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, sweet and clever films and TV shows about / with child's point of view, youth, coming of age, family relations, childhood, children, child, friendship, runaway and boy plots mostly in Drama, Family and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
child's point of view
child's point of view movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as child's point of view: The Art of Crying (2006), Standing Up (2013), The Parent Trap (1998), Anne with an E (2017), Hugo (2011), Oliver Twist (2007), Little Manhattan (2005), Hounddog (2007), Let the Right One In (2008), The Railway Children (1970).

List of child's point of view movies

The Art of Crying (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 106 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: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological, cult film
Plot: child's point of view, coming of age, society, dysfunctional family, small town, lifestyle, young heroes, family life, family problems, understanding, obsession, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe, germany, scandinavia
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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: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, sad
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: youth, friendship, child's point of view, coming of age, summer camp, children, self discovery, family relations, parents and children, child, on the road, runaway ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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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: feel good, light, sweet, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: twins, divorce, summer camp, mischievous children, lookalikes, single parent, child's point of view, father daughter relationship, twins separated at birth, children, disney, butler ...
Time: year 1998, 90s
Place: california, london, maine, england, europe ...
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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, sincere, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: orphan, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, small town, child's point of view, school, family relations, parents and children, children's home, society, mischievous children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: canada
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Hugo (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, 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, visually appealing, light, fairy tale, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, steampunk, magical, friendship, robot, hopes, filmmaking, destiny, childhood, child, street kid, secret ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, 20th century, 1930s, year 1931
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Oliver Twist (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
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, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, child's point of view, victorian england, child abuse, thief, friendship, street kid, social decay, youth, life is a bitch, society, injustice ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1830s
Place: europe, england, london
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Little Manhattan (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, romantic, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: first love, friendship, children, fall in love, child's point of view, coming of age, school, love story, jealousy, bully, love, divorce ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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Hounddog (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 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: disturbing, serious, touching, stylized, controversial ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: sexual abuse, children, child's point of view, child molestation, youth, child molester, rape, blues, child, life is a bitch, elvis presley, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa
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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, atmospheric, captivating, sweet, dark ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: vampire, bullying, supernatural, loneliness, coming of age, snow, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, child vampire, friendship, murder, child, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 18th century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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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, emotional, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: teenage girl, child's point of view, train, friendship, countryside, railway, children, human spirit, life is a bitch, family life, parents and children, missing person ...
Time: edwardian era, 70s, 19th century, victorian era, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, london, northern england, europe
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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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: child's point of view, friendship, obsessive quest, young heroes, escapades, youth, disorder, family relations, fish out of water, parents and children, first love, overweight child ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, paris france, france, england, europe
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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: funny, sentimental, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: responsibility, child's point of view, immaturity, adoption, single father, parenthood, childhood, slacker, children, mentor, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, new jersey
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Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: feel good, touching, uplifting, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: magic, nanny, female protagonist, imagination, mischievous children, kite, child, disney, dancing, child's point of view, bird, dog ...
Time: edwardian era, 1930s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: london, england, united kingdom, europe, britain ...
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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, light, humorous, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, preschoolers ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, mischievous children, home alone, children, youth, when the parents are away, child protagonist, home invasion, child, precocious child, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, illinois, france ...
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The Visitor (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Estonia, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young boy lives with his mother on a farm surrounded by deep forest in the remote wilds of the Finnish countryside. From time to time, the boy visits his father - a man of great violence - in prison. Locked in the stable is an unruly horse, the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: childhood, boy, child's point of view, parents and children, stranger, mute, mysterious character, family relations, life turned upside down, suspense, countryside, desperation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: finland, europe
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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: feel good, touching, sweet, sentimental, sad ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, coming of age, childhood, world war two, small town, animals, child's point of view, friendship, youth, children, baseball, lifestyle ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, oxford university, southern usa
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American Fable (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When 11-year-old Gitty discovers that her father, Abe, a good and beloved farmer, is holding a wealthy man hostage in their abandoned silo in order to save their suffering farm, she befriends the captive in secret. As the truth unfolds about who he ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, enigmatic, twisted ...
Plot: psychopath, child, hostage, farmer, moral dilemma, held captive, brother sister relationship, dark secret, child's point of view, child in peril, farm, children ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
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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: sweet, feel good, touching, humorous, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: body swapping, child as adult, teenager, friendship, adolescence, magic, toys, coming of age, child's point of view, fish out of water, childhood, wish fulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, bronx new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, touching, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: childhood, disney, job interview, child's point of view, siblings relations, father son relationship, brothers, family relations, birthday party, bad luck, coming of age, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, usa
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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, captivating, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: buddies, child's point of view, young heroes, adventurer, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, prank, false accusation, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, americana, murder witness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, st. petersburg russia, america, mississippi
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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, light, entertaining, not serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: little people, mischievous children, friendship, child's point of view, childhood, greed, good versus evil, disorder, youth, rescue, nude, magical creature ...
Place: england, london
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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, scary, suspenseful, bleak, absurd ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, apocalypse, pandemic, suspense, distopia, infection, experiment, zombie apocalypse, military, zombie child, monster ...
Time: future
Place: london
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Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, surreal, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, date night, teens
Plot: children, coming of age, island, camp, boy scout, first love, youth, adolescence, journey, search party, orphan, social misfits ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: new england, usa, plymouth, england
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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden ...
Style: feel good, humorous, surreal, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: chocolate, children, teacher, overweight child, mischievous children, childhood, tour guide, surrealism, factory, grandfather grandson relationship, poverty, inventor ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, west germany, paraguay, europe, arizona ...
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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, feel good, emotional, sad, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: alien, friendship, childhood, children, stranded, halloween, extraterrestrial, coming of age, chase, friendly alien, healing power, bicycle ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: california, usa, sesame street, los angeles
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A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.
Style: funny, sweet, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, bullying, childhood, holiday, boy, school, childhood memory, children, bully, little boy, father son relationship, child's point of view ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: indiana, canada, usa
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Billy Elliot (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, ...
Style: inspirational, touching, feel good, uplifting, emotional ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: coming of age, ballet, gay, father son relationship, friendship, dancing, working class, childhood, audition, follow your dream, boxing, dancer's life ...
Time: 20th century, year 1984, 90s, 80s
Place: england, northern england, london, europe
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Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ramona is a little girl with a very big imagination and a nose for mischief. Her playful antics keep everyone in her loving family on their toes, including her older sister Beezus, who's just trying to survive her first year of high school. ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: mischievous children, youth, teenager, aunt niece relationship, family relations, child's point of view, family life, two sisters, parent child relationship, sibling relationship, disorder, money problems ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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North (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules that North should either find new parents or return to ...
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: wish come true, child protagonist, parent child relationship, child as adult, child prodigy, child's point of view, travel, young heroes, rebelliousness, mischievous children, self discovery, parents and children ...
Place: hawaii, new jersey, usa, africa, china ...
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The Zigzag Kid (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, Spain, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The son of the world's greatest detective embarks on a high-stakes adventure in this action-packed adaptation of the beloved book by Israeli writer David Grossman. (TIFF)
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Plot: coming of age, escapades, child's point of view, family relations, self discovery, passion, friendship, husband wife relationship, youth, child in peril, rescue, dream ...
Place: europe, france, holland
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