20 classic movies you need to watch with your kids

Get ready to feel old.That must-loved children’s classic from the 1980s, The Goonies, has just turned 30. To celebrate how quickly time has flown by (and how age has crept up on us), Babyology has put together some of our favourite classic movies for kids. So gather the troops, make some popcorn and settle in for a family movie night. And to sweeten the nostalgia, we’ve also included some of the most memorable movie quotes to really make you want you to press the rewind button. Enjoy!

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

“I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore, Toto.”

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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)

“So much time and so little to do. Wait a minute. Strike that. Reverse it. Thank you.”

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Freaky Friday (1976)

“Max, you big hamburger!”

Star Wars (1977)

“May the force be with you.”

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Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)

“It’s a car, woman, not Lassie!”

Annie (1982)

“We love you Miss Hannigan!”
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Mary Poppins (1964)

“Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!”

 E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982)

“ET phone home.”
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 The Neverending Story (1984)

“Never give up and good luck will find you.”

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The Goonies (1985)

“Hey you guys.”

Labyrinth (1986)

“Everything I’ve done, I’ve done for you.”

Stand by Me (1986)

“Am I weird?” “Yeah, but so what? Everybody’s weird.”

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Matilda (1996)

“I cannot for the life of me understand why small children take so long to grow up. I think they do it deliberately, just to annoy me.”

The Princess Bride (1987)

“As you wish.”

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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

“The machine shrunk our kids.”

Babe (1995)

“La-la-laaah!”

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Home Alone (1990)

“You guys give up yet? Or are you thirsty for more?”

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Free Willy (1993)

“Well he doesn’t like anybody so stay away from him. You see Willy’s a case. A very special case.”

The Secret Garden (1993)

“Secrets are safe with me.”

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

“I don’t trust a man who makes toys in a land where children are forbidden.”

What favourite classic movies from your childhood have we missed?

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