Growing up, large chunks of our lives were taken up by his movies. So if you grew up with a local video store nearby, or with parents who didn't mind cable being your babysitter for a few years, then you quickly became best friends with the guy behind Indiana Jones and E.T.
In honor of his latest film, "The BFG," here are a few iconic moments from films he has either directed or produced that made your childhood the bestest.
Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant (Mark Rylance). Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie's presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Victoria to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all. Read More