Young kid movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant young kid movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, atmospheric, stylized, touching and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with young kid, family relations, youth, danger, friendship, coming of age, death, storytelling, escapades and boy plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as young kid: DreamWorks Dragons (2012), Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), South Park (1997), Nobody Knows (2004), Rick and Morty (2013), Stand by Me (1986), Adventure Time (2010), I Am Legend (2007), Atonement (2007).

List of young kid movies

DreamWorks Dragons (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: DreamWorks Dragons is an American computer-animated television series airing on Cartoon Network based on the 2010 film How to Train Your Dragon. The series serves as a bridge between the first film and its 2014 sequel. Riders of Berk follows Hiccup ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, friends, adventure, young kid, enemy, imaginary kingdom, animal training, young heroes, training, viking, creature, heroes ...
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Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, stylized, adult animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, chosen one, peril, martial arts, friendship, friends, heroic mission, save the day, magical, honor, adventure, warrior ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, exciting, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: dragon, friendship, viking, adventure, unlikely friendships, family, friends, father son relationship, young kid, creature, teamwork, happy ending ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
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 8.7
 369K
South Park (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Style: adult animation, parody, cynical, witty, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: gross out humor, social satire, satire, death, elementary school, young kid, mischievous children, racial slur, killings, childhood, political humor, selfishness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
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 8.0
 28K
Nobody Knows (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: In a small Tokyo apartment, twelve-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and shows no sign of returning.
Style: depressing, touching, serious, gloomy, bleak ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: childhood, poverty, innocence lost, dysfunctional family, young kid, malnutrition, child abandonment, tragedy, children, coming of age, family relations, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, california
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 9.2
 515K
Rick and Morty (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: humorous, adult animation, cynical, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: mad scientist, scientist, graphic violence, time travel, dark humor, prodigy, adventure, relatives, grandfather grandson relationship, youth, satire, family relations ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.1
 404K
Stand by Me (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
Style: sentimental, serious, emotional, sad, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: childhood, coming of age, friendship, teenager, boy, adventure, youth, children, courage, young heroes, death, friends ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959, 80s
Place: usa, oregon, normandy
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 8.6
 95K
Adventure Time (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Told in eight parts, Islands tells the story of Finn, Jake, BMO and Susan Strong leaving Ooo and traveling across the ocean to solve the mystery of Finn's past. During their trip, they unlock secrets, encounter various creatures, make new ...
Style: exciting, captivating, feel good, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friends, adventure, imaginary kingdom, post apocalypse, buddies, best friends, young heroes, creature, king, princess, escapades, boy ...
Time: 2010s
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 7.2
 758K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, loneliness, virus, distopia, supernatural, isolation, infected, secret hideout, quarantine ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
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 7.8
 280K
Atonement (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Style: touching, emotional, heartbreaking, sad, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: world war two, wartime, redemption, love and romance, tragic love, war, injustice, unfulfilled love, forbidden love, love story, love, false accusation ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, victorian era, 20th century ...
Place: england, dunkirk, london, europe
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, sentimental, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: magic, power of love, true love, hopes, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, magical, fairy, curses spells and rituals, adventure, friends, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, seattle, new england, usa
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Two and a Half Men (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A hedonistic jingle writer's free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: beach house, teenager, friends, womanizer, roommate, slacker, parents and children, lifestyle, sibling relationship, eccentric family, family life, young kid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, malibu california, usa
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 7.4
 108K
August Rush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Style: inspirational, touching, feel good, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: music, musician, adoption, prodigy, child prodigy, orphan, child protagonist, youth, dancing, childhood, chance meeting, family reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1995
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, xian ...
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The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspense, philosophical, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: time travel, time loop, butterfly effect, memory loss, alternate reality, memory, changing the past or future, mind control, twists and turns, life philosophy, child abuse, alternate universe ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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No One Believes Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Everyone believes Sébastien, 13, has shot his father in the back and killed him. With the help of his trusted friends, he uses every stratagem to stay hidden while proving his innocence. But the adult world has other ideas, and under abusive ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing
Plot: boy in peril, coming of age, murder, child, friendship between boys, false accusation, forced confession, disbelieving adult, girl, bad cop, frame up, jail ...
Place: france
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Jeff & Some Aliens (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the recurring TripTank sketches, Jeff And Some Aliens follows Jeff, the world’s most average guy, and the three aliens sent to study him to determine whether or not humanity should be destroyed. Jeff’s mundane life is constantly thrown ...
Style: funny, adult animation, humorous, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: kids
Plot: alien, humanity, bully, dark humor, absurd humor, nihilism, adult humor, social satire, satire, family relations, self involved, adventure ...
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 7.3
 46K
The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, missing person, time travel, supernatural, special agents, murderer, investigation, foreknowledge, cure, psychic, ufo, distopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle
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 7.5
 225K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: suspense, motivational, heartbreaking, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, ocean, catastrophe, courage, tsunami, forces of nature, destruction, hopes, family in danger, tragedy ...
Time: year 2004, 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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 7.5
 324K
Hugo (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and ...
Style: touching, visually appealing, light, fairy tale, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: steampunk, orphan, adventure, magical, friendship, robot, hopes, filmmaking, destiny, street kid, secret, kids in trouble ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, 20th century, 1930s, year 1931
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 7.6
 17K
Afro Samurai (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: A Black samurai goes on a mission to avenge the wrongful death of his father in a futuristic feudal Japan.In the Afro Samurai world there are many headbands and they signify the best fighters in the world. If a person should hold number 1, they are ...
Style: suspenseful, adult animation, manga, futuristic, dark fantasy ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: samurai, death, adventure, killings, master warrior, escapades, ghost, lone wolves, sexual activity, one man army, sword fight, conscience ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a ...
Style: sad, emotional, touching, heartbreaking, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: world war two, holocaust, concentration camp, jewish, war, childhood, nazi, friendship, boy, military, gas chamber, german ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, europe, berlin germany, switzerland
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 7.1
 313K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, apocalypse, spider, religious fanatic, creature, chaos and mayhem, small town, survival horror, trapped, death, fog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, maine
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 7.5
 242K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, intellectual, dark fantasy, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, supernatural, time travel, heroic mission, save the world, good versus evil, stopped time, teamwork, super powers, supernatural power, teleportation ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Ignoring threats to his life, Harry returns to Hogwarts to investigate – aided by Ron and Hermione – a mysterious series of attacks.
Style: exciting, fairy tale, entertaining, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: magic, harry potter, witch, boarding school, wizards, magical, teacher, creature, chosen one, supernatural, fantasy world, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, year 1992 ...
Place: england, london, europe
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 8.1
 409K
The Exorcist (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, macabre, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, exorcism, religion, devil, demonic possession, occult, priest, exorcist, supernatural ability, clergy, evil force, demon ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, asia, new york, washington d.c., iraq ...
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, sad, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: friendship, alien, childhood, extraterrestrial, children, halloween, stranded, boy, empathy, healing power, benign alien, ufo ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: california, usa, sesame street, los angeles
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 7.9
 111K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: cynical, humorous, witty, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, drug dealing, single mother, drug dealer, marijuana, stoners, family life, suburbs, single parent, eccentric family, dark humor, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 7.3
 101K
Take Shelter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, bleak, ambiguous ending, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, paranoia, nightmare, schizophrenia, insanity, obsession, nervous breakdown, dreams, fear, character study, twists and turns, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1986
Place: ohio, usa
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Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Rejoin Goku and his friends in a series of cosmic battles! Toei has redubbed, recut, and cleaned up the animation of the original 1989 animated series. The show's story arc has been refined to better follow the comic book series on which it is ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, villain, good versus evil, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, space and aliens, superhuman powers, superhero, supernatural power, evil alien ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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 7.0
 331K
Real Steel (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the near-future, Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After Charlie's robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.
Style: futuristic, feel good, inspirational, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: sport, boxing, robot, father son relationship, underdog, androids and robots, against the odds, technology, contests and competitions, arena, parents and children, adventure ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, 21st century, year 2016
Place: usa, austin texas, brazil
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