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, entertaining, feel good, light, semi serious and clever films and TV shows about / with family, adventure, escapades, friendship, children, imaginary, childhood, mentor, heroes and danger plots mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
pre-teens
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pre-teens movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as pre-teens: Despicable Me (2010), Garfield (2004), Jumanji (1995), Duck Dodgers (2003), Hotel for Dogs (2009), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), The Emperor's New Groove (2000), Hey Arnold! (1996), Gravity Falls (2012), Home Alone 3 (1997).

List of pre-teens movies

 7.6
 494K
Despicable Me (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, not serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: adoption, orphan, imaginary, family, disney, friendship, supervillain, little girl, super villain, chase, villain, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1960s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, north korea, egypt
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 5.0
 78K
Garfield (2004)
Genre: Animation, 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: humorous, feel good, not serious, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: cat, talking animals, pets, happy ending, animal life, disorder, rescue, dog, tv host, animal shelter, adaptation, adventure ...
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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, twists and turns, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, friendship, witch, fantasy world, chosen one, school, magical, magic, wizards, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s, year 1991 ...
Place: england, europe
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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, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, best friends, young heroes, supernatural ability, prophecy, boarding school life, school, wizards, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1995, year 1996 ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
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 7.0
 302K
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, offbeat, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens, horror for children
Plot: adventure, jungle, fantasy world, mischievous children, childhood, board game, getting home, disappearance, parallel world, young heroes, danger, magic ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
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 7.8
 6K
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: humorous, witty, surreal, clever, futuristic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, cartoon duck, outer space, mars, parody, anti heroes, anti hero, partners, escapades, scientist, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 24th century
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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, not serious, entertaining, light, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, horror for children
Plot: scooby doo, adventure, monster, investigation, friends, dog, goofy hero, curses spells and rituals, crimes, danger, mystery, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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 5.4
 21K
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: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: siblings relations, orphan, mischievous children, pets, animal lover, young heroes, puppy, dog movie, family relations, friends, abandoned hotel, pitbull ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, antarctica, san francisco
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, happy ending, adventure, family, imaginary, vikings, unlikely friendships, imaginary kingdom, training, warrior, journey ...
Place: scandinavia
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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: exciting, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, time travel, imaginary, time loop, children, youth, adventure, dark fantasy, beautiful scenery, riddles and clues, boarding school life ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s, year 2016
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
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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: humorous, feel good, funny, fairy tale, witty ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: disney, llama, change of heart, emperor, adventure, friendship, partners, rescue, family, good versus evil, escapades, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: 15th century, ancient history
Place: latin america, south america, peru
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 7.6
 30K
Hey Arnold! (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 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: witty, feel good, humorous, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, youth, grandparent and grandchild, adventure, mischievous children, family, everyday life, elementary school, boy, child's point of view, family relations, first love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.9
 69K
Gravity Falls (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: captivating, offbeat, exciting, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: supernatural, twins, friendship, imaginary, small town, family relations, youth, adventure, monster, small town life, siblings relations, mysterious place ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa, california
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 4.5
 103K
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, realistic, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: home alone, little boy, home invasion, burglar, family, christmas, espionage, crime gone awry, prank, young heroes, crimes, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, hong kong, san francisco
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FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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, environment, magic, in the woods, jungle, ecological disaster, righting the wronged, young lovers, save the day ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
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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, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, adventure, holiday, home alone, when the parents are away, children, danger, family, young heroes, trap, family relations, robbery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, florida, 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
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, teenager, best friends, experiment gone awry, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, high school life, teenage life, disorder, imaginary, youth, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, ninja, superhero, genetically altered, martial arts, heroes, teenager, family, talking animals, enemy, mutant, turtle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.2
 96K
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, colourful, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, goofy hero, bear, kids and family, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, children, jungle, escape, disorder, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe
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Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia, India, USA, UK, Canada
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: light, feel good, humorous, tense
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: rabbit, talking animals, jealousy, love, danger, trap, human animal relationship, painter, frame up, struggle for survival, friendship, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
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Steven Universe (2013)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea
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, captivating, touching, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: save the world, gem, adventure, goodhearted, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, youth, family, imaginary, child protagonist, coming of age ...
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The Little Mermaid (1989)
Genre: Animation, 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: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: princess, mermaid, prince, disney, imaginary kingdom, witch, first love, spell, good versus evil, magic, sea, fish out of water ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 80s
Place: denmark, caribbean
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 6.4
 97K
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: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: disney, family, computer animation, tree, deforestation, childhood, obsessive quest, friendship, environmentalism, danger, greed, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century
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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, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, benign alien, adventure, friendship, heroes, danger, space and aliens, rivalry, pets, pet, family, adoption ...
Place: hawaii
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The Flying Machine (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Poland, China, India, Norway
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family takes a journey across the globe on a strange and amazing flying machine, experiencing a series of adventures along the way.
Style: touching, stylized, exciting, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, adventure, parents and children, imaginary, escapades, family relations, classical music, grand piano, youth, flying machine, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
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Son of the Mask (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Australia, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney child raising can be.
Style: humorous, absurd, idiotic, light, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, baby, mask, chaos and mayhem, supernatural ability, adventure, superhero, parents and children, intrigue, misfit, heroes, babies and infants ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pakistan, new jersey
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A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, fairy godmother, family, imaginary, rivalry, down on your luck, supernatural ability, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, family relations ...
Place: nebraska, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.5
 21K
Valiant (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Set in 1944, Valiant is a woodland pigeon who wants to become a great hero someday. When he hears they are hiring recruits for the Royal Homing Pigeon Service, he immediately sets out for London. On the way, he meets a smelly but friendly pigeon ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, heroic mission, hopes, human spirit, escapades, danger, against the odds, world war two, war, animals, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: england, london, france, europe, big ben london
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The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.
Style: touching, light, clever, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: toy comes to life, toys, friendship, adventure, family, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, parents and children, parallel world, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
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Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur unwittingly discovers the secret to stopping an evil dragon who threatens to destroy all civilization.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, light
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, teenage life, imaginary, adventure, young heroes, heroes, escapades, danger, rivalry, school, friends, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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