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Good Movies for 11 Year Olds 

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List Rules Vote up the best films appropriate for an eleven year old to watch.

This list has lots of awesome movies for 11 year olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best movies for 11 year olds come in a variety of forms and genres. Some great movies for eleven year olds to watch are memorable musicals while other good films for eleven year olds are fun animated flicks. It should come as no surprise that Marvel has many of the top films for 11 year olds on this list, in addition to good Disney movies, and comedy classics like Home Alone.

Which films await your votes on this best movies for 11 year olds list? Eleven year olds have great senses of humor so School of Rock is an excellent movie for this age group. Jack Black is so funny in this 2003 film that even Mom and Dad will enjoy his rock star antics. Ghostbusters is another hilarious movie that an 11 year old can watch.

Which movie for 11 year olds do you think is the best? Give your favorite films a thumbs up to move them up this list and please add any great movies appropriate for 11 year olds that aren't already listed.

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Minions is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
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2015
Minions is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, and is a spin-off/prequel to the Despicable Me franchise. Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are ...more

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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
1990
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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Spider-Man: Homecoming ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2017
Spider-Man: Homecoming is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Jon Watts, based on the Marvel Comics character. Peter Parker (Tom Holland) balances his life as an ordinary high school ...more

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Captain Marvel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
Captain Marvel
2019
Captain Marvel is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, based on the Marvel Comics character. In 1995, former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot Carol Danvers (Brie ...more

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Guardians of the Galaxy ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. It is the tenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film was directed ...more
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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2018
Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character, directed by Ryan Coogler. After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) ...more

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Night at the Museum is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2006
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

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Ant-Man and the Wasp is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
Ant-Man and the Wasp is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Peyton Reed. As Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Dr. ...more
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Avengers Franchise is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
Avengers Franchise
Marvel's The Avengers(classified under the name Marvel Avengers Assemble in the United Kingdom and Ireland), or simply The Avengers, is a 2012 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics ...more

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Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
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1985
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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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
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2019
The Lion King is a 2019 American live-action epic musical drama film directed by Jon Favreau, and a remake of the 1994 animated film. When tragedy strikes home, Simba (Donald Glover) must step ...more

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Back to the Future Part ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
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1989
Back to the Future Part II is a 1989 American comic science fiction film and the second installment of the Back to the Future trilogy. It was directed by Robert Zemeckis, who directed all three ...more

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Ant-Man is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2015
Ant-Man is a 2015 American superhero film directed by Peyton Reed, based on the Marvel Comics character. Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in ...more

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Thor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2011
Thor is a 2011 American superhero film directed by Kenneth Branagh, based on the Marvel Comics character. The powerful, but arrogant god Thor (Chris Hemsworth), is cast out of Asgard to live ...more

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Big Hero 6 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
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2014
Big Hero 6 is a 2014 American 3D computer-animated superhero action comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 54th film in the Walt ...more

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The Amazing Spider-Man ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
The Amazing Spider-Man is a 2012 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, and sharing the title of the character's longest-running comic book of the same name. It ...more
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Star Wars Franchise is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
This films franchise is an American epic space opera franchise centered on a film series created by George Lucas. The film series, consisting of two trilogies, has spawned an extensive media ...more

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Spider-Man: Far From Hom... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
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2019
Spider-Man: Far From Home is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Jon Watts, based on the Marvel Comics character. While on a vacation trip to Europe with his friends, Peter Parker is ...more

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Lemony Snicket's A Serie... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2004
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events is a 2004 American fantasy dark comedy film directed by Brad Silberling. It is an adaptation of the first three novels of A Series of Unfortunate ...more

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Iron Man Franchise is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
Iron Man is a 2008 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures.It is the first film in the ...more

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The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
1985
The Goonies is a 1985 American adventure comedy film directed by Richard Donner. The screenplay was written by Chris Columbus from a story by executive producer Steven Spielberg. The film's ...more

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Spider-Man Trilogy (Sam ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2002-2007
Peter Parker is a fictional character and secret identity of Spider-Man in the films, adapted from the comic-book character of the same name created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko; portrayed by ...more

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Captain America Franchis... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
The Captain America Franchise is a set of three Avengers superhero movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that star Chris Evans as Steve Rogers. The series includes Captain America: The First ...more

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School of Rock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2003
School of Rock is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Richard Linklater, written by Mike White, and starring Jack Black. The main plot follows struggling rock singer and guitarist, Dewey ...more

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Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
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1977
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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