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jr Movies

Welcome to jr Movies, a podcast/blog where we, your hosts Jon & Rob (“jr”) talk about movies we remember from our junior years as kids and what we think about them today. Are they as good as we thought they were or haven’t they stood up to the test of time (well our life time at least)?

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Episode 78: Mary Poppins

On this episode we watch another classic Disney movie, Mary Poppins (1964). Our special guest Not so Silent Bob joins us again to help Rob sing every song from the movie.

1hr 44mins

29 Jan 2019

Rank #1

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Episode 85: The Lion King

Episode 85: The Lion King by JR Movies

1hr 22mins

18 Jul 2019

Rank #2

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Episode 63: TGIF

It's our first full episode of a new year and to kick it off, we watched the pilot episodes from some classic TGIF shows. Perfect Strangers, Full House, Step by Step, Dinosaurs, Home Improvement, Family Matters, and Boy Meets World.

1hr 31mins

19 Jan 2018

Rank #3

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Episode 82: Can't Hardly Wait

On this episode we can't hardly wait... to tell you what we think of this movie. "Can't Hardly Wait" (1998). What's not to like about this movie, it has Jennifer Love Hewitt! Well, apparently there is a lot that we take issues with. Listen to find out what. Also... this may be our longest episode yet!

2hr 8mins

12 Apr 2019

Rank #4

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Episode 93: Joe Versus The Volcano

Happy Hanks-Giving everyone! On our holiday special episode we watched the movie that first brought Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks together, Joe Versus The Volcano (1990).

1hr 25mins

28 Nov 2019

Rank #5

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Episode 64 - Aladdin

Rob recently visited the wonderful world that is known as Disney, so we thought it fitting that we watch Aladdin (1992).

1hr 44mins

3 Feb 2018

Rank #6

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Episode 68: Now That's What I Call A Podcast

We're brining you something new today. We started a new podcast! Episodes will be included here because this way we can force you to listen to it. On this podcast we watch an old music commercial and then decide would we buy it or not. Pretty straight forward.

18mins

17 Aug 2018

Rank #7

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Episode 73: The Rock

On this episode we watch Nicolas Cage being very "Nicolas Cagey" in The Rock (1996). One of Michael Bay's better films before he became too obsessed with himself in our opinion, but boy that guy knows how to direct an action sequence.

1hr 8mins

9 Nov 2018

Rank #8

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Episode 91: The Craft

Happy Halloween everyone! On this episode we watch a movie about witches, no we didn't watch Hocus Pocus again, or The Witches... we thought about it but then we both remembered it creeped the F out of us. So instead we went with a favorite of Rob's back in the day... The Craft (1996)

1hr 10mins

31 Oct 2019

Rank #9

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Episode 70: Time Life Presents A Podcast

Today we talk about the Sounds of the 80's tv info commercial. Would we buy it? Find out.

30mins

2 Sep 2018

Rank #10

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Episode 75: Poplife

Whoops, we had some technical difficulties in the studios. All good everything is fixed now. Enjoy our newest episode where we talk about the info-commercial Poplife.

27mins

8 Dec 2018

Rank #11

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Episode 86: Now That's What I Call Music Vol. 2

Today we talk about the second installment of many in the NOW music franchise.

35mins

30 Aug 2019

Rank #12

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Episode 89: Necessary Roughness

The NFL season has started so we watched a football movie, Necessary Roughness (1991). This movie is basically the grown up version of Little Giants, so what is there not to love?! It's got the guy from Quantum Leap, the guy from that show Sinbad, a young Jason Bateman... and of course Kathy Ireland.

1hr 36mins

22 Oct 2019

Rank #13

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Episode 74: You've Got Mail

It's 'Hanks-giving' everyone! On this year's special episode we watched 'You've Got Mail' (1998). We've got a lot to say about this movie so grab yourself a turkey leg, and some other fixin's and settle in.

1hr 52mins

18 Nov 2018

Rank #14

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Episode 69: Now & Then

We're back with a new episode! We originally tried to watch a bunch of other movies that were unavailable so we finally settled on this gem, Now & Then (1995). It's a story about 4 girls coming of age and eventually becoming the Golden Girls.

1hr 40mins

27 Aug 2018

Rank #15

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Episode 72: Not Sold In Stores

This episode we review Monster Ballads thanks to a listener request. This is an album both Jon and Rob actually owned, so tune in and find out if they thought it was the COD.

21mins

30 Oct 2018

Rank #16

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Episode 80: Camp Cucamonga

Alright campers, get ready for an exciting time on this episode! We watched a made for TV movie called "Camp Cucamonga" (1990) starring pretty much every young actor on TV at the time, including Jennifer Aniston. Which stars are in this movie...? Listen to find out.

1hr 44mins

24 Mar 2019

Rank #17

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Episode 92: Ultimate Love Songs

We have a double disc feature for you on this episode, Time Life Music Presents: Ultimate Love Songs Collection. But wait... there's a twist!

35mins

15 Nov 2019

Rank #18

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Episode 84: Game of Thrones - After the Finale

It is officially over and we are back to talk about our final thoughts after watching the series finale of Game of Thrones. Did the last episode redeem the season? What do we think about how they decided to end things? Also we talk about some other shows you should check out now that you have more time on your hands.

57mins

4 Jun 2019

Rank #19

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Episode 87: Disney Plus

Today we talk about something a little different because we are so excited about this upcoming service. Disney + If you haven't heard of all the great things that will be on this new streaming service take a listen and find out.

46mins

6 Sep 2019

Rank #20