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, touching, humorous, suspenseful and realistic films and TV shows about / with child, family relations, friendship, danger, murder, family, brutality, school, death and police plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as child: The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), My Hero Academia (2016), The Kindergarten Teacher (2018), The Golem (2018), Secrets of War (2014), Monsieur Batignole (2002), Cuties (2020), The Keeping Hours (2017), The Last Train (2002), The Hedgehog (2009).

List of child movies

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, tense, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: nanny, obsession, vengeance, haunted by the past, asthma, danger, family in danger, domestic disturbance, loss of child, psychopath, child, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
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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, sincere, entertaining, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: super strength, superhero, training, friendship, school, heroism, high school, super villain, rivalry, teamwork, tournament, society ...
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The Kindergarten Teacher (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Israel, UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lisa Spinelli is a Staten Island teacher who is unusually devoted to her students. When she discovers one of her five-year-olds is a prodigy, she becomes fascinated with the boy, ultimately risking her family and freedom to nurture his talent.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, rough, suspense
Plot: child prodigy, kindergarten, child abduction, child, female protagonist, poetry, talented, parenting, reciting poetry, teacher, little boy, poetry reading ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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 5.6
 4K
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: exciting, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: ritual, survival horror, evil, jewish, monster, folklore, legend, child, ancient, magic, village, golem ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: europe, lithuania
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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: emotional, captivating, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, world war two, child, war, best friends, village, village life, life is a bitch, youth, unfulfillment, friendship between boys, teenager ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: holland
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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, anti semitism, soldier, child, nazism, against humanity, life is a bitch, wartime life, society, confined, collaboration ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, switzerland, europe
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 2.9
 25K
Cuties (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Amy, an 11-year-old girl, joins a group of dancers named “the cuties” at school, and rapidly grows aware of her burgeoning femininity—upsetting her mother and her values in the process.
Plot: child, dancing, female director, femininity, netflix, taking a selfie, dancehall girl, selfie, drone, schoolyard, dance contest, iron ...
Place: paris france
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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: rough, suspense, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, death, child, parenthood, parent child relationship, supernatural power, psychology, supernatural, psychological drama, life is a bitch, death of child, supernatural horror ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.8
 651
The Last Train (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Action, Drama, Western
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three old man, a little boy training to protect an old patrimony, La "33", the last train.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: train, obsessive quest, filmmaking, escapades, danger, child, small town, solidarity, catastrophe, countryside, small town life, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: uruguay, brazil, argentina
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 7.4
 9K
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, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, suicidal thoughts, introspection, child, youth, hopes, social differences, death wish, little girl, 11 year old, restaurant, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 6.6
 99K
Monster House (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, semi serious, dark, scary, humorous ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: halloween, haunted house, neighbor, computer animation, ghost, family, children, disorder, suburbs, friendship, supernatural, child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.3
 448K
It (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
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: suspense, scary, surprise ending, rough, bleak ...
Plot: clown, missing person, killer clown, fear, monster, asthma, supernatural power, death of brother, inhaler, good versus evil, abandoned house, small town ...
Time: 80s, year 1989, year 1988, quarry
Place: maine
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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: touching, psychological, sentimental, sincere, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, secret, child, conflict, little girl, female objectification, church, husband wife relationship, money problems, birth mother, family relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, semi serious ...
Plot: adoption, prostitute, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, opposites attract, dishonesty, adoptive mother, adoptive father, child, boxing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.1
 76K
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, baby, escape attempt, little boy, bloody violence, adoption, super strength, child, adopted son ...
Time: 21st century, year 2016, year 2006, 2000s, 2010s
Place: kansas
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 7.2
 6K
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: science and technology, daughter, investigation, child, police, supernatural, single mother, telekinesis, weapons, cancer patient, divorce, female protagonist ...
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 5.8
 22K
The Prodigy (2019)
Genre: 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, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: supernatural, serial killer, genius, soul transference, reincarnation, violence, child, bad guy wins, blood, nightmare, danger, metronome ...
Place: pennsylvania
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 6.1
 631
Fatal Desire (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Fatal desire tells the story of the first Internet-related murder in the United States. Sharee Miller is a 27-year-old fiancee, when interviewing with Jerry Cassaday in an Internet chat room. Soon they are in the real life begin a passionate affair. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, sexy ...
Plot: gangsters, parents and children, pregnancy, computers and web, love and romance, crimes, crime, domestic disturbance, teenage life, dishonesty, child, casino ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rhode island, pittsburgh
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 4.2
 20K
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: captivating, light, colourful, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, elf, magic, family, child, disney, ransom, master criminal, fantasy world, boy genius, genius, magical creature ...
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 8.4
 360K
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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Cop and a Half: New Recruit (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this family-friendly action reboot of the 1993 film, Karina Foley, an ambitious and spunky 12-year-old, inserts herself in a police investigation of the Badge Bandit, led by the grizzled, veteran detective Mark Simmons. Much to Simmons' ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, captivating, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: buddy cop, police protagonist, team up, child, police investigation, partner, little girl, police academy, tough cop, school, police station, chase ...
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My Friend Henry (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When 12-year-old Elsi Björkman and her mother Paula return from a week's holiday abroad, Elsi immediately notices that someone has been in her room. She tells her mother about it, but she does not believe her. At the local supermarket Elsi ...
Style: disturbing, touching, serious, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, friendship, parent child relationship, responsibility, dysfunctional family, anxiety, child, childhood, friend, mental disorder, secret, father son relationship ...
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 6.4
 8K
Boy Missing (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Víctor is a child who is found casually roaming by a country road. His mother, Patricia, a well-known lawyer specialist in media trails, realizes about it and she goes to the hospital, where explains to the police that Víctor is deaf, and ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: kidnapping, disappearance, child, police, lawyer, school, deaf, pregnant woman, trial, blackmail, seaport, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, catalonia
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 6.6
 4K
Kabluey (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Leslie is left with few options when her husband is sent back to war in the Middle East. A modest amount of help arrives in the form of his brother, Salman, who is less than prepared to care for the couple's two preadolescent boys. When Leslie ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, surreal, absurd, light ...
Plot: single parent, family life, family relations, disorder, eccentric family, fish out of water, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit, torment, job, dysfunctional character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iraq
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Out of the Wilderness (1998)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A raven becomes a family pet after it saves the life of a little girl. Later, the family repays the favor by saving the bird from their neighbors who demand its immediate destruction. Stars David Carradine, David Naughton
Style: touching, humorous, sincere, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, danger, family, escapades, animal life, child, raven, wilderness, child in peril, rivalry, heroes
Place: alaska, oregon
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Gretel & Hansel (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, 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: fairy tale, dark, captivating, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: forest, witch, good versus evil, witchcraft, brother sister relationship, danger, supernatural power, supernatural, lost, brutality, supernatural ability, country ...
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Monica and Friends: Bonds (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fluffy, Jimmy Five's pet dog, vanished. He develops an infallible plan to rescue the little dog, but, he will need help from his faithful friends: Monica, Maggy and Smudge. Together, they will face challengers and live incredible adventures to ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, sincere, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: children, friendship, journey, quest, child, forest, dog, chase, friends, escapades, adventure, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 979
M/S Romantic (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 254 min.
TV show
Story: One night on a cruise ship between Helsinki and Stockholm, six stories of happiness and misfortune.
Style: touching, light, humorous, exciting, entertaining ...
Plot: wedding ceremony, singer, awkward situation, karaoke bar, wedding party, womanizer, ladies man, workplace, ferry, sexual abuse, stress, finnish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: sweden, finland, stockholm sweden, helsinki finland, eastern europe
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F*!#Ing Adelaide (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: A comedy drama told from six different perspectives of a family who reunite in Adelaide when Mum plans to sell the family home. Any sense of togetherness quickly crumbles to reveal how fucked and glorious it is to be home.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, sentimental, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: family, brother sister relationship, family home, australian, daughter, sibling rivalry, television, magic, funeral, sibling, tv, airplane ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
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Inconceivable (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mother looks to escape her abusive past by moving to a new town where she befriends another mother, who grows suspicious of her.
Style: sexy, captivating, artsy, suspense
Plot: female nudity, murder, family relations, obsession, pregnancy, child, friendship, surrogate mother, caught having sex, lesbian, murder of a nude woman, swimming pool ...
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