Children movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant children movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, touching, light, entertaining and serious films and TV shows about / with children, culture clash, runaway, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, family, childhood, dialogue and family relations plots mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as children: Are We There Yet? (2005), Daddy Day Care (2003), The Pacifier (2005), Yours, Mine and Ours (1968), The Railway Children (1970), The White Ribbon (2009), The Florida Project (2017), The Nanny (1993), La Ciénaga (2001), Follow That Bird (1985).

List of children movies

Are We There Yet? (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The fledgling romance between Nick, a playboy bachelor, and Suzanne, a divorced mother of two, is threatened by a particularly harrowing New Years Eve. When Suzanne's work keeps her in Vancouver for the holiday, Nick offers to bring her kids to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: children, road trip, on the road, family, mischievous children, couple relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, romance, love and romance, disorder, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, canada
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 5.5
 59K
Daddy Day Care (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs, which inspires them to open their own day-care center.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: children, unemployment, mischievous children, fish out of water, farce, goofy hero, friends, workplace situations, nothing goes right, disorder, down on your luck, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kindergarten, usa
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Style: feel good, humorous, surreal, colourful, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: children, candy, fantasy world, chocolate, adventure, social differences, factory, family, contests and competitions, mysterious character, imaginary, imagination ...
Place: germany, england, switzerland, atlanta georgia, india ...
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 5.6
 82K
The Pacifier (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains hidden in the kids' house.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, bodyguard, mischievous children, nanny, children, fish out of water, family in danger, danger, martial arts, special agents, disorder, witnessing a crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a widower with 10 children marries a widow with 8, can the 20 of them ever come together as one big happy family?
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: children, family life, adoption, sisters, fall in love, siblings relations, couple relations, love and romance, single parent, childhood, marriage, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
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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 loop, time travel, fantasy world, riddles and clues, adventure, youth, boarding school life, imaginary, children, boarding school, monster ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
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The Railway Children (1970)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Waterbury family are completely happy until mysterious men take their father away and they have to move up to Yorkshire without him. The three open-hearted children soon make many friends including their Old Gentleman whom they regularly wave to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: children, teenage girl, countryside, railway station, adventure, family, human spirit, friendship, life is a bitch, family life, parents and children, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, victorian, 19th century, 1800s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
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The White Ribbon (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Canada
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, thought provoking, epic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, child abuse, punishment, physical appearance, children, family secret, domestic violence, death, teacher, cruelty, torture, innocence ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, northern germany, italy
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The Florida Project (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of a precocious six year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times.
Style: touching, captivating, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: motel, friendship, mother daughter relationship, children, parent child relationship, eviction, drug addiction, single mother, little girl, mother child separation, social services, friendship between women ...
Place: florida
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 6.9
 34K
The Nanny (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Fran, fresh out of her job as a bridal consultant in her boyfriend’s shop, first appears on the doorstep of Broadway producer Maxwell Sheffield peddling cosmetics, and quickly stumbled upon the opportunity to become The Nanny for his three ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: nanny, female protagonist, sitcom, children, family relations, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, eligible bachelor, society, fish out of water, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 5K
La Ciénaga (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Spain, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chekhov in contemporary Argentina. Mecha and Gregorio are at their rundown country place near La Ciénaga with their teen children. It's hot. The adults drink constantly; Mecha cuts herself, engendering a trip to the hospital and a visit from ...
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: children, racism, drink, family problems, dysfunctional family, couples, crumbling marriage, neo realism, parents and children, eccentric family, incest, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america, usa, los angeles
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Follow That Bird (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, social worker, friendship, children, road trip, on the road, restaurant, barn, runaway, male protagonist, car chase, airplane ...
Place: illinois, usa, sesame street
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 6.5
 63K
Nanny McPhee (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's ...
Style: touching, humorous, fairy tale, sweet, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, nanny, mischievous children, parents and children, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, danger, single father, family, bully, children, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
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Dinosaur Island (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The adventure begins when Lucas, a 13 year old boy, embarks on the vacation of a lifetime. When disaster strikes, Lucas finds himself stranded in a strange land littered with ghost ships and prehistoric creatures. While searching for other signs of ...
Style: captivating, sincere, colourful, disturbing
Plot: dinosaur, children, island, time travel, alternate dimension, tribe, pet, treehouse
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Devil Times Five (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five extremely disturbed, sociopathic children escape from their psychiatric transport and are taken in unwittingly by a group of adult villagers on winter vacation.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, killer child, isolation, children, escaped mental patient, evil child, crimes, violence spree, danger, teenage life, obsession ...
Time: 70s
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 6.0
 16K
The Children (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A relaxing Christmas vacation turns into a terrifying fight for survival as the children begin to turn on their parents
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: children, family in danger, deadly virus, violence spree, danger, child illness, new year, family problems, countryside, killer child, murder, filicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 6.2
 3K
Painless (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in Catalonia, Painless weaves two stories: in one, starting during the Spanish Civil War and running through to the '60s, an asylum attempts to rehabilitate children who feel no pain, by teaching them physical suffering. In the second, in ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: neurosurgeon, pain, children, uncover truth, haunted by the past, emotionless, transplant, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, mental institution, child in peril, mysterious past ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 30s, 1950s ...
Place: spain
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 6.6
 2K
Agnes Browne (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Agnes Browne's husband died, she discovered something amazing... Herself.
Style: sentimental, emotional, humorous, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: working class, children, best friend, down on your luck, hopes, life is a bitch, human spirit, family problems, single parent, puberty, family in crisis, death in the family ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: ireland, europe, boston
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Polish Wedding (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film centers on a big Polish family. Jadzia is the mother and the ruler of the Pzoniak family (she has five children). Though she's happily married to Bolek, she is also having a long-time affair with Roman. Her young daughter Hala is ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, wedding, children, family life, love affair, romance, coming of age, dishonesty, couples, family relations, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, poland
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Bloody Birthday (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1970, three children are born at the height of a total eclipse. Due to the sun and moon blocking Saturn, which controls emotions, they have become heartless killers ten years later, and are able to escape detection because of their youthful and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak ...
Plot: slasher, murder, solar eclipse, elementary school, children, birthday, supernatural, crime, family life, mentally unstable, deadly, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, year 1970, year 1980
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Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Martians, upset that their children have become obsessed with TV shows from Earth which extol the virtues of Santa Claus, start an expedition to Earth to kidnap the one and only Santa. While on Earth, they kidnap two lively children that lead the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, spacecraft, robot, children, alien encounter, space travel, christmas, santa claus, disorder, fish out of water, culture clash, benign alien ...
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 5.9
 29K
Must Love Dogs (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sarah Nolan is a newly divorced woman cautiously rediscovering romance with the enthusiastic but often misguided help of her well-meaning family. As she braves a series of hilarious disastrous mismatches and first dates, Sarah begins to trust her ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: internet dating, divorce, pets, dating, romance, children, looking for love, singleness, family life, couples, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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The Kingdom of False Mirrors (1963)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors is a 1964 Soviet fairy tale film directed by Aleksandr Rou based on a story with the same name by Vitali Gubarev. Both the surreal story by Vladimir Gubarev, together with the 1964 film, written in a Through The Looking ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, captivating, entertaining, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, children, magic, magical, alternate reality, king, russian, adventure, imagination, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, transformation ...
Place: russia
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 6.2
 20K
The Last Mimzy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two siblings begin to develop special talents after they find a mysterious box of toys, and soon their parents and even their teacher are drawn into a strange new world – and find a task ahead of them that is far more important than any of them ...
Style: touching, serious, inspirational, clever, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, psychic, young heroes, teleportation, adventure, children, supernatural ability, heroic mission, family, toys, danger, magic ...
Time: future
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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Children of Heaven (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zohre's shoes are gone; her older brother Ali lost them. They are poor, there are no shoes for Zohre until they come up with an idea: they will share one pair of shoes, Ali's. School awaits...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: poverty, school, siblings relations, childhood, family, unemployment, health situation, foot race, young heroes, financial problem, children, perseverance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
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 6.2
 161K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, afterlife, adoption, children, paranormal activity, parents and children, redemption, secrets, psychologist, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: human sacrifice, murder, sacrifice, small town, isolation, killer child, preacher, good versus evil, cornfield, cult, children, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
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 5.9
 6K
Madeline (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The adventurous, young Madeline is very good at getting into trouble, but she's also fantastic at solving problems as well, and her school-mistress Miss Clavel is not too approving of her. The biggest problem comes up when Lord Covington ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: school, rescue, kidnapping, hospital, amateur detective, orphan, adventure, family, children, escapades, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 6.4
 34K
The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, sociopath, danger, manipulation, parents and children, crimes, sadism, deception, disbelieving adult, psycho, problem child, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, asia, usa, japan, new england
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Who Can Kill a Child? (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A couple of English tourists arrive on an island where all the children have gone crazy and are murdering the adults.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, scary
Plot: island, murder, pregnancy, evil child, isolation, children, haunted by the past, mystery, danger, manhunt, killer child, stranded ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, mediterranean sea
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