Parenting The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids  

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Perhaps no genre in film offers its spectators the opportunity to escape like a fantasy movie. There are so many magical movies to choose from, but which are the best fantasy films that 11 year olds can watch?

A magical baseball diamond in the middle of a corn field in Iowa (Field of Dreams). A conventional Disney Princess is forced out of her animated comfort zone and launched into the live-action hustle and bustle world of modern day New York City (Enchanted). A mother and daughter swap bodies after eating magical fortune cookies (Freaky Friday). Those are just a few of the mysteriously miraculous narratives in these top fantasy films for 11 year olds.

If your tween is having a sleepover party or just needs a couple hours of escapism, these appropriate movies for eleven year olds should do the trick. Make your voice heard and vote up the best fantasy movies you think 11 year old kids should watch. Don't see one of your favorites, go ahead and add it to the list. 

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The Dark Crystal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Lisa Maxwell
The Dark Crystal is a 1982 American–British fantasy film directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. The plot revolves around Jen, an elflike 'Gelfling' on a quest to restore balance to his alien world ...more
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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans
Beauty and the Beast is a 2017 romantic/dark fantasy musical film directed by Bill Condon. The film is a live-action remake of Disney's 1991 animated film of the same name, itself an adaptation ...more
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Moana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House
Moana is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-adventure film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. With the help of a demigod (Dwayne Johnson), Moana (Auli'i Cravalho), the ...more
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The Nightmare Before Christmas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Danny Elfman
Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D is a 2006 3D version of the 1993 film of the same title directed by Henry Selick and written by Caroline Thompson.
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Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis
Beetlejuice is a 1988 American comedy fantasy film directed by Tim Burton, produced by The Geffen Film Company and distributed by Warner Bros. The plot revolves around a recently deceased young ...more
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Spirited Away is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Miyu Irino, Bunta Sugawara, Ryunosuke Kamiki
Spirited Away is a 2001 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film stars Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, Takeshi Naito, ...more
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Peter Pan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Jason Isaacs, Saffron Burrows, Rachel Hurd-Wood
Peter Pan is a 2003 Australian-American-British fantasy film released by Universal Pictures, Columbia Pictures and Revolution Studios. It was the first authorized and faithful film or TV ...more
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Legend is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Tom Cruise, Tim Curry, Mia Sara
Legend is a 1985 British-American fantasy adventure film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry, David Bennent, Alice Playten, Billy Barty, Cork Hubbert, and ...more
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson and based on the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's novel The Lord of the Rings. It is the second ...more
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Mary Poppins Returns is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw
Mary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall. In 1935, during the era of the Great Depression in the United Kingdom, the now grown-up Jane (Emily ...more
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5 1
Indiana Jones and the Temple o... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg, Dan Aykroyd
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is a 1984 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. It is the second installment in the Indiana Jones franchise and a prequel to the 1981 film ...more
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5 1
Groundhog Day is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon
Groundhog Day is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, and Chris Elliott. It was written by Ramis and Danny Rubin, based on a story ...more
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5 1
Big is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins
Big is a 1988 American fantasy comedy film directed by Penny Marshall, and stars Tom Hanks as Josh Baskin, a young boy who makes a wish "to be big" and is then aged to adulthood ...more
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5 1
Field of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner
Field of Dreams is a 1989 American fantasy-drama film directed by Phil Alden Robinson, who also wrote the screenplay, adapting W. P. Kinsella's novel Shoeless Joe. It stars Kevin Costner, Amy ...more
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5 1
Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews
Enchanted is a 2007 American musical live-action/animated fantasy romantic comedy film, produced by Walt Disney Pictures with New York Academy Barry Sonnenfeld and Josephson Entertainment. ...more
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5 1
Coraline is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane
Coraline is a 2009 American stop-motion animated 3D dark fantasy film based on Neil Gaiman's 2002 novel of the same name. It was produced by Laika and distributed by Focus Features. Written and ...more
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5 1
The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant
The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner. It was adapted by William Goldman from his 1973 novel of the same name. The ...more
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Wizards is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Mark Hamill, Ralph Bakshi, David Proval
Wizards is a 1977 American animated post-apocalyptic science fantasy film about the battle between two wizards, one representing the forces of magic and one representing the forces of industrial ...more
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The Santa Clause is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Tim Allen, Frank Welker, Peter Boyle
The Santa Clause is a 1994 American fantasy family comedy film directed by John Pasquin. It is the first installment in The Santa Clause trilogy and it stars Tim Allen as Scott Calvin, an ...more
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James and the Giant Peach is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss, Joanna Lumley
James and the Giant Peach is a 1996 British-American musical fantasy film directed by Henry Selick, based on the 1961 novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was produced by Tim Burton and ...more
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Dumbo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito
Dumbo is a 2019 American fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton, based on the story by Helen Aberson. Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell), a one-armed war veteran and former circus star, is ...more
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Casper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy Moriarty
Casper is a 1995 American family comedy fantasy film starring Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle, and Amy Brenneman, based on the Casper the Friendly Ghost comic books and ...more
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The House with a Clock in Its ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Kyle McLachlan
The House with a Clock in Its Walls is a 2018 American fantasy horror film directed by Eli Roth, based on the novel by John Bellairs. A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt (Owen Vaccaro) aids his ...more
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Paddington is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 Year Old Kids
Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Julie Walters
Paddington is a 2014 British-French comedy film, directed by Paul King, written by King and Hamish McColl, and produced by David Heyman. Based on Paddington Bear by Michael Bond, the film stars ...more
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Coco is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fantasy Movies for 11 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