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Good Movies for 10 Year Olds

Updated December 4, 2019 2.1k votes 504 voters 20.0k views24 items

List RulesVote up the best films appropriate for a ten year old to watch.

This list has all kinds of wonderful movies for 10 year olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Just like the best TV shows for 10 year olds, the best movies for 10 year olds span genres, time periods, and fictional worlds. Some great movies for ten year olds to watch are animated while other good films for ten year olds are live action with epic battles, fantastic creatures, and memorable characters. It should come as no surprise that both Disney and Marvel have made many of the top films for 10 year olds.

What films are ranked on this best movies for 10 year olds list? Although many superhero movies are rated PG-13, the genre is a huge hit with 10 year olds, especially when it comes to The Avengers. Between Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, and the rest of the team, it's hard to tell which Marvel character is the most beloved to this age group. Tim Burton's Batman film is another good movie that a 10 year old can watch.

At age 10, coming of age adventure movies like The NeverEnding Story will likely be popular with your children. Other great films that appear on this top movies for 10 year olds list include X-Men, Corpse Bride, and A League of Their Own.

Which movie is your favorite for 10 year olds? Vote the best films up to the top of this list and add any other 10 year old appropriate films that your kids love.

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    Minions
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    Minions

    Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm

    Released2015

    Directed byPierre Coffin, Kyle Balda

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    Despicable Me Franchise
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    Despicable Me Franchise

    Despicable Me is a computer-animated comedy film franchise distributed by Universal Pictures... more on Wikipedia
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    A League of Their Own
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    A League of Their Own

    Madonna, Tom Hanks

    Released1992

    Directed byPenny Marshall

    A League of Their Own is a 1992 American comedy-drama film that tells a fictionalized account... more on Wikipedia
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    Jumanji
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    Jumanji

    Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams

    Released1995

    Directed byJoe Johnston

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    Remember the Titans
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    Remember the Titans

    Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling

    Released2000

    Directed byBoaz Yakin

    Remember the Titans is a 2000 American sports drama film produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and... more on Wikipedia
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    This films franchise is an American epic space opera franchise centered on a film series... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Life of Pi
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    Life of Pi

    Gérard Depardieu, Irrfan Khan

    Released2012

    Directed byAng Lee

    Life of Pi is a 2012 American historical drama film directed by Ang Lee, based on the novel of... more on Wikipedia

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    Corpse Bride
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    Corpse Bride

    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter

    Released2005

    Directed byTim Burton, Mike Johnson

    Corpse Bride, often referred to as Tim Burton's Corpse Bride, is a 2005 British-American... more on Wikipedia

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    Holes
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    Holes

    Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrew Davis

    Holes is a 2003 American comedy-drama adventure film based on the 1998 novel of the same title... more on Wikipedia

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    The Avengers
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    The Avengers

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans

    Released2012

    Directed byJoss Whedon

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    Beetlejuice
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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 Wikipedia

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    The Sandlot
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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 Wikipedia

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    The Nightmare Before Christmas
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    The Nightmare Before Christmas

    Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara

    Released1993

    Directed byHenry Selick

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    X-Men
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    X-Men

    Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman

    Released2000

    Directed byBryan Singer

    X-Men is a 2000 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same... more on Wikipedia

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    The Mighty Ducks
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    The Mighty Ducks

    Emilio Estevez, Joss Ackland

    Released1992

    Directed byStephen Herek

    The Mighty Ducks is a 1992 American sports comedy film directed by Stephen Herek, starring... more on Wikipedia
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    Batman
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    Batman

    Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger

    Released1989

    Directed byTim Burton

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    Star Trek
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    Star Trek

    Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison

    Released2009

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

    Star Trek is a 2009 science fiction film directed by J. J. Abrams, written by Roberto Orci and... more on Wikipedia

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    The NeverEnding Story
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    The NeverEnding Story

    Gerald McRaney, Limahl

    Released1984

    Directed byWolfgang Petersen

    The NeverEnding Story is a 1984 West German epic fantasy film based on the novel of the same... more on Wikipedia
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    King Kong
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    King Kong

    Naomi Watts, Jack Black

    Released2005

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    King Kong is a 2005 epic monster film and remake of the 1933 film of the same name. Directed,... more on Wikipedia

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    The Wizard
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    The Wizard

    Tobey Maguire, Christian Slater

    Released1989

    Directed byTodd Holland

    The Wizard is a 1989 adventure comedy-drama film starring Fred Savage, Christian Slater, Jenny... more on Wikipedia

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    Harry Potter Franchise
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    Hardball
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    Hardball

    Keanu Reeves, Diane Lane

    Released2001

    Directed byBrian Robbins

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    Turner & Hooch
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    Turner & Hooch

    Tom Hanks, Craig T. Nelson

    Released1989

    Directed byRoger Spottiswoode

    Turner & Hooch is a 1989 American comedy-thriller film starring Tom Hanks and Beasley the Dog... more on Wikipedia

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    The Goonies
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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 Wikipedia

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