1993’s The Shawshank Redemption has been out three years longer than the hero Andy Dufresne was in prison.
In The Force Awakens Mark Hamill is two years older than Alec Guinness was in the original Star Wars.
We’re now further away from Home Alone’s release date (26 years) than Home Alone is from the moon landing (21 years).
The actress who played Newt in Aliens is 40 this year.
Will Smith is now two years older (47) than the actor who played Uncle Phil in The Fresh Prince of Bell-Air when it started (James Avery, who was 45 at the time).