Boy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant boy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, touching, psychological, humorous, suspenseful and serious films and TV shows about / with boy, family relations, youth, father son relationship, friendship, childhood, mother son relationship, runaway, parents and children and teenager plots mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
boy movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as boy: Coco (2017), Joshua (2007), Emil and the Detectives (2001), Young Sheldon (2017), Storm Boy (2019), Stranger Things (2016), Jojo Rabbit (2019), My Life as a Zucchini (2016), Bixler High Private Eye (2019), Mars Needs Moms (2011).

List of boy movies

Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, colourful, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: disney, boy, life after death, childhood, musician, life & death, child protagonist, fantasy world, singer, music, family, ghost ...
Time: year 2017
Place: mexico
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Joshua (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The arrival of a newborn girl causes the gradual disintegration of the Cairn family; particularly for 9-year-old Joshua, an eccentric boy whose proper upbringing and refined tastes both take a sinister turn.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: boy, child as adult, family relations, psychopath, child abuse, baby, manipulation, family problems, manipulations, parents and children, rivalry, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Emil and the Detectives (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The twelve-year-old Emil and his father are haunted by bad luck. To take a break from a series of family disasters, Emil is allowed to spend a few days with a friend of the family, the female priest Hummel in Berlin. In the train he runs across the ...
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, entertaining
Plot: boy, thief, stolen money, gang, summer vacation, friendship, children, solidarity, amateur detective, unemployment, train ride, piggy bank ...
Place: berlin germany, germany
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Young Sheldon (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, philosophical
Plot: genius, child prodigy, boy, school, kids and family, family, childhood, adolescence, prodigy, fame, mathematician, scientist ...
Time: year 1990, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
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Storm Boy (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a highly successful retired businessman, Michael Kingley, starts to see things he at first can't explain, his life takes a dramatic turn. And when his grand-daughter rebels against her father, he is forced to re-evaluate his life and to ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Audience: family outing
Plot: boy, ocean, pelican, grandfather, sea, son, friendship, adventure, granddaughter, family relations, youth, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south australia, adelaide south australia
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Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, monster, friendship, super powers, telekinesis, parallel world, missing person, experiment, supernatural power, parents and children, missing child, parallel universe ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: indiana, usa
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Jojo Rabbit (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: New Zealand, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, dark humor
Plot: nazi germany, nazi, nazism, hitler, boy, world war two, german, rabbit, imaginary friend, satire, adolf hitler, compassion ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1944
Place: germany, central europe
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My Life as a Zucchini (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 66 min.
Story: After his mother’s death, Zucchini is befriended by a kind police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home filled with other orphans his age. There, with the help of his newfound friends, Zucchini eventually learns to trust and ...
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, compassionate, puppet animation ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphanage, loneliness, boy, alcoholic, friendship, accidental killing, adoption, police officer, introvert, tragedy, orphan, alone ...
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Bixler High Private Eye (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Teenage detective Xander DeWitt is the new kid at Bixler Valley High, and he's there to unravel the biggest mystery of his life- the truth about his missing father. But in order to crack this case, Xander must learn to work with a partner- ...
Style: not serious, bad taste humour, toilet humor, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Plot: boy, mentor, buddies, nothing goes right, youth, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, school, mother son relationship, escapades, twists & turns ...
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Mars Needs Moms (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Martians suddenly abduct his mom, mischievous Milo rushes to the rescue and discovers why all moms are so special.
Style: touching, sentimental, entertaining, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, mars, disney, boy, young heroes, parents and children, daring rescue, guilt, alien, mother son relationship, abduction, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
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The Boy (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A nanny, working for a family whose son has just passed away, finds herself put in charge of caring for a lifelike doll that the couple treat as a real child.
Style: tense, psychological, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, ghosts, violence, nanny, supernatural, mansion, murder, boy, haunted house, loss of son, dealing with death, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, usa
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The Childhood of a Leader (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada, UK, France, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The chilling story of a young American boy living in France in 1918 whose father is working for the US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. What he witnesses helps to mold his beliefs – and we witness the birth of a terrifying ...
Style: rough, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: fascism, boy, leader, father son relationship, childhood, tantrum, evil child, brutality, mother son relationship, government agency, misanthropy, pessimism ...
Time: year 1919, 1910s
Place: france
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Jasper Jones (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura Wishart, Charlie's life is changed forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: boy, racism, small town, 14 year old, coming of age, secret, friendship, love, australian, suspicion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, digging ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1969
Place: adelaide south australia, australia
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Temporary Difficulties (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sasha Korolev has a congenital disorder. The boy’s father has chosen what seemed to him the only correct way to put the son on his feet: to treat him like a healthy person. “You’re not a patient, you have temporary difficulties”. Eating, ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, uplifting, based on true events, brutal
Plot: human spirit, rise to the top, boy, parents and children, childhood, child abuse, father son relationship, cripple, cerebral palsy, power relations, working class, adaptation ...
Place: ussr
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The Hole in the Ground (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Ireland, UK, Belgium, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trying to escape her broken past, Sarah O’Neill is building a new life on the fringes of a backwood rural town with her young son Chris. A terrifying encounter with a mysterious neighbour shatters her fragile security, throwing Sarah into a ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, dark, macabre ...
Plot: forest, doppelganger, boy, house, son, paranoia, pit, obsession, insanity, mother son relationship, small town, nightmare ...
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Your Name (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must ...
Style: touching, romantic, captivating, emotional, scenic ...
Plot: body swapping, romance, school, time travel, supernatural, destiny, memory loss, friendship, girl, beautiful scenery, love, death ...
Place: tokyo, japan
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Little Buddha (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Liechtenstein, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Little Buddha is a movie about the life of Siddhartha starring Keanu Reeves and Bridget Fonda and directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.
Style: serious, sentimental, meditative, compassionate, touching ...
Plot: reincarnation, self discovery, monk, enlightenment, buddhist, teachers and students, religions or cults, buddha, parents and children, human nature, religion, boy ...
Place: tibet, seattle, asia, usa, seattle washington
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The Last Day of Summer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke Malloy is freaking out. He doesn't want tomorrow to come because tomorrow means starting Middle School...saying goodbye to summer break and hello to homework. And even worse, hello to getting picked on by Meat, the terrible torturer of new ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, light
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: time loop, skateboarding, summer, boy, introspection, friends, hopes, teenage life, young heroes, youth, disorder, fish out of water ...
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I Am... Gabriel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unforgiving sun, a parched earth, and a failed economy have left a small Texas town desolate. For ten years Promise, Texas has known nothing but one curse after another. It's barren, broken, and dying, leaving a town full of despair. When a ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing, christian film
Plot: boy, angel, supernatural power, church, hopes, small town, prayer, mysterious stranger, religion, healing, hopelessness, sheriff ...
Place: texas
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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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Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: captivating, exciting, feel good, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, adventure, fantasy world, childhood, imaginary, pirate, children, magic, mermaid, first love, imaginary kingdom, island ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
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Partisan (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On the edge of a crumbling city, 11-year-old Alexander lives in a sequestered commune alongside other children, their mothers, and charismatic leader, Gregori. Gregori teaches the children how to raise livestock, grow vegetables, work as a community ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: mysterious character, birthday, parents and children, boy, isolation, eccentric family, family problems, religions or cults, youth, commune, family relations, promise ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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10 1/2 (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tommy, 10 years old, is well known by Social Services. He is considered a danger to society. Gilles, his guardian at this halfway house, sees potential for redemption in this kid driven by violence.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: social worker, kids in trouble, child abuse, boy, hopes, life is a bitch, danger, power relations, redemption, teachers and students, violence, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
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Cub (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Over-imaginative 12 year-old Sam heads off to the woods to summer scout camp with his pack convinced that he will encounter a monster...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, enigmatic
Plot: boy scout, monster, summer camp, deadly creature, supernatural, boy, youth, deadly, danger, wilderness, teenage life, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, flanders, france
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Womb (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Hungary, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, serious, touching ...
Plot: mother son incest, tragic love, cloning, unfulfillment, hopes, couple relations, moral dilemma, parents and children, dealing with death, genetic engineering, childhood sweetheart, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Motorama (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A ten year old boy gets tired of life with abusive parents and cashes in his piggy bank and steals a Mustang. He rides off into a surreal America playing "Motorama," a game sponsored by Chimera Gas Company. He has various encounters with ...
Style: road movie, surreal, humorous, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: child driving car, on the road, juvenile delinquent, american dream, boy, partners, contests and competitions, chases and races, obsessive quest, fish out of water, supernatural, rivalry ...
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Megan Is Missing (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fictional drama based on actual events, about two teenage girls who encounter an Internet predator.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: internet, found footage, best friends, deathtrap, missing person, teenage girl, danger, boy, party girl, chat room, perversity, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: usa
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Wakfu (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Follow Yogu and his friends Amalia, Evangelyne, Tristepin, Ruel and Az as they try to rescue the world of Wakfu from destruction.
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: adventure, magical power, young heroes, heroes, imaginary kingdom, dragon, princess, imaginary, knight, kids and family, youth, magic ...
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The Boy and the Beast (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kyuta, a boy living in Shibuya, and Kumatetsu, a lonesome beast from Jutengai, an imaginary world. One day, Kyuta forays into the imaginary world and, as he's looking for his way back, meets Kumatetsu who becomes his spirit guide. That ...
Style: breathtaking, touching, interesting, stylized, intense ...
Plot: training, beast, mentor, destiny, friendship, orphan, good versus evil, martial arts, father son relationship, transformation, loneliness, fantasy world ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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Suburbicon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, China
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the quiet family town of Suburbicon during the 1950s, the best and worst of humanity is hilariously reflected through the deeds of seemingly ordinary people. When a home invasion turns deadly, a picture-perfect family turns to blackmail, revenge ...
Style: serious, sad, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: black american, prejudice, fear, murder, racism, boy, child in peril, investigation, scam, dark secret, father son relationship, accomplice ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
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