Children's Stuff Good Movies for 7 Year Olds  

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List Rules Vote up the best films appropriate for a seven year old to watch.

This list has all the most awesome movies for 7 year olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best movies for 7 year olds are from many different genres and decades. Some great movies for seven year olds to watch are animated or CGI heavy, while other good films for seven year olds are live action and rich with diverse characters. Unsurprisingly, Disney and Pixar are behind many of the top films for 7 year olds.

What great films are on this best movies for 7 year olds list? Seven year olds are developing their own senses of humor and love to be surprised, so The Nightmare Before Christmas is a great film for this age group. With the creative mind of Tim Burton behind the project, Mom and Dad will also enjoy this stop-animation classic. Star Wars is also a good movie for a seven year old to watch - and a great way to introduce the science fiction genre.

Your seven year old will be saying, “wax on, wax off,” after he or she watches Ralph Macchio in the original Karate Kid. Other great movies that are featured on this top films for seven year olds list include James and the Giant Peach, Wreck-It Ralph and Despicable Me.

What film do you think deserves the top spot on this list? Give the best movies a thumbs up and add any other films appropriate for 7 year olds that aren't already listed.

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Minions Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney

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Despicable Me 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Good Movies for 7 Year Olds
Despicable Me 3 Anita Briem, Pierre Coffin, Elsie Fisher

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Despicable Me Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Julie Andrews

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Despicable Me 2 Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

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Hotel Transylvania Selena Gomez, Adam Sandler, Snoop Dogg

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Julianne Hough

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Rise of the Guardians Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin, Isla Fisher

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Big Hero 6 Jamie Chung, Maya Rudolph, Génesis Rodríguez

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Home Alone Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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Dolphin Tale Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson

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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Keri Russell, Allison Mack, Rick Moranis

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Wreck-It Ralph Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Mindy Kaling

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Elf Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Peter Dinklage

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The Sound of Music Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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The Wizard of Oz Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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How to Train Your Dragon Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant

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Star Wars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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Fantastic Mr. Fox George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray

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Up Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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ParaNorman Anna Kendrick, John Goodman, Ariel Winter

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The Nightmare Before Christmas Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Danny Elfman

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Flight of the Navigator Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright

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The Rookie Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox, Rachel Griffiths

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The Dark Crystal Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Lisa Maxwell

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James and the Giant Peach Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss, Joanna Lumley

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The Secret of Kells Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally, Paul Tylak

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The Karate Kid Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd, Bob Hoskins

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The Red Balloon Renaud Séchan, Georges Sellier, Vladimir Popov