Highest-Rated Movies about 'Child', Sort by Popularity


Hagazussa: A Heathen's Curse (2017), Sound and Fury (2000), The Unloved (2009), Spider Baby (1964), Loveling (2018), Godzilla (1954), Betty Fisher and Other Stories (2001), Metalhead (2013) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Child movies.


Hagazussa: A Heathen's Curse (2017)

In the 15th century, a young goatherd living alone in a mountain hut feels a dark presence in the woods.

young woman, mother, dead person, witch, child, friend, suspenseful

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Sound and Fury (2000)

Cousins Heather and Peter Artinian -- ages 6 and almost 2, respectively -- are deaf. Their condition could be changed by a cochlear implant, a device that stimulates hearing. The benefits are obvious, but this documentary focuses on why the children's families face a tough decision. There are concerns about how the device will change the recipient's relationship with deaf culture and whether there can ever be a true connection between those who hear sounds and those who hear only silence.

child, doctor, family member, cousin, deaf child, emotional, gripping

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The Unloved (2009)

Lucy is 11-years-old and lives with her father. One day, not for the first time, he beats her. The next time she returns to school, Lucy asks to see her social worker Jackie. Lucy is known to social services and has been in foster care before, but none of her foster parents have any placements available. Jackie takes her to a children's home, Crop Row, where she is left with nothing except the school uniform she is wearing.

child, father, social worker, teen girl, dark, sad, raw

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Spider Baby (1964)

A servant (Lon Chaney Jr.) watches over family members who, by the age of 10, begin devolving into primitive, cannibalistic creatures.

chauffeur, child, lawyer, relative, sister, cousin, eerie

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Loveling (2018)

On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, Irene has only a few days to overcome her anxiety about sending her eldest son out into the world on his own.

mother, father, child, brother, sister, teen boy, touching

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Godzilla (1954)

A fire-breathing behemoth terrorizes Japan after an atomic bomb awakens it from its centuries-old sleep.

godzilla, japanese man, japanese woman, japanese soldier, child, scientist, brooding

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Betty Fisher and Other Stories (2001)

Grieving after the death of her young son Joseph, novelist Betty Fisher (Sandrine Kiberlain) enters a dark depression. Hoping to bring her out of it, her mother Margot (Nicole Garcia) arranges to kidnap another child, Jose (Alexis Chatrian), to replace the son Betty lost. Although she knows it's wrong, Betty accepts Jose as her new son. Meanwhile, Jose's mother Carole (Mathilde Seigner) is looking for her son with the help of her boyfriend, Francois (Luck Mervil), and some of his cohorts.

writer, mother, son, waitress, boyfriend, child, disturbing

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Metalhead (2013)

A grief-stricken young woman adopts the persona of her deceased brother.

young woman, brother, child, emotional, iceland, music, hope

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Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (1988)

A Sicilian boy (Salvatore Cascio) discovers the movies with his local theater's projectionist (Philippe Noiret).

child, mother, girlfriend, projectionist, emotional, inspiring, witty

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L'économie du couple (2016)

Marie and Boris decide to get a divorce after 15 years of marriage. Tensions rise when cash-strapped Boris must continue to live with Marie and the two children while trying to figure out how to divide the assets.

wife, husband, child, ex-partner, mother, father, amusing

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The Witch (2015)

In 1630 New England, members of a farming family suspect the oldest daughter of witchcraft when the youngest son suddenly vanishes.

farmer, wife, child, twin, missing person, goat, brooding

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Insyriated (2017)

In Damascus, a mother attempts to keep her family safe as war rages and a sniper lies in wait outside her home.

mother, child, neighbor, sniper, family, survivor, bleak

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The Thief (1997)

A widowed Russian (Ekaterina Rednikova) with a young son (Misha Filipchuk) falls for a soldier (Vladimir Mashkov) who turns out to have another identity.

soldier, mother, child, dark, gritty, siberia, hospital

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Don't Come Back From the Moon (2017)

In a dusty town at the edge of the world, the men of a small community begin to vanish one by one. Theories about their whereabouts swirl through the ether as their wives and teenage children wait for their return.

child, community member, father, bleak, emotional, california, desert

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The Hedgehog (2009)

While planning her suicide, a precocious 11-year-old (Garance Le Guillermic) befriends a new neighbor (Togo Igawa) and a prickly recluse (Josiane Balasko).

hedgehog, child, neighbor, engaging, court, tenement house, fate

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Jellyfish (2007)

The lives of three dissimilar women -- bride Keren (Noa Knoller), catering crewmember Batia (Sarah Adler) and Joy (Ma-nenita De Latorre), an attendee's employee -- converge at a wedding in Tel Aviv, Israel. Each woman has her own unique set of problems to face. Batia ends a romantic relationship, and afterward finds an abandoned child. Joy has emigrated from the Philippines, but could not bring her son with her. The prospect of Keren's honeymoon is shattered after an unfortunate accident.

caterer, caregiver, bride, child, elderly person, groom, endearing

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Rosewood (1997)

Spurred by a white woman's lie, vigilantes destroy a black Florida town and slay inhabitants in 1923.

teacher, stranger, grocer, mother, child, dark, disturbing

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These Are the Damned (1962)

An American man (Macdonald Carey) and an Englishwoman (Shirley Anne Field) discover genetically engineered children who can survive a nuclear war.

american man, child, scientist, prisoner, captor, young woman, bleak

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Declaration of War (2011)

The idyllic life of a French couple (Valérie Donzelli, Jérémie Elkaïm) shatters when they learn that their young son has a brain tumor.

son, couple, child, emotional, disco, life, war

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Adventures in Babysitting (2016)

Two teenage baby sitters (Sabrina Carpenter, Sofia Carson) and a group of children spend a wild night in the big city.

babysitter, teenager, runaway, child, supervisor, rival, cheeky

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A Time for Drunken Horses (2000)

Kurdish orphans work odd jobs for food and to raise money so their severely handicapped brother can have surgery.

sister, child, kurd, refugee, brother, orphan, sad

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Leon - The Professional (1994)

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.

child, assassin, corrupt cop, mother, father, gangster, chilling

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Cinema Paradiso (1988)

A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema's projectionist.

child, mother, girlfriend, projectionist, emotional, inspiring, witty

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The Keys of the Kingdom (1944)

Flashbacks tell the story of a priest's devotion to the Roman Catholic Church and those whose lives he enriched while in China.

priest, aunt, mentor, bishop, child, somber, profound

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Toy Story 3 (2010)

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.

teenager, child, toy, cowboy, astronaut, bear, charming

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The Mimic (2017)

A woman searching for her missing son takes in a girl she finds near Mt. Jang.

child, parent, ghost, thrilling, suspenseful, striking, rousing

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Secret Lives: Hidden Children & Their Rescuers During WWII (2002)

Through interviews we meet some of the people who risked their lives to hide Jewish children during World War II and how this experience has continued to affect the survivors.

child, parent, activist, soldier, survivor, sad, inspiring

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Warrior of Light (2001)

This documentary profiles Yvonne Bezerra de Mello, a socialite turned social activist who runs safe houses for homeless Brazilian street children. Yvonne becomes invested in her work after police kill eight homeless youths in 1993. Working daily in some of Rio de Janeiro's toughest slums, Yvonne uses innovative techniques to reach out to children coping with poverty, AIDS and absent parents, while fighting hostile Brazilian attitudes toward the poor.

activist, young girl, husband, socialite, child, uplifting, gritty

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The Young and the Damned (1950)

A group of juvenile delinquents live a violent and crime-filled life in the festering slums of Mexico City, and the morals of young Pedro are gradually corrupted and destroyed by the others.

child, leader, mother, gang member, juvenile delinquents, gritty, bleak

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A Woman Under the Influence (1974)

Mabel, a wife and mother, is loved by her husband Nick but her mental illness proves to be a problem in the marriage.

wife, child, mother, stranger, construction worker, coworker, intense

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