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Best Throwbacks (Movies)

Do you remember a movie you loved as a child? If you grew up in the 1970s-1990s, you might like these.

The goonies

Two kids find a treasure map just as they're about to lose their house. They and their friends go on a search for the treasure, but not without trouble from a few ne'er-do-wells

Schoolhouse rock!

Collection of all 46 Schoolhouse rock! songs on the topics of science, multiplication, money, American history and English grammar. Plus, the new song "I'm gonna send your vote to college" about the American electoral college

The NeverEnding story

The Nothing threatens to destroy Fantasia and its Child-Empress and a young warrior sets out to save them

Willy Wonka and the chocolate factory

Candy manufacturer Willy Wonka has a contest and hides five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. All five ticket winners get a free tour of the mysterious Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of Wonka candy. Four of the children are nasty brats who are punished by Willie Wonka with various diabolical, but funny, methods. Only Charlie, a likeable child, wins the heart of the manufacturer

Fraggle rock. The complete final season. Discs 1-3

Features the final 24 episodes, including the touching series finale. Enjoy the Fraggle-filled musical fun with the cantankerous Gorgs, industrious Doozers, and the silly creatures from 'Outer Space,' Doc and Sprocket. Includes behind-the-scenes interviews and featurettes

The Wizard of Oz

This groundbreaking classic is based on the popular novel by L. Frank Baum. Includes nearly 5 hours of extras and an all-new sing-along feature

Flight of the navigator

David has an extraordinary adventure aboard a futuristic spacecraft. He returns possessing vast, undiscovered knowledge about the farthest reaches of the universe

E.T. : the extra-terrestrial . 1-DVD edition

An alien arrives on Earth and befriends Elliott, who saves him from scientists and gets him back home

Honey, I shrunk the kids

A preoccupied inventor accidentally shrinks his kids to 1/4 inch tall, and then throws them in the trash

The sandlot

The new kid in town gets invited to join a group of baseball players, even though he doesn't know anything about the game

The princess bride

A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest

The karate kid

There is more to karate than fighting. This is the lesson that Daniel, a San Fernando Valley teenager, is about to learn - from a most unexpected teacher

Labyrinth

Teenage Sarah is babysitting her little brother, when she wishes that goblins would take him away. She gets her wish, and to get him back, she must find her way through the labyrinth to the castle in the center, facing the challenges along the way

Gremlins

When a young bank teller inadvertently breaks the rules of Mogwai care, his new pet Gizmo multiplies into a bevy of mischievous brothers, who soon morph into malevolent scaly creatures

The dark crystal

Two Gelflings return a crystal shard to the castle where the Dark Crystal lies, guarded by the cruel and evil Skeksis. Bonus features include never-before-seen footage recovered from Jim Henson's home, featurettes, interviews, and more

Jurassic Park

A wealthy entrepreneur invites a top paleontologist, a paleobotanist, a mathematician/theorist, and his two eager grandchildren to visit his secret island theme park featuring living dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA

Labyrinth

Teenage Sarah is babysitting her little brother, when she wishes that goblins would take him away. She gets her wish, and to get him back, she must find her way through the labyrinth to the castle in the center, facing the challenges along the way

Annie

The story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks

Man from Snowy River

A man takes on the challenge many men have attempted before him in the deep, treacherous, and untamed wilderness

Star Wars : the original trilogy

Science fiction tales of derring-do, heroism and romance. Set in the distant past, they relate the adventures of Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo as they battle the forces of the evil Imperial Army

Homeward bound : the incredible journey

A fun-loving bulldog, a wise old golden retriever, and a hilarious Siamese cat travel through the rugged Sierras in a search of their missing human family

The great Muppet caper

Kermit, Fozzie Bear, and Gonzo are reporters who travel to London to follow up on a jewel heist

Jumanji

When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
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