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List Rules Children 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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2,153 683
Hermione Granger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Hermione Granger Harry Potter series

2
1,644 750
Harry Potter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Harry Potter Harry Potter series

3
1,635 533
Wednesday Addams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Wednesday Addams The Addams Family, Addams Family Values

4
1,589 725
Mathilda is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Mathilda The Professional

5
1,153 668
Dorothy Gale is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Dorothy Gale The Wizard of Oz

6
1,415 599
Marty McFly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Marty McFly Back to the Future series

7
1,397 693
Kevin McCallister is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Kevin McCallister Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

8
1,090 389
Luna Lovegood is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Luna Lovegood Harry Potter series

9
1,119 559
Lydia Deetz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Lydia Deetz Beetlejuice

10
1,023 491
Katniss Everdeen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
LiliaLoewenberg added Katniss Everdeen The Hunger Games - Hunger Games

11
963 408
Ronald Weasley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
pmmom38 added Ronald Weasley Harry Potter series

12
825 652
Cole Sear is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Cole Sear The Sixth Sense

13
849 660
Gertie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Gertie E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

14
869 649
Draco Malfoy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Draco Malfoy Harry Potter series

The Greatest Movie Villains of All Time

15
729 349
Neville Longbottom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Neville Longbottom Harry Potter series

16
829 518
Charlie Bucket is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Charlie Bucket Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

17
661 259
Matilda is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Matilda Matilda

18
757 405
Rue is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
LiliaLoewenberg added Rue The Hunger Games - Hunger Games

19
680 720
Regan MacNeil is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Regan MacNeil The Exorcist

20
763 637
Ralphie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Ralphie A Christmas Story

21
879 512
Ferris Bueller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Ferris Bueller Ferris Bueller's Day Off

The Best British Documentaries

22
629 395
Hit-Girl is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Hit-Girl Kick-Ass, Kick-Ass 2

23
740 583
John Connor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
John Connor Terminator 2: Judgment Day

24
810 527
Chunk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Chunk The Goonies

25
533 578
Lucy Diamond Dawson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film

26
804 471
Short Round is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Short Round Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

27
748 466
Russell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Russell Up

28
498 339
Lucy Pevensie is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
pmmom38 added Lucy Pervensie The Chronicles of Narnia

Kids of Horror Movies: Where Are They Now?

29
448 591
Iris Steensma is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Iris Steensma Taxi Driver

30
700 475
Regina George is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Regina George Mean Girls

31
555 349
Cher Horowitz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Cher Horowitz Clueless

32
592 437
Carrie White is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Carrie White Carrie

33
511 552
Danny Torrance is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Danny Torrance The Shining

34
642 499
Shirley Blake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Shirley Blake Bright Eyes

35
569 436
Daniel Larusso is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
wiabux added Daniel Larusso The Karate Kid, The Karate Kid: Part II

The Best Movies That Were Originally Panned by Critics

36
717 537
Juno MacGuff is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Juno Juno

37
479 234
Lilo Pelekai is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Lilo Pelekai Stitch! The Movie, Leroy & Stitch, Lilo & Stitch

38
480 445
Donnie Darko is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Donnie Darko Donnie Darko

39
428 495
Scout Finch is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Scout Finch To Kill a Mockingbird

40
461 337
Susan Pevensie is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
LiliaLoewenberg added Susan Pevensie The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian - Chronicles of Narnia

41
543 313
Violet Parr is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Violet Parr The Incredibles

42
329 179
Annie is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
mainpleine added Annie Annie, Little Orphan Annie, Annie

The Best Disney Princesses

43
464 345
Claudia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Claudia Interview with the Vampire

44
383 529
Ofelia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
PeteBoyle added Ofelia Pan's Labyrinth

45
293 78
Ginny Weasley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
whywouldyoudothis added Ginny Weasley Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

46
426 399
Olive Penderghast is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Moviebuff15 added Olive Penderghast Easy A

47
373 256
Wendy Darling is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Wendy Darling Peter Pan

48
450 475
Olive Hoover is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Olive Hoover Little Miss Sunshine

49
519 391
John Bender is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
John Bender The Breakfast Club

50
339 237
Peter Pevensie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Peter Pevensie The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe