Live Poll: Adult and Kid Friendships

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Which of these friendships between a kid and an adult do you consider to be the strongest?

Iconic Friendships here! Iconic Animated Friendships here!

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls047491988/

https://www.imdb.com/poll/-Rl4KyNg-2k/
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Posted 11 months ago

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I'm not sure if the Terminator is qualified. Part of being an adult is having previously been a child.
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I agree.
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Paok-Kilkis

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For your consideration:

 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/s3_images/1768565/RackMultipart20181223-23023-8x5cxj-projectionists.jpg?1545566044

https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/s3_images/1768567/RackMultipart20181223-6843-13l1t8u-cleaners.jpg?1545566235

https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/s3_images/1768568/RackMultipart20181223-53923-n3dcih-playmates.jpg?1545566250

https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/s3_images/1768569/RackMultipart20181223-54820-1h1ysdj-runaways.jpg?1545566267

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I would like to suggest one under the theme of "castaways", but I am unable to source a screenshot of adequate quality and unaware of any other movie with such a specific situation, so I will not. In a way, Lost suffices.
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Not sure if this counts either, but I remember in "Home Alone" Kevin made friends with an old man who turned out to be really sweet.
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Thanks!
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FYC: 1. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0986264/... - Ishaan and Nikumbh from Like Stars on Earth.
2. Sirius Black and Harry Potter.
3. Gandalf and Frodo.
4. Hodor and Bran Stark from GOT.
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I added a photo for Home Alone with both of them in it. I'll let you know when it's approved.

I suggest that Big doesn't count because Josh is still a kid, just in an adult's body.

You should try and find a different photo for Frodo and Gandalf.

FYC:
Harold and Maude - Harold and Maude
The President and Charlie - The West Wing
Alfred and Bruce - Gotham
Tin Tin and Haddock - The Adventures of Tintin
Mary and Max - Mary and Max
Aladdin and Genie - Aladdin
Will and Sean - Good Will Hunting
Travis and Iris - Taxi Driver
Charlotte and Bob - Lost in Translation
Daniel and Mr. Miyagi - Karate Kid
Max and Herman - Rushmore
Hyde and Leo - That '70s Show 
Doc and Marty - Back to the Future
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O, yeah, that reminds me...
 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/s3_images/1768661/RackMultipart20181224-112285-g9imh0-firsts.jpg?1545631587
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Added as many as possible
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Running out of space was inevitable. We have to figure out the "Top 35".
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Jeorj, I'm not "getting" a lot of these photos - can't tell what they are from.
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Hi, Jen. Thanks for showing interest. I figure that if at least one person cares to know about a particular screenshot then at least one person will ask for it to be identified, otherwise nobody cares. The one accompanying my "that reminds me" remark is probably the least iconic. It's of First Kid, starring comedian Sinbad.
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Which other screenshots are anybody having trouble figuring out to which movies they belongs? Two of them come from movies that are in IMDb's Top 100, as of the time of this posting, thus I'd imagine that at least a few of the regular participants of the IMDb Poll discussions recognize them, leaving the three potentially-difficult-to-recognize screenshots that each contain a high-profile grownup.
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Thanks for the like on Dexter
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Frodo is not a kid, he was thirty-three in the first movie.
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For a Hobbit, turning 33 is like coming of age.
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Yeah, like don't  they live a couple of hundred years or so?
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I know I already told you this, but I do love this poll. : ). You chose good images, too.  Having Bob and Charlotte (from 'Lost in Translation') on the list feels a little creepy to me, though: I love the movie but one of the reasons their relationship is so sweet is that she is not a kid. She's out of college, is married, and is probably about 24. If she were just a kid, the film would feel very different. Having them on the list and implying that she's a child feels a little creepy to me, 'you know?
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I get what you mean. Bob and Charlotte removed. 
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Here is a really creepy Father Son relationship
Dexter Morgan and Harry Morgan
There are no Dexter as a kid stills. But there are in the series.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0773262/mediaviewer/rm443334400
James Remar and Michael C Hall in Dexter 2006


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Cool it is on his actor page. Weird, Remar looks older in a supposed younger time!!
The hair that is. And his head is dis-proportionally too big. Funny.
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A capture of Remar and Janes sharing the screen together (which would be most ideal) does not seem to be present in any IMDb image gallery, but they probably did appear together in at least one shot. The scene where Harry meets three-year-old Dexter may not include a shot whereby the fronts of both characters' faces are visible at the same time. I don't quite remember.
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I do. It was a flashback scene of Harry taking Dexter out of the blood soaked container at the shipyard. It is streaming on netflix. I have a 4K hdtv that I could take a picture and submit it.
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Thats off my computer
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Just to note, my memory was fine regarding twelve-year-old Dexter. I knew that they had to share the screen, even if I would have been educated-guessing at it. It was three-year-old Dexter that I expressed having doubts about, but then I performed a web search which turned up the following screenshot:

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Apropos, I already knew that Dexter is available on Netflix streaming services. It has been there for years. I just about to skim through the first season when this topic was greeted with the comment post containing a screenshot of rendition of Dexter at/near twelve years of age.
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Did you see the trees in my shot.
It reminded me of It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
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You think I should include Dexter and his father in my list?
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I don't know. Seems like it would be best to exclude parent-child relationships, maybe master-apprentice relationships (teacher-student relationships) and employer-employee relationships too.
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I agree.  Parent/child should be excluded.  It's too easy - seems to me this poll should be for sort of "unlikely" relationships.
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We've run out of space, but here is another cool but non-iconic duo:

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Ok, since teacher-student relationships and employer-employee should be removed, I erased Karade Kid, Leon, Taare Zameen Par and Nuovo Cinema Paradiso. Which movie is in the picture?
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Do T.V. shows also count?
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I have three options from T.V. shows: 2 from Game of Thrones and 1 from LOST, so they count.
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I asked that yesterday because I had some ideas... but now I forget!  :)  Hopefully I think of them later.
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I have the same problem. When I have an idea for a a poll, if I don't write it in a paper the next minute I forget it.
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Taxi Driver
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It's a good poll, very good but you should stick to "kids" as children, not young adults or teens,they're only kids from the 'older ones' perspective but they're adult nonetheless. 

Allow me to insist on that because there are not many movies where there's a true and genuine friendship between an adult and a child, because it's something that rarely happens in the first place, it's very special so it makes for a good story and an interesting subject for a poll, having Doc and Marty or Travis and Iris or Sean and Will is just off-topic because they're people caught in adult situations or dealing with adult issues (even undesired ones) so they're likely to be more promiscuous with adult figures, which takes away the whole specificity of the "adult and kid" friendship.

And don't get me started on Harold and Maude, it's a platonic romance, man!

And there are so many options with good potential:
A Perfect World: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107808/mediaviewer/rm1986842112
Miracle on 34th Street:  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0039628/mediaviewer/rm4004082944
The Sixth Sense:  
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0167404/mediaviewer/rm384336128
(well, it develops into a friendship..)
Leon the Professional: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110413/mediaviewer/rm993345280
The Jungle Book: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061852/mediaviewer/rm1671016448
Interview With the Vampire: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110148/mediaviewer/rm2350388992 (she froze in age but was still a child)
The original True Grit
Gloria: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080798/mediaviewer/rm101286912 

I guess there must be something with Shirley Temple, Mickey Rooney or young Elizabeth Taylor, anyway... 

PS: who's Marley in Home Alone?
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All the suggestions added. Marley from Home Along is the guy from the church, his neighbor I think. I added a better picture of him. 
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I would have suggested to remove Marley, it's a friendship all right but it's not even one tenth of the film's narrative meat and is only used to pay off at the climax, not really a plot-structuring friendship.

Anyway, glad to see some of my last-minute suggestions doing so well!

Congrats for the poll!
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Congrats on the Poll!  Someone should know that when I voted, a 500 Error came up.  Hmm.
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NarniaisAwesome,

A 500 (Internal Server) Error occasionally happens when accessing list and polls. It it persists, you use the link to report the problem via email.
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Dan: Thank you for helping!  Luckily, the issue resolved itself and my vote went through fine.
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Great Job P-K!!!
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Sam Rockwell & Liam James in The Way Way Back
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Congratulations Paok-Kilkis on your 117th live poll! As of 9-Jan-2019 8:15 PM Pacific your polls have 142,487 or more votes, for an average of 1,218 votes per poll.

Adult and Kid Friendships
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