Parenting 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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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Wreck-It Ralph is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 6 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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The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Harry Potter and the Chamber o... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, John Cleese Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is a 2002 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. ...more

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The ... is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Harry Potter and the Prisoner ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a 2004 fantasy film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. ...more

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The Incredibles is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Harry Potter and the Deathly H... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the first of two cinematic parts based on the novel ...more

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Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Kung Fu Panda is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Night at the Museum: Battle of... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Amy Adams, Robin Williams, Ben Stiller Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is a 2009 American adventure comedy film directed by Shawn Levy, and starring Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, Owen Wilson, Hank Azaria, Christopher Guest ...more

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Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Lilo & Stitch is listed (or ranked) 17 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

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WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Fa... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is a 1971 musical fantasy film directed by Mel Stuart, and starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka. The film, a film adaptation of the 1964 novel Charlie and ...more

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Brave is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly Brave is a 2012 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman, and ...more

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Tangled is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Finding Nemo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana Finding Nemo is a 2003 American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Written and directed by Andrew Stanton, it ...more

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Elf is listed (or ranked) 23 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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101 Dalmations is listed (or ranked) 24 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 Polar Express is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Tom Hanks, Steven Tyler, Josh Hutchersonm The Polar Express is a 2004 American motion capture computer-animated musical Christmas fantasy film based on the children's book of the same title by Chris Van Allsburg. Written, produced, and ...more

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Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Ed Wynn, Heather Angel, Sterling Holloway Alice in Wonderland is a 1951 American animated musical fantasy comedy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions and based primarily on Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ...more

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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated musical romantic fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 30th film in the Walt Disney ...more

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Monsters University is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal Monsters University is a 2013 animation adventure comedy film directed by Dan Scanlon.

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Ratatouille is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett Ratatouille is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the eighth film produced by Pixar, and was co-written ...more

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Mary Poppins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney, with songs written and composed by the Sherman Brothers. The screenplay is by Bill ...more

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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is listed (or ranked) 31 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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Madagascar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith Madagascar is a 2005 American computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation, and released in movie theaters on May 27, 2005. The film tells the story of four Central Park Zoo ...more

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Star Wars Episode V: The Empir... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill The Empire Strikes Back is a 1980 American epic space opera film directed by Irvin Kershner. Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan wrote the screenplay, with George Lucas writing the film's story ...more

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How to Train Your Dragon is listed (or ranked) 34 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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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 35 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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Shrek 2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers Shrek 2 is a 2004 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury and Conrad Vernon. It is the second installment in ...more

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Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Julianne Hough Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is a 2001 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. ...more

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Ice Age: The Meltdown is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Queen Latifah, Jay Leno, Ariel Winter Ice Age: The Meltdown is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy adventure film. It is a sequel to the 2002 computer-animated film Ice Age. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios for 20th Century ...more

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Back to the Future Part II is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Clint Eastwood, Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue Back to the Future Part II is a 1989 American comic science fiction film and the second installment of the Back to the Future trilogy. It was directed by Robert Zemeckis, who directed all three ...more

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Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. The first release in the Star Wars franchise, it stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter ...more

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The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies for 10 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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Avengers: Infinity War is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. Torn apart after the events of Captain America: Civil War, the Avengers join forces with the Guardians ...more

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Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson Back to the Future is a 1985 American comic science fiction film. It was directed by Robert Zemeckis, written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale, produced by Steven Spielberg, and stars Michael J. Fox, ...more

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Spy Kids is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies for 10 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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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wa... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Jessica Chastain, Chris Rock, Ben Stiller Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is the third installment of the ...more

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The Wizard of Oz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies for 10 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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Indiana Jones and the Raiders ... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
jonathan-guerra added Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. The screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan was from a story by George Lucas and Philip Kaufman. It was produced by ...more

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Doctor Strange is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams Doctor Strange is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Scott Derrickson, based on the Marvel Comics character. After a career-ending car collision, brilliant but arrogant neurosurgeon ...more

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Lady and the Tramp is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon Lady and the Tramp is a 1955 American animated romantic musical comedy film produced by Walt Disney and released to theaters on 22 June 1955, by Buena Vista Distribution. The 15th film in the ...more

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Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids
but chickens double d added June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton Cinderella is a 1950 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney and released by RKO Radio Pictures. Based on the fairy tale "Cendrillon" by Charles Perrault, it is ...more