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Good Movies for 9 Year Olds

Updated October 26, 2020 5.4k votes 907 voters 50.0k views71 items

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

When it comes to movies for 9 year olds, this list, ranked from best to worst by user votes, has them all! The best movies for 9 year olds come in many forms. Some great movies for nine year olds to watch are animated and funny, while other good films for nine year olds are live action, with a touch of drama. Disney and Pixar are unsurprisingly responsible for many of the top films for 9 year olds, but there are also a number of the films below are based on famous children's books.

What fantastic films appear on this best movies for 9 year olds list? By the age of nine, most kids are obsessed with watching the Harry Potter series. The earlier films are great for younger children, but nine year olds can begin to handle the darkness of the later installments of the franchise, too. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark is another fun movie that a nine year old can watch.

For nine year old sports fans, The Sandlot is an entertaining movie full of friendship, sportsmanship and all the pains of growing up. Other great films featured on this top movies for 9 year olds list include National Treasure, James and the Giant Peach, and Holes.

Which movie do you think deserves to be at at the top of this list? Give the best movies a thumbs up and add any other films appropriate for 8 year old kids if they aren't already listed.
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