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13 Movie Facts That Will Make You Feel Ancient

GEICO has been saving people money for over 75 years. That's longer than movies have been made for TV!

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3. We first saw the Millennium Falcon escape from Mos Eisley 40 years ago in Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope. That's older than George Lucas was when he made the movie.

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But, more importantly, it's when we first witnessed the best bromance in history.

4. It's been 23 years since Simba became king of the Pride Lands, but The Lion King is STILL the highest-grossing hand-drawn animated film of all time.

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Even crazier? Jonathan Taylor Thomas is now 35 years old! ♪ The circle of liiiiiife ♪

5. Sixteen years ago, we learned that the greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in Moulin Rouge. Nicole Kidman has been involved in over 35 movies since.

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But we still haven't recovered. (Satine and Christian forever.)

12. Sixteen years have passed since Harry Potter received his letter from Hogwarts on the big screen. That's enough time to have attended Hogwarts twice and then some.

We're still waiting for our letter...(sort of).

And you won't believe how old Julius Caesar is...

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