25 Movies From The ’90s That Taught Us Life’s Most Important Lessons

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1. The Sandlot taught us that sometimes our biggest fears…

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…aren’t actually as scary as we think.

...aren't actually as scary as we think.

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2. Hocus Pocus taught us that sometimes, making sacrifices…

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…can set you free.

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3. Homeward Bound taught us that even when things seem hopeless…

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…you’re stronger than you know.

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4. Hook taught us that sometimes the family that ends up mattering the most…

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…is the family you make for yourself.

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5. Mrs. Doubtfire taught us that sometimes when your family seems to fall apart…

Mrs. Doubtfire taught us that sometimes when your family seems to fall apart...

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…it’s to make room for something new and better.

...it's to make room for something new and better.

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6. The Truman Show taught us that even if it makes no sense, is inconvenient, and seems crazy…

The Truman Show taught us that even if it makes no sense, is inconvenient, and seems crazy...

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…you should always follow your heart.

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7. Benny & Joon taught us that no matter how weird or different you may feel…

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…there’s someone out there who gets you.

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8. A Little Princess taught us that even when you’ve lost everything else…

A Little Princess taught us that even when you've lost everything else...

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…you always have your self-respect.

...you always have your self-respect.

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9. Matilda taught us that even during the loneliest parts of your life…

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…you can find friends in unexpected places.

...you can find friends in unexpected places.

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10. Home Alone taught us that even though your family may drive you crazy…

Home Alone taught us that even though your family may drive you crazy...

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…it’s easy to take them for granted.

...it's easy to take them for granted.

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11. Tommy Boy taught us that sometimes the best way to succeed…

Tommy Boy taught us that sometimes the best way to succeed...

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…is to just be yourself.

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12. A League of Their Own taught us that some rules…

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…were made to be broken.

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13. The Wedding Singer taught us that sometimes true love isn’t flashy…

The Wedding Singer taught us that sometimes true love isn't flashy...

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It’s just finding someone you can see yourself growing old with.

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14. And Grumpy Old Men taught us that no matter how old you are…

And Grumpy Old Men taught us that no matter how old you are...

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…it’s never too late to find true love.

...it's never too late to find true love.

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15. The Mighty Ducks taught us that it might seem easier to go through life alone…

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…but friendship and teamwork make life so much sweeter.

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16. Babe taught us that no matter who you are or where you come from…

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…only you can steer the course of your own future.

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17. Ferngully taught us that no matter how big our problems may seem…

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…we’re all part of the same beautiful and delicate universe.

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18. Harriet the Spy taught us that friendships have their ups and downs…

Harriet the Spy taught us that friendships have their ups and downs...

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But part of growing up is learning to apologize and learning to forgive.

But part of growing up is learning to apologize and learning to forgive.

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19. Fly Away Home taught us that sometimes the things that can heal our hearts…

Fly Away Home taught us that sometimes the things that can heal our hearts...

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…are the things we never could have imagined.

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20. Father of the Bride taught us that even though they may seem like superheroes…

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…our parents are people too.

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21. My Girl taught us that life isn’t always fair, and sometimes it doesn’t make any sense…

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…so it’s important to cherish every happy moment.

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22. Heavyweights taught us that no matter what you look like on the outside…

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…nothing is more important than loving yourself.

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23. Free Willy taught us that sometimes the greatest act of love…

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…is being able to let go.

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24. Angels in the Outfield taught us that sometimes the hardest thing in life…

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…is being able to believe in something.

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25. And Sister Act taught us that no matter what you believe in…

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…friendship is a faith unto itself.

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