Most Popular Child Actor Movies and TV Shows
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3. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure
In 1935, Indiana Jones arrives in India, still part of the British Empire, and is asked to find a mystical stone. He then stumbles upon a secret cult committing enslavement and human sacrifices in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Votes: 414,201 | Gross: $179.87M
4. Galaxy Quest (1999)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help. However, they also have to defend both Earth and the alien race from a reptilian warlord.
Votes: 139,460 | Gross: $71.58M
6. Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When eccentric man-child Pee-wee Herman gets his beloved bike stolen in broad daylight, he sets out across the U.S. on the adventure of his life.
Votes: 47,046 | Gross: $40.90M
7. Troop Beverly Hills (1989)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy
A soon to be divorced Beverly Hills socialite is determined to prove to her husband and herself that she can finish what she starts out to do, by becoming a den mother to a troop of Beverly Hills Girl Scouts.
Votes: 8,854 | Gross: $8.51M
9. Hounddog (2007)
R | 102 min | Drama, Music
A drama set in the American South, where a precocious, troubled girl finds a safe haven in the music and movement of Elvis Presley.
Votes: 5,755 | Gross: $0.13M
10. 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.
Votes: 4,600 | Gross: $17.79M
13. The Famous Jett Jackson (1998–2001)
30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After having spent years in California working as the TV action hero Silverstone, Jett Jackson decides to move the show to his hometown in hopes of pursuing a more normal life.
16. Filmworker (2017)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary about how English actor Leon Vitali came to work as an assistant to American filmmaker Stanley Kubrick for over 30 years.
Votes: 1,994 | Gross: $0.10M
17. Life with Mikey (1993)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family
Michael Chapman was once a child television star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,072 | Gross: $12.44M
18. The Last Metro (1980)
PG | 131 min | Drama, Romance, War
In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.
20. Trust Me (2013)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
In an attempt to sign a Hollywood starlet, struggling talent agent and former child star Howard Holloway must contend with her volatile father, a scheming long-time rival, and a producer and casting director who despise him.
21. The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (2016)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A washed-up former child star, forced to do community service at a local megachurch, pretends to be a Christian to land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to discover that the most important role of his life is far from Hollywood.
Votes: 1,600 | Gross: $2.28M
22. Captains Courageous (1937)
Passed | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A spoiled brat who falls overboard from a steamship gets picked up by a fishing boat, where he's made to earn his keep by joining the crew in their work.
23. Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge (1994–1995)
TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
Alan Partridge hosts his own chat show on the BBC. He insults and belittles almost all of his guests and is humiliated by the rest.
25. The Comeback Kids (2014– )
Richie Eisenberg & Gary Fischer were child stars in the 80's. Now in their 40's, they're giving their big dream another chance. The problem, Hollywood has changed and they both struggle to make sense of a business they once conquered.
26. The 8-Year Engagement (2017)
119 min | Drama, Romance
Twenty-somethings Hisashi and Mai are engaged. When suddenly Mai's heart stops and she falls into a coma all Hisashi can do is remain by her side, albeit without knowing whether she might ... See full summary »
28. Jordan (2010)
Not Rated | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Five-year-old Jordan walks miles through the night in the wake of a car accident on an isolated mountain road. But when small-town Sheriff Gil Lujan finally locates the girl's missing ... See full summary »
29. Wax On, Fuck Off (2010)
4 min | Short, Comedy
Ralph Macchio, once a former teen idol, once on the top the world of the 80s. Now he is a family man with a loving wife and the nicest man in Hollywood....That is the problem. Because he ... See full summary »
30. Guidance (2014)
Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy
Fabricating credentials to score a last-ditch job as a high school guidance counsellor, a boozing, drug-addled former child star becomes an improbable hit with his students by dispensing the worst advice possible.
31. Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography
In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,080 | Gross: $0.02M
32. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy
When two bumbling barbers act as agents for a talented but unknown singer, they stage a phony murder in order to get him a plum role.
33. The Ransom of Red Chief (1998 TV Movie)
90 min | Comedy, Western
Two hobos strike on a get-rich quick scheme to kidnap an overly-energetic nine-year-old son of a local banker. Based on the classic story by O'Henry.
34. The Texas Rangers (1951)
Passed | 74 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 1874, unable to eliminate a gang of notorious outlaws, the Texas Rangers hire two former convicts to assist with the tracking and the destruction of the Sam Bass gang.
37. See You in September (2010)
91 min | Comedy, Romance
See You in September is an original romantic comedy set in current day Manhattan. The film centers around Lindsay, a beautiful woman who seemingly has it all, but is deeply afraid of ... See full summary »
39. Return of the Ewok (1982 Video)
24 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Young Warwick Davis decides he wants to be in pictures, so he gets himself an agent. The agent gives him an Ewok outfit and points him towards Elstree Studios. There Warwick wanders from set to set looking to find the other Ewoks.
40. 75 (2017)
97 min | Crime, Drama
A crash victim, a housewife and two repressed teens are connected by hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against heroin in Cincinnati.
41. A Challenge for Robin Hood (1967)
G | 85 min | Adventure
Robin, a young Norman nobleman, is falsely accused by his cousin of murdering another cousin. His accuser is actually in league with the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham to seize control of ... See full summary »
42. Dummie the Mummy and the Golden Scarabee (2014)
77 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
In a dull village where nothing ever happens, a boy finds a living mummy in his room. It's the start of an amazing friendship, learning the boy more than any friend could.
43. Witches Don't Exist (2014)
81 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
On her 13th birthday Katie, a talented young girl, receives a magical amulet. This amulet was on a quest to find the fifth and last witch to complete the order of the star witches. Because ... See full summary »
44. Farewell to the Moon (2014)
94 min | Drama
It's the hot summer of 1972. On the 9th floor of a tower block on the outskirts of a Dutch provincial town the sixties finally kicked in. Change is in the air and actually materializes the ... See full summary »
49. Hanni & Nanni 3 (2013)
87 min | Family
After male english guest students arrive to Lindenhof, the school takes the chance to play Romeo and Juliet with the guest students. But since Clyde, crush boy of many Lindenhof girls gets ... See full summary »