best kids&teen movies i've ever seen

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1. Easy A (2010)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

72 Metascore

A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.

Director: Will Gluck | Stars: Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Penn Badgley, Dan Byrd

Votes: 329,171 | Gross: $58.40M

2. Léon: The Professional (1994)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

64 Metascore

Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello

Votes: 921,004 | Gross: $19.50M

3. Enchanted (2007)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

75 Metascore

A young maiden in a land called Andalasia, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York City by an evil queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer.

Director: Kevin Lima | Stars: Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden, Patrick Dempsey

Votes: 164,851 | Gross: $127.81M

4. Ella Enchanted (2004)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

53 Metascore

Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a fact she must hide from her new step-family in order to protect the prince of the land, her friend for whom she's falling.

Director: Tommy O'Haver | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Hugh Dancy, Cary Elwes, Joanna Lumley

Votes: 57,106 | Gross: $22.92M

5. Hanna (2011)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

65 Metascore

A sixteen-year-old girl who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana, Vicky Krieps

Votes: 178,853 | Gross: $40.26M

6. Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)

G | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

47 Metascore

As Hannah Montana's popularity begins to take over her life, Miley Stewart, on the urging from her father takes a trip to her hometown of Crowley Corners, Tennessee to get some perspective on what matters in life the most.

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jason Earles

Votes: 36,792 | Gross: $79.57M

7. My Girl (1991)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

56 Metascore

A young girl, on the threshold of her teen years, finds her life turning upside down, when she is accompanied by an unlikely friend.

Director: Howard Zieff | Stars: Anna Chlumsky, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis

Votes: 65,804 | Gross: $59.85M

8. My Girl 2 (1994)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Vada Sultenfuss must go to LA to stay with her Uncle Phil to do some research on her mother's life, but finds much more...

Director: Howard Zieff | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Anna Chlumsky, Austin O'Brien

Votes: 17,037 | Gross: $17.36M

9. Holly (2006)

R | 114 min | Drama

51 Metascore

In Cambodia, Holly, a 12 year old Vietnamese girl, encounters Patrick, an American stolen artifacts dealer. The story follows their strong connection and her unrelenting efforts to escape her fate.

Director: Guy Moshe | Stars: Ron Livingston, Chris Penn, Udo Kier, Virginie Ledoyen

Votes: 766 | Gross: $0.18M

10. Toy Story (1995)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

95 Metascore

A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.

Director: John Lasseter | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney

Votes: 788,709 | Gross: $191.80M

11. Toy Story 2 (1999)

G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

88 Metascore

When Woody is stolen by a toy collector, Buzz and his friends set out on a rescue mission to save Woody before he becomes a museum toy property with his roundup gang Jessie, Prospector, and Bullseye.

Directors: John Lasseter, Ash Brannon, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammer

Votes: 467,447 | Gross: $245.85M

12. Toy Story 3 (2010)

G | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

92 Metascore

The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.

Director: Lee Unkrich | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Votes: 678,180 | Gross: $415.00M

13. Soccer Mom (I) (2008)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

A warm-hearted comedy about a compulsive soccer mom who masquerades as a famous Italian soccer star hired to coach her daughter's floundering soccer team, then struggles frantically to keep... See full summary »

Director: Gregory McClatchy | Stars: Missi Pyle, Emily Osment, Ellery Sprayberry, Dylan Sprayberry

Votes: 1,099

14. The Cure (1995)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama

Erik, a loner, finds a friend in Dexter, an eleven-year-old boy with AIDS. They vow to find a cure for AIDS together and save Dexter's life in an eventful summer.

Director: Peter Horton | Stars: Joseph Mazzello, Brad Renfro, Aeryk Egan, Delphine French

Votes: 8,599 | Gross: $2.57M

15. 12 and Holding (2005)

R | 94 min | Drama

65 Metascore

After his twin brother is accidentally killed by vengeful bullies, a 12-year old boy and his friends face the harsh realities of death, teenage hormones, and family dysfunction.

Director: Michael Cuesta | Stars: Conor Donovan, Jesse Camacho, Zoe Weizenbaum, Annabella Sciorra

Votes: 6,483 | Gross: $0.10M

16. Breakfast with Scot (2007)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

51 Metascore

The hockey career of former Toronto Maple Leaf Eric McNally, who was known as a tough enforcer, came to an end with a shoulder injury. He is now a sportscaster. Except to his assistant Nula... See full summary »

Director: Laurie Lynd | Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Ben Shenkman, Noah Bernett, Benz Antoine

Votes: 2,809 | Gross: $0.05M

17. Freaky Friday (2003)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

70 Metascore

An overworked mother and her daughter do not get along. When they switch bodies, each is forced to adapt to the other's life for one freaky Friday.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Lindsay Lohan, Mark Harmon, Harold Gould

Votes: 114,954 | Gross: $110.23M

18. Freaky Friday (1995 TV Movie)

86 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Annabelle and Ellen both have a hard time getting along with each other. One day on Friday the 13th. They both wear the magical necklaces that switches both of their bodies for a day.

Director: Melanie Mayron | Stars: Shelley Long, Gaby Hoffmann, Catlin Adams, Sandra Bernhard

Votes: 1,066

19. Freaky Friday (1976)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

51 Metascore

A mother and daughter find their personalities switched and have to live each other's lives on one strange Friday.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin, Patsy Kelly

Votes: 10,667 | Gross: $25.94M

20. The Parent Trap (1998)

PG | 128 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

64 Metascore

Identical twins Annie and Hallie, separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, later discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together.

Director: Nancy Meyers | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Natasha Richardson, Elaine Hendrix

Votes: 108,188 | Gross: $66.31M

21. Taking 5 (2007)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Music

Two geeky teens kidnap the world's most famous boy-band in an attempt to make them play at their high school and thus boost the girls' popularity.

Director: Andrew Waller | Stars: Alona Tal, Daniella Monet, Christy Carlson Romano, Bart Johnson

Votes: 844

22. Bruno (2000)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

Bruno is the story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno (Alex D. Linz), whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey. By the time he ... See full summary »

Director: Shirley MacLaine | Stars: Alex D. Linz, Shirley MacLaine, Gary Sinise, Joey Lauren Adams

Votes: 1,287

23. 16 Wishes (2010 TV Movie)

G | 90 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

Abby's made a 16 wishes list for her 16th birthday. She gets 16 magic candles - 1 wish per hour. Things are fine in the beginning.

Director: Peter DeLuise | Stars: Debby Ryan, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Anna Mae Wills, Karissa Tynes

Votes: 10,888

24. My Father the Hero (1994)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

42 Metascore

A teenage girl on vacation in the Bahamas with her divorced father tries to impress a potential boyfriend by saying that her father is actually her lover.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Katherine Heigl, Dalton James, Lauren Hutton

Votes: 9,879 | Gross: $25.48M

25. 17 Again (2009)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

48 Metascore

Mike O'Donnell is ungrateful for how his life turned out. He gets a chance to rewrite his life when he tried to save a janitor near a bridge and jumped after him into a time vortex.

Director: Burr Steers | Stars: Zac Efron, Matthew Perry, Leslie Mann, Thomas Lennon

Votes: 166,897 | Gross: $64.17M

26. New York Minute (I) (2004)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

33 Metascore

One day in New York City, as Jane Ryan tries out for an overseas college program and her sister Roxy schemes to meet her favorite punk rockers, a series of mishaps throws their day into ... See full summary »

Director: Dennie Gordon | Stars: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Eugene Levy, Andy Richter

Votes: 20,269 | Gross: $14.02M

27. Sleepover (2004)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

33 Metascore

Four best friends, desperate to improve their social status, enter into an all-night scavenger hunt against the popular clique in their school.

Director: Joe Nussbaum | Stars: Alexa PenaVega, Mika Boorem, Scout Taylor-Compton, Jane Lynch

Votes: 14,343 | Gross: $9.44M

28. Princess Protection Program (2009 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A princess whose country has been invaded goes into hiding in Louisiana, where she has to learn to act like an ordinary teenager.

Director: Allison Liddi-Brown | Stars: Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Nicholas Braun, Molly Hagan

Votes: 19,297

29. Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost (2007 TV Movie)

93 min | Family, Mystery

Roxy Hunter, a tumultuous and precocious nine-year-old "going on 35" has just moved to the sleepy little town of Serenity Falls with her widowed mother, Susan, and family friend, the boy ... See full summary »

Director: Eleanore Lindo | Stars: Aria Wallace, Robin Brûlé, Demetrius Joyette, Yannick Bisson

Votes: 271

30. Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the Mermaid (2008 TV Movie)

Family

Roxy is at it again when, in pursuit of a local journalism award, she brings home a mysterious amnesiac who was found soaking wet outside of the local coffee shop. After ceremoniously ... See full summary »

Director: Eleanore Lindo | Stars: Aria Wallace, Denis Akiyama, Yannick Bisson, Robin Brûlé

Votes: 191

31. Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween (2008 TV Movie)

92 min | Family, Mystery

It's Roxy's first Halloween in serenity falls and it looks like it's going to be a bust until Roxy discovers that her classmate Stefan is actually a vampire from Transylvania...or so she ... See full summary »

Director: Eleanore Lindo | Stars: Aria Wallace, Robin Brûlé, Demetrius Joyette, Yannick Bisson

Votes: 107

32. I Downloaded a Ghost (2004 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Horror

Young Halloween buff accidentally downloads recently deceased stand-up comic, who ends up helping her foil two bumbling crooks, as well as finishing her haunted house.

Director: Kelly Sandefur | Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Ellen Page, Vince Corazza, Barbara Alyn Woods

Votes: 439

33. Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

A coming-of-age story about a 13-year-old girl trying to fit into both a posh private school and an ordinary public school.

Director: Cathy Randall | Stars: Danielle Catanzariti, Cassandra Jinman, Talia Monaghan, Yen Yen Stender

Votes: 1,336 | Gross: $0.01M

34. Friendship's Field (1995)

83 min | Drama, Family

Set on a rural farm during the Sixties, this film tells the story of Ira and Oscar, two kids who stay faithful companions despite the racism and prejudice towards Oscar on the farm.

Director: Bruce Neibaur | Stars: Kate Maberly, Jonathan Hernandez, Randall King, Carolyn Hurlburt

Votes: 247

35. She's the Man (2006)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

45 Metascore

When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguised as him, and proceeds to fall for one of his soccer teammates, and soon learns she's not the only one with romantic troubles.

Director: Andy Fickman | Stars: Amanda Bynes, Laura Ramsey, Channing Tatum, Vinnie Jones

Votes: 136,581 | Gross: $2.34M

36. The Last Day of Summer (2007 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Luke hates starting middle school and wishes for the last day of summer, the festival, to keep repeating itself. It does, at least 100 times, until he's learned his lesson.

Director: Blair Treu | Stars: Jansen Panettiere, Jon Kent Ethridge, Eli Vargas, Alexandra Krosney

Votes: 559

37. Baby Geniuses (1999)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

6 Metascore

Scientist hold talking, super-intelligent babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd, Kim Cattrall, Peter MacNicol

Votes: 23,447 | Gross: $27.14M

38. The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)

PG | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

56 Metascore

Lizzie McGuire has graduated from middle school and takes a trip to Rome, Italy with her class. And what was supposed to be only a normal trip, becomes a teenager's dream come true.

Director: Jim Fall | Stars: Hilary Duff, Adam Lamberg, Clayton Snyder, Hallie Todd

Votes: 32,945 | Gross: $42.67M

39. Now and Then (1995)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Four 12-year-old girls grow up together during an eventful small-town summer in 1970.

Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Christina Ricci, Demi Moore, Rosie O'Donnell, Thora Birch

Votes: 24,175 | Gross: $27.40M

40. Harriet the Spy (1996)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. But when Harriet's friends find her secret notebook the tables are turned on her. Can she win her friends back and still keep on going with the spy business?

Director: Bronwen Hughes | Stars: Michelle Trachtenberg, Rosie O'Donnell, Gregory Smith, Vanessa Chester

Votes: 9,016 | Gross: $26.54M

41. Paper Man (2009)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

37 Metascore

A washed-up writer forms an unlikely friendship with a teenager from Long Island.

Directors: Kieran Mulroney, Michele Mulroney | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Lisa Kudrow

Votes: 17,318 | Gross: $0.02M

42. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

PG | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

72 Metascore

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 388,487 | Gross: $206.46M

43. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)

PG-13 | 123 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

65 Metascore

A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Lily Cole, Heath Ledger, Andrew Garfield

Votes: 138,371 | Gross: $7.69M

44. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

70 Metascore

A pretty, popular teenager can't go out on a date until her ill-tempered older sister does.

Director: Gil Junger | Stars: Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Larisa Oleynik

Votes: 268,929 | Gross: $38.18M

45. Unaccompanied Minors (2006)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

43 Metascore

A group of unaccompanied minors bond while snowed in at the midwestern Hoover International Airport during the holiday season and ultimately create a makeshift holiday themselves.

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Dyllan Christopher, Tyler James Williams, Gia Mantegna, Quinn Shephard

Votes: 9,637 | Gross: $16.65M