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The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys

Updated May 31, 2019 282 votes 12 voters40 items

List RulesVote up the best movies for ten year old boys to watch.

What movies should 10 year old boys watch? How about a sports movies like The Sandlot, which also mixes in a nice coming of age story. What about an epic adventure film like The Goonies? Or, how about a good old fashioned animated comedy like The Lego Movie? Those are all appropriate movies for ten year old boys. See what other flicks made the cut.

If it’s possible to peel a young man away from Fortnite for a couple hours, here are a bunch of good movies for 10 year old boys. The selections are both animated and live-action and can all be watched about 1,000 times without getting bored.

Which do you think are the top films for 10 year old boys? An 80s classic like The Karate Kid, or how about the teamwork of Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes in 1996’s Space Jam? Make your voice heard. Vote up your favorite films for 10 year old boys. Don't see a movie you think you should be on the list? Feel free to add it!

  • 1
    Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Star Wars

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

    Released1977

    Directed byGeorge Lucas

    Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. The... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Karate Kid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    The Karate Kid

    Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio

    Released1984

    Directed byJohn G. Avildsen

    The Karate Kid is a 1984 American martial arts romantic drama film directed by John G.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Free Willy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Free Willy

    Danielle Harris, Michael Madsen

    Released1993

    Directed bySimon Wincer

    Free Willy is a 1993 American family drama film that was released by Warner Bros. under its... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Rookie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    The Rookie

    Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox

    Released2002

    Directed byJohn Lee Hancock

    The Rookie is a 2002 sports drama film directed by John Lee Hancock and produced by Walt... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Big is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Big

    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz

    Released1988

    Directed byPenny Marshall

    Big is a 1988 American fantasy comedy film directed by Penny Marshall, and stars Tom Hanks as... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Finding Nemo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Finding Nemo

    Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich

    Finding Nemo is a 2003 American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 7
    Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Toy Story

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn Lasseter

    Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by Pixar... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Home Alone

    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci

    Released1990

    Directed byChris Columbus

    Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Lego Movie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    The Lego Movie

    Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell

    Released2014

    Directed byPhil Lord, Christopher Miller

    The Lego Movie is a 2014 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film directed by Phil Lord and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Bad News Bears is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    The Bad News Bears

    Tatum O'Neal, Jackie Earle Haley

    Released1976

    Directed byMichael Ritchie

    The Bad News Bears is a 1976 comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie. It stars Walter Matthau... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Sandlot is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    The Sandlot

    James Earl Jones, Denis Leary

    Released1993

    Directed byDavid M. Evans

    The Sandlot, also known as The Sandlot Kids, is a 1993 American coming-of-age film Comedy... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    Donald Trump, Macaulay Culkin

    Released1992

    Directed byChris Columbus

    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is a 1992 American Christmas family comedy film written and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Space Jam is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Space Jam

    Michael Jordan, Bill Murray

    Released1996

    Directed byJoe Pytka

    Space Jam is a 1996 American live-action/animated sports family/comedy film starring... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    The Goonies

    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin

    Released1985

    Directed byRichard Donner

    The Goonies is a 1985 American adventure comedy film directed by Richard Donner. The... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Wreck-It Ralph is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Wreck-It Ralph

    Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch

    Released2012

    Directed byRich Moore

    Wreck-It Ralph is a 2012 comedy animation family film written by Phil Johnston, Jennifer Lee... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Ve is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld

    Released2018

    Directed byBob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a 2018 American computer-animated superhero film directed... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Despicable Me is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Despicable Me

    Steve Carell, Jason Segel

    Released2010

    Directed byPierre Coffin, Chris Renaud

    Despicable Me is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Pierre Coffin... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Aladdin

    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried

    Released1992

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

    Aladdin is a 1992 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Back to the Future

    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1985

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis. Marty... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Beetlejuice

    Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder

    Released1988

    Directed byTim Burton

    Beetlejuice is a 1988 American fantasy-comedy-horror film directed by Tim Burton. The spirits... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Cars is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Cars

    Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal

    Released2006

    Directed byJohn Lasseter, Joe Ranft

    Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Elf is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Elf

    Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell

    Released2003

    Directed byJon Favreau filmography

    Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and written by David... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction-family film co-produced and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Hercules is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Hercules

    Danny DeVito, James Woods

    Released1997

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

    Hercules is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Kung Fu Panda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
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    Kung Fu Panda

    Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu

    Released2008

    Directed byJohn Stevenson, Mark Osborne

    Kung Fu Panda is a 2008 American computer-animated action comedy martial arts film produced by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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