Most Popular "Boy Hero" Titles
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1. Home Alone (1990)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family
An 8-year-old boy who is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas must defend his home against idiotic burglars.
2. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her nine-year-old son, John, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal.
3. The Boxtrolls (2014)
PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children's novel 'Here Be Monsters' by Alan Snow.
4. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
PG | 161 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him.
5. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
PG | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.
6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
PG | 153 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
7. Home Alone 3 (1997)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family
Alex Pruitt, a young boy of nine living in Chicago, fend off thieves who seek a top-secret chip in his toy car to support a North Korean terrorist organization's next deed.
8. Holes (2003)
PG | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason.
10. The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005)
PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Family
A boy dreams up shark-boy and lava-girl and the horror that lies within their planet.
11. Chicken Little (2005)
G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After ruining his reputation with the town, a courageous chicken must come to the rescue of his fellow citizens when aliens start an invasion.
Writers: Mark Dindal, Mark Kennedy, Steve Bencich, Ron J. Friedman, Ron Anderson, Robert L. Baird, Daniel Gerson, Sara Parriott, Josann McGibbon, David Reynolds, Sandra Tsing Loh | Director: Mark Dindal | Stars: Zach Braff, Joan Cusack, Garry Marshall, Don Knotts
13. The Client (1994)
PG-13 | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A young boy who witnessed the suicide of a mafia lawyer hires an attorney to protect him when the district attorney tries to use him to take down a mob family.
14. Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Ten-year-old Arthur, in a bid to save his grandfather's house from being demolished, goes looking for some much-fabled hidden treasure in the land of the Minimoys, a tiny people living in harmony with nature.
15. The Flyboys (2008)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure
Two boys from a small town find their courage tested when they accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob.
16. Watchers (1988)
R | 91 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Based on a novel by Dean Koontz. A boy takes in a stray dog, later finding out that its an ultra-intelligent runaway from a genetic research lab. Unknow to him, the dog is being stalked by ... See full summary »
17. Ace Wonder: Message from a Dead Man (2014)
PG | Adventure, Family, Mystery
Ace Wonder is a 10-year-old detective, struggling to find a storyline for his latest novel. When his path tangles with Derek Morton, a simple family mystery becomes a very real case of ... See full summary »
19. The Window (1949)
Approved | 73 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
To avoid the heat of a sweltering summer night a 9 year old Manhattan boy decides to sleep on the fire escape and witnesses a murder, no one will believe him.
20. Vengeance (1977)
R | 94 min | Western
A prospector whose gold was stolen by an outlaw teams up with a kid whose parents were murdered and sister kidnapped by the same outlaw.
21. Astro Boy (2003– )
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Astro Boy tells the story of a youthful robot boy - Astro - modeled after the deceased son of a research scientist, Dr. Tenma. Originally intended to be kept a secret, the atomic-powered ... See full summary »
23. Hue and Cry (1947)
82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies by cunningly altering a comic strip's wording each week, unknown to writer and printer. The first of the Ealing ... See full summary »
26. Hiruko the Goblin (1991)
89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A school was built on one of the Gates of Hell, behind which hordes of demons await the moment they will be free to roam the Earth. Hiruko is a goblin sent to Earth on a reconnaissance ... See full summary »
27. Tom und Hacke (2012)
90 min | Adventure, Crime, Family
The story of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, placed in the years right after the Second World War in Germany. A tale about friendship and courage.
30. Pajama Sam: No Need to Hide When It's Dark Outside (1996 Video Game)
Adventure, Comedy, Family
Fed up with his fear of the dark, Sam transforms himself into Pajama Sam-world's youngest superhero-and resolves to confront Darkness! With help from King the mine car, Otto the boat, and a... See full summary »
31. Galtar and the Golden Lance (1985–1986)
30 min | Action, Animation, Fantasy
A first season component of the Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera, Galtar and the Golden Lance was an outer space sword and sorcery affair featuring a light-hearted blonde warrior named ... See full summary »
32. Tim Tyler's Luck (1937)
Approved | 212 min | Adventure
A 12-episode serial in which Tim Tyler goes to Africa in search of his father in gorilla country. He meets up with Laura, who is after Spider Webb who has framed her brother. Webb causes ... See full summary »
35. Darkest Africa (1936)
Approved | 269 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
A 15-episode serial in which Beatty goes to darkest Africa to rescue the Goddess of Joba, who is being held by the high priest.
36. Manuel on the Island of Wonders (1984 TV Mini-Series)
130 min | Drama
Manuel's fantasy travel through Time goes from Long Ago (Episode 1 - O jardim proibido / Le Jardin interdit) through Now (Episode 2 - O pique-nique dos sonhos / Le Pique-nique des rêves), ... See full summary »
37. The Tender Warrior (1971)
G | 85 min | Adventure
The sheriff of a small Georgia town on the edge of the Okefenokee Swamp does nothing to stop a family of white-trash moonshiners from trapping and killing defenseless animals. But Sammy, a ... See full summary »
38. Anointed Fighters (2013– )
22 min | Animation | Post-production
Tommy Truinski has a problem with bullies. Once his eyes are opened to the spiritual world around him, he must learn who his real enemy is, as well as the only way to defeat them.
39. Tetsujin nijûhachi-go (1963– )
30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Scientists and police fight crime with the help of little boy Shôtarô Kaneda, and his remote-controlled robot, Ironman # 28, built by his father during WWII.
40. Behold the Raven (2004 Video)
77 min | Action
For centuries, a masked hero known as the Raven has battled the forces of darkness. primarily the supernatural syndicate called SERPENT.
42. Ce monde est fou (2013 TV Movie)
After a silly argument at school between two best friends, a merciless war begins between the respective mothers when one of them files charges for assault.
44. The Tom Swift and Linda Craig Mystery Hour (1983 TV Movie)
60 min | Adventure
Linda Craig's grandfather is kidnapped with the intention of ransoming him for Tom Swift's latest invention, a hand-held carbon dater, which would enable the crooks to identify the oldest ... See full summary »
45. Pals of the Prairie (1929)
Passed | 53 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Old timer Hank Robbins (Frank Rice) and his young pal,"Red" Hepner (Buzz Barton) ride into the town of Cajon, Mexico and find it under a reign of terror imposed by a mysterious outlaw known... See full summary »
47. Dugan of the Badlands (1931)
Passed | 56 min | Western
The first of the series known as (and called such by Monogram) the "Bill 'n Andy" series with western star Bill Cody and a young Andy Shuford. Not a series in the usual sense as neither ... See full summary »