Entertainment The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids  

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The films on this list of the best movies for 10 year olds have been ranked by the community as the best films for this age group. Movies for 10 year olds tell stories kids can relate to and have memorable characters. What are the best movies for 10 year old kids?

This list has good movies for 10 year olds, many of which have been top box office hits and have received multiple awards as well. These kids movies span many genres, from musicals, to animated features, to comedies, and dramas. Though not too complicated for kids to understand, films for 10 year olds are more developed than some other kids movies.

This list features the new and classic movies for 10 year old kids, including The Wizard of Oz, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Toy Story 2, Up, Toy Story 3, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Lego Movie, Finding Nemo, Toy Story, Mary Poppins, The Princess Bride, and The Iron Giant. Vote up the best movies for 10 year olds below or add a film your 10 year old loves that isn't already on the list.

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Minions is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
jsnungaray added Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton
Minions is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, and is a spin-off/prequel to the Despicable Me franchise. Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are ...more
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Despicable Me is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand
Despicable Me is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud. When a mastermind (Steve Carell) uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand ...more
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The Kid Who Would Be King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies for 10 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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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy
Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. The film stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, a boy who is ...more
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The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Pat Carroll
The Little Mermaid is a 1989 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Based on the Danish fairy tale by Hans ...more
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Wreck-It Ralph is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Mindy Kaling
Wreck-It Ralph is a 2012 comedy animation family film written by Phil Johnston, Jennifer Lee and directed by Rich Moore.
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Charlie and the Chocolate Fact... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 2005 musical adventure film directed by Tim Burton. It is the second film adaptation of the 1964 British book of the same name by Roald Dahl and stars ...more
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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
William Crotty added Keri Russell, Allison Mack, Rick Moranis
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is a 1989 soft science fiction-family film. The directorial debut of Joe Johnston and produced by Walt Disney Pictures, it tells the story of an inventor who ...more
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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o
Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character, directed by Ryan Coogler. After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) ...more
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Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Will Smith
Aladdin is a 2019 American musical romantic fantasy adventure film directed by Guy Ritchie, based on the Arab-style folktale. Smitten with the free-spirited Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott), an ...more
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Donald Trump, Macaulay Culkin, Tim Curry
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is a 1992 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. It is the second film in the Home Alone series ...more
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WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy
WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Andrew Stanton, the story follows a ...more
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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Alec Baldwin, Fergie, Chris Rock
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is a 2008 American computer-animated comedy film written by Etan Cohen, and directed by Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath. This sequel to the 2005 film Madagascar ...more
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Elf is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Peter Dinklage
Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and written by David Berenbaum. It stars Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Ed Asner, and Zooey Deschanel. It was ...more
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Kung Fu Panda is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman
Kung Fu Panda is a 2008 American computer-animated action comedy martial arts film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by John Stevenson and ...more
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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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101 Dalmations is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Rod Taylor, Paul Frees, J. Pat O'Malley
One Hundred and One Dalmatians, often written 101 Dalmatians, is a 1961 American animated adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions and adapted from Dodie Smith's 1956 novel of the same ...more
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added 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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The Incredibles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee
The Incredibles is a 2004 American computer-animated comedy superhero film written and directed by Brad Bird and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was the sixth film produced by Pixar ...more
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Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles
Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter, Toy Story was the ...more
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Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker
Aladdin is a 1992 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Aladdin is the 31st animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more
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How to Train Your Dragon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant
How to Train Your Dragon is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated action-fantasy film by DreamWorks Animation loosely based on the British book series of the same name by Cressida Cowell. The ...more
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Tangled is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi
Tangled is a 2010 American computer animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Loosely based on the German fairy tale ...more
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction-family film co-produced and directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Melissa Mathison, featuring special effects by Carlo ...more
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Lilo & Stitch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Tia Carrere, Ving Rhames, Kevin Michael Richardson
Lilo & Stitch is a 2002 American animated action-adventure comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures on June 21, 2002. The 42nd ...more