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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.  

  • Beauty and the Beast1
    20
    2

    Beauty and the Beast

    Emma Watson, Dan Stevens

    Released2017

    Directed byBill Condon

    Beauty and the Beast is a 2017 romantic/dark fantasy musical film directed by Bill Condon. The...  more
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  • West Side Story2
    15
    2

    West Side Story

    Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno

    Released1961

    Directed byJerome Robbins, Robert Wise

    West Side Story is a 1961 American romantic musical drama film directed by Robert Wise and...  more
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  • The Princess Bride3
    15
    4

    The Princess Bride

    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright

    Released1987

    Directed byRob Reiner

    The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and...  more
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  • Sixteen Candles4
    12
    4

    Sixteen Candles

    John Cusack, Molly Ringwald

    Released1984

    Directed byJohn Hughes

    Sixteen Candles is a 1984 American coming-of-age comedy film starring Molly Ringwald, Michael...  more
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  • Aquamarine5
    11
    2

    Aquamarine

    Emma Roberts, JoJo

    Released2006

    Directed byElizabeth Allen Rosenbaum

    Aquamarine is a 2006 Australian-American teen fantasy comedy film starring Sara Paxton, Emma...  more
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  • Hidden Figures6
    11
    4

    Hidden Figures

    Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer

    Released2016

    Directed byTheodore Melfi

    Hidden Figures is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Theodore Melfi, based on...  more
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  • The Baby-Sitters Club7
    12
    5

    The Baby-Sitters Club

    Rachael Leigh Cook, Ellen Burstyn

    Released1995

    Directed byMelanie Mayron

    The Baby-Sitters Club is a 1995 family comedy drama film directed by Melanie Mayron, in her...  more
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  • The Parent Trap8
    13
    8

    The Parent Trap

    Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid

    Released1998

    Directed byNancy Meyers

    The Parent Trap is a 1998 romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Nancy Meyers, and...  more
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  • School of Rock9
    9
    2

    School of Rock

    Sarah Silverman, Jack Black

    Released2003

    Directed byRichard Linklater

    School of Rock is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Richard Linklater, written by Mike...  more
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  • Tangled10
    13
    9

    Tangled

    Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman

    Released2010

    Directed byNathan Greno, Byron Howard

    Tangled is a 2010 American computer animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt...  more
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  • Enchanted11
    8
    2

    Enchanted

    Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon

    Released2007

    Directed byKevin Lima

    Enchanted is a 2007 American musical live-action/animated fantasy romantic comedy film,...  more
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  • Soul Surfer12
    8
    2

    Soul Surfer

    Carrie Underwood, Helen Hunt

    Released2011

    Directed bySean McNamara

    Soul Surfer is a 2011 American biopic drama film directed by Sean McNamara. It is a film...  more
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  • Freaky Friday13
    8
    4

    Freaky Friday

    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis

    Released2003

    Directed byMark Waters

    Freaky Friday is a 2003 comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Mary Rodgers. It...  more
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  • Grease14
    6
    2

    Grease

    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John

    Released1978

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

    Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser and...  more
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  • Fiddler on the Roof15
    12
    10

    Fiddler on the Roof

    Paul Michael Glaser, Chaim Topol

    Released1971

    Directed byNorman Jewison

    Fiddler on the Roof is a 1971 American musical comedy-drama film produced and directed by...  more
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  • The Next Karate Kid16
    9
    8

    The Next Karate Kid

    Hilary Swank, Pat Morita

    Released1994

    Directed byChristopher Cain

    The Next Karate Kid is a 1994 American martial arts drama film starring Pat Morita and Hilary...  more
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  • What a Girl Wants17
    6
    5

    What a Girl Wants

    Amanda Bynes, Kelly Preston

    Released2003

    Directed byDennie Gordon

    What a Girl Wants is a 2003 American film starring Amanda Bynes, Colin Firth, Kelly Preston...  more
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  • A Cinderella Story18
    4
    5

    A Cinderella Story

    Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge

    Released2004

    Directed byMark Rosman

    A Cinderella Story is a 2004 American teen romantic comedy film. The film stars Hilary Duff,...  more
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  • Footloose19
    4
    5

    Footloose

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon

    Released1984

    Directed byHerbert Ross

    Footloose is a 1984 American musical-drama directed by Herbert Ross. It tells the story of Ren...  more
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  • My Girl20
    5
    8

    My Girl

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin

    Released1991

    Directed byHoward Zieff

    My Girl is a 1991 American comedy-drama film directed by Howard Zieff and written by Laurice...  more
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  • Sister Act21
    5
    8

    Sister Act

    Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith

    Released1992

    Directed byEmile Ardolino

    Sister Act is a 1992 American musical comedy film directed by Emile Ardolino and written by...  more
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  • Queen of Katwe22
    5
    8

    Queen of Katwe

    Lupita Nyong'o, David Oyelowo

    Released2016

    Directed byMira Nair

    Queen of Katwe is a 2016 American biographical sports drama film directed by Mira Nair. A...  more
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  • Iron Man23
    4
    0

    Iron Man

    Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard

    Released2008

    Directed byJon Favreau

    Iron Man is a 2008 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel Comics...  more
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  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants24
    6
    10

    The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

    Blake Lively, America Ferrera

    Released2005

    Directed byKen Kwapis

    The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants is a 2005 American drama film, based on the novel The...  more
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  • Spider-Man: Homecoming25
    4
    0

    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Tom Holland, Michael Keaton

    Released2017

    Directed byJon Watts

    Spider-Man: Homecoming is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Jon Watts, based on the...  more
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