Most Popular "Child As Main Character" Titles
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2. 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 led to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."
Votes: 64,172 | Gross: $13.10M
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.
Votes: 143,583 | Gross: $13.30M
4. 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 »
Votes: 30,087 | Gross: $31.18M
5. Goodnight Mommy (2014)
R | 99 min | Horror, 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.
Votes: 26,819 | Gross: $1.17M
8. 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.
10. Lady in White (1988)
R | 113 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.
Votes: 5,052 | Gross: $1.71M
11. 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 »
Votes: 25,784 | Gross: $0.30M
12. 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 »
Votes: 4,685 | Gross: $0.02M
13. 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 »
16. 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 »
17. Pollyanna (2003 TV Movie)
99 min | Drama, Family
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 »
18. Cardcaptor Sakura (1998–2000)
TV-Y7 | 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.
19. 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.
20. 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.
22. 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.
23. Innocent Voices (2004)
R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller, 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.
Votes: 6,423 | Gross: $0.19M
24. El último verano de 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 »
26. 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 »
27. 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 »
28. Le dernier coup de marteau (2014)
82 min | Drama
A 13-year old boy who lives with his single sick mom in a trailer near the beach, comes in contact with the father he never knew when the man performs as a conductor at the local music theater.
29. Den sommeren jeg fylte 15 (1976)
98 min | Drama
Peter is telling his story about a special summer, when he was invited over to summer holiday from bickering parents, to his aunt and uncle in the country. He's been there before, but this summer was quite one to remember.
30. 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.
33. 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 »
Votes: 694 | Gross: $0.40M
34. 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.
35. Cyanure (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. 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 »
37. 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 »
38. Gakuen Alice (2004– )
30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Best friends Mikan and Hotaru are separated when Hotaru is scouted by a special school called "Alice Academy." Mikan determines to enroll too but Alice Academy is a mysterious place.
39. Pojedeme k mori (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 »
40. Das Haus der Krokodile (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 died there forty years earlier.
41. Swinki (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 »
43. La última isla (2012)
91 min | Drama
A young city girl spends time with her curandera aunt on an enigmatic volcanic island where she meets a plucky island boy and his mysterious sister, plus a very Quixotic loner.
44. Abel, twój brat (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 »
49. 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.