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Good Movies for 11 Year Olds

Updated December 1, 2020 17.6k votes 3.1k voters 139.8k views88 items

List RulesVote 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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  • Minions1
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    ActorsSandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney, Steve Coogan

    Directed byPierre Coffin, Kyle Balda

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  • Home Alone2
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    ActorsMacaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy, Catherine O'Hara, Lionel Barrymore

    Directed byChris Columbus

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  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle3

    ActorsDwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas

    Directed byScott Rosenberg

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  • Jumanji: The Next Level4

    ActorsDwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas

    Directed byJake Kasdan

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  • Marvel Cinematic Universe5

    ActorsRobert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Ruffalo

    Directed byJon Favreau, Joss Whedon, Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Ryan Coogler

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  • The Parent Trap6

    ActorsLindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham, Dina Lohan, Natasha Richardson

    Directed byNancy Meyers

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  • Wonder7
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  • The Lion King8
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    The Lion King

    2019

    ActorsDonald Glover, Beyoncé, James Earl Jones, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner

    Directed byJon Favreau

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  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse9

    ActorsShameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Jake Johnson, Liev Schreiber

    Directed byBob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

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  • Night at the Museum10

    ActorsRobin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Owen Wilson, Mickey Rooney

    Directed byShawn Levy

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    #155 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies#128 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

  • Big Hero 611
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    ActorsJamie Chung, Maya Rudolph, Génesis Rodríguez, James Cromwell, Alan Tudyk

    Directed byChris Williams, Don Hall

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  • Star Wars Franchise12
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    Star Wars Franchise

    1977 - Present

    ActorsHarrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, John Boyega

    Directed byGeorge Lucas, JJ Abrams, Rian Johnson, Irvin Kershner, Richard Marquand

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  • The Greatest Showman13

    ActorsHugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya

    Directed byMichael Gracey

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  • Avatar14
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    Avatar

    2009

    ActorsZoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Sam Worthington, Giovanni Ribisi

    Directed byJames Cameron

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  • Back to the Future Franchise15

    ActorsMichael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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  • The Amazing Spider-Man16

    ActorsAndrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott

    Directed byMarc Webb

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  • The Goonies17
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    ActorsCorey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin, Joe Pantoliano, Martha Plimpton

    Directed byRichard Donner

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  • Beauty and the Beast18
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    Beauty and the Beast

    2017

    ActorsEmma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline and Josh Gad with the voices of Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci

    Directed byBill Condon

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  • School of Rock19
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    ActorsSarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove, Joan Cusack, Amy Sedaris

    Directed byRichard Linklater

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  • Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events20

    ActorsMeryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Jude Law, Dustin Hoffman, Jane Lynch

    Directed byBrad Silberling

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  • The Chronicles of Narnia Franchise21

    ActorsWill Poulter, Tilda Swinton, Liam Neeson

    Directed byAndrew Adamson, Michael Apted

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  • The Sandlot22
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    ActorsJames Earl Jones, Denis Leary, Karen Allen, Marley Shelton, Tom Guiry

    Directed byDavid M. Evans

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  • Hairspray23
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    ActorsJohn Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes, Zac Efron, Queen Latifah

    Directed byAdam Shankman

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  • Spider-Man Trilogy (Sam Raimi)24

    ActorsTobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco

    Directed bySam Raimi

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  • Abominable25
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    ActorsChloe Bennet, Albert Tsai, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Eddie Izzard, Sarah Paulson

    Directed byJill Culton

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