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Good Movies for 11 Year Olds

Updated December 1, 2020 16.3k votes 2.9k voters 133.3k 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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  • 1
    Home Alone
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    ActorsMacaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy, Catherine O'Hara, Lionel Barrymore

    Directed byChris Columbus

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    Minions
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    ActorsSandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney, Steve Coogan

    Directed byPierre Coffin, Kyle Balda

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  • 3
    Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
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  • 4
    Marvel Cinematic Universe
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    Jumanji: The Next Level

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

    Directed byJake Kasdan

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    Night at the Museum

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

    Directed byShawn Levy

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    Big Hero 6
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    ActorsJamie Chung, Maya Rudolph, Génesis Rodríguez, James Cromwell, Alan Tudyk

    Directed byChris Williams, Don Hall

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    The Lion King
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    2019

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

    Directed byJon Favreau

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    Avatar
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    Avatar

    2009

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

    Directed byJames Cameron

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  • 10
    Star Wars Franchise
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    The Parent Trap

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

    Directed byNancy Meyers

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  • 12
    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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

    Directed byBob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

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  • 13
    Wonder
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  • 14
    Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

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

    Directed byBrad Silberling

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    Back to the Future Franchise
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    The Amazing Spider-Man

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

    Directed byMarc Webb

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

    Directed byRichard Donner

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

    Directed byRichard Linklater

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  • 19
    The Greatest Showman

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

    Directed byMichael Gracey

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  • 20
    Beauty and the Beast
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    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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    The Chronicles of Narnia Franchise
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  • 22
    Hairspray
    42
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    ActorsJohn Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes, Zac Efron, Queen Latifah

    Directed byAdam Shankman

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

    Directed byJill Culton

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

    Directed byDavid M. Evans

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    Spider-Man Trilogy (Sam Raimi)

    ActorsTobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco

    Directed bySam Raimi

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