Most Popular "Child Star" Titles
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2. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.
Votes: 368,747 | Gross: $59.89M
3. Maps to the Stars (2014)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama
A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Votes: 30,019 | Gross: $0.35M
4. Look for the Silver Lining (1949)
106 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
This musical biopic chronicles the vaudeville-to-Broadway story of 1920s' star Marilyn Miller (June Haver). From her start on the boards in Findlay, Ohio, Marilyn sings and dances her way ... See full summary »
6. I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)
Passed | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Deprived of a normal childhood by her ambitious mother, Katie, Lillian Roth becomes a star of Broadway and Hollywood before she is twenty. Shortly before her marriage to her childhood ... See full summary »
7. Bloomington (2010)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama
"Bloomington" is a coming-of-age drama about a former child actress attending college in search of independence and who ends up becoming romantically involved with a female professor.
9. Cats Don't Dance (1997)
G | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Danny, an ambitious singing/dancing cat, goes to Hollywood and overcomes several obstacles to fulfill his dream of becoming a movie star.
Votes: 5,764 | Gross: $3.56M
11. The Day of the Locust (1975)
R | 144 min | Drama, Thriller
An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.
14. What's the Matter with Helen? (1971)
R | 101 min | Crime, Musical, Mystery
Two middle-aged women move to Hollywood, California after their sons are convicted of a notorious murder and open a dance school for children eager to tap their way to stardom.
15. The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie! (2010)
TV-MA | 70 min | Animation, Comedy, Mystery
Eight housemates on a fake animated reality TV show realize they've been canceled and set off on a journey to get back on the air.
16. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1991 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, Thriller
An elderly, bedridden former movie star is "cared for" by her sister, who hates her and keeps her a virtual prisoner in the family mansion.
17. The Mystery of Natalie Wood (2004 TV Movie)
172 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery
Uses accounts from family, friends, and acquaintances to tell the story of Natalie Wood and how she started young, acting in the spotlight, making the transition from a childhood actress to... See full summary »
19. Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story (1995 TV Movie)
210 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Elizabeth Taylor's rise to stardom, beginning in Los Angeles 1942. Her dominating mother has decided that her daughter must become a star - no matter what others or Elizabeth ... See full summary »
20. Chasing Ghosts (I) (2014)
89 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Lucas Simons, an 11 year-old filmmaker, is obsessed with death after the loss of his brother. When Lucas accidentally captures a mysterious presence in one of his films, he inadvertently ... See full summary »
21. On Our Merry Way (1948)
Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Three short stories revolving around the topic of the daily question posed by the roving reporter to the readers of a daily newspaper.
23. Beth and Charly (2015– )
24 min | Short, Comedy
Charly is a former teen Disney TV star who is trying to make a serious comeback with a hip, new Indie film. Beth is her frumpy, loyal assistant/ friend. Together they navigate the drama of ... See full summary »
24. Song of the Open Road (1944)
Passed | 93 min | Comedy, Musical
Child film star Jane Powell, fed up with her every move being stage managed by her stage mother, runs away and joins the U.S. Crop Corps, a small army of young folks staying at youth ... See full summary »
26. Ballet Shoes (1975– )
120 min | Family
Pauline, Petrova, and Posy Fossil live with Sylvia Brown, their guardian. Money is tight and as the story opens, three boarders - a garage owner, a retired English professor, and a dance ... See full summary »
28. Kodomo no omocha (1996–1998)
TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
The story of super hyper child star Sana Kurata. Her mother is an award winning writer who has strange hairstyles and hats in which lives the family pet, Maro-chan the squirrel. Her manager... See full summary »
32. Whatever Happened to Mason Reese (1990)
12 min | Comedy, Short
Former child star Mason Reese goes out for a night on the town. He has a run in with a fan of his while at a sushi resturant.
33. Fimpen (1974)
89 min | Family, Sport
Six year old Johan, a.k.a. Fimpen, loves football. One day his talents are discovered. It doesn't take long before Fimpen gets to travel around with the national team. Fimpen becomes an ... See full summary »
34. The Christmas Party (1931)
Approved | 9 min | Short, Family
Jackie wants to throw a Christmas party for his friends on his football team, but doesn't know how to go about it. His fellow stars at MGM decide to help him out.
35. Adiós, cigüeña, adiós (1971)
90 min | Drama
Arturo, who has just turned 15, is in love with 13-year-old Paloma. In a moment of passion at a ski lodge while on a field trip to the mountains with their schoolmates, he gets her pregnant... See full summary »
37. Alkitrang dugo (1975)
107 min | Drama, Thriller
A group of Filipino teenaged boys and girls survives a plane crash and copes to live in an island amid politics, social class, sanity and death.
38. Akropol (1996)
125 min | Musical, Drama
This musical shows of the Acropole dominated Greek theater during the 1950s and 60s. Acropole follows Prince, the self-made producer of this unusual and mythic theater, and Lakis, the ... See full summary »
39. Baby Peggy, the Elephant in the Room (2012 Video)
58 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Documentary about an extraordinary lady, Diana Serra Cary. In the early 1920's she was one of Hollywood's first major child stars, Baby Peggy.
40. Page Miss Glory (1936)
8 min | Family, Animation, Musical
A bellhop in the No 1. hotel of a smalltown awaiting the arrival of Miss Glory dreams he has to page Miss Glory at a first class hotel in New York, and this turns out to be a nightmare. ... See full summary »
43. Child Stars: Their Story (2000 TV Movie)
100 min | Documentary
How young celebrities deal with fame, pressure, and wealth, including interview with Fred Savage, Patty Duke, Jerry Mathers, Danny Bonaduce and Todd Brides.
44. The Next Best Web Series (2012– )
When Nicky Jackson came into our lives, it was clear he needed to be used to our advantage. The best idea we had was to make The Next Best Web Series. So far, it's turning out to be mostly ... See full summary »
46. Little Miss Roughneck (1938)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A talented 10-year-old singing prodigy, Foxine LaRue, who is only slightly less artificial and theatrical than her name, is pushed into vaudeville by her stage-mother mama, Gert LaRue, who ... See full summary »
47. Crazy Richard (2002)
64 min | Comedy
At eight years old, Richard Veed was the highest paid and most popular star on television. Five years later, he suffered a near-fatal drug overdose and was instantly forgotten. Now, aged 21... See full summary »
49. Darcey Bussell: My Life on the BBC (2016 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary, Biography
The former principal ballerina tells her story, with historic performances from the BBC archives and candid interviews from throughout her career. Showing how she grew up in front of the camera and mastered television.