Films for a 10 year old girl

(30 Posts)
GloGirl Mon 01-Jun-15 18:20:39

I've got my nieces for a sleepover soon, one is 9 and the other 11.

Their Mum does show them quite a few films but I wanted to have a choice of a couple for this weekend that hopefully they've not seen!

The 9yo is not immature, but still scares easy.

I was thinking maybe an 80s classic, like Big or Goonies? Is something like Freaky Friday too mature?

All advice welcome thank you!

nameChangeQueen Mon 01-Jun-15 18:44:28

I'd go with the Goonies or big, they never get old.

fourchetteoff Mon 01-Jun-15 18:47:50

Care with The Goonies.
It's fab, but it's very sweary. I was a little shocked at how racy it was. Big also has some fairly 'whoa' moments, but is very good.

However, my DD loved it. Also, The Princess Bride is good, and The Parent Trap. They also loved Pitch Perfect, but I did have to say 'you didn't hear that' a few times when the word 'bitches' was used.

GloGirl Mon 01-Jun-15 19:07:21

I think they would cope with swear words as long as they were few and far between. They are well used to their Auntie swearing! Thanks for the warning re Goonies. I will miss it this time.

I know it's heresy but I just don't especially get the Princess Bride blush

Maybe the Princess Diaries?

fourchetteoff Mon 01-Jun-15 19:12:59

Princess Diaries (first one) perfect!

Mine were also enjoying something about Fried Worms the other day.
Think they also liked A Dolphins Tale.

Probably best to avoid showing them The Human Centipede. grin

carrie74 Tue 02-Jun-15 14:38:35

I showed my two (DD 9 and DS 7) the Goonies the other day. They were TRANSFIXED!! Loved it. I'm planning on Jurassic Park soon, although took kids to Disney at Easter, and DS was terrified by the dino ride so think he may protest.

Samberry Thu 04-Jun-15 09:35:52

My 10 year old niece loved How To Train Your Dragon last weekend (and so did I to be honest) I think that would go down quite well.

BathshebaDarkstone Thu 04-Jun-15 09:40:16

Jurassic Park, Lady and the Tramp, Jumanji, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Black Beauty, the Secret Garden, Charlotte's Web.

BathshebaDarkstone Thu 04-Jun-15 09:41:17

Oh and the Velveteen Rabbit.

Theselittlelightsofmine Thu 04-Jun-15 09:42:33

A little Princess

ChilliMum Thu 04-Jun-15 09:45:26

My dad is 9 and I found my v. Old copy of girls just want to have fun when we moved house a few months back. It's a bit dated but she absolutely loved it and no swear words.

NetballHoop Thu 04-Jun-15 09:47:59

Bridge To Terabithia my nieces (10, 13) enjoyed it.

mayaknew Thu 04-Jun-15 09:49:55

My 10 yo recently watched Legally Blonde and loved it !

She's also loving the new Annie at the moment

mayaknew Thu 04-Jun-15 09:50:34

Awww Chilli girls just wanna have fun ! What a blast from the past I loved that !!! grin

Theselittlelightsofmine Thu 04-Jun-15 10:00:43

Maya I was going to suggest that and the 2nd one but I could not remember the viewing age.

Theselittlelightsofmine Thu 04-Jun-15 10:01:43

Bridge To Terabithia - have tissues ready OP.

mayaknew Thu 04-Jun-15 10:05:00

Theselittlelights I know I was a bit wary to let her watch it but there's only a few wee inappropriate bits but I'm certain they went over her head smile

Friday99 Thu 04-Jun-15 10:05:48

The Goonies can be really scary to some kids, I would avoid it.

Big is good but all 80s films are quite racy in parts eg Splash.

My 9 and 12 year old love Freaky Friday and the Parent Trap, BEnd it like Beckham, St Trinians (think some mild swearing in this)

AtomicDog Thu 04-Jun-15 10:11:34

My 9yo loves School of Rock (just skate over the 'groupies' bit).
She also loves the Tintin film.
Despicable me, Rango, the How to train your dragon films.

Friday99 Thu 04-Jun-15 10:13:00

oooh yes school of rock

nancy75 Thu 04-Jun-15 10:13:08

9 year old DD loves Indiana jones, back to the future and bill & Ted.
Other favourites are despicable me, cloudy with a chance of meatballs & Jumanji

AtomicDog Thu 04-Jun-15 10:14:26

Oh, and she loves Pride and Prejudice (kiera knightly version) , Emma and Sense and Sensibility.

youngestisapyscho Thu 04-Jun-15 10:17:00

I must be a terrible mother... DD9 has been watching Jurassic Park, The Goonies, Indiana Jones, The Mummy, Flash Gordon and all other sorts of unsuitable films since she was 6 or 7. She loves them all! She is very excited about Jurassic World coming out and keeps watching the trailer over and over.

nancy75 Thu 04-Jun-15 10:19:35

youngestisapyscho me too!, it depends on the children though. Dd has friends that would have nightmares for a month if they watch anything more scary than frozen.

Friday99 Thu 04-Jun-15 10:19:46

yes some parents get very proud of their children watching 12 films at 6 or 7

as the youngest of three my daughter certainly watched the odd film that was a bit inappropriate but none of them particularly like scary films.

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