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Good Movies for 11 Year Olds 

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Updated December 30, 2019 14.1k votes 2.2k voters 102.1k views 66 items

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
jsnungaray added 2015

Actors: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney, Steve Coogan, + more

Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda

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

Actors: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy, Catherine O'Hara, Lionel Barrymore, + more

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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Night at the Museum is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2006

Actors: Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Owen Wilson, Mickey Rooney, + more

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

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Spider-Man: Homecoming ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2017

Actors: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, + more

Directed by: Jon Watts

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) 5 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
Captain Marvel 2019

Actors: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, + more

Directed by: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck

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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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2018

Actors: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, + more

Directed by: Ryan Coogler

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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Avengers Franchise is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
Avengers Franchise
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Guardians of the Galaxy ... is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Ant-Man and the Wasp is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds

Actors: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Peña, Tip "T.I." Harris, + more

Directed by: Peyton Reed

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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Lemony Snicket's A Serie... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2004

Actors: Meryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Jude Law, Dustin Hoffman, Jane Lynch, + more

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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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Big Hero 6 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
tomkinsonp703 added 2014

Actors: Jamie Chung, Maya Rudolph, Génesis Rodríguez, James Cromwell, Alan Tudyk, + more

Directed by: Chris Williams, Don Hall

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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School of Rock is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2003

Actors: Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove, Joan Cusack, Amy Sedaris, + more

Directed by: Richard Linklater

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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Thor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2011

Actors: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Colm Feore, + more

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

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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Star Wars Franchise is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
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Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
kali.day added 1985

Actors: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, Billy Zane, + more

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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A League of Their Own is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
1992

Actors: Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell, Geena Davis, Téa Leoni, + more

Directed by: Penny Marshall

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Ant-Man is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2015

Actors: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, + more

Directed by: Peyton Reed

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Back to the Future Part ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
kali.day added 1989

Actors: Clint Eastwood, Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue, Christopher Lloyd, Elijah Wood, + more

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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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The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
1985

Actors: Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin, Joe Pantoliano, Martha Plimpton, + more

Directed by: Richard Donner

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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Captain America Franchis... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
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The Amazing Spider-Man ... is listed (or ranked) 21 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
22
Spider-Man Trilogy (Sam ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2002-2007

Actors: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco

Directed by: Sam Raimi

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Iron Man Franchise is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
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The Chronicles of Narnia... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of fantasy films from Walden Media, based on The Chronicles of Narnia, a series of novels by C. S. Lewis. From the seven novels, there have been three film ...more

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High School Musical is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Good Movies for 11 Year Olds
2006

Actors: Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron, Corbin Bleu, Lucas Grabeel, + more

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

High School Musical is a 2006 American teen/children's romantic comedy musical television film and the first installment in the High School Musical trilogy. Upon its release on January 20, 2006, ...more

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