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The Best Movies for 10-Year-Old Kids

Updated September 22, 2020 99.1k votes 10.4k voters 554.0k views257 items

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. With that being said, some of the best movies for 10-year-olds are old kids movies.

This list features great 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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    Home Alone
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    Home Alone

    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci

    Released1990

    Directed byChris Columbus

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    Aladdin
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    Aladdin

    Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott

    Released2019

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

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    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
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    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    Donald Trump, Macaulay Culkin

    Released1992

    Directed byChris Columbus

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    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
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    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

    Keri Russell, Allison Mack

    Released1989

    Directed byJoe Johnston

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    Minions
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    Minions

    Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm

    Released2015

    Directed byPierre Coffin, Kyle Balda

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    Elf
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    Elf

    Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell

    Released2003

    Directed byJon Favreau filmography

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    Wreck-It Ralph
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    Wreck-It Ralph

    Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch

    Released2012

    Directed byRich Moore

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    Star Wars
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    Star Wars

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

    Released1977

    Directed byGeorge Lucas

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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    Aladdin
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    Aladdin

    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried

    Released1992

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

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  • 11
    Abominable
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    Abominable

    Chloe Bennet, Albert Tsai

    Released2019

    Directed byJill Culton

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    Toy Story
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    Toy Story

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn Lasseter

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  • 13
    Ratatouille
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    Ratatouille

    Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo

    Released2007

    Directed byBrad Bird, Jan Pinkava

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  • 14
    Kung Fu Panda
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    Kung Fu Panda

    Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu

    Released2008

    Directed byJohn Stevenson, Mark Osborne

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  • 15
    Pinocchio
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    186

    Pinocchio

    Mel Blanc, Cliff Edwards

    Released1940

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, T. Hee, Bill Roberts, Hamilton Luske, Ben Sharpsteen

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    Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
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    Released1966

    Directed byChuck Jones, Ben Washam

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    The Incredibles
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    The Incredibles

    Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter

    Released2004

    Directed byBrad Bird

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  • 18
    Spider-Man: Homecoming
    443
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    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Tom Holland, Michael Keaton

    Released2017

    Directed byJon Watts

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    The Little Mermaid
    840
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    The Little Mermaid

    Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes

    Released1989

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

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    Finding Nemo
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    Finding Nemo

    Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich

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  • 21
    Tangled
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    Tangled

    Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman

    Released2010

    Directed byNathan Greno, Byron Howard

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  • 22
    WALL-E
    597
    439

    WALL-E

    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman

    Released2008

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

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  • 23
    Jurassic Park
    490
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    Jurassic Park

    Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1993

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
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    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

    Alec Baldwin, Fergie

    Released2008

    Directed byEric Darnell, Tom McGrath

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    Fantastic Mr. Fox
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    Fantastic Mr. Fox

    George Clooney, Meryl Streep

    Released2009

    Directed byWes Anderson

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