Benjamin Button: The titular character of 2008’s “curious case” study is born old and ages backward, meaning at age 3 he could buy alcohol for all of his preschool friends.
Madeline Ashton: In “Death Becomes Her,” Meryl Streep gets to show off her comedic chops as a vain actress who, after taking a potion, never ages — but she can get injured. This is why it’s important to read the labels.
The Tuck Family: Based on a beloved YA novel, “Tuck Everlasting” is about a family who achieve immortality when they drink from a magical spring. The parents are less than thrilled to find they now have a 17-year-old in their house forever.
Brigadoon: An entire Scottish village hangs on to its youth, thanks to a spell that makes it appear only once every hundred years. Which is about how often one can bear to hear bagpipes.
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