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The Best Adventure Movies for 11 Year Old Kids

Updated May 9, 2019 689 votes 32 voters42 items

List RulesVote up the best adventure movies for eleven year old Kids to watch.

The top adventure films for 11 year olds feature a few of the most iconic heroes in cinema history. Indiana Jones, Harry Potter, and Marty McFly are characters sure to charm any tween. Here are the best adventure films for 11 year olds.

Go on a hilarious time travel escapade with Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure. Find One-Eyed Willy’s treasure with the crew from The Goonies. Or, witness a regular teenager with an incredible skill for playing a video game get recruited to fight aliens for an interstellar war in The Last Starfighter. Those movies may all be different in tone, but they are all filled with adventure. 

This list of adventure movies for 11 year old kids knows no boundaries and is only limited by one’s own imagination. Only one of these epic adventures can top the list. Vote up all your favorite adventure films you think eleven year olds should watch.

  • The Dark Crystal1
    26
    5

    The Dark Crystal

    Jim Henson, Frank Oz

    Released1982

    Directed byFrank Oz, Jim Henson

    The Dark Crystal is a 1982 American–British fantasy film directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz....  more
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  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom2
    11
    2

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg

    Released1984

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is a 1984 American adventure film directed by Steven...  more
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  • The Goonies3
    10
    2

    The Goonies

    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin

    Released1985

    Directed byRichard Donner

    The Goonies is a 1985 American adventure comedy film directed by Richard Donner. The...  more
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  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure4
    7
    0

    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

    Keanu Reeves, George Carlin

    Released1989

    Directed byStephen Herek

    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure is a 1989 American science fiction comedy buddy film and the...  more
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  • Free Willy5
    7
    0

    Free Willy

    Danielle Harris, Michael Madsen

    Released1993

    Directed bySimon Wincer

    Free Willy is a 1993 American family drama film that was released by Warner Bros. under its...  more
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  • Spirited Away6
    9
    2

    Spirited Away

    Miyu Irino, Bunta Sugawara

    Released2001

    Directed byHayao Miyazaki

    Spirited Away is a 2001 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki...  more
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  • Ben-Hur7
    9
    2

    Ben-Hur

    Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins

    Released1959

    Directed byWilliam Wyler

    Ben-Hur is a 1959 American epic historical drama film, directed by William Wyler, produced by...  more
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  • Legend8
    9
    2

    Legend

    Tom Cruise, Tim Curry

    Released1985

    Directed byRidley Scott

    Legend is a 1985 British-American fantasy adventure film directed by Ridley Scott and starring...  more
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  • The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension9

    Released1984

    Directed byW. D. Richter

    The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension!, often shortened to Buckaroo...  more
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  • Back to the Future10
    11
    8

    Back to the Future

    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1985

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis. Marty...  more
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  • Holes11
    9
    5

    Holes

    Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrew Davis

    Holes is a 2003 American comedy-drama adventure film based on the 1998 novel of the same title...  more
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  • Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark12
    9
    5

    Released1981

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. The...  more
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  • Flight of the Navigator13
    6
    2

    Flight of the Navigator

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens

    Released1986

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

    Flight of the Navigator is a 1986 comic science fiction film directed by Randal Kleiser and...  more
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  • Detective Pikachu14
    10
    8

    Detective Pikachu

    Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith

    Released2019

    Directed byRob Letterman

    Detective Pikachu is a 2019 action mystery film directed by Rob Letterman, based on the video...  more
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  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe15

    Released2005

    Directed byAndrew Adamson

    The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a 2005 fantasy adventure...  more
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  • Clash of the Titans16
    7
    5

    Clash of the Titans

    Ursula Andress, Maggie Smith

    Released1981

    Directed byDesmond Davis

    Clash of the Titans is an 1981 British-American fantasy adventure film involving the Greek...  more
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  • Spaceballs17
    7
    5

    Spaceballs

    Joan Rivers, John Hurt

    Released1987

    Directed byMel Brooks

    Spaceballs is a 1987 American parody film co-written and directed by Mel Brooks and starring...  more
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  • The Last Starfighter18
    7
    5

    The Last Starfighter

    Wil Wheaton, Robert Preston

    Released1984

    Directed byNick Castle

    The Last Starfighter is a 1984 American space opera film directed by Nick Castle. The film...  more
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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers19
    7
    5

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen

    Released2002

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson...  more
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  • Tron20
    7
    5

    Tron

    Jeff Bridges, David Warner

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Lisberger

    Tron is a 1982 American science fiction film written and directed by Steven Lisberger, based...  more
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  • White Fang21
    7
    5

    White Fang

    Ethan Hawke, James Remar

    Released1991

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

    White Fang is a 1991 American adventure film directed by Randal Kleiser, starring Ethan Hawke,...  more
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  • Willow22
    5
    2

    Willow

    Val Kilmer, Kevin Pollak

    Released1988

    Directed byRon Howard

    Willow is a 1988 American fantasy film directed by Ron Howard, produced and with a story by...  more
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  • The Jungle Book23
    5
    2

    The Jungle Book

    Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley

    Released2016

    Directed byJon Favreau

    The Jungle Book is a 2016 fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Jon Favreau....  more
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  • Innerspace24
    6
    5

    Innerspace

    Meg Ryan, Dennis Quaid

    Released1987

    Directed byJoe Dante

    Innerspace is a 1987 science fiction comedy film directed by Joe Dante and produced by Michael...  more
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  • The Kid Who Would Be King25
    4
    2

    The Kid Who Would Be King

    Patrick Stewart, Louis Serkis

    Released2019

    Directed byJoe Cornish

    The Kid Who Would Be King is a 2019 British adventure drama film directed by Joe Cornish....  more
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