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The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys 

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Updated May 31, 2019 171 votes 12 voters 40 items

List Rules Vote 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!

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Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

Released: 1977

Directed by: George Lucas

Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. The first release in the Star Wars franchise, it stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter ...more
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The Karate Kid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

Released: 1984

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

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 Lego Movie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks

Released: 2014

Directed by: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller

The Lego Movie is a 2014 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. An ordinary Lego minifigure (Chris Pratt) who finds himself being the only one ...more
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Free Willy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Danielle Harris, Michael Madsen, Michael Ironside

Released: 1993

Directed by: Simon Wincer

Free Willy is a 1993 American family drama film that was released by Warner Bros. under its Family Entertainment label. The film stars Jason James Richter as a delinquent boy who becomes ...more
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Wreck-It Ralph is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Mindy Kaling

Released: 2012

Directed by: Rich Moore

Wreck-It Ralph is a 2012 comedy animation family film written by Phil Johnston, Jennifer Lee and directed by Rich Moore.
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Spider-Man: Into the Spi... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali

Released: 2018

Directed by: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

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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The Rookie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox, Rachel Griffiths

Released: 2002

Directed by: John Lee Hancock

The Rookie is a 2002 sports drama film directed by John Lee Hancock and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is based on the true story of Jim Morris, who had a brief, but famous Major League ...more
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Big is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

Released: 1988

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Big is a 1988 American fantasy comedy film directed by Penny Marshall, and stars Tom Hanks as Josh Baskin, a young boy who makes a wish "to be big" and is then aged to adulthood ...more
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Finding Nemo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

Released: 2003

Directed by: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich

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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Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

Released: 1995

Directed by: John Lasseter

Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter, Toy Story was the ...more
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Despicable Me is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand

Released: 2010

Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud

Despicable Me is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud. When a mastermind (Steve Carell) uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand ...more
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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

Released: 1990

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. The film stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, a boy who is ...more
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The Kid Who Would Be Kin... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Patrick Stewart, Louis Serkis, Tom Taylor

Released: 2019

Directed by: Joe Cornish

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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The Bad News Bears is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Tatum O'Neal, Jackie Earle Haley, Walter Matthau

Released: 1976

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

The Bad News Bears is a 1976 comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie. It stars Walter Matthau and Tatum O'Neal. The film was followed by two sequels, The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training in ...more
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The Sandlot is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
James Earl Jones, Denis Leary, Karen Allen

Released: 1993

Directed by: David M. Evans

The Sandlot, also known as The Sandlot Kids, is a 1993 American coming-of-age film Comedy directed by David M. Evans, which tells the story of a group of young baseball players during the summer ...more
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Home Alone 2: Lost in Ne... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Donald Trump, Macaulay Culkin, Tim Curry

Released: 1992

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is a 1992 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. It is the second film in the Home Alone series ...more
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Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

Released: 1992

Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker

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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Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

Released: 1985

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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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Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

Released: 1988

Directed by: Tim Burton

Beetlejuice is a 1988 American fantasy-comedy-horror film directed by Tim Burton. The spirits of a deceased couple (Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis) are harassed by an unbearable family that has ...more
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Cars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow

Released: 2006

Directed by: John Lasseter, Joe Ranft

Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed and co-written by John Lasseter, it is ...more
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Elf is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Peter Dinklage

Released: 2003

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography

Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and written by David Berenbaum. It stars Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Ed Asner, and Zooey Deschanel. It was ...more
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestri... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

Released: 1982

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction-family film co-produced and directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Melissa Mathison, featuring special effects by Carlo ...more
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Hercules is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Danny DeVito, James Woods, Charlton Heston

Released: 1997

Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker

Hercules is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 35th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated ...more
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Kung Fu Panda is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman

Released: 2008

Directed by: John Stevenson, Mark Osborne

Kung Fu Panda is a 2008 American computer-animated action comedy martial arts film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by John Stevenson and ...more
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Night at the Museum is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Boys
Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino

Released: 2006

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Night at the Museum is a 2006 American fantasy adventure-comedy film based on the 1993 children's book of the same name by Milan Trenc. It follows a divorced father trying to settle down, ...more