I’ll never forget when I took Wyatt to see Ace Ventura. Hilarious!

Kurt Russell, Goldie Hawn and their son Wyatt embarked on a memorable movie outing back in 1994, when the zany and outrageous comedy “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” hit the big screen. It was the year of Jim Carrey, and he was on fire with a string of box office hits that left audiences in stitches. And it just so happened that Kurt, Goldie, and Wyatt were right there in the mix, getting ready to experience the hilarity of Carrey’s ace (pun intended) performance.

In a recent joint interview with ComicBook.com, Kurt and Wyatt Russell reminisced about the movie that brought them closer together. While Kurt didn’t initially think of themselves as avid moviegoers, he vividly recalled the time they went to see “Ace Ventura”. According to Kurt, Wyatt, who was around nine or ten years old at the time, was absolutely pumped about the movie. As they settled into their seats in the theater, Wyatt, with his adorable lisp, eagerly proclaimed, “Get ready to see the funniest movie you’ve ever seen in your life!” And oh boy, they were not disappointed.

The year 1994 was a significant one for Kurt as well, as he had his own cinematic success with “Stargate”, a film that proved to be a hit for MGM and even spawned a collection of TV series. Fast forward to today, and Wyatt is following in his father’s footsteps, playing the younger version of Kurt’s character in their shared Apple TV+ series “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters”. It’s clear that the Russells have a special bond not just as a family, but also through their love for the entertainment industry.

In a lighthearted moment, the two also shared which of each other’s roles they would like to take on. Kurt chose Wyatt’s character from the acclaimed “Black Mirror” episode “Playtest”, while Wyatt humorously opted for the son of Rudy Russo from “Used Cars”. Who would have guessed that those would be their picks? But it goes to show that their admiration for each other’s work runs deep.

Reflecting on memorable movie experiences with family members is always a delightful trip down memory lane. Everyone has that one film that brings back warm, fuzzy feelings of shared laughter and joy with loved ones. So, what about you? What movie holds a special place in your heart as a bonding experience with family? Share your top pick in the comments section below!

As we continue to celebrate the timeless joy of movie-going and the moments it creates, let’s raise a collective toast to the magic of cinema and the cherished memories it brings. And who knows, maybe one day, we’ll all have our own “Ace Ventura” moment with our loved ones that we’ll fondly look back on with a smile. Alllrighty then!

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