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Poll: Top 35 Iconic Child Moments

The list includes 35 iconic movie moments that involve children or preteen characters, which one is your favorite?

After voting, you might discuss the list here

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    Henry Thomas in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

    Amblin Entertainment
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    Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone (1990)

    The aftershave scream
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    Cary Guffey in Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

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    Peter Billingsley and Scott Schwartz in A Christmas Story (1983)

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    Jean-Pierre Léaud in The 400 Blows (1959)

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    Judy Garland and Terry in The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    "... not in Kansas anymore"
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    Warwick Davis, Rupert Grint, Devon Murray, Daniel Radcliffe, and Emma Watson in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

    "Wingardium leviosa"
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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Peter Graves, and Rossie Harris in Airplane! (1980)

    "Have you ever seen a grown man naked?"
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    Mahershala Ali and Alex R. Hibbert in Moonlight (2016)

    The swimming lesson
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    Jason James Richter in Free Willy (1993)

    Willy's free
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    Battleship Potemkin (1925)

    The Odessa stairs
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    Brigitte Fossey and Georges Poujouly in Forbidden Games (1952)

    Forbidden games
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    Bob Bergen, Daveigh Chase, and Rumi Hiiragi in Spirited Away (2001)

    Chihiro's travel
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    Oliwia Dabrowska in Schindler's List (1993)

    The girl in red
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    James Stewart, Donna Reed, and Karolyn Grimes in It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

    "Look Daddy..."
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    Haley Joel Osment in The Sixth Sense (1999)

    "I see dead people"
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    Brian Bloom in a classic scene from Once Upon A time In America

    Boys will be boys...
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    Clive Owen and Clare-Hope Ashitey in Children of Men (2006)

    Child of men
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    Heather O'Rourke in Poltergeist (1982)

    "They're here"
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    Robert Oliveri in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

    Don't eat me!
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    River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Wil Wheaton, and Jerry O'Connell in Stand by Me (1986)

    Walking along the railroad
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    Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, and Hitoshi Takagi in My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

    Waiting for the bus
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    Brandon De Wilde in Shane (1953)

    "Shane! Come back!"
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    Michael Conner Humphreys in Forrest Gump (1994)

    The miracle
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    Ellar Coltrane in Boyhood (2014)

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    Jörgen Lindström in Persona (1966)

    Screen fusion
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    Charles Chaplin and Jackie Coogan in The Kid (1921)

    The reunion
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    Dickie Jones in Pinocchio (1940)

    Becoming a little boy...
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    Henry Thomas and Pat Welsh in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

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    Gregory Peck and Mary Badham in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

    Father and daughter
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    Macaulay Culkin and Anna Chlumsky in My Girl (1991)

    Puppy love
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    Lamberto Maggiorani and Enzo Staiola in Bicycle Thieves (1948)

    Father and son
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    T.J. Kuhn in Raising Arizona (1987)

    A close one
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    2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

    Do they have to be born?
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    The original child moment

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