Most Popular "Child As Main Character" Titles
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2. Goodnight Mommy (2014)
R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Twin boys move to a new home with their mother after she has face changing cosmetic surgery, but under her bandages is someone the children don't recognize.
3. The Tree of Life (2011)
PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, Fantasy
The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.
5. Frailty (2001)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."
6. The Secret Garden (1993)
G | 101 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A young British girl born and raised in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's estate. Her uncle is very distant due to the ... See full summary »
8. Fido (2006)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
In an Earthly world resembling the 1950s, a cloud of space radiation has shrouded the planet, resulting in the dead becoming zombies that desire live human flesh. A company called Zomcon ... See full summary »
9. Cloak & Dagger (1984)
PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
11-year-old Davey, whose mother is dead and whose father doesn't spend nearly enough time with him. So the boy loses himself in video games--and even has an imaginary friend, a ... See full summary »
10. Pollyanna (1960)
Approved | 134 min | Drama, Family
A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life.
11. Cub (2014)
84 min | Adventure, Horror
Over-imaginative 12 year-old Sam heads off to the woods to summer scout camp with his pack convinced he will encounter a monster...and he does.
12. Lady in White (1988)
R | 112 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
An author tells the story of how, as a young boy growing up in a small town during the 1960's, he was haunted after witnessing the murder of a little girl.
13. The Sandlot: Heading Home (2007 Video)
PG | 96 min | Family, Fantasy
Sucessful, arrogant baseball superstar Tommy "Santa" Santorelli travels back in time to 1976 and relives his boyhood days on the sandlot baseball team, and has the chance to this time choose friendship over glory.
14. Innocent Voices (2004)
R | 120 min | Drama, War
A young boy, in an effort to have a normal childhood in 1980's El Salvador, is caught up in a dramatic fight for his life as he desperately tries to avoid the war which is raging all around him.
15. Rich Hill (2014)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Rich Hill intimately chronicles the turbulent lives of three boys living in an impoverished Midwestern town and the fragile family bonds that sustain them.
16. The Secret Garden (1987 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Family, Drama
When a spoiled English girl living in 19th century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The lord is a strange old man-- ... See full summary »
17. Victor and the Secret of Crocodile Mansion (2012)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Family, Mystery
When Victor and his family move into his grand-uncle's mysterious - and seemingly haunted - mansion, the young boy detective makes it his mission to solve the case of a girl who went missing there forty years earlier.
Writers: Eckhard Vollmar, Cyrill Boss, Philipp Stennert, Helmut Ballot, Simon Hauschild | Directors: Cyrill Boss, Philipp Stennert | Stars: Kristo Ferkic, Joanna Ferkic, Vijessna Ferkic, Christoph Maria Herbst
18. A Room for Romeo Brass (1999)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Two twelve-year-old boys, Romeo and Gavin, undergo an extraordinary test of character and friendship when Morell, a naive but eccentric and dangerous stranger, comes between them. Morell ... See full summary »
19. Believe (I) (2013)
PG | 96 min | Drama
A young, gifted football player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.
20. Ways to Live Forever (2010)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Family
Sam loves facts. He wants to know about UFOs and horror movies and airships and ghosts and scientists, and how it feels to kiss a girl. And because he has leukemia he wants to know the ... See full summary »
21. The Cold Lands (2013)
Unrated | 100 min | Drama
When his self-reliant mother dies unexpectedly, Atticus flees deep into the forests surrounding his Catskills home. Wandering the woods in shock, relying on what meager food and shelter he ... See full summary »
22. Cardcaptor Sakura (1998–2000)
30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Sakura stumbled upon the book of Clow Cards in a library. Accidentally setting the magical cards loose, it's now up to Sakura to catch them all with her best friend Tomoyo, and Kerberos, the guardian of the cards.
23. Hide Your Smiling Faces (2013)
Not Rated | 81 min | Drama
After a neighborhood tragedy, two adolescent brothers confront changing relationships, the mystery of nature, and their own mortality.
24. Pollyanna (2003 TV Movie)
99 min | Drama
Wealthy, impossible to please lady Polly, whom only gardener Tom's irresistibly charming, indomitably cheerful son Tim, the chauffeur-handyman, can handle, grudgingly lets her late sister's... See full summary »
25. Northern Borders (2013)
108 min | Drama
'Northern Borders' tells the story of ten year-old Austen Kittredge who is sent by his father to live on his grandparents' Vermont farm, where he experiences wild adventures and uncovers ... See full summary »
26. 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.
27. Harmony Lessons (2013)
120 min | Drama
Lonely Kazakh teenager Aslan is bullied at his new school. He prepares himself for a bloody revenge on the school bully Bolat.
28. Frisson des collines (2011)
103 min | Drama
In order to to see his idol, Jimi Hendrix, a twelve year old boy attempts a journey from his Quebec village to Woodstock.
29. The Last Summer of La Boyita (2009)
93 min | Drama
Young Jorgelina feels estranged from her boy-crazy older sister, who has entered adolescence and doesn't want to hang around with little kids anymore. Finding refuge in their Boyita ... See full summary »
30. Home Makeover (2010)
5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A social worker is coming to Gru's house to check if it's suitable for children. Margo, Edith, Agnes and the Minions must take care of the situation.
31. Honey (2010)
103 min | Drama
The quiet life of a boy and his family is endangered when his father does not return home from his work collecting honey in the forest.
32. Grandmother's House (1988)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
After the death of their beloved father, two teens go to their grandmother's house in Florida and begin to suspect their grandparents of murder.
33. Force of Five (2009)
R | 77 min | Action, Comedy
Four children sneak into a terrorist-controlled hospital to steal a heart to transplant for the 5th child who is dying in a different hospital.
34. Flyin' Ryan (2003 Video)
PG | Adventure, Family
12-year-old Ryan's luck is about to change, when he discovers a strange pair of magical sneakers. When he puts on these shoes, Ryan becomes FLYIN' RYAN.. and the sky's the limit! With his ... See full summary »
35. Cyanide (2013)
103 min | Drama, Romance
A young hopeful teenager is waiting for his unknown and fantasized father to come out of prison. His family dream life is seriously undermined by an exhausted mother and a man who, after so... See full summary »
36. To See the Sea (2014)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Tomas (12) gets a camera and begins making a film about his family. His enigmatic father (Ondrej Vetchý) works from home. By hiding a camera in his office, Tomas discovers that on Tuesdays ... See full summary »
37. Kids of the Round Table (1995)
Unrated | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Eleven-year-old Alex and his fellow homemade heroes are having a backyard blast. Battles rage, knights fight and damsels distress in a cardboard Camelot of dirt-bike steeds, aluminum foil ... See full summary »
38. The Little Traitor (2007)
88 min | Drama
Based on the novel "Panther in the Basement" by the world-renowned author, Amos Oz, the movie takes place in Palestine in 1947, just a few months before Israel becomes a state. Proffy ... See full summary »
40. Piggies (2009)
94 min | Drama
Tomek is 14 and a good student. He's interested in astronomy and plays football to please his father. The only thing is, he lives in a poor little border town plagued by unemployment, ... See full summary »
41. Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion (1977 TV Movie)
85 min | Western
A teenage boy gets a job as a Pony Express rider in the Nebraska Territory not long before the Civil War breaks out.
44. La última isla (2012)
91 min | Drama
A young city girl (Carmen Sánchez) spends time with her curandera aunt on an enigmatic volcanic island where she meets a plucky island boy and his mysterious sister (Pablo and Lucía Paredes), plus a very Quixotic loner.
45. 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 Lora, who is after Spider Webb who has framed her brother. Webb causes the... See full summary »
46. Grace Bedell (2010)
17 min | Short, Drama, History
The true story of a little girl, who in 1860, wrote to presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln suggesting he grow whiskers.
48. Abel, Your Brother (1970)
90 min | Drama
Karol is a newcomer to the class and instantly called "sissy". He makes himself disliked by correcting his classmates and eating sandwiches, while everybody else eats dry bread and onions. ... See full summary »
50. The Obolus (2009)
Not Rated | 19 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
A fairy tale for adults about a little boy who has to gain strength and courage to find his way out of a mysterious place by making the ultimate sacrifice.