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The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids  

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List Rules Vote up the best G and PG-Rated adventure movies for eight year old kids to watch.

It’s hard to hold the attention of a young child for two hours. However, this list of adventure movies for 8 year old kids may just keep them happy and occupied. These G-Rated selections are all appropriate movies for eight year olds and promise to deliver all the fun and magic that the cinema has to offer.

Many of these adventure movies are animated classics like Finding Nemo and Toy Story. However, a few live action films also made the cut. The Black Stallion may have been released nearly four decades ago, but the story is truly timeless.

Whether it’s Muppets or monsters or 101 dalmatians; let your child’s imagination soar with these perfect adventure films for eight year old kids. Also, let us know what you think. Vote thumbs up or thumbs down on all your adventure movie likes and dislikes. Don’t see one of your favorites? Go ahead and add it to the list below.

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Home is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin
Home is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated science-fiction buddy comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is loosely based on Adam Rex's 2007 ...more
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Coco is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt
Coco is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy adventure film directed by Lee Unkrich. Aspiring musician Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) teams up with charming trickster Hector (Gael ...more
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The Jungle Book is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba
The Jungle Book is a 2016 fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Jon Favreau. Based on Rudyard Kipling's eponymous collective works and inspired by Walt Disney's 1967 animated film ...more
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Inside Out is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Amy Poehler, Diane Lane, Mindy Kaling
Inside Out is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film directed by Pete Docter. In the mind of a young girl, five personified emotions - Joy (Amy Poehler), Sadness (Phyllis Smith), ...more
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Jumanji is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams, Patricia Clarkson
Jumanji is a 1995 American fantasy adventure film directed by Joe Johnston. It is an adaptation of the 1981 children's book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg. The film was directed by Joe ...more
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Frozen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Alan Tudyk
Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy–comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 53rd animated feature in the ...more
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The Adventures of Milo and Oti... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Dudley Moore, Shigeru Tsuyugushi
The Adventures of Milo and Otis is an Japanese adventure comedy-drama film about two animals, the titular characters, Milo and Otis. The original English version was released on June 27, 1986, ...more
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Fly Away Home is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Anna Paquin, Dana Delany, Jeff Daniels
Fly Away Home is a 1996 family drama film directed by Carroll Ballard. The film stars Anna Paquin, Jeff Daniels and Dana Delany. The film was released on September 13, 1996 by Columbia Pictures. ...more
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The Kid Who Would Be King is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Patrick Stewart, Louis Serkis, Tom Taylor
The Kid Who Would Be King is a 2019 British adventure drama film directed by Joe Cornish. After discovering the mythical sword Excalibur, Alex (Louis Serkis) and his friends must thwart a ...more
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A Dog's Way Home is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Ashley Judd, Edward James Olmos, Alexandra Shipp
A Dog's Way Home is a 2019 American family drama film directed by Charles Martin Smith, based on the book by W. Bruce Cameron. A dog (Bryce Dallas Howard) embarks on a 400-mile journey home ...more
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Trolls is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel
Trolls is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical comedy film based on the dolls of the same name created by Thomas Dam. The film revolves around two trolls on a quest to save their village ...more
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Spy Kids is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
George Clooney, Teri Hatcher, Carla Gugino
Spy Kids is a 2001 American/Mexican science fantasy family adventure film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It is the first installment in the Spy Kids series. Alexa Vega and Daryl ...more
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Homeward Bound: The Incredible... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey is a 1993 American remake of the 1963 film The Incredible Journey, which was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Sheila Burnford. Directed ...more
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How to Train Your Dragon: The ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Craig Ferguson
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated action fantasy film directed by Dean DeBlois. As Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) fulfills his dream of creating a ...more
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Missing Link is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, Zach Galifianakis
Missing Link is a 2019 American stop-motion animated comedy adventure film directed by Chris Butler. Myths and monsters investigator, Sir Lionel Frost (Hugh Jackman), sets off on an adventure to ...more
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Zootopia is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba
Zootopia is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore. A rabbit police officer (Ginnifer Goodwin) and a red fox con artist (Jason Bateman) form an ...more
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The Secret Life of Pets is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Louis C.K., Lake Bell, Kevin Hart
The Secret Life of Pets is a 2016 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Chris Renaud. The quiet life of a terrier named Max (Louis C.K.) is upended when his owner takes in Duke ...more
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The ... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a 2005 fantasy adventure film directed by Andrew Adamson and based on The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first published ...more
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Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Pamela Anderson, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Isla Fisher
Scooby-Doo is a 2002 American comedy horror film. Based on the long-running Hanna-Barbera animated television series Scooby-Doo, the film was directed by Raja Gosnell, written by James Gunn and ...more
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Tron: Legacy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Olivia Wilde, Jeff Bridges, Cillian Murphy
Tron: Legacy is a 2010 American science fiction film produced and released by Walt Disney Pictures. A sequel to the 1982 film Tron, it is directed by Joseph Kosinski, produced by Tron director ...more
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Treasure Planet is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Thompson, Martin Short
Treasure Planet is a 2002 American animated science fiction adventure film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. After he receives a map from a pirate, a rebellious teen (Joseph ...more
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The Wizard of Oz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan
The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and the most well-known and commercially successful adaptation based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful ...more
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Around the World in 80 Days is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Marlene Dietrich
Around the World in 80 Days is a 1956 Technicolor epic action adventure comedy film starring David Niven and Cantinflas, produced by the Michael Todd Company and released by United Artists. The ...more
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Mia and the White Lion is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Daniah De Villiers, Mélanie Laurent, Langley Kirkwood
Mia and the White Lion is a 2019 French English-language family adventure drama film directed by Gilles de Maistre. Ten year old Mia (Daniah De Villiers) has her life turned upside down when her ...more
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Christopher Robin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Adventure Movies for 8 Year Old Kids
Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Mark Gatiss
Christopher Robin is a 2018 American comedy-drama adventure film directed by Marc Forster, inspired by A. A. Milne's book. All grown up with no sense of imagination, Christopher Robin (Ewan ...more