60 Tween Movies For The Next Time Your Preteen Says There’s Nothing To Watch


Looking for the best tween movies for preteens? Check out our list of 60 movies that are sure to keep your preteen entertained. Are you looking for the best tween movies for preteens? With so many options out there, it can be hard to know which ones are worth watching. We’ve put together a list of 60 movies that are sure to keep your preteen entertained. From classic favorites to modern hits, there’s something for everyone.


  • Classic Tween Movies
  • Modern Tween Movies
  • Animated Tween Movies
  • Fantasy Tween Movies
  • Comedy Tween Movies
  • Adventure Tween Movies

Classic Tween Movies

  • The Goonies (1985)
  • The Princess Bride (1987)
  • The Sandlot (1993)
  • Matilda (1996)
  • The Parent Trap (1998)
  • The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Modern Tween Movies

  • The Hunger Games (2012)
  • The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
  • Wonder (2017)
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)

Animated Tween Movies

  • Toy Story (1995)
  • Shrek (2001)
  • Finding Nemo (2003)
  • The Incredibles (2004)
  • Kung Fu Panda (2008)
  • Frozen (2013)

Fantasy Tween Movies

  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
  • Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
  • Maleficent (2014)
  • Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Comedy Tween Movies

  • Mean Girls (2004)
  • Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
  • Superbad (2007)
  • Pitch Perfect (2012)
  • The DUFF (2015)
  • Booksmart (2019)

Adventure Tween Movies

  • Jurassic Park (1993)
  • The Mummy (1999)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
  • National Treasure (2004)
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
  • The Maze Runner (2014)


Whether your preteen is looking for a classic movie or a modern hit, there’s something for everyone on this list of 60 tween movies. From animated favorites to fantasy adventures, these movies are sure to keep your preteen entertained. For more movie ideas, check out Common Sense Media and Rotten Tomatoes.


  • Q: What are some good tween movies?
    A: Some good tween movies include The Goonies, The Hunger Games, Toy Story, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, and Mean Girls.
  • Q: What are some classic tween movies?
    A: Some classic tween movies include The Princess Bride, The Sandlot, Matilda, The Parent Trap, and The Wizard of Oz.
  • Q: What are some animated tween movies?
    A: Some animated tween movies include Shrek, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Kung Fu Panda, and Frozen.

Tween Movie Genres

Genre Examples
Classic The Goonies, The Princess Bride, The Sandlot
Modern The Hunger Games, The Fault in Our Stars, Wonder
Animated Toy Story, Shrek, Finding Nemo
Fantasy Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, The Chronicles of Narnia, Percy Jackson & the Olympians
Comedy Mean Girls, Napoleon Dynamite, Superbad
Adventure Jurassic Park, The Mummy, Pirates of the Caribbean