We're sharing and voting on the best movies for tweens and younger teens, as reported by the experts - you, parents of older kids!

Great tween movies can be quite eclectic. Some family films continue to appeal to these big kids, but they're also old enough to appreciate more complex characters and storylines, while still not being old enough for certain mature content. It can be a great time to introduce some of those 80s & 90s movies you loved, along with those blockbuster new releases!

What are some good movies for 9-12 year-olds (as well as younger teens) that have been a hit in your house? Recommend them below!


Primary photo:   Emma Stone as Cruella in Disney’s live-action CRUELLA. Photo by Laurie Sparham. © 2021 Disney Enterprises Inc.

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