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The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys  

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Sports movies, superhero popcorn fare, and hilarious comedies are just a few of the genres on this list of good movies for 11 year old boys. These appropriate movies for eleven year old boys are great for sleepover parties or just taking a break from playing Fortnite. This list is definitely for you if you've ever asked yourself, "what movies can 11 year old boys watch?"

A few of the most inspirational sports movies in cinema history top this list of films for eleven year old boys. Gripping dramas like Rocky, Rudy, and Miracle are truly timeless. Those films all prove that there is no expiration date for heroes who put in the hard work in order to reap the rewards. Additionally, comedies like Napolean Dynamite and School of Rock will keep any young man laughing for hours, even after the end credits roll.

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Cool Runnings is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau
Cool Runnings is a 1993 American sports film directed by Jon Turteltaub, and starring Leon, Doug E. Doug, Rawle D. Lewis, Malik Yoba and John Candy. The film was released in the United States on ...more
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Stan & Ollie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Nina Arianda
Stan & Ollie is a 2018 British biographical film directed by Jon S. Baird. Stan Laurel (Steve Coogan) and Oliver Hardy (John C. Reilly), the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to ...more
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The Karate Kid is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Jackie Chan, Taraji P. Henson, Jaden Smith
The Karate Kid is a 2010 Chinese-American martial arts drama film directed by Harald Zwart. It stars Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith, and it was produced by Jaden's parents Will and Jada. It is a ...more
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Space Jam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Michael Jordan, Bill Murray, Larry Bird
Space Jam is a 1996 American live-action/animated sports family/comedy film starring basketball player Michael Jordan and featuring the Looney Tunes characters. The film was produced by Ivan ...more
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Ve... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a 2018 American computer-animated superhero film directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman, based on the Marvel Comics character. ...more
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School of Rock is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove
School of Rock is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Richard Linklater, written by Mike White, and starring Jack Black. The main plot follows struggling rock singer and guitarist, Dewey ...more
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Rocky is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith
Rocky is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen. A small-time boxer (Sylvester Stallone) gets a supremely rare chance to fight a heavy-weight champion (Carl Weathers) in ...more
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Superman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve
Superman is a 1978 superhero film directed by Richard Donner. It is based on the DC Comics character of the same name and stars Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, ...more
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Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson
Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis. Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox), a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into ...more
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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventu... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Jane Wiedlin
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure is a 1989 American science fiction comedy buddy film and the first film in the Bill & Ted franchise in which two slackers travel through time to assemble ...more
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The Karate Kid is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita
The Karate Kid is a 1984 American martial arts romantic drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and written by Robert Mark Kamen, starring Ralph Macchio, who was 22 years old during principal ...more
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The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin
The Goonies is a 1985 American adventure comedy film directed by Richard Donner. The screenplay was written by Chris Columbus from a story by executive producer Steven Spielberg. The film's ...more
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Rudy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau filmography
Rudy is a 1993 American sports film directed by David Anspaugh. It is an account of the life of Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger, who harbored dreams of playing football at the University of ...more
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Indiana Jones and the Raiders ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
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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Field of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
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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Wonder is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay
Wonder is a 2017 American family comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Chbosky, based on the novel by R.J. Palacio. With the help of his mother (Julia Roberts) and father (Owen Wilson), a boy ...more
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Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Boris Karloff, John Boles, Colin Clive
Frankenstein is a 1931 horror monster film from Universal Pictures directed by James Whale and adapted from the play by Peggy Webling, which in turn is based on the novel of the same name by ...more
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The Kid Who Would Be King is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
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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Hoosiers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey
Hoosiers is a 1986 sports film written by Angelo Pizzo and directed by David Anspaugh. It tells the story of a small-town Indiana high school basketball team that wins the state championship. It ...more
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Noma Dumezweni, Joseph Marcell
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is a 2019 British drama film directed by and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor. A boy in Malawi helps his village by building a wind turbine after reading about them in a ...more
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The Natural is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Kim Basinger, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall
The Natural is a 1984 sports drama. It is a film adaptation of Bernard Malamud's 1952 baseball novel of the same name, directed by Barry Levinson and starring Robert Redford, Glenn Close, and ...more
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Tron: Legacy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Olivia Wilde, Jeff Bridges, Cillian Murphy
Tron: Legacy is a 2010 American science fiction film produced and released by Walt Disney Pictures. A sequel to the 1982 film Tron, it is directed by Joseph Kosinski, produced by Tron director ...more
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Real Genius is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Val Kilmer, Chevy Chase, Deborah Foreman
Real Genius is a 1985 satirical comedy film directed by Martha Coolidge. It stars Val Kilmer and Gabriel Jarret. The film is set on the campus of Pacific Tech, a technical university similar to ...more
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The Outsiders is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane
The Outsiders is a 1983 American drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, an adaptation of the novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton. The film was released on March 25, 1983. Jo Ellen ...more
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Innerspace is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Boys
Meg Ryan, Dennis Quaid, Martin Short
Innerspace is a 1987 science fiction comedy film directed by Joe Dante and produced by Michael Finnell. Steven Spielberg served as executive producer. The film was inspired by the 1966 science ...more