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, suspense, humorous, feel good and weird films and TV shows about / with boy, friendship, family relations, childhood, runaway, father son relationship, storytelling, teenager, adventure and mother son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Family and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, New Zealand and other countries.
boy movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as boy: Joshua (2007), Coco (2017), Stranger Things (2016), 10 1/2 (2010), Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun (2020), Peter Pan (2003), Emil and the Detectives (2001), Your Name. (2016), No One's Child (2014), The Childhood of a Leader (2015).

List of boy movies

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, baby, child abuse, manipulation, manipulations, family problems, parents and children, rivalry, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
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, funny, colourful, feel good ...
Plot: disney, life after death, boy, childhood, family, musician, fantasy world, life & death, singer, child protagonist, skeleton, afterlife ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: mexico
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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: telekinesis, supernatural, supernatural power, super powers, monster, parallel universe, friendship, missing person, boy, teenage boy, parallel world, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 20th century
Place: usa, soviet union, ussr, indiana
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10 1/2 (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 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, realistic, captivating
Plot: boy, social worker, kids in trouble, juvenile delinquent, child abuse, life is a bitch, isolation, danger, pedophile, hopes, youth, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
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Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: At Kamome Academy, rumors abound about the school's Seven Mysteries, one of which is Hanako-san. Said to occupy the third stall of the third floor girls' bathroom in the old school building, Hanako-san grants any wish when summoned. Nene ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, funny, humorous, fairy tale
Plot: spirit, school, romance, toilet, boy, mystery, friendship, girl, creature, adventure, supernatural ability, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: feel good, fairy tale, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: childhood, fairy, fantasy world, first love, imaginary kingdom, adventure, pirate, imaginary, young heroes, captain, magic, heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
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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: feel good, captivating, humorous, entertaining
Plot: boy, stolen money, gang, summer vacation, friendship, children, thief, unemployment, single father, solidarity, amateur detective, kidnapping ...
Place: berlin germany, germany
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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, surprise ending, sentimental ...
Plot: body swapping, romance, school, time travel, beautiful scenery, love, girl, race against time, schoolgirl, boy, star crossed lovers, destiny ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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No One's Child (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia, Croatia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The movie is based on the fascinating, true story of a feral boy whom hunters found among wolves in a forest in the mountains of Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) in the mid-1980s. The boy was sent to the institution for children in an attempt to socialize ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating
Plot: neglected child, boy, friendship, orphanage, children, wolf, bullying, forest, funeral, capture, shower, suicide ...
Place: serbia
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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: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, rough
Plot: boy, fascism, leader, childhood, father son relationship, tantrum, evil child, mother son relationship, brutality, government agency, little boy, prayer ...
Time: year 1919, 1910s
Place: france
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Storm Boy (2019)
Genre: 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: disturbing, psychological, sincere, captivating, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: boy, ocean, pelican, grandfather, friendship, sea, son, adventure, granddaughter, storytelling, family relations, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south australia, adelaide south australia
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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: clever, witty, humorous, philosophical
Plot: genius, child prodigy, childhood, parents and children, family, prodigy, boy, mathematician, school, adolescence, scientist, kids and family ...
Time: year 1990, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
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The Boss Baby (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A story about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative 7 year old named Tim.
Style: funny, touching, entertaining, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sibling rivalry, baby, boy, ceo, job promotion, family relations, child as adult, little boy, adventure, imagination, brothers, child protagonist ...
Place: las vegas
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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, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: boy, secret, racism, small town, 14 year old, coming of age, friendship, love, australian, suspicion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teen suicide ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1969
Place: adelaide south australia, australia
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The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, mystery, afterlife, death, psychology, supernatural ability, psychic, psychic power, paranormal phenomena, psychiatrist, life & death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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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, exciting, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, parents and children, boy, space and aliens, mars, alien abduction, martian, disney, young heroes, evil alien, guilt, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana
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Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as ...
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: obsession, pedophilia, unrequited love, boy, fall in love, male objectification, gays and lesbians, vacation, beach, forbidden love, unfulfillment, resort ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: italy, venice, europe, tokyo
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Pete's Dragon (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
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: psychotronic, emotional, compassionate, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dragon, orphan, boy, feral child, children, escape, family life, fire breathing dragon, invisibility, sawmill, deforestation, forest ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
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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: christian film, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: boy, angel, mysterious stranger, small town, prayer, church, supernatural power, hopes, healing, hopelessness, religion, eviction notice ...
Place: texas
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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: psychological, scary, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, nanny, haunted house, ghosts, violence, mansion, supernatural, plot twist, mystery, boy, murder, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, usa
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Adventure Time (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Told in eight parts, Islands tells the story of Finn, Jake, BMO and Susan Strong leaving Ooo and traveling across the ocean to solve the mystery of Finn's past. During their trip, they unlock secrets, encounter various creatures, make new ...
Style: humorous, exciting, surreal, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, friends, adventure, talking animals, princess, creature, imaginary, buddies, young heroes, best friends, escapades, monster ...
Time: 2010s
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Tomorrow Will Be Better (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three Russian street kids, who live on their wits in a train station, take off to the countryside hoping to make it across the border to a better life in Poland. They are alternately looking for tenderness and pushing it away because they sense that ...
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: leaving home, friendship, young heroes, youth, boy, self discovery, obsessive quest, on the road, optimism, hopes, escapades, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, russia, europe
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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, disturbing, tense
Plot: nazi germany, nazism, nazi, boy, hitler, hitler youth, rabbit, world war two, first love, german, imaginary friend, child protagonist ...
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, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 70 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: touching, sincere, psychological, compassionate, puppet animation ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphanage, loneliness, boy, alcoholic, friendship, children, accidental killing, adoption, police officer, introvert, first love, orphan ...
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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, entertaining, twists and turns, humorous
Plot: boy, buddies, mentor, youth, nothing goes right, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bad taste humour, school, friendship, toilet humor, mother son relationship ...
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Suburbicon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, 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, boy, prejudice, fear, dark secret, father son relationship, scam, investigation, murder, racism, child in peril, poisoned drink ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
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The Jungle Book (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.
Style: serious, psychotronic, semi serious, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: jungle, disney, orphan, animals, talking animals, wolf, feral child, giant snake, adventure, tiger, animal life, panther ...
Place: india
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The Little Vampire (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the popular books, the story tells of Tony who wants a friend to add some adventure to his life. What he gets is Rudolph, a vampire kid with a good appetite. The two end up inseparable, but their fun is cut short when all the hopes of the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, melancholic, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, horror for children, pre-teens, teens
Plot: vampire, friendship, imaginary, family, vampire hunter, siblings relations, small town life, child protagonist, boy, supernatural, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe
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The Strange Ones (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Mysterious events surround the travels of two brothers as they make their way across a remote American landscape. On the surface all seems normal, but what appears to be a simple vacation soon gives way to a dark and complex web of secrets. This is ...
Style: road movie, rough, suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: pedophile, cave, man boy relationship, boy, motel, road trip, sibling relationship, nightmare, child abuse, pretending to be someone else, hiding place, on the run ...
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Boyhood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.
Style: depressing, realistic, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, childhood, divorced parents, boy, marital problem, divorce, stepsister stepsister relationship, abusive husband, parents and children, teenage life, youth, classmate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, 2000s, year 2012 ...
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, austin texas
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