. Before the golden age of Sailor Moon and Dragonball Z, I was watching Akira, Ushio and Tora and Fist of the North Star (thank you Daddy and your poor attempts to hide your videotapes! ) But Spirited Away was the first anime that I sought out all by myself and that magic has never faded. It's a film that I will watch several times a year without ever being bored. - biancataguiang

Watched this and My Neighbor Totoro before I even know what an anime was!

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Top Remixes

1. The Fox and the Hound
2. The Lion King
3. The Little Mermaid
1. E.T.,The Extra-Terrestrial
2. The Little Mermaid
3. Jurassic Park
1. Toy Story
2. The Lion King
3. Beauty and the Beast



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