What are the best movies with children as protagonists?

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    #1The Goonies

    The Goonies

    The Goonies is a timeless classic, reuniting the talent of Spielberg, Richard Donner and Chris Columbus, that created an epic adventure. A bunch of children all of different ages will go on a treasure hunt for a pirate's treasure when they find a map hidden,  that will help the family of Mikey and Brand to pay the money to save their house from being demolished, 

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    Lee Yang
    Written on May 26, 2018
    "It's almost impossible to say something bad about The Goonies; fun and fantastic for the entire family. The kids are all wonderful actors with wonderful chemistry. The story is unusual and engaging while also maintaining a moral center."
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    #2The Sixth Sense

    The Sixth Sense

    The Sixth Sense is a 1999 supernatural thriller movie directed by M. Night Shyamalan. A child psychologist (Bruce Willis) tries to help a frightened boy (Haley Joel Osment), who claims he can see ghosts. What he finds out instead is far more terrifying than expected.

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    Jeffrey Taylor
    Written on May 27, 2018
    "I often wonder if Willis' carector or the boy is the protagonist in this story. I can say that this was a great movie and I think it was ahead of it's time and that is why so many people had their minds blown when they found out that Willis was dead. "
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    #3Matilda

    Matilda

    This movie directed by Danny DeVito is one of the greatest family movies of all time. Directed by Danny DeVito, this classic of familiar cinema has a place in a lot of children (and adults) hearts. 

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    Mildred Hawkins
    Written on May 29, 2018
    "This is a great movie with a child protagonist. It's a family classic and I plan on showing it to my son. "
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    #4Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is an adventure fantasy movie based on the book of the same name. This is the first installment in the Harry Potter series. It follows the young Harry Potter and his discovery that he is actually a wizard with magical powers.

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    Jacob Duncan
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "I love the Harry Potter series!"
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    #5Little Miss Sunshine

    Little Miss Sunshine

    Little Miss Sunshine is a 2006 American comedy-drama film directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. It stars Greg Kinnear, Steve Carrell, and Abigail Breslin. This film was nominated for four Academy Awards.

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    Keith Wood
    Written on June 2, 2018
    "This movie really has become an instant cut classic. I wouldn't say that the movie is great but for some reason I've been drawn to watch it multiple times. It is full of dark humor and just outrageous circumstances. I am sure I'll be watching this movie many times over the coming years."
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    #6E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

    E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

    E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial is a fantasy movie directed by Steven Spielberg starring Henry Thomas, Dee Wallace, Peter Coyote and Drew Barrymore in 1982. This film won two Golden Globe Awards and four Academy Awards. 

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    Evelyn George
    Written on May 25, 2018
    "E.T. was a phenomenal movie. The kids were superb actors. They handled their roles in a mature and believable way. "
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    #7Home Alone

    Home Alone

    Home Alone is the story of how Kevin McCallister, a boy who is accidentally left behind when his family dashes off on a Christmas trip, is left to defend his family's home from two bumbling burglars until the relatives return.

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    Joseph Reyes
    Written on June 1, 2018
    "I love Macaulay Culkin movies. My favorite is Home Alone. It has an all star cast and he makes kids think they can bat the bad guys. I really like John Candy also so this is a top 20 movie for me even in 2018. "
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    #8Pan's Labyrinth

    Pan's Labyrinth

    Pan's Labyrinth is a drama/fantasy film directed by Guillermo del Toro starring Ivana Baquero, Doug Jones, and Sergi López. It was initially released on October 11, 2006. It follows the story of a stepdaughter of an army as she wanders in the fantasy world.

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    Nathan Gomez
    Written on May 29, 2018
    "this is surely among the best"

Summary

Best What are the best movies with children as protagonists
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Goonies Movies 10 Paid
2The Sixth SenseMovies 7 Paid
3MatildaMovies 7 Paid
4Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's StoneMovies 7 Paid
5Little Miss SunshineMovies 4 Paid
6E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Movies 3 Paid
7Home AloneMovies 3 Paid
8Pan's LabyrinthMovies 1 Paid
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