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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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1. It's been 14 years since Dory told us to "just keep swimming"! The actor who played the voice of Nemo is now a college student.

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And fish are still friends, not food.

2. Clueless is 22 years old this year. That's enough time to go through high school five times and then some!

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As if?!

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.

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

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

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

6. John Connor would be 36 years old today because the T-800 defeated the T-1000 in Terminator 2. He was only 10 years old in the movie.

Hasta la vista, 1991!
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Hasta la vista, 1991!

7. Jurassic Park first opened its gates over two decades ago. The word "Google" wasn't even a verb yet.

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And that little kid Tim? He'll be 34 years old this year!

8. Forrest Gump Jr. would now be 29 years old. Robin Wright was 28 when she played Jenny.

Twenty-three years later, and life is still like a box of chocolates!
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Twenty-three years later, and life is still like a box of chocolates!

9. E.T phoned home over a quarter of a century ago. And webcams didn't even exist back then!

Nowadays, he would just text.
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Nowadays, he would just text.

10. It's been 33 years since the Ghostbusters came to the rescue with their proton packs. There have been six different US presidents in that time.

Who you gonna call? Still Ghostbusters!
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Who you gonna call? Still Ghostbusters!

11. Haley Joel Osment first saw dead people in The Sixth Sense 18 years ago. That's older than Mischa Barton was in the movie.

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He also has a beard now!

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.

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

13. In Back to the Future, Michael J. Fox traveled back 30 years. That was 32 years ago...

And in Back to the Future II, he traveled to 2015. Mind. Blown.
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And in Back to the Future II, he traveled to 2015. Mind. Blown.

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

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