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The Greatest Kid Characters in Film  

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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.
list ordered by
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Hermione Granger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Harry Potter series
2
Harry Potter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Harry Potter series
3
Kevin McCallister is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
4
Dorothy Gale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
The Wizard of Oz
5
Wednesday Addams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
The Addams Family, Addams Family Values
6
Marty McFly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Back to the Future series
7
Katniss Everdeen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
LiliaLoewenberg added The Hunger Games
Hunger Games
8
Luna Lovegood is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Harry Potter series
9
Mathilda is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Léon: The Professional
10
Ronald Weasley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
pmmom38 added Harry Potter series
11
Matilda is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Matilda
12
Lydia Deetz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Beetlejuice
13
Ferris Bueller is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
14
Charlie Bucket is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
15
Gertie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
16
Ralphie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
A Christmas Story
17
Short Round is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
18
Neville Longbottom is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Harry Potter series
19
Rue is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
LiliaLoewenberg added The Hunger Games
Hunger Games
20
Hit-Girl is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Kick-Ass, Kick-Ass 2
21
John Connor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
22
Draco Malfoy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
Harry Potter series
23
Annie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
doremifasola added Annie, Little Orphan Annie, Annie
24
Cole Sear is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
The Sixth Sense
25
Lucy Pevensie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Kid Characters in Film
pmmom38 added The Chronicles of Narnia