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, exciting, semi serious, light and feel good films and TV shows about / with family, adventure, friendship, escapades, friends, youth, mentor, childhood, destiny and catastrophe plots mostly in Family, Comedy and Animation genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as pre-teens: How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Jumanji (1995), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Paddington (2014), Despicable Me (2010), Steven Universe (2013), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990), Son of the Mask (2005), FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992), The Emperor's New Groove (2000).

List of pre-teens movies

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: exciting, feel good, humorous, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, dragon, adventure, family, vikings, warrior, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, training, teamwork, foe turned friend, animal training ...
Place: scandinavia
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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, twists and turns, touching, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, witch, wizards and magicians, chosen one, supernatural ability, friendship, magical, fantasy world, school, adventure, best friends, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1992, year 1991
Place: england, europe
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 7.0
 275K
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, teens, family outing
Plot: jungle, adventure, getting home, parallel world, disappearance, young heroes, mischievous children, danger, time travel, childhood, board game, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 90s, 60s, year 1995 ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: 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, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, date night
Plot: benign alien, alien, nasa, friendship, ufo, children, halloween, adventure, family, healing power, young heroes, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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
Plot: scooby doo, monster, adventure, investigation, friends, goofy hero, dog, mystery, danger, crimes, team, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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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, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, young heroes, chosen one, supernatural ability, magical, best friends, prophecy, school, boarding school life, supernatural, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 1996, year 1995 ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
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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, not serious, touching, captivating
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, benign alien, friendship, adventure, danger, heroes, space and aliens, rivalry, pet, family, adoption, creator ...
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 7.2
 87K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
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: touching, sweet, humorous, entertaining, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, goofy hero, bear, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, jungle, kids and family, adoption, escape, disorder, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, peru, london, europe
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 7.6
 470K
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, family, orphan, friendship, little girl, chase, adoptive father, supervillain, disney, villain, assistant, mad scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1969, 2010s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, egypt, north korea
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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, serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, time travel, time loop, fantasy world, riddles and clues, adventure, boarding school life, imaginary, destiny, boarding school, youth, monster ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
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Steven Universe (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
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, humorous, offbeat, witty, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: gem, goodhearted, adventure, coming of age, family, save the world, danger, imaginary, child protagonist, supernatural ability, palaces castles and temples, intergalactic ...
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A quartet of mutated humanoid turtles clash with an uprising criminal gang of ninjas
Style: exciting, humorous, comic, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: secret identity, mutant, martial arts, good versus evil, friendship, ninja, adventure, save the day, fighting crime, genetically altered, mentor, superhero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Son of the Mask (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
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, kids, teens
Plot: mischievous children, baby, mask, supernatural ability, chaos and mayhem, superhero, misfit, parents and children, intrigue, mythology, family, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pakistan, new jersey
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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, feel good, humorous, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, environment, imaginary kingdom, adventure, in the woods, jungle, save the day, danger, fish out of water, righting the wronged, young lovers ...
Time: 1990s
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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, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: emperor, friendship, disney, llama, change of heart, family, adventure, good versus evil, partners, escapades, rescue, young heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 15th century
Place: latin america, south america, peru
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 5.0
 73K
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, comic, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: cat, talking animals, pets, rescue, disorder, animal life, happy ending, dog, tv host, animal shelter, adaptation, adventure ...
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Song of the Sea (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, Luxembourg, 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, captivating, fairy tale, colourful, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, supernatural, lighthouse keeper, lighthouse, supernatural ability, race against time, danger, escapades, curses spells and rituals, ocean or sea, mythical creature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, japan, tokyo
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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: light, feel good, fairy tale, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, prince, princess, witch, imaginary kingdom, disney, first love, spell, good versus evil, magic, fish out of water, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century
Place: caribbean, denmark
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 7.6
 28K
Hey Arnold! (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The daily life of Arnold--a fourth-grader with a wild imagination, street smarts and a head shaped like a football.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, funny, sweet ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, grandparent and grandchild, adventure, mischievous children, youth, everyday life, family, child's point of view, elementary school, boy, urban legend, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.6
 412K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, mischievous children, holiday, when the parents are away, kids and family, child protagonist, danger, vacation, neighbor, precocious child, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, america, paris france, chicago illinois, illinois ...
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: exciting, humorous, funny, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, genetically altered, turtle, teenager, family, master villain, mentor, martial arts, mutant, enemy, ninja ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 8.9
 56K
Gravity Falls (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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: humorous, offbeat, exciting, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: small town, twins, supernatural, friendship, mysterious place, small town life, creature, youth, odd, monster, siblings relations, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa
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The Angry Beavers (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Angry Beavers is an American animated television series created by Mitch Schauer for the Nickelodeon channel. The series revolves around Daggett and Norbert Beaver, two young beaver brothers who have left their home to become bachelors in the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, dark humor, surreal ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: beaver, friendship, siblings relations, escapades, family relations, brother brother relationship, when the parents are away, in the woods, friends, witch, danger, disorder ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
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Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the teenager Mary Elizabeth Steppe, a.k.a. Lola, moves with her mother and two younger twin sisters from New York to the suburb of Dellwood, New Jersey, she has the feeling that her cultural and entertaining world ended. While in school, the ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, fish out of water, rivalry, romance, teenage life, coming of age, family relations, love and romance, showbiz, friendship, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
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 5.6
 20K
Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners.
Style: humorous, feel good, colourful, funny, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: animal life, adventure, friendship, escapades, dachshund, bear, talking animals, forest, getting home, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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Pickle & Peanut (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A buddy comedy series about two unlikely friends — an emotional pickle and a freewheeling peanut.
Style: not serious, humorous, avant garde, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: buddies, disorder, friends, nothing goes right, misfit partners, follow your dream, unlikely partners, underdog, ambition, chase, grandmother, duo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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Best Friends Whenever (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
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: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, science and technology, experiment gone awry, imaginary, best friends, disorder, high school life, family, teenage life, friends, youth, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.9
 2K
Magi (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: This story is about the flow of fate and the battle to keep the world on the right path. Aladdin is a boy who has set out to explore the world after being trapped in a room for most of his life. His best friend is a flute with a djinn in it named ...
Style: captivating, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: magic, adventure, friendship, supernatural, imaginary, young heroes, hopes, good versus evil, youth, danger, rivalry, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east
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K.C. Undercover (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: K.C. Cooper, a high school math whiz and karate black-belt, learns that her parents are spies when they recruit her to join them in the secret government agency, The Organization. While she now has the latest spy gadgets at her disposal, K.C. has a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, working undercover, secret identity, child spy, espionage, youth, family relations, state affairs, parents and children, danger, young heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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 4.7
 354
Kirby Buckets (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: This single-camera animation/live-action hybrid comedy revolves around Kirby Buckets, a kid who dreams of being the biggest animator in the world. His drawings take shape as he and his best friends, Fish and Eli, go on outrageous adventures.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, absurd
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: friends, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, follow your dream, adventure, buddies, ambition, youth, escapades, disorder, hopes, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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