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The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls  

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

What are some appropriate movies for eight year old girls? They have to be magical, sweet, and most importantly able to hold a young gal’s attention for two hours. Here are the best films for 8 year old girls.

Some tell the tale of being a princess, others promise to show her the world, and one of these animated classics features a timeless love story between a beautiful young girl and a beast. The top films for 8 year olds include several animated Disney classics like Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and even a few live action musicals like High School Musical.

But which are the best films for eight year old girls? That’s up to you to decide. Be sure to vote up all your favorites. Did we miss any? Go ahead and add the ones you think an eight year old girl would love the most.

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Lady and the Tramp is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon
Lady and the Tramp is a 1955 American animated musical romance film directed by Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, and Hamilton Luske. The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog ...more
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The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
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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Snow White and the Seven Dwarf... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
Billy Gilbert, Pinto Colvig, Jimmy MacDonald
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a 1937 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by RKO Radio Pictures. Based on the German fairy tale by the ...more
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Finding Nemo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
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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Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
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
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The Princess and the Frog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman, Terrence Howard
The Princess and the Frog is a 2009 American animated musical romantic fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 49th film in the ...more
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Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
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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Moana is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
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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Anne of Green Gables is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
Richard Farnsworth, Zack Ward, Colleen Dewhurst
Anne of Green Gables is a 1985 Canadian television drama film based on the novel of the same name by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery. The film starred Megan Follows and was produced and ...more
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Lilo & Stitch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
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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Annie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters, Greta Garbo
Annie is a 1982 American musical comedy-drama film adapted from Broadway musical of the same name by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin and Thomas Meehan, which in turn is based on Little Orphan ...more
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The Muppets Take Manhattan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
Joan Rivers, Brooke Shields, Liza Minnelli
The Muppets Take Manhattan is a 1984 American musical comedy film directed by Frank Oz. It is the third of a series of live-action musical feature films starring Jim Henson's Muppets with ...more
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Black Beauty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
Sean Bean, Alan Cumming, Peter Cook
Black Beauty is a 1994 film adaptation of Anna Sewell's novel by the same name directed by Caroline Thompson in her directorial debut. The film stars Andrew Knott, Sean Bean and David Thewlis. ...more
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Akeelah and the Bee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Keke Palmer
Akeelah and the Bee is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Doug Atchison. It tells the story of Akeelah Anderson, an 11-year-old girl who participates in the Scripps National ...more
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The Princess Diaries is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore, Julie Andrews
The Princess Diaries is a 2001 American comedy film produced by singer and actress Whitney Houston and directed by Garry Marshall. It is based on Meg Cabot's 2000 novel of the same name. The ...more
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Mary Poppins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
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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Tangled is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
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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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
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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Home is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
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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Babe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
Hugo Weaving, James Cromwell, Miriam Margolyes
Babe is a 1995 comedy-drama film, co-written and directed by Chris Noonan. It is an adaptation of Dick King-Smith's 1983 novel The Sheep-Pig, also known as Babe: The Gallant Pig in the USA, ...more
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Inside Out is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
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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Kiki's Delivery Service is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
Kikuko Inoue, Kappei Yamaguchi, Akio Ōtsuka
Kiki's Delivery Service is a 1989 Japanese animated fantasy film produced by Studio Ghibli. It was written, produced and directed by Hayao Miyazaki as an adaptation of the 1985 novel of the same ...more
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Anastasia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
Kirsten Dunst, Meg Ryan, Kelsey Grammer
Anastasia is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy drama film produced by Fox Animation Studios and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Directed by former Disney animation directors Don Bluth ...more
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Mulan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei
Mulan is a 1998 American animated musical action-comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan. The 36th animated feature in the Walt ...more
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Brave is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies for 8 Year Old Girls
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