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In the original theatrical release, the E.T. 20th Anniversary variant of the then-current Universal logo opened the film. This is plastered on the DVD and Blu-ray releases with the standard variant of said logo. Recent television broadcasts use the 2012 Universal Pictures logo. See more »
Very nice kids movie; adults can play spot the connection.
Broad comedy, minimized violence, recognizable stars - drop the kids off at the matinee and you're in good shape.
If you go along with them, you can play spot the movie connection. Half the movie is set at Universal Studios Los Angeles. Aside from the obvious (character walking past the Norman Bates House, etc.), the producers left dozens of props from other movies lying around. (I already submitted the cars from "Back to the Future" and "How the Grinch Stole Christmas".) It's almost like the movie is one big plug for the Universal Studios tour.
Speaking of plugs: Note the obvious ones for Coca-Cola and the E.T. re-release.
Parental Guidance note: Please be sure to explain to your kids that a) Hollywood is not a nice place to run away to, and b) they shouldn't expect to get hugs and encouragement after they run away.
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