The Karate Kid (1984) Review

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When Daniel and his mother move from California from New Jersey he struggles to fit in with the surfer crowd and is targeted by a group who are part of the same karate school. Mr Miyagi is to come to his rescue and teach him karate.

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Tootsie (1982) Review

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Michael Dorsey’s career as an actor has stalled and he has gained a bad reputation to work with. He then comes up with an amazing plan to dress as a woman and audition for a role on a hospital soap, getting the part!

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) Review

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When an alien is stranded on Earth, luckily a young boy named Elliott finds him and brings him home to the lovely house in California. Introducing E.T to his older brother Greg and younger sister Gertie. They are being watched though and when he becomes ill the government come in to act . . .

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Actors in Family Film Roles!

A couple of nights ago now I turned my TV on and The Flintstones was on with John Goodman as Fred, this was a film I can remember a little from my childhood and when it was first released. It them made me think about other actors that I see from these “kids” films and at the time had no idea that some of these were Oscar nominees or winners and even catching up with their older films I cannot help but remember them from the films that I watched during my younger days!

This is a blog post I have thought about putting together in the past and I have tried to come up with as many actors as possible who I have typecast in what were more family/child aimed films. Feel free to have a think about which actors you still see in this way as well! It is always quite interesting to think about which films you associate with an actor and it is usually the first one you see them in.

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