Lilo & Stitch (2002)

A movie about family and friendship, Lilo & Stitch is a fun and thrilling Disney movie. I would easily recommend this movie to anyone who enjoys films made by Walt Disney Animation Studios.


"Ohana means family, family means nobody gets left behind. Or forgotten."

Thinking my little cousin would enjoy the film, I put it on for her while I worked. Of course, what mainly ended up happening was I got distracted and watched most of the movie while she mainly watched YouTube videos on her mom's iPad.

Although I didn't get to fully watch the film, I'd say Lilo & Stitch has some of the best moments, but as a whole falls short of competing with some of the best.

Stitch, Nani, and Lilo

Plus, as I've mentioned time and time again, I'll have a bias towards the Disney musicals (e.g., The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin).

Instant Comments:
1: "I would never, ever... make more than one."
1: "I call it, experiment 626."
1: "Meega, nala kweesta!" (I will destroy!)
1: "So it is a monster." "Just a little one."
1: Haha. They're using Earth to rebuild the mosquito population.

"Meega, nala kweesta!"

1: Alan Silvestri. He did the music for Forrest Gump (1994) and The Polar Express (2004), among other things.
2: I love the scene where Lilo is swimming.
1: I love this scene with Lilo coming in to dance practice late from swimming.
1: "Do you know what tuna is?" "Fish?" "Fish!"
1: "Eww, she bit me."
1: "Does this look infected to you?" Oh, I never noticed that that's the same thing Captain Gantu asks his crew after being bit by Stitch.
1: Lilo says "Leave me alone to die" before listening to Heartbreak Hotel by Elvis Presley

"I'll be so lonely, baby | Well, I'm so lonely | I'll be so lonely, I could die."

1,2: Haha. "My friends need to be punished."
1: "Aren't they beautiful?" (fat tourists)
1: "You rotten sister, your butt is crushing me! Why do you act so weird!?!"
1: Haha. "[...] and steal everyone's left shoe."
2: Their coordinated dance was cool.
1: Man, he's a natural (guitarist).
2: I love this song. "Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride"
2: It's Jumba's fault!

Stitch breaks out of the pound.

2: I don't understand why that surfing situation would be the final string.
1: Hahaha:
Jumba: You shouldn't play with guns. | Stitch: Ah okay.
Jumba: Thank you... Oh I just remembered is your birthday. Happy birthday.
Stitch: Merry Christmas. | Jumba: It's not Christmas.
Stitch: Happy Channukah! | Jumba: It's not Channukah!
Lilo: We're leaving Stitch? | Pleakley: Trust me, this is not gonna end well!
Jumba: One potato! | Stitch: Two potato!

Lilo shows up late to dance practice.

Jumba: Three potato! | Stitch: Four!
Jumba: Five potato! | Stitch: Six potato!
Jumba: Seven potato more!
Stitch: My... | Jumba: mother...
Stitch: told... | Jumba: me...
Stitch: you... | Jumba: are...
Stitch: ...the best. | Jumba: Ha! I win!

Stitch sees a cygnet (young swan).

1: "Okay, okay."
1: "He's very persuasive."
1,2: "Abomination." "Stupid head."
1: "Also cute and fluffy!"
1: "This is my family. I found it, all on my own. Is little, and broken, but still good. Yeah, still good."
2: Haha. I forgot that tidbit about the mosquitoes.

1: The pop version of Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride by Jump 5 doesn't find its way into the credits.

1=20140206, 2=20160720

I've certainly seen this movie once before, but my guess is I've seen it at least twice before due to my familiarity with the essential lines.
Watched 20140206 (Netflix, Instant, HD)
Watched 20160720 (Netflix, Instant)
Lilo & Stitch (2002) Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois. 85 min

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