Pre-teens movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant pre-teens movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, touching and semi serious films and TV shows about / with family, adventure, friendship, escapades, mentor, childhood, heroes, danger, storytelling and children plots mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
pre-teens movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as pre-teens: Despicable Me (2010), Garfield (2004), Hotel for Dogs (2009), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Best Friends Whenever (2015), Jumanji (1995), The Emperor's New Groove (2000), Hey Arnold! (1996), Gravity Falls (2012), Home Alone 3 (1997).

List of pre-teens movies

Despicable Me (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: family, disney, adoption, super villain, orphan, escapades, lifestyle change, chase, friendship, villain, theft, little girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1969, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, north korea, egypt
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, touching, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: friendship, fantasy world, wizards and magicians, chosen one, magic, school, supernatural ability, magical, witch, good versus evil, wizards, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1991, year 1981 ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Garfield (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Garfield, the fat, lazy, lasagna lover, has everything a cat could want. But when Jon, in an effort to impress the Liz - the vet and an old high-school crush - adopts a dog named Odie and brings him home, Garfield gets the one thing he doesn't ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: cat, talking animals, pets, rescue, animal life, disorder, happy ending, selfishness, animal shelter, adaptation, dog, adventure ...
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, scenic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, magic, magical, chosen one, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, young heroes, prophecy, best friends, school, boarding school life, wizards ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1994, year 1995, year 1996 ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
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Hotel for Dogs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Placed in a foster home that doesn't allow pets, 16-year-old Andi and her younger brother, Bruce, turn an abandoned hotel into a home for their dog. Soon other strays arrive, and the hotel becomes a haven for every orphaned canine in town. But ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: orphan, dog, animal lover, mischievous children, siblings relations, pets, young heroes, husky dog, puppy, family relations, friends, beagle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, antarctica, san francisco
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, gothic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, time travel, magic, supernatural power, orphan, boarding school, time loop, children, adventure, beautiful scenery, monster, children's home ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s, year 2016
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
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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, exciting, atmospheric, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, friendship, adventure, unlikely friendships, family, legends and myths, young kid, friends, imaginary kingdom, creature, warrior, happy ending ...
Place: scandinavia
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Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated is the eleventh incarnation of Hanna-Barbera's Scooby-Doo animated series, and the first incarnation not to be first-run on Saturday mornings. The series is produced by Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, not serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: monster, adventure, scooby doo, witch, friends, investigation, team, curses spells and rituals, mystery, partners, talking animals, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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Best Friends Whenever (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: The live-action comedy follows best friends Shelby and Cyd who, when their aspiring scientist friend Barry’s invention goes awry, gain the power to leap forward and backward in time whenever they want – and sometimes when they don’t. Now, they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, teen comedy
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, teenager, high school life, friendship, friends, teenage life, disorder, youth, best friends, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, experiment gone awry, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dracula, Mavis, Johnny and the rest of the Drac Pack take a vacation on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship, where Dracula falls in love with the ship's captain, Ericka, who's secretly a descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, the notorious monster ...
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, absurd, surprise ending ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, preschoolers, date night, horror for children
Plot: dracula, werewolf, vampire, monster, frankenstein, female vampire, cruise ship, invisible man, mystery, vampire hunter, dark humor, castle ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 1890s, 19th century
Place: transylvania, usa
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Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: fantasy world, jungle, adventure, board game, mischievous children, parallel world, childhood, family, magic, getting home, disappearance, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1860s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
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The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: disney, talking animals, family, change of heart, emperor, adventure, friendship, partners, escapades, treason, spoiled brat, assassination attempt ...
Time: 15th century
Place: latin america, peru, south america
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Hey Arnold! (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: The daily life of Arnold--a fourth-grader with a wild imagination, street smarts and a head shaped like a football.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, family, grandparent and grandchild, adventure, youth, everyday life, mischievous children, elementary school, boy, friends, best friends, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Gravity Falls (2012)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Argentina, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Twin brother and sister Dipper and Mabel Pines are in for an unexpected adventure when they spend the summer helping their great uncle Stan run a tourist trap in the mysterious town of Gravity Falls, Oregon.
Style: exciting, captivating, not serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: friendship, supernatural, mysterious place, adventure, small town, twins, family, family relations, youth, monster, siblings relations, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa, california
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Home Alone 3 (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 9-year-old Alex Pruitt is home alone with the chicken pox. Turns out, due to a mix-up among nefarious spies, Alex was given a toy car concealing a top-secret microchip. Now Alex must fend off the spies as they try break into his house to get it back.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: home alone, little boy, family, burglar, christmas, farce, espionage, prank, crime gone awry, young heroes, crimes, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, san francisco, hong kong
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FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When a sprite named Crysta shrinks a human boy, Zak, down to her size, he vows to help the magical fairy folk stop a greedy logging company from destroying their home, the pristine rainforest known as FernGully. Zak and his new friends fight to ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: fairy, adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, contamination, environment, forest, toxic, magic, jungle, righting the wronged, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, adventure, holiday, mischievous children, children, home alone, when the parents are away, family relations, young heroes, robbery, trap, homeless ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, florida, chicago illinois, miami, manhattan new york city ...
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, ninja, mutant, family, talking animals, mutant animal, martial arts, superhero, mentor, sewer, rat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Duck Dodgers (2003)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Duck Dodgers is an American animated television series, based on the 1953 theatrical cartoon short Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century, produced by Warner Bros. Animation from 2003 to 2005. The series is a space opera, featuring the fictional Looney ...
Style: parody, humorous, surreal, not serious, witty ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: cartoon duck, adventure, talking animals, outer space, mars, heroes, time travel, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, disorder, self involved, hapless ...
Time: future, 24th century
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Princess Protection Program (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil dictator threatens to take over the kingdom, Princess Rosalinda gets put into the Princess Protection Program. She is taken under the wing of General Joe Mason, an agent from the agency, and his daughter, Carter, who works after school ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: teenager, princess, school, teenage life, high school, youth, royal family, friendship, best friend, teenage love, family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, california, canada
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Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, tense, light, alternative comedy
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: talking animals, rabbit, human animal relationship, jealousy, trap, love, painter, frame up, friendship, struggle for survival, misfit, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
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Steven Universe (2013)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: A young boy takes his mother's place in a group of gemstone-based beings, and must learn to control his powers.
Style: stylized, touching, captivating, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: gem, save the world, goodhearted, adventure, family, intergalactic, youth, heroes, supernatural ability, coming of age, escapades, child protagonist ...
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The Little Mermaid (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the ...
Style: fairy tale, light, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, disney, princess, prince, talking animals, witch, imaginary kingdom, first love, good versus evil, magic, sea, fish out of water ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 80s
Place: caribbean, denmark
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A Monster in Paris (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paris,1910. Emile, a shy movie projectionist, and Raoul, a colorful inventor, find themselves embarked on the hunt for a monster terrorizing citizens. They join forces with Lucille, the big-hearted star of the Bird of Paradise cabaret, an eccentric ...
Style: feel good, touching, thought provoking, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, love and romance, friends, friendship, transformation, monster, misfit, social misfits, music, heroes, obsessive quest, ambition ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Totally Spies! (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France, South Korea, USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Totally Spies! depicts three girlfriends 'with an attitude' who have to cope with their daily lives at high school as well as the unpredictable pressures of international espionage. They confront the most intimidating - and demented - of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, intense, ironic, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: female spy, espionage, female friendship, high school, spy, secret agents, youth, undercover, government agency, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, teenage life ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: beverly hills, france, europe, japan, usa ...
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Song of the Sea (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the last Seal Child’s journey home. After their mother’s disappearance, Ben and Saoirse are sent to live with Granny in the city. When they resolve to return to their home by the sea, their journey becomes a race against time as ...
Style: touching, colourful, captivating, fairy tale, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, mythical creature, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, lighthouse, supernatural, legends and myths, getting home, lighthouse keeper, celtic, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, japan, tokyo
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Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Now, we find the rowdy extraterrestrial getting used to life with his new ohana. However, a malfunction in the ultimate creation of Dr. Jumba soon emerges, which reinstates his destructive programming and threatens to both ruin his friendship with ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, not serious, captivating
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: benign alien, good versus evil, adventure, friendship, heroes, space and aliens, rivalry, pets, family, adoption, alien, fish out of water ...
Place: hawaii
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Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: sweet, touching, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, talking animals, children, kids and family, goofy hero, animals, bear, fish out of water, jungle, escape, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, peru, london, europe, united kingdom
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The Lorax (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Style: feel good, entertaining, fairy tale, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, tree, childhood, friendship, deforestation, environmentalism, obsessive quest, greed, family, young heroes, adventure, chase ...
Time: 21st century
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Shrek 2 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has ...
Style: fairy tale, parody, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens, kids, date night
Plot: princess, talking animals, transformation, dragon, animals, kingdom, prince, creature, adventure, imaginary kingdom, cat, ogre ...
Time: 2000s, 16th century, middle ages
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