25 Movies People Loved as Kids That No Longer Hold Up

Did you have a favorite childhood movie you watched later in life, only to discover it’s not quite what you remember? 

For example, I love My Father the Hero, but in retrospect, a 14-year-old kid in a thong bikini with an 18-year-old boy (who was 22 in real-life) is not a good look.

After polling the internet, here are twenty-five topped-voted films that don’t hit like they used to back in the day. 

25 Movies People Loved as Kids That No Longer Hold Up

Kangaroo Jack 

One user shared, “First one that came to mind was Kangaroo Jack. I thought it was hilarious as a kid but watching it as an adult. I was disappointed.”

Children of the Corn. Malachi is so scary when you’re a kid. But, when you get older, you realize he’s just a little twerp with a big knife,” one laughed. "

Children of The Corn

In keeping with the trend, “Blank Check. A child goes on a date with a woman, and she kisses him at the end of it,” said one."

Blank Check

“Instant gratification has completely ruined humanity,” replied one. Another sarcastically asked, “Why would you improve your life for gratification if you can get it in mere seconds from a garbage mobile game?”

Instant Gratification

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