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Good Movies for 9 Year Olds

Updated October 26, 2020 5.2k votes 870 voters 48.3k 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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  • 1
    Minions is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Minions

    Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm

    Released2015

    Directed byPierre Coffin, Kyle Balda

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    Despicable Me Franchise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Despicable Me Franchise

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    The Karate Kid is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    The Karate Kid

    Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio

    Released1984

    Directed byJohn G. Avildsen

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    Harry Potter Franchise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Spider-Man: Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Tom Holland, Michael Keaton

    Released2017

    Directed byJon Watts

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    The Sandlot is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    The Sandlot

    James Earl Jones, Denis Leary

    Released1993

    Directed byDavid M. Evans

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    Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Back to the Future

    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1985

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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    Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Black Panther

    Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan

    Released2018

    Directed byRyan Coogler

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    Avengers: Infinity War is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Avengers: Infinity War

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2018

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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    Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2014

    Directed byJames Gunn

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    Star Wars Franchise is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Thor: Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Thor: Ragnarok

    Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

    Released2017

    Directed byTaika Waititi

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    Pirates of the Caribbean Franc is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Ant-Man and the Wasp is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Ant-Man and the Wasp

    Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly

    Directed byPeyton Reed

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    Thor Franchise is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    The Nightmare Before Christmas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    The Nightmare Before Christmas

    Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara

    Released1993

    Directed byHenry Selick

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    Ant-Man is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Ant-Man

    Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas

    Released2015

    Directed byPeyton Reed

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    Indiana Jones Franchise is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

    Keri Russell, Allison Mack

    Released1989

    Directed byJoe Johnston

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    The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    The Avengers

    Uma Thurman, Sean Connery

    Released1998

    Directed byJeremiah S. Chechik

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    Holes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Holes

    Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrew Davis

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    Avengers: Endgame is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Avengers: Endgame

    Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin

    Released2019

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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    Monster House is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    Monster House

    Kathleen Turner, Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Released2006

    Directed byGil Kenan

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    The Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    The Mighty Ducks

    Emilio Estevez, Joss Ackland

    Released1992

    Directed byStephen Herek

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    The Amazing Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Good Movies for 9 Year Olds
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    The Amazing Spider-Man

    Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone

    Released2012

    Directed byMarc Webb

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