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The Best Movies With Kids Swearing

Updated January 17, 2020 375 votes 43 voters 2.6k 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.

  • 1
    Good Boys is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Good Boys

    Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams

    Released2019

    Directed byGene Stupnitsky

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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    It is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    It

    Jaeden Lieberher, Bill Skarsgård

    Released2017

    Directed byAndy Muschietti

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    South Park: Bigger, Longer & U is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

    George Clooney, Minnie Driver

    Released1999

    Directed byTrey Parker

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    Stand by Me is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Stand by Me

    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman

    Released1986

    Directed byRob Reiner

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    Sleepaway Camp is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Sleepaway Camp

    Mike Kellin, Katherine Kamhi

    Released1983

    Directed byRobert Hiltzik

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    The Sandlot is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    The Sandlot

    James Earl Jones, Denis Leary

    Released1993

    Directed byDavid M. Evans

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    The Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    The Exorcist

    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn

    Released1973

    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

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    Halloween is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Halloween

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid Gordon Green

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    The Bad News Bears is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    The Bad News Bears

    Tatum O'Neal, Jackie Earle Haley

    Released1976

    Directed byMichael Ritchie

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    The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    The Goonies

    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin

    Released1985

    Directed byRichard Donner

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    Role Models is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Role Models

    Elizabeth Banks, Louis C.K.

    Released2008

    Directed byDavid Wain

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    Bad Santa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Bad Santa

    Lauren Graham, Billy Bob Thornton

    Released2003

    Directed byTerry Zwigoff

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    Big is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Big

    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz

    Released1988

    Directed byPenny Marshall

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    Uncle Buck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Uncle Buck

    Macaulay Culkin, John Candy

    Released1989

    Directed byJohn Hughes

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    Little Miss Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Little Miss Sunshine

    Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston

    Released2006

    Directed byValerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton

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    Vacation is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Vacation

    Ed Helms, Christina Applegate

    Directed byJonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley

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    About a Boy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    About a Boy

    Rachel Weisz, Hugh Grant

    Released2002

    Directed byChris Weitz, Paul Weitz

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    Kick-Ass 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Kick-Ass 2

    Jim Carrey, Chloë Grace Moretz

    Released2013

    Directed byJeff Wadlow

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    Hardball is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Hardball

    Keanu Reeves, Diane Lane

    Released2001

    Directed byBrian Robbins

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    Talladega Nights: The Ballad o is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Released2006

    Directed byAdam McKay

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    Kick-Ass is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Kick-Ass

    Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz

    Released2010

    Directed byMatthew Vaughn

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    Lucas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Lucas

    Charlie Sheen, Winona Ryder

    Released1986

    Directed byDavid Seltzer

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    The Good Son is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    The Good Son

    Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood

    Released1993

    Directed byJoseph Ruben

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    Meet the Fockers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Kids Swearing
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    Meet the Fockers

    Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand

    Released2004

    Directed byJay Roach

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