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The Best Movies With Kids Swearing

Updated January 17, 2020 461 votes 57 voters 3.2k views27 items

List RulesMovies where the kids have no problem saying bad words.

Having child actors swearing in movies is always good for a laugh. That's why it is time to determine the best movies with kids cursing. There's something about funny little children using inappropriate language that elicits a chuckle, even if you feel guilty about it afterward. There are uses other than comedic, though. Sometimes foul-mouthed kids can give you a chill when used in horror films. The greatest movies with kids cursing have provided us with memorable scenes, like the profane demonic rants of Linda Blair in The Exorcist or the adolescent insult Henry Thomas lobbies at his brother in E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. And who can forget the entirety of South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, which was practically a thesis on children using bad words?

But which movies with swearing will make it to the top of the list? Vote up the best movies with kids cussing from the list below. If you don't see one of your favorites here, please add it. Don't forget to check back to see how other users are ranking your picks.

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    Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams

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  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial2
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    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • Stand by Me3
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    Jaeden Lieberher, Bill Skarsgård

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  • South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut5
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    George Clooney, Minnie Driver

    Released1999

    Directed byTrey Parker

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  • Sleepaway Camp6
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    Mike Kellin, Katherine Kamhi

    Released1983

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  • The Sandlot7
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    James Earl Jones, Denis Leary

    Released1993

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    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz

    Released1988

    Directed byPenny Marshall

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    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin

    Released1985

    Directed byRichard Donner

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    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn

    Released1973

    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid Gordon Green

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    Tatum O'Neal, Jackie Earle Haley

    Released1976

    Directed byMichael Ritchie

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  • Bad Santa13
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    Bad Santa

    Lauren Graham, Billy Bob Thornton

    Released2003

    Directed byTerry Zwigoff

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    Elizabeth Banks, Louis C.K.

    Released2008

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    Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz

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    Macaulay Culkin, John Candy

    Released1989

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  • Little Miss Sunshine17
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    Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston

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  • The Monster Squad18
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    Tom Noonan, Stephen Macht

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