Life is tough and cheerless for Billy Casper, a troubled teenager growing up in the small Yorkshire mining town of Barnsley. Treated as a failure at school, and unhappy at home, Billy discovers a new passion in life when he finds Kes, a kestrel hawk. Billy identifies with her silent strength and she inspires in him the trust and love that nothing else can, discovering through her the passion missing from his life.
Home Alone, The Lion King, TMNT, The Goonies, The Never Ending Story, The Little Mermaid, Space Jam, The Secret Garden, Mulan, Homeward Bound, The Land Before Time, Aladdin, Duck Tales, Star Wars, All Dogs Go to Heaven, Babe, Fly Away Home, 101 Dalmations, FernGully, The Sandlot, An American Tail, Beauty & the Beast, Free Willy, Casper
Casper: First off, Bill Pullman. I could just leave it at that and this movie would still be awesome, but even without Bill's greatness, Casper is still the sweetest movie. It makes me smile, rage slightly and cry every time.
April 25, 1972 - Apollo 16 on it's trans-Earth coast and Charlie Duke watches and assists Ken Mattingly inspect the SIM Bay then retrieved film mapping and panoramic film cassettes from Casper's exterior. (NASA photograph)