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What Movie Have You Seen As A Child But Rewatched As An Adult To Understand Better?

With age comes wisdom, right?

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If you're anything like me, chances are you LOVE rewatching old movies from your childhood.

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That's because you're now able to spot details you missed as a kid, allowing you to have a better understanding of the movie.

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For example, I remember watching 500 Days of Summer as a teenager and thinking that Summer was the worst. But rewatching it as an adult has made me realise that Tom wasn't exactly the best person either.

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Meanwhile Blade Runner was something that I had to study in high school, so I immediately wrote it off as boring. But now that I'm older, I can appreciate how amazing and complex the movie really is.

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Lastly, let's talk about Shrek. Even though it's meant to be for kids, there are a bunch of hilarious adult jokes in there that I can now finally understand.

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So, what is a movie you had to rewatch as an adult to fully appreciate? Leave your answers in the Dropbox below and you could be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post or video.

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