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 light, humorous, melancholic, entertaining, clever and semi serious films and TV shows about / with children, runaway, childhood, storytelling, dialogue, family, mentor, fantasy world, catastrophe and culture clash plots mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as children: Are We There Yet? (2005), Daddy Day Care (2003), The Girl with All the Gifts (2016), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), The Florida Project (2017), The Nanny (1993), Nanny McPhee (2005), The Pacifier (2005), Yours, Mine and Ours (1968), Children of Heaven (1997).

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, parents and children, nothing goes right, romance, love and romance, single parent, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, canada
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 5.6
 58K
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, mischievous children, fish out of water, farce, unemployment, family, goofy hero, friends, nothing goes right, workplace situations, workplace, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kindergarten, usa
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The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.
Style: suspense, dark, surprise ending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: zombie, children, little girl, infection, eaten alive, blood, apocalypse, virus, survival, military, bunker, teacher ...
Time: future
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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, kids, pre-teens, date night
Plot: benign alien, alien, nasa, friendship, ufo, children, halloween, adventure, family, youth, young heroes, healing power ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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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, thought provoking, captivating, sincere
Plot: motel, friendship, mother daughter relationship, children, parent child relationship, poverty, eviction, drug addiction, drug use, little girl, social services, mother child separation ...
Place: florida
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 6.9
 33K
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: humorous, witty, feel good, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: nanny, sitcom, female protagonist, children, fall in love, fish out of water, workplace, society, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 61K
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, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: nanny, witch, parents and children, mischievous children, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, family, single father, danger, bully, children, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
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 5.6
 79K
The Pacifier (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Thriller
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, mischievous children, family in danger, fish out of water, bodyguard, danger, martial arts, children, special agents, disorder, witnessing a crime, crimes ...
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, touching, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: adoption, family, children, couple relations, siblings relations, love and romance, family life, fall in love, single parent, marriage, parenthood, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
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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, compassionate ...
Plot: poverty, school, siblings relations, foot race, family, financial problem, young heroes, childhood, unemployment, children, health situation, perseverance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
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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: social differences, chocolate, factory, contests and competitions, candy, mysterious character, family, adventure, imaginary, factory worker, young heroes, fantasy world ...
Place: england, germany, atlanta georgia, denver colorado, switzerland ...
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium
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, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, orphan, adventure, riddles and clues, boarding school life, imaginary, youth, destiny, fantasy world, monster, invisibility, island ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: england, wales, europe, florida
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 6.2
 157K
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, suspenseful, gothic, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, adoption, children, paranormal activity, parents and children, redemption, secrets, psychologist, afterlife, 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: murder, small town, isolation, killer child, human sacrifice, preacher, good versus evil, sacrifice, cornfield, cult, children, religion ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
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 6.4
 33K
The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, danger, manipulation, crimes, parents and children, sociopath, deception, disbelieving adult, problem child, rivalry, rescue, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, japan, asia, usa, new england
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 6.6
 88K
Monster House (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, scary, humorous, dark ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: halloween, haunted house, neighbor, ghost, supernatural, family, children, disorder, friendship, suburbs, horror for children, mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.7
 171K
Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, ...
Style: gothic, scary, surreal, stylized, dark ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: parallel world, adventure, parents and children, danger, family, save the day, young heroes, neighbor, family relations, circus, rescue, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
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 5.5
 2K
Rent-a-Kid (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent babies from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward brothers to his first customers...
Style: humorous, light, funny, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adoption, orphan, family, siblings relations, mischievous children, nothing goes right, disorder, children, dog, cons and scams, family relations, family life ...
Time: 90s
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Jake and the Never Land Pirates (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
Story: A crew of kid pirates - leader Jake and pals Izzy and Cubby - and their Never Land adventures as they work to outwit two infamous characters, the one and only Captain Hook and Smee.
Style: semi serious, entertaining, captivating, tense, sincere ...
Audience: kids
Plot: pirate, adventurer, good versus evil, friends, children, friendship, rivalry, danger, youth, heroes, young heroes, escapades ...
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 6.1
 92K
Daddy's Home (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a mild-mannered radio executive (Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad ever to his wife's two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling, freeloading real father arrives, forcing stepdad to compete for the ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: kids
Plot: family, father, divorce, uninhibited rivalry, children, parenthood, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, rival, culture clash, manipulation, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new orleans
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 6.4
 70K
Delivery Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An affable underachiever finds out he's fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: debt, pregnancy, lawsuit, sperm donor, life turned upside down, adulthood, adolescence vs adulthood, children, hospital, expectant father, father son relationship, court case ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.7
 49K
Pete's Dragon (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham has delighted local children with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. To his daughter, Grace, who works as a forest ranger, these stories are little more than ...
Style: emotional, compassionate, touching, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dragon, orphan, first contact, children, invisibility, family life, fire breathing dragon, escape, sawmill, deforestation, climbing a tree, forest ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.5
 105K
Blended (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attractions grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: fall in love, single parent, family, opposites attract, resort, parents and children, mischievous children, love and romance, children, blind date, family values, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, hawaii, usa, south africa
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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, disturbing, enigmatic, compassionate ...
Plot: racism, courtroom drama, trial, lawyer, small town, courtroom, rape, prejudice, poverty, legal, morality, idealism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa
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The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Siblings Kate and Teddy try to prove Santa Claus is real, but when they accidentally cause his sleigh to crash, they have to save Christmas.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, light, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas spirit, christmas, children, brother sister relationship, reindeer, holiday, imaginary character, sister, brother, journey, video camera ...
Place: chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 18K
Earth to Echo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a construction project begins digging in their neighborhood, best friends Tuck, Munch and Alex inexplicably begin to receive strange, encoded messages on their cell phones. Convinced something bigger is going on, they go to their parents and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, sentimental, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, ufo, adventure, alien, buddies, investigation, benign alien, family, escapades, young heroes, life turned upside down, youth ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, las vegas
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The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Style: exciting, semi serious, fairy tale, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: fairy, siblings relations, magical, adventure, imaginary kingdom, twins, family, magical creature, single parent, magic, estate, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is an American Western drama series created by Beth Sullivan and starring Jane Seymour who plays Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn, a physician who leaves Boston in search of adventure in the American West and who settles ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: doctors and patients, family values, old west, female doctor, small town, couple relations, parents and children, society, interracial relations, female protagonist, american indian, children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, medical school
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A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, inheritance, adventure, loss of parent, dishonesty, death in the family, attempted murder, siblings relations, children, family relations, child abuse, murder ...
Time: 1940s
Place: peru
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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, feel good, semi serious, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: children, treason, false accusation, family, adventure, friendship, dishonesty, human spirit, family life, heroes, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, victorian, 19th century, 1800s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
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