Movies about children

Movies about children
List of the best movies about children selected by visitors to our site: Ideal Home, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, The Christmas Chronicles, Secret Magic Control Agency, Flora & Ulysses, Artemis Fowl, My Spy, Benji, Cuties, Timber the Treasure Dog.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Ideal Home (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersHorses, Gay, Teachers, Childrens, Cooks
PlotDancing, Money, Drug addict, Friendship, Breakup
PlaceSchool, Party, Deserts
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

A couple is going through marital troubles made worse when a previously unknown grandson shows up.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada
Duration02:44
CharactersWitch, Teens, Monsters, Childrens, Immortals
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Magic, Fate
PlaceIslands, Fantastic worlds, England, Orphan home, Boarding school
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Gothic, Serious, Beautiful landscapes

A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.

The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:40
CharactersFirefighters, Childrens, Santa Claus, Brothers, Single mothers
PlotTravel, Holidays, Gifts
TimeNew Year
StyleNetflix, Light, To cry, Soulful, Atmospheric

Siblings Kate and Teddy try to prove Santa Claus is real, but when they accidentally cause his sleigh to crash, they have to save Christmas.

Secret Magic Control Agency (2021)
CharactersChildrens, Witch, Brother and sister
PlotInvestigation, Adventure, Magic
StyleNetflix, For children

The Secret Magic Control Agency sends its two best agents, Hansel and Gretel, to fight against the witch of the Gingerbread House.

Flora & Ulysses (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersChildrens, Superhero, Friends, Squirrel
PlotAdventure, Friendship
StyleDisney, For children, By books, Womens in main roles

When Flora rescues a squirrel she names Ulysses, she is amazed to discover he possesses unique superhero powers, which take them on an adventure of humorous complications that ultimately change Flora's life--and her outlook--forever.

Artemis Fowl (2020)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersChildrens, Geniuses, Elves, Special agents, Fairies
PlotAbduction, Magic Items

Artemis Fowl is a 12-year-old genius and descendant of a long line of criminal masterminds. He soon finds himself in an epic battle against a race of powerful underground fairies who may be behind his father's disappearance.

My Spy (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersSpy, Childrens, CIA, Family, Special agents
PlotAdventure, Chase
StyleExciting

A hardened CIA operative finds himself at the mercy of a precocious 9-year-old girl, having been sent undercover to surveil her family.

Benji (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersDogs, Childrens
PlotAbduction
StyleNetflix, For children, Cute, Touching, For relax

Two school kids strike up a friendship with an orphaned puppy named Benji. When danger befalls them and they end up kidnapped by robbers who are in over their heads, Benji and his scruffy sidekick come to the rescue.

Cuties (2020)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genredrama
CountryFrance
CharactersTeens
PlotDancing, Friendship, Competitions
PlaceParis
StyleNetflix

Amy, an 11-year-old girl, joins a group of dancers named “the cuties” at school, and rapidly grows aware of her burgeoning femininity—upsetting her mother and her values in the process.

Timber the Treasure Dog (2016)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersDogs, Childrens, Family, Talking dogs

A boy rises to the occasion with his best friend (a lovable talking dog) to save his home and family.

Knuckleball (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller
CountryCanada
Duration01:45
CharactersManiacs, Childrens, Neighbors, Farmers, Grandparents
PlotSurvival, Death, Mystery
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Alone, and targeted on an isolated farm, 12 year old Henry finds himself at the center of a maelstrom of terror, and a dark family legacy, when his secretive grandfather dies suddenly in the night.

Queen of Katwe (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersChildrens, Parents, Poor, Widows
PlotOn real events, Chess, Supernatural, Chase, Happiness
PlaceParallel worlds, Africa, USA, Small cities
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Light, Inspirational, Soulful, Fascinating

A young girl overcomes her disadvantaged upbringing in the slums of Uganda to become a Chess master.

Christmas Oranges (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersChildrens, Orphans
PlotFriendship, Holidays
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Touching

In a town not so far away and a time not so long ago, baby Rose was left on the porch of Greenwoods Orphanage, where Mrs. Hartley and the children under her tender care become her family. But when tragedy strikes, Rose loses the only home she has ever known and she is abruptly shipped to Irongates—a place that seems as cold and cruel as her previous home was kind. Strict headmaster Mr. Crampton immediately seems to dislike Rose and makes sure she and the other children are punished for any minor infraction of his rules. Rose soon makes friends with Emily, but in spite of her gentle and forgiving nature, some of the children will take any chance they can to get her into trouble. When she learns that every Christmas Mr. Crampton’s generous brother gives an orange to each child, Rose waits in eager anticipation.

The Golem (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, drama
CountryIsrael
CharactersMonsters, Jews
PlotWedding, Water, Dolls, Viruses, Jealousy
PlaceVillage
StyleExciting, Tense

A re-imagining of the old mystical folklore that follows a woman and a tight-knit Jewish community that is besieged by foreign invaders. She conjures a dangerous creature to protect them but it may be more evil than she ever imagined.

Lost & Found (2016)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, adventure, family, detective
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersChildrens, Alcoholics
PlotAdventure, Travel, Poker, Expeditions, Swimming
PlaceIslands, Forest, Lighthouse, Beach
TimeSummer
StyleExciting, Light, Soulful, Fascinating

Sent to spend the summer with their uncle on a remote island, young brothers Andy and Mark learn that their eccentric grandfather once owned the island, but vanished without a trace…taking with him the secret to a vast fortune. Delving into the mysterious past of the island, the brothers discover that their grandfather designed a complex treasure hunt, a hunt that could lead to unimaginable wealth and heal their broken family – if they can find it in time. Sinister forces also search for the money and will stop at nothing to keep the boys from their quest. As the adventure unfolds, the boys learn that the bonds of family are the most valuable riches of all, and that some family secrets can’t stay buried forever.

Dangerous Vacations (2016)
Mark
Genrefamily, detective
CountryRussia
Duration02:13
CharactersChildrens
TimeVacation

A story about funny adventures of the group of children during their summer vacations.

Boarding School (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Losers, Difficult teens
PlotDeath
PlaceSchool, Boarding school
StyleHeavy, Tense

When troubled 12-year-old Jacob Felsen is sent away to boarding school, he enters every kid’s worst nightmare: a creepy old mansion, deserted except for six other teenage misfits and two menacing and mysterious teachers. As events become increasingly horrific, Jacob must conquer his fears to find the strength to survive.

Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeachers, Childrens, Single mothers
PlaceZoos
StyleDisney, By books

An 11-year old boy believes that he is the best detective in town and runs the agency Total Failures with his best friend, an imaginary 1,200 pound polar bear.

Inconceivable (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:15
CharactersLesbians
PlotPassion, Obsession, Friendship, Betrayal, Moving
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Tense

A mother looks to escape her abusive past by moving to a new town where she befriends another mother, who grows suspicious of her.

Lapland Odyssey 2 (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFinland, Sweden, Republic of Ireland
PlotTravel, Wedding, Border
PlaceHotels

It’s been three years since we last met Janne and Inari. Since then, they’ve had a daughter named Lumi. Janne and his friends experience a new adventure, this time on an autumn night. The boys go to a party but end up chasing Lumi who has disappeared. Meanwhile, Inari enjoys a girls-night-out and has an adventure of her own.




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