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10 Movies You Always Have To Explain To Your Friends, Even Though You Remember Them Clear As Day

We all have movies that we watched over and over when we were kids, but for some reason it seems like our friends don't remember them. Why is it that these movies made such a big impact on us when they don't acknowledge that they used to watch them? Are they ashamed of how awesome our childhood favorites were? Because they are nothing short of epic.

These movies are some of the best of best, even though many people claim they can't remember watching them. If you can remember these classics then you are the coolest of your friends.

1. We're Back

Universal Pictures

Sure, Jurassic Park will always be remembered as the top dinosaur movie ever made, but for a lot of us this cartoon classic was way more fun. The characters are fun, the plot is dramatic (but not as scary), and everything turns out okay. I mean, sure, there is still a character who dies, but let's not focus on that right now.

2. Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland

Hemdale Film Corporation

If you ever find yourself wanting to yell the word "pajama" over and over, then you probably remember this weird movie. Based on an old comic, Little Nemo takes an adventure that is hard to forget. It's definitely a weird one, so if you are going to go give it a try you should brace yourself.

3. A Troll in Central Park

Warner Bros.

A troll with a green thumb comes to Central Park, and has the ability to make flowers appear and apparently Queen Gnorga is not happy about it. It's a dramatic story and don't worry, they aren't those trolls. No bejeweled bellybuttons here!

4. The Swan Princess

New Line Cinema

It's kind of like a frog prince situation, only that she turns into a swan every day. The moonlight turns her back into a princess, as long as she is on her lake. There's a bit of a mistaken identity situation where the prince confesses he loves her but it's too late and she dies. Don't worry though, only for a minute.

5. Short Circuit

TriStar Pictures

This 80s classic carried forward for years, and being able to watch it as a kid was a real treat. Whether it was the original where we first meet Number 5, or in the sequel where he gets the name Johnny 5 and takes on the big city, all of it is amazing.

Those aren't the only amazing movies that people keep forgetting about...

6. Adventures in Babysitting

Buena Vista Pictures

She was the babysitter we all wished we had. Even though they were in constant danger, it looked like it was a lot of fun. We all need a little adventure in our lives, although I have to admit, I am glad none of my babysitting jobs turned out like this.

7. Pagemaster

20th Century Fox

Pagemaster was a really cool way to learn about a lot of classic stories that we may not have heard otherwise. They did a great job at making all these iconic books accessible for kids, and honestly anything that featured Macaulay Culkin was an instant success.

8. Baby's Day Out

20th Century Fox

While it sounds like every parent's nightmare, this baby manages to make it through the city while kidnappers track him down. The FBI get involved and honestly it's just such a weird concept that you have to watch it to understand.

9. Rock-A-Doodle

The Samuel Golden Company

You might be thinking, "am I looking at a weird Elvis-rooster?" Well, the answer is yes. He's a magical rooster who has to crow to make the sun rise and it's obviously very great.

10 Cats Don't Dance

Warner Bros. Pictures

There aren't enough words to describe how amazing this movie is. As far as movie musicals go, this one is absolutely top tier and deserves way more recognition than it gets. It's a story about an underdog, or I guess cat, who has to fight for what he believes in but along the way raises the hopes of everyone he meets. It's honestly one of the greatest cartoons ever made.

How many of these movies do you find yourself constantly explaining to your friends?