First movie you saw in a movie theatre.
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The Incredible Mr. Limpet when I was 5. Thanks Dad!
Theater: Bambi (1975 re-release)
Drive-in: Emperor Of The North
Unaccompanied by a parent: The Cat From Outer Space (1978)
Fred Flinstone, Secret Agent at my hometown movie theater. This is the only time, I've seen this happen. So many kids wanted to see it, that they let us all sit in the aisles. This was about '66 or '67.
"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," drive-in with the folks, age 5 in 1967 or 1968.
Old, Old, OLD!
It may have been Jason and the Argonauts. I've always loved Ray Harryhausen.
First restricted movie I saw? Life of Brian, with my mother and brother's gf. Saw Alien soon after. Surprised I got in because I looked young for my age back then (17).
To Sir With Love.
It might have been Bambi…
Bedknobs and Broomsticks! They let all of us kids sit on the floor in the aisles and against the walls because every viewing was sold out. Total fire hazard.
The first drive-in I remember was a triple feature: Saturday Night Fever, Carrie and Burnt Offerings with Karen Black. We always wore PJ’s to the drive in, too.
The closest theatre was a drive-in, and the first movie I remember going to see was Chitty-Chitty Bang Bang.
Well, for me, it happened in 1962 at the old Olympia Theater in downtown Miami. The movie was Dr. No., the first James Bond movie. I remember it well. My preteen brain was forever etched with the image of Ursula Andress coming out of the ocean wearing a tight white bikini with a knife strapped to her leg. What an impressionable image on me. So, my best friend and I stayed in our seats after the movie ended and watched it again. It remains to this day to be my favorite movie and, of course, my favorite scene.
Snow White. Some sort of re-release in the early 1960s.
True Grit, Radio City, 1969
Benjie The Hunted. What that poor dog didn't endure.
GENE SISKELL was wrong.
The first one I remember is Jaws. I was 5 freakin' years old. And then they wondered why I didn't want to go swimming in the lake when we went camping later that summer.
Double feature for $3 – Grease and Saturday Night Fever
It's been so long I'm not sure. But I think it was a dubbed Italian sword and sandals epic, "Goliath and the Barbarians," released in 1959. My father was making a point of spending Friday evenings with me at the time (I was six years old), and I think he took me to an old-style neighborhood theater to see that movie.
I remember seeing that at the theatre…
I can't remember if it was Harry and the Hendersons or the re-release of Cinderella.
@seven – ha!! I showed my son Bride of Chuckie when he was little. His father was NOT pleased and I think I may have traumatized him a bit considering he wrote a 3rd grade report on his scariest moment this year and that movie was it – I'm a cruel mom.
ET when I was 4 – I will never forget the awe I felt looking at him!
" Elioooooooot "
The first Star Wars with my Dad
The Little Mermaid.I cried when Ursula died.
I think it was 101 Dalmations.
I remember going to the drive-in wearing my jammies and sitting on pillows. Coke bottles in ice in a metal bucket.
Robin Hood: Men in Tights
The Fox and the Hound. I was a baby baby. The first movie I remember going to see is Aladdin.
Charlie and The Chocolate Factory
Cool way to know our ages, lad.
Star Wars. The real one. Ha!
I ADORED that film.
The Little Mermaid in I think 1988? I was 5-6 years old I still remember walking into the movie theater with my mom and friend and I remember crying at the end lol
@Allison Langston, Pete's Dragon! My sister and I were obsessed with that movie! We also liked Legend, The Dark Crystal, and N.I.M.H. We did manage to come out fairly well-adjusted people, thankfully.
Fantasia….it scared the living day lights out of me, I had nightmares of mops coming to life for weeks!
Lion King 1994. I was four, n completely glued to the screen
My folks took me to a John Wayne movie, he had to shoot his horse, and I had to be taken out of the movie for crying so loudly.
Bambi. And honestly, all I can remember of the movie is the mother's death at the beginning.
@Violet. Actually BOTH dogs die. That movie is evil.
Pete's Dragon. Still one of my favorite movies. Every so often I will still randomly bust out some "Candle on the Water" or "Passamaquoddy." 🙂
Rocky at the Union County drive-in, circa 1976.
The first one I remember is Cinderella. I was four at the time and I remember it mostly because my Dad had to leave early because my (then) baby sister wouldn't stop crying. Fortunately, my parents came in separate cars.
And with my mom!
Okay so I am taking copious notes of all of u young fuckers that have watched the movies that I took my son to. U make me feel ancient.
Disclaimer: not u RayN((Black girl Side eye with a dash of neck wiggle))
Stir Crazy with Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder. I was eight years old.
And everyone wonders why I'm the way I am. SMH.
Hmmm, I'm thinking it was Star Wars.
FLIGHT OF THE NAVIGATOR!!
I wanna say Gremlins. that's the first one I remember.
Does the "drive in with your parents"count?