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The Greatest Kid Characters in Film

Updated February 11, 2020 131.6k votes 8.5k voters 240.4k views205 items

List RulesChildren characters (under 18) in movies; only human, no animals

List of the greatest kid characters in film. These onscreen children were the best movie personalities in the history of cinema. Here we have ranked those film characters that we would rather hide from our own children (for the most part) but watch onscreen any day of the week. Of course, if Harry Potter came over for a playdate, a child might want to hang out.

Movie children are the ones that say what we are really thinking, or sometimes things that no adult would ever be weird enough to think let alone say out loud. Someone like Huck Finn comes to mind, as he ranks up here against (or perhaps with) Simba from "The Lion King." both of the "Spy Kids" themselves had to be included, of course, as did tough girls like Hit-Girl and Veruca Salt. Speaking of Miss Salt, Roald Dahl brought us more of the great kid characters in movies thanks to Matilda Wormood and Charlie Buckett.

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  • 26
    535
    353

    Annie

    Annie, Little Orphan Annie
  • 27
    675
    506

    Daniel Larusso

    The Karate Kid, The Karate Kid: Part II
  • 28
    190
    101
  • 29
    901
    726

    Cole Sear

    The Sixth Sense
  • 30
    804
    595

    Regina George

    Mean Girls
  • 31
    914
    769

    Hit-Girl

    Kick-Ass, Kick-Ass 2
  • 32
    716
    387

    Lilo Pelekai

    Stitch! The Movie, Leroy & Stitch
  • 33
    398
    292

    Mowgli

    The Jungle Book, Jungle Book
  • 34
    646
    488

    Cher Horowitz

    Clueless
  • 35
    611
    325

    Edmund Pevensie

    The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion
  • 36
    196
    67

    Fred and George Weasley

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and The Order of the Pheonix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Parts 1 & 2.

  • 37
    542
    407

    Wendy Darling

    Peter Pan
  • 38
    793
    552

    Lucy Pervensie

    The Chronicles of Narnia
  • 39
    281
    191

    Kelly Leak

    The Bad News Bears Go to Japan, Bad News Bears

    The Bad News Bears

  • 40
    459
    397

    Coraline Jones

    Coraline
  • 41
    781
    716

    Ralphie

    A Christmas Story
  • 42
    152
    55

    Jack-Jack Parr

    The Incredibles
  • 43
    313
    218

    Padmé Amidala

    Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
  • 44
    192
    136

    Natalie 'Nattie' Hillard

    Mrs. Doubtfire, Mrs. Doubtfire 2
  • 45
    151
    100

    Data

    The Goonies
  • 46
    144
    60

    Andy

    Toy Story 3
  • 47
    168
    84

    Primrose Everdeen

    The Hunger Games
  • 48
    301
    264

    Carol Anne Freeling

    Poltergeist III, Poltergeist
  • 49
    153
    115

    Atreyu

    The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter, The NeverEnding Story
  • 50
    535
    489

    John Bender

    The Breakfast Club