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The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls  

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The best films for 11 year olds need to be a number of different things. First and foremost, they need to be engaging, modern technology offers a million distractions, and keeping the attention of a tween is not an easy task. Additionally, many of these appropriate movies for eleven year old girls give young ladies excellent role models and show them that even in the face of great obstacles, goals and dreams can be accomplished with hard work and perseverance.

Hidden Figures tells the true story of three brilliant black female mathematicians in the 1960s, who fought against not only gender stereotypes but racial ones as well, in order to work for NASA during the Space Race. Soul Surfer is another true story featuring a strong female heroine. In this inspirational movie, teenager Bethany Hamilton is able to get back on the surfboard and compete following a horrible shark attack where she loses her left arm.

Those are just two of the powerful biographical narratives in this list of movies for 11 year old girls. There are several more inspiring stories as well. However, some of these top films for 11 year old girls are just really fun to watch and are sure to entertain.

Let us know what you think. Vote up your favorite films for eleven year old girls.  

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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Beauty and the Beast Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans
Beauty and the Beast is a 2017 romantic/dark fantasy musical film directed by Bill Condon. The film is a live-action remake of Disney's 1991 animated film of the same name, itself an adaptation ...more
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Hidden Figures is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe
Hidden Figures is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Theodore Melfi, based on the non-fiction book by Margot Lee Shetterly. The story of a team of female African-American ...more
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School of Rock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
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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West Side Story is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, John Astin
West Side Story is a 1961 American romantic musical drama film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn ...more
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The Baby-Sitters Club is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Rachael Leigh Cook, Ellen Burstyn, Marla Sokoloff
The Baby-Sitters Club is a 1995 family comedy drama film directed by Melanie Mayron, in her feature film directorial debut. It is based on The Baby-Sitters Club series of novels and is about one ...more
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Soul Surfer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Carrie Underwood, Helen Hunt, AnnaSophia Robb
Soul Surfer is a 2011 American biopic drama film directed by Sean McNamara. It is a film adaptation of the 2004 autobiography Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back ...more
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The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
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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Tangled is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies for 11 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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Sixteen Candles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
John Cusack, Molly Ringwald, Joan Cusack
Sixteen Candles is a 1984 American coming-of-age comedy film starring Molly Ringwald, Michael Schoeffling and Anthony Michael Hall. It was written and directed by John Hughes.
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The Parent Trap is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham
The Parent Trap is a 1998 romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Nancy Meyers, and produced and co-written by Charles Shyer. It is the second adaptation of Erich Kästner's German ...more
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What a Girl Wants is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Amanda Bynes, Kelly Preston, Colin Firth
What a Girl Wants is a 2003 American film starring Amanda Bynes, Colin Firth, Kelly Preston and Oliver James. Directed by Dennie Gordon, the film is based on the 1955 play The Reluctant ...more
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Fiddler on the Roof is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Paul Michael Glaser, Chaim Topol, Molly Picon
Fiddler on the Roof is a 1971 American musical comedy-drama film produced and directed by Norman Jewison. It is an adaptation of the 1964 Broadway musical of the same name, with music composed ...more
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The Sisterhood of the Travelin... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Blake Lively, America Ferrera, Nancy Travis
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants is a 2005 American drama film, based on the novel The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares released by Warner Bros. Pictures. It was directed ...more
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The Next Karate Kid is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Hilary Swank, Pat Morita, Walton Goggins
The Next Karate Kid is a 1994 American martial arts drama film starring Pat Morita and Hilary Swank. It is the fourth and final film in the original The Karate Kid series. It was directed by ...more
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My Girl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd
My Girl is a 1991 American comedy-drama film directed by Howard Zieff and written by Laurice Elehwany. The film, starring Macaulay Culkin and Anna Chlumsky in her feature film debut, depicts the ...more
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Sister Act is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel
Sister Act is a 1992 American musical comedy film directed by Emile Ardolino and written by Joseph Howard, with musical arrangements by Marc Shaiman. It stars Whoopi Goldberg as a lounge singer ...more
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Queen of Katwe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Lupita Nyong'o, David Oyelowo, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine
Queen of Katwe is a 2016 American biographical sports drama film directed by Mira Nair. A Ugandan girl (Madina Nalwanga) sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of
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Nancy Drew and the Hidden Stai... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Sophia Lillis, Zoe Renee, Mackenzie Graham
Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase is a 2019 American mystery drama film directed by Katt Shea, loosely based on the book by Carolyn Keene AKA Mildred Wirt Benson. A bit of an outsider ...more
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Grease is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing
Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser and produced by Paramount Pictures. It is based on Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs' 1971 musical of the same ...more
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Freaky Friday is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon
Freaky Friday is a 2003 comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Mary Rodgers. It stars Lindsay Lohan as Anna Coleman and Jamie Lee Curtis as her mother. In the film their souls are ...more
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Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews
Enchanted is a 2007 American musical live-action/animated fantasy romantic comedy film, produced by Walt Disney Pictures with New York Academy Barry Sonnenfeld and Josephson Entertainment. ...more
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Aquamarine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Emma Roberts, JoJo, Sara Paxton
Aquamarine is a 2006 Australian-American teen fantasy comedy film starring Sara Paxton, Emma Roberts, and Joanna "JoJo" Levesque. The film, which was made in both the United States and ...more
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Hairspray is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes
Hairspray is a 2007 American musical romantic comedy film based on the 2002 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was based on John Waters's 1988 comedy film of the same name. Set in ...more
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Tuck Everlasting is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies for 11 Year Old Girls
Alexis Bledel, Elisabeth Shue, Ben Kingsley
Tuck Everlasting is a 2002 fantasy family romantic drama film based on the children's book of the same title by Natalie Babbitt published in 1975. The Walt Disney Pictures release was directed ...more
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Akeelah and the Bee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies for 11 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