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"I would say the entirety of the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy for me just pops because I read those books when I was 7, 8, 9 years old. I was done with the trilogy by the time I was 9 and I’ve re-read them so many times over the years. That and 'Big Trouble in Little China.'
"['Big Trouble'] is another childhood kind of memory. I know there are so many better films, greater films and just classic films.
"I just watched it 7,000 times when I was little. [John] Carpenter knew what he was doing in that movie, he knew exactly what it was. Kurt Russell knew exactly what they were doing, and there's something to be said when a movie knows what it is.
"And it was just, I don't know. The Pork Chop Express will stay with me forever."
Scott Porter stars in "10 Years," currently in theaters, and on television's "Hart of Dixie," which has its second season premiere on the CW on Oct. 2. He is most famous for his role as Jason Street on TV's "Friday Night Lights."