Child's point of view movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant child's point of view movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, realistic, humorous, feel good, sentimental and serious films and TV shows about / with child's point of view, family relations, youth, friendship, family, parents and children, friends, childhood, children and coming of age plots mostly in Drama, Family and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
child's point of view
child's point of view movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as child's point of view: Big Daddy (1999), Anne with an E (2017), Pay It Forward (2000), The Borrowers (1997), Hugo (2011), Tom Sawyer (2011), The Art of Crying (2006), Wah-Wah (2005), Prancer Returns (2001), The Parent Trap (1998).

List of child's point of view movies

Big Daddy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father.
Style: humorous, funny, sentimental, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: child's point of view, adoption, immaturity, responsibility, parenthood, slacker, parents and children, friends, single father, bed wetting, love and romance, social worker ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Anne with an E (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood ...
Style: compassionate, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: friendship, family relations, orphan, adventure, imaginary, child's point of view, teen romance, small town, parents and children, society, children's home, school ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
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Pay It Forward (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Like some other kids, 12-year-old Trevor McKinney believed in the goodness of human nature. Like many other kids, he was determined to change the world for the better. Unlike most other kids, he succeeded.
Style: uplifting, motivational, touching, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teacher, childhood, single parent, disfigurement, parents and children, addiction, teachers and students, child's point of view, good deed, alcohol abuse, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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The Borrowers (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, "borrowing" such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: little people, mischievous children, friendship, child's point of view, lawyer, adventure, good versus evil, disorder, danger, eviction, rescue, real estate ...
Place: england, london
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Hugo (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, light, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, adventure, filmmaking, steampunk, magical, friendship, kids in trouble, hopes, toys, destiny, robot, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, post world war one, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Tom Sawyer (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Germany, Romania
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Sawyer (LOUIS HOFMANN) has a head full of pranks and drives when he invents is not just a new adventure, preferably around with his best buddy Huck Finn (LEON SEIDEL) - much to the chagrin of his Aunt Polly (HEIKE MAKATSCH) with Tom and his ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, young heroes, adventurer, buddies, prank, adolescence vs adulthood, false accusation, child's point of view, cave, escapades, friendship, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, missouri, saint petersburg, america, st. petersburg russia
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The Art of Crying (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Life is not easy for 11-year-old Allan living in South Jutland during the early 1970s. His mentally unstable father frequently threatens suicide and his mother has long since given up. It's up to Allan to keep the family together. When a rival ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, cult film
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, child's point of view, lifestyle, young heroes, family life, life is a bitch, society, youth, hysteria, understanding, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe, germany, scandinavia
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Wah-Wah (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, South Africa
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set at the end of the 1960s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from United Kingdom, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic separation, till he's 14. The film is largely based on Richard ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: alcohol abuse, divorce, child's point of view, parents and children, stepmother, eccentric family, couple relations, family problems, youth, love and romance, crumbling marriage, boarding school life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1972 ...
Place: africa, south africa
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Prancer Returns (2001)
Genre: Family, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This holiday-themed children's film offers a unique take on the legend of Santa Claus and his tiny reindeer. In this movie, a young boy finds a deer in the forest he is sure is Santa's beloved Prancer. Determined to return the creature to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: reindeer, santa claus, christmas, child's point of view, mischievous children, young heroes, mistaken identity, child as adult, fish out of water, orphan, youth, danger ...
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The Parent Trap (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same summer camp where they meet, discover the truth about themselves, and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, summer camp, lookalikes, disorder, dishonesty, butler, single parent, mistaken identity, parents and children, family relations, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: california, london, england, maine, usa ...
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Oliver Twist (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Oliver is born into poverty and misfortune - the son of an unmarried mother, who dies shortly after his birth. He is soon delivered to the workhouse, where the cruel Mr. Bumble oversees children tormented by starvation and suffering. When Oliver ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, thief, child's point of view, street kid, social decay, friendship, youth, life is a bitch, danger, injustice, society, child abuse ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: europe, england, london
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I, Cesar (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cesar is a young schoolboy living in Paris with his family. Their life is ordinary, but Cesar wants more excitement (which he creates, in one instance, by claiming to his teachers that his father has been arrested). During the school holidays, Cesar ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, child's point of view, obsessive quest, young heroes, family relations, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, escapades, youth, first love, overweight child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, france, europe, england, paris france
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The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.
Style: dark, suspense, psychotronic, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, pandemic, apocalypse, zombie child, blood, eaten alive, infection, little girl, military, bunker ...
Time: future
Place: london
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The Railway Children (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Waterbury family are completely happy until mysterious men take their father away and they have to move up to Yorkshire without him. The three open-hearted children soon make many friends including their Old Gentleman whom they regularly wave to ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, emotional, nostalgic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: family relations, teenage girl, railway station, countryside, adventure, family, child's point of view, human spirit, friendship, parents and children, family life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, victorian, victorian era ...
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
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My Dog Skip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shy boy is unable to make friends in Yazoo City, Mississippi in 1942, until his parents give him a terrier puppy for his ninth birthday. The dog, which he names Skip, becomes well known and loved throughout the community and enriches the life of ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, uplifting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, small town, americana, baseball, dog, family, child's point of view, lifestyle, youth, world war two, coming of age, dog movie ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa, oxford university
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Little Manhattan (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Gabe was just a normal kid growing up in Manhattan until Rosemary Telesco walked into his life, actually into his karate class. But before Gabe can tell Rosemary how he feels, she tells him she will not be going to public school any ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: first love, jealousy, divorce, fall in love, friendship, school, romance, child's point of view, couples, parents and children, human nature, bully ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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Lady in White (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an old house where a mysterious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, halloween, ghost, small town, serial killer, maniac, investigation, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, child's point of view, child abuse ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s
Place: los angeles, new york
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Standing Up (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on one of the most beloved Young Adult novels of all time: Two kids are stripped naked and left together on an island in a lake - victims of a vicious summer camp prank; But rather than have to return to camp and face the humiliation, they ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, summer camp, child's point of view, self discovery, parents and children, family, youth, family relations, on the road, coming of age, prank, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Big (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young boy, Josh Baskin makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big. He wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older overnight. But he is still the same 13-year-old boy inside. Now he must learn how ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: child as adult, body swapping, wish fulfillment, toys, adolescence, fish out of water, toy maker, child's point of view, adulthood, disorder, longing, switching bodies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Fido (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Timmy Robinson's best friend in the whole wide world is a six-foot tall rotting zombie named Fido. But when Fido eats the next-door neighbor, Mom and Dad hit the roof, and Timmy has to go to the ends of the earth to keep Fido a part of the ...
Style: humorous, touching, stylized, witty, atmospheric ...
Plot: zombie, suburbs, housewife, siege, monster, cannibalism, back from the dead, small town, master and servant, child's point of view, satire, unlikely hero ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
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Glup, una aventura sin desperdicio (2004)
Genre: Animation
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: "Buy, use and throw", this is the maximum of a world in which objects do not last more than twinkling of an eye. Shops are emptied and dumps filled. Alicia witnesses this unfortunate phenomenon, as her parents throw objects with only a few ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good
Plot: child hero, private investigator, child's point of view, little girl, friendship, childhood, good versus evil, villain, surrealism, friends who live together, self sacrifice, trenchcoat ...
Time: 2000s
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When I Find the Ocean (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A little girl leaves home with her pet dog and rabbit to escape abuse and find the ocean in the hopes of feeling closer to her father who has passed away.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: civil rights, dog, friendship, estrangement, youth, hopes, pets, family life, wilderness, child's point of view, family relations, mother ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa
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Finding Kelly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The surprisingly intricate, nimble plot is about a couple of kids who play amateur detectives one summer in the hopes of collecting a $5,000 reward offered to anyone able to find a missing 17 year old girl. The girl and boy are best friends who have ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: amateur detective, young heroes, uncover truth, missing child, heroes, youth, mystery, buddies, crimes, danger, investigation, child's point of view ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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Mermaid (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four year old Desi learns to accept the death of her father by sending him a letter on a balloon to which she receives a reply. Based on a true story.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, family problems, friendship, parents and children, bittersweet, single parent, hopes, family, death in the family, child's point of view, mother daughter relationship, widow ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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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: feel good, humorous, funny, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, youth, family, grandparent and grandchild, mischievous children, everyday life, elementary school, boy, friends, child's point of view, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Hounddog (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A drama set in the American South, where a precocious, troubled girl finds a safe haven in the music and movement of Elvis Presley.
Style: serious, touching, stylized, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: sexual abuse, child molester, blues, domestic violence, life is a bitch, escape from reality, family problems, youth, music, solace, oldies, child's point of view ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: alabama, usa
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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: humorous, not serious, light, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, child protagonist, home invasion, kids and family, youth, neighbor, danger, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, illinois ...
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Angela (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A ten year old girl named Angela leads her six year old sister, Ellie, through various regimens of 'purification' in an attempt to rid themselves of their evil, which she believes to be the cause of their mother's mental illness. ...
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mental illness, self discovery, human nature, parents and children, sexual abuse, youth, life is a bitch, family problems, family life, spirituality, child's point of view ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Half-Life (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As troubling signs of global cataclysms accelerate, a brother and sister react to their father's desertion and the powerful presence of their mother's new boyfriend.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, manipulation, society, youth, prodigy, single parent, teenage love, parents and children, love and romance, child's point of view, mother's boyfriend, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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Devil's Kickers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his parents separate and he loses his place on the soccer team, Moritz must put together a new team against incredible odds.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, teen comedy
Plot: friendship, family relations, mischievous children, parents and children, youth, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, soccer, sport, disorder, parents separation ...
Place: germany, europe
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