Sunday, May 28, 2023

List: Top 3 Nostalgic Movies

This week on Episode 267 of the InSession Film Podcast, inspired by Ready Player One, we discussed our top 3 nostalgic movies. Obviously, this is going to be a very subjective list and could be endless depending on your upbringing and how much you’re connected to nostalgia. But given that Ready Player One is all about embracing nostalgia, we thought we would do the same. And boy, did we have a lot of fun with these lists. On that note, what movies would make your list? Here are the one’s that made ours:

**Please keep in mind that we each had different criteria for our selections**


1) The Lion King
2) Men in Black
3) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)


1) The Wizard of Oz
2) The Sandlot
3) Pee-wee’s Big Adventure

Honorable Mentions (Combined)

Top Gun, Independence Day, Mulan, Beauty and the Beast, Pinocchio, Mary Poppins, Jurassic Park, E.T., Cool Runnings, The Shawshank Redemption, Cliff Hanger, Twister, National Treasure, Rush Hour, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask, The Mighty Ducks, Mystery Alaska, Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Space Jam, Small Soldiers, Goodburger, The Indian in the Cupboard, Casper, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, The Little Rascals, Problem Child, Homeward Bound, Her, Inside Llewyn Davis, Under the Skin

Hopefully you guys enjoyed our lists and if you agree or disagree with us, let us know in the comment section below. As stated above, the possibilities for this list is endless and could go in any number of directions. That being said, what would be your Top 3? Leave a comment in the comment section or email us at

For the entire podcast, click here or listen below.

For more lists done by the InSession Film crew and other guests, be sure see our Top 3 Movie Lists page.

JD Duran
JD Duran
InSession Film founder and owner. I love film. Love art. Love how it intersects with our real lives. My favorite movies include Citizen Kane, The 400 Blows, Modern Times, The Godfather and The Tree of Life. Follow me on Twitter @RealJDDuran. Follow us @InSessionFilm.

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