Lilo and Stitch (2002)


 lilo and stitch“Oh good! My dog found the chainsaw!” – Lilo

Number of Times Seen – 1 (28 May 2014)

Brief Synopsis – An alien is stranded on Earth befriends a young Hawaiian girl and together they try to avoid getting captured by Social services and alien law enforcement officers

My Take on it – I am actually surprised that it took me so long to watch this movie.

I “accidentally” saw the first five minutes of this film when a friend and I stepped into the wrong theater and thought we were watching a coming attraction before Spiderman (2002), once we figure dit out, we ran to catch it before it started.

My kids have actually watched this a few times at home, but I was always too busy at the time to watch it with them.

This was a fun movie with some great characters and some catchy songs.

I really liked the mixture of the modern world with a space adventure and in some ways this was reminiscent of E.T. (1982)

This was one of the movies that was redone due to 9/11.

Apparently, the original ending had a spaceship flying into a number of skyscrapers, so obviously that was changed to not offend anyone.

I thought it was a bit strange that Ving Rhames’s character (who looked a lot like him) just didn’t seem right as a social worker.

Other than that, this was quite an enjoyable movie.

Bottom Line – Fun addition to the Disney canon.  Music works well as does the adventure aspect. Recommended!

Rating – Globe Worthy

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6 thoughts on “Lilo and Stitch (2002)

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  2. The ending was changed? I had no idea! Interesting. Definitely for the best, sounds like. Also, fun fact: I have a friend who can do a ridiculously good impression of Stitch. Like, it’s scary how spot-on it is. Hahaha. Good review, Rob! Glad you enjoyed this one!

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