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 captivating, suspense, psychotronic, touching, scary and psychological films and TV shows about / with child, friendship, boy, family relations, husband wife relationship, flashback, death, father son relationship, murder and violence plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
child movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as child: It (2017), Gretel & Hansel (2020), The Prodigy (2019), Boarding School (2018), Secrets of War (2014), Cop Car (2015), My Hero Academia (2016), Custody (2017), The Sixth Sense (1999), Mighty Aphrodite (1995).

List of child movies

It (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Style: scary, suspense, surprise ending, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: missing person, monster, supernatural horror, killer clown, clown, asthma, child, small town, fear, stephen king, death of brother, inhaler ...
Time: year 1989, 80s, year 1988
Place: maine
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Gretel & Hansel (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Ireland, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.
Style: dark, fairy tale, dark fantasy, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: witch, forest, witchcraft, black magic, supernatural power, villainess, good versus evil, child, danger, supernatural, brutality, lost ...
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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, entertaining, funny
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: magic, friendship, werewolf, supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, adventure, fairy, friends, childhood, children, wizards and magicians ...
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The Prodigy (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mother concerned about her young son's disturbing behavior thinks something supernatural may be affecting him.
Style: frightening, scary, suspense, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: supernatural, genius, serial killer, child, reincarnation, violence, bad guy wins, blood, nightmare, soul transference, danger, parents ...
Place: pennsylvania
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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: captivating, psychological, whimsical, enigmatic
Plot: fantasy world, child, aristocracy, relocation, wizards and magicians, magical power, magic, magician, parallel world, new life, life turned upside down, puzzle ...
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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: corporal punishment, boarding school, stepfather, child, little boy, child abuse, stepfather stepson relationship, boarding school life, life is a bitch, moral ambiguity, violence, brutality ...
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Secrets of War (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tuur and Lambert are best friends. But the war is closing in and is about to change their lives forever. Tuurs dad joined the resistance and even his big brother seems so be part of it. Lamberts family on the other hand choose to obey the Germans. ...
Style: captivating, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, friendship between boys, world war two, child, best friends, war, village, village life, youth, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, secret ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: holland
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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, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: murder, child, car chase, stealing a car, police car, crime, crimes, adventure, crime gone awry, gunfight, body in a trunk, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, united states, usa, california
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My Hero Academia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: People are not born equal, a realization that 4-year-old Midoriya Izuku faced when bullied by his classmates who had unique special powers. Izuku was one of the rare cases where he was born with absolutely no unique powers. This did not stop Izuku ...
Style: exciting, comic, entertaining, sincere, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: training, superhero, super strength, friendship, school, teamwork, heroism, fight, school life, super villain, high school, rivalry ...
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Custody (2017)
Genre: Drama
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
Plot: custody battle, child, parent child relationship, child custody, husband wife relationship, boy, police, divorced parents, lawyer, lie, father son relationship, divorce ...
Time: 2010s, year 2013
Place: france
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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 power, psychic, life & death, paranormal phenomena, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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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: talky, humorous, witty, surreal, touching ...
Plot: adoption, prostitute, adoptive mother, child, family relations, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, opposites attract, dishonesty, boxing, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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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: colourful, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: police, supernatural, child, daughter, science and technology, investigation, single mother, telekinesis, cancer patient, weapons, coastal town, female protagonist ...
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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, light, humorous, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: fairy, elf, disney, mythical creature, fantasy life, genius, magic, magical creature, child, boy genius, family, fantasy world ...
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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: funny, light, absurd, not serious, sex comedy
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: best friend, grownups, child protagonist, friend, adult humor, friendship, mischievous children, school, first kiss, child, absurd humor, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, 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, funny, atmospheric, colourful, feel good ...
Plot: disney, life after death, boy, childhood, family, musician, fantasy world, life & death, music, singer, child protagonist, skeleton ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: mexico
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The Golem (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A re-imagining of the old mystical folklore that follows a woman and a tight-knit Jewish community that is besieged by foreign invaders. She conjures a dangerous creature to protect them but it may be more evil than she ever imagined.
Style: psychotronic, exciting, scary, suspense
Plot: ritual, survival horror, golem, rabbi, monster, legend, folklore, child, evil, ancient, jewish, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1600s, 17th century
Place: europe, lithuania
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Monsieur Batignole (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1942, in an occupied Paris, the apolitical grocer Edmond Batignole lives with his wife and daughter in a small apartment in the building of his grocery. When his future son-in-law and collaborator of the German Pierre-Jean Lamour calls the Nazis ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: holocaust, world war two, nazism, soldier, anti semitism, child, against humanity, life is a bitch, wartime life, confined, society, collaboration ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, switzerland, europe
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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, captivating, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, parenthood, death, child, parent child relationship, supernatural, psychology, supernatural power, psychological drama, supernatural horror, family, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
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Rocky Handsome (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two bruised hearts, 8-year-old Naomi and Kabir find solace in each other. They are both lonely and nursing psychological scars and mysterious tragedy. Naomi’s mother is a drug addict-peddler and Kabir loses the only person he loves. The talkative ...
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, hitman, child, child abduction, investigation, drugs, police, violence, friendship, vengeance, abduction ...
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The Last Train (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Action, Drama, Western
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three old man, a little boy training to protect an old patrimony, La "33", the last train.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: train, filmmaking, obsessive quest, escapades, danger, child, small town, solidarity, countryside, small town life, hollywood, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: uruguay, brazil, argentina
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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: contemplative, psychological, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, suicidal thoughts, little girl, introspection, child, social differences, death wish, hopes, youth, family relations, restaurant, 11 year old ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Monster House (2006)
Genre: Animation, 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: suspenseful, dark, semi serious, scary, humorous ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: halloween, computer animation, haunted house, ghost, children, supernatural, neighbor, family, monster, suburbs, friendship, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: earnest, touching, thought provoking, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: racism, courtroom drama, poverty, court, lawyer, courtroom, small town, rape, prejudice, legal, interracial relations, trial ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1932
Place: alabama, usa
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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, thought provoking, touching
Plot: bullying, middle school, school, happy ending, friendship, father son relationship, family, mask, family relations, deformity, child, fight ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
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The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: nanny, obsession, asthma, vengeance, family in danger, danger, psychopath, domestic disturbance, haunted by the past, loss of child, rivalry, manipulations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
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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, sentimental, sincere, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, secret, birth mother, conflict, child, money problems, church, husband wife relationship, female objectification, family relations, little girl, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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Silly's Sweet Summer (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Schoolboy Martin, bright but small for his age, has to move and change school because of his mother's new jobs, while only his father really tries to understand him. Even before reaches class he bumps into cocky, athletic rascal Oliver. It ...
Style: entertaining, captivating
Plot: child, teenage crush, father son relationship, abuse, high school friend, life is a bitch, mother son relationship, group of friends, relationships, schoolboy, family relations, parents and children ...
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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: macabre, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil child, evil, super villain, supernatural ability, adoption, baby, escape attempt, little boy, bloody violence, child, adopted son, super strength ...
Time: 21st century, year 2016, 2000s, 2010s, year 2006
Place: kansas
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Raised by Wolves (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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Story: After Earth is ravaged by a great religious war, an atheistic android architect sends two of his creations, Mother and Father, to start a peaceful, godless colony on the planet Kepler-22b. Their treacherous task is jeopardized by the arrival of the ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, exciting, visually appealing, stylized
Plot: androids, space colony, distant planet, robot human relationship, post apocalypse, survival, war, atheism, alien creature, child, vestiges of humanity, parents and children ...
Time: future, distant future
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