Child movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant child movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, touching, captivating, weird, cult film and sincere films and TV shows about / with child, youth, coming of age, boy, children, friendship, storytelling, family relations, teenager and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Adventure genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
child movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as child: The Prodigy (2019), Wonder (2017), Problem Child (1990), The Sixth Sense (1999), Good Boys (2019), The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008), Eva (2011), Cop Car (2015), Brightburn (2019), Sweet Tooth (2021).

List of child movies

The Prodigy (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mother concerned about her young son's disturbing behavior thinks something supernatural may be affecting him.
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, emotional, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: child, serial killer, creepy child, supernatural, reincarnation, genius, crimes, bad guy wins, violence, evil child, nightmare, doctor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pennsylvania
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Wonder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Style: inspirational, uplifting, sincere, touching, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: bullying, school, child, friendship, middle school, family, father son relationship, happy ending, family relations, deformity, hospital, fight ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city, new york
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The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me? (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shingo Ichinomiya, a 25-year-old man working at a firm company, while thinking of tomorrow's busy working day, goes to sleep. However, when he woke up, he found himself in a room unknown to him and realized that he is inside a 6-years-old body, ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, captivating, whimsical
Plot: magician, child, wizards and magicians, magic, wizards, fantasy world, new life, parallel world, supernatural ability, aristocracy, relocation, life turned upside down ...
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Problem Child (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ben Healy (John Ritter) and his social climbing wife Flo adopt Junior a fun-loving seven year old. But they soon discover he's a little monster as he turns a camping trip, a birthday party and even a baseball game into comic nightmares. But is ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, unusual plot structure, satirical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, adoption, child, chase, troublemaker, dark humor, spoiled brat, disorder, kidnapping, friends, best friends, children ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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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, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, ghost, afterlife, supernatural, mystery, psychology, death, psychiatrist, plot twist, life & death, boy, psychic power ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
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The Magic Kids: Three Unlikely Heroes (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vlad has just moved and joined one of the most famous magical schools in the world, where he meets fairies, witches, trolls and dwarfs. Him and his father are the first vampires in town, but he soon meets other special kids.
Style: light, feel good, fairy tale, funny, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, children, supernatural ability, supernatural, adventure, childhood, friends, magic, fairy, child, friendship between teens, good versus evil ...
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Good Boys (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of young boys on the cusp of becoming teenagers embark on an epic quest to fix their broken drone before their parents get home.
Style: absurd, funny, light, sex comedy, not serious ...
Plot: grownups, best friend, first kiss, child, school, sexual humor, adult humor, child protagonist, mischievous children, youth, absurd humor, friend ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a ...
Style: sad, emotional, touching, heartbreaking, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: world war two, holocaust, concentration camp, jewish, war, childhood, nazi, friendship, boy, military, gas chamber, german ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland, europe, berlin germany, switzerland
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Eva (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 2041, humans of planet Earth now live side-by-side with androids. A well-known cybernetic engineer, Alex Garel, is tasked with an assignment to create a robot in the form of a human child. He returns home to begin his work and finds that his ...
Style: captivating, clever, futuristic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: robot, prodigy, child, brother brother relationship, programmer, androids and robots, twists and turns, homecoming, memory, creator, youth, a.i. ...
Time: future
Place: europe, spain
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Cop Car (2015)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two kids find themselves in the centre of a deadly game of cat and mouse after taking a sheriff's cruiser for a joy ride.
Style: suspense, road movie, intense, psychological, bloody ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, car, stealing a car, child, sheriff, boy, child in peril, coming of age, crime gone awry, crimes, adventure, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, california, usa
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Brightburn (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?
Style: disturbing, macabre, suspenseful, scary, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil child, evil, evil wins, alien, baby, little boy, child, home invasion, killer child, super villain, adopted son, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2016, year 2006
Place: kansas
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Sweet Tooth (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: On a perilous adventure across a post-apocalyptic world, a lovable boy who's half-human and half-deer searches for a new beginning with a gruff protector.
Style: apocalyptic, dark fantasy, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: hybrid, post apocalypse, half human, child, apocalypse, survival, father, baby, boy, cataclysm, supernatural being, virus ...
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The little prince (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Canada, Italy, USA, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the best-seller book 'The Little Prince', the movie tells the story of a little girl that lives with resignation in a world where efficiency and work are the only dogmas. Everything will change when accidentally she discovers her ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, touching, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, little boy, friends, surrealism, self discovery, life philosophy, social differences, escapades, philosophy, imaginary kingdom, child, little girl ...
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Adventure, 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, sad, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: friendship, alien, childhood, extraterrestrial, children, halloween, stranded, boy, empathy, healing power, benign alien, ufo ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: california, usa, sesame street, los angeles
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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: funny, humorous, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, preschoolers ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, mischievous children, home alone, family, children, youth, when the parents are away, child protagonist, home invasion, precocious child, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, illinois, france ...
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Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Lenny and his wife, Amanda, adopt a baby, Lenny realizes that his son is a genius and becomes obsessed with finding the boy's biological mother in hopes that she will be brilliant too. But when he learns that Max's mother is Linda ...
Style: surreal, funny, sexy, talky, humorous ...
Plot: adoption, adopted son, child, adoptive mother, prostitution, loneliness, dysfunctional family, life philosophy, family relations, love and romance, dishonesty, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, ancient greece
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Artemis Fowl (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Artemis Fowl the second, a young Irish criminal mastermind, kidnaps the fairy LEPrecon officer Holly Short for ransom to fund rescuing his father. Once a transaction is made, they go onto a hunt for the evil pixie Opal Koboi and rush to save Artemis ...
Style: colourful, captivating, atmospheric, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: genius, magical creature, fantasy life, disney, fairy, mythology, mythical creature, elf, magic, family, child, fantasy world ...
Place: ireland
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Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, surreal, mind bending, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: memory, alternate reality, subconscious, virtual reality, dream, fictional reality, teamwork, mind control, architecture, existentialism, imagination, lucid dream ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: paris france, japan, los angeles, new york, tokyo ...
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Let the Right One In (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor ...
Style: gothic, captivating, atmospheric, dark, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: vampire, supernatural, bullying, loneliness, coming of age, deadly creature, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, snow, friendship, child vampire, bully, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 18th century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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School of Rock (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, sexy, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: music, teacher, teachers and students, rock music, school, rock band, musician, music band, high school, student, battle of the bands, rock concert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, new york, usa, los angeles
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Custody (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the midst of a divorce, Miriam Besson decides to ask for exclusive custody to her son, in order to protect him from a father that she is accusing of violence. The judge-in-charge of the file grants a shared custody to the father whom it considers ...
Style: sentimental, touching, disturbing, captivating, cult film
Plot: custody battle, lie, divorce, child custody, lawyer, violent father, parent child relationship, divorced parents, husband wife relationship, child, police, father son relationship ...
Time: 2010s, year 2013
Place: france
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Stand by Me (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
Style: sentimental, serious, emotional, sad, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: childhood, coming of age, friendship, teenager, boy, adventure, youth, children, courage, young heroes, death, friends ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959, 80s
Place: usa, oregon, normandy
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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, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, jungle, family, childhood, board game, time travel, fantasy world, monkey, animals, disappearance, getting home, magic ...
Time: 20th century, year 1969, year 1995, 19th century, 90s ...
Place: new hampshire, usa
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Daughter of Mine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A daughter torn between two mothers, one who raised her with love and her biological mother, who instinctively claims her back.
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, sentimental, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, female objectification, mother daughter conflict, child, conflict, husband wife relationship, church, money problems, family relations, secret, friendship, stepmother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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The Keeping Hours (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A supernatural love story that centers on two parents whose life together falls apart after their son dies. The man, now a successful lawyer, and the woman, now married and an author, get a chance at reconciliation ten years later.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: ghost, death, parenthood, child, parent child relationship, death of child, psychology, supernatural power, supernatural, family, life is a bitch, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
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Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, ...
Style: exciting, intense, semi serious, captivating, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, robot, space travel, board game, alien, family, sibling rivalry, brother brother relationship, game, stranded, youth, when the parents are away ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
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Boarding School (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When troubled 12-year-old Jacob Felsen is sent away to boarding school, he enters every kid’s worst nightmare: a creepy old mansion, deserted except for six other teenage misfits and two menacing and mysterious teachers. As events become ...
Style: suspense, rough, harsh, scary, emotional
Plot: boarding school, corporal punishment, stepfather, stepfather stepson relationship, child, little boy, life is a bitch, lifestyle, moral ambiguity, lgbt, violence, brutality ...
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Emergence (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A police chief takes in a young child she finds near the site of a mysterious accident who has no memory of what has happened. The investigation draws her into a conspiracy larger than she ever imagined, and the child’s identity is at the center ...
Style: atmospheric, colourful, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: police, supernatural, child, daughter, investigation, single mother, cancer patient, science and technology, female protagonist, coastal town, superhero, coming of age ...
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The Hedgehog (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paloma is a serious and highly articulate but deeply bored 11-year-old who has decided to kill herself on her 12th birthday. Fascinated by art and philosophy, she questions and documents her life and immediate circle, drawing trenchant and often ...
Style: psychological, realistic, sentimental, captivating, inspirational ...
Plot: suicidal thoughts, youth, friendship, little girl, introspection, child, coming of age, hopes, death wish, social differences, restaurant, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Toy Story 4 (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that's Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called "Forky" to her room, a road trip adventure ...
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, sincere, touching ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, toys, travel, astronaut, sheriff, on the road, toy comes to life, cowboy, cartoon dog, antique shop, child, ventriloquist dummy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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