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If you are looking for the BEST MOVIES FOR BOYS and 40 movies to watch with your son you have come to the right place!

 

PLEASE NOTE:

Just a little disclaimer to say that these movies are obviously fine for either gender to watch.

No stereotypes are intended here! 

To the contrary, as a mom of both of a son AND a daughter, whenever we are watching a movie at home, anyone is welcome to join in (if age-appropriate).This list simply reflect only my own personal experiences of watching movies with my own kids and yes, there is definitely some overlap with their favorites so please make sure to check out my other list of THE 40 BEST MOVIES TO WATCH WITH YOUR DAUGHTER. 

 

ANOTHER IMPORTANT NOTE:

I have offered here a wide variety of movie recommendations for all age groups. As such, some of these movies will require parental guidance. Please make sure to check out the reviews on Common Sense Media first (this is something I do before watching ANY movie with the kids) and use your own discretion. 

 

 

Best Boys Movies

 

 

Let me start by saying I LOVE movies.

 

Or perhaps I should be more specific and say I love a GOOD movie.

Movies are my chance to escape reality when I need a break.

They feed my soul and imagination and help me see the world through different eyes.

However I don’t always have two hours to waste anymore on a movie that isn’t worth the time I spent on it.

But a great movie – now that’s a different story! 

 

So without further ado here is the list of my favorite movies to watch with my son.

 

These movies are all incredible in different ways (watch them and you will see what I mean!). 

If you scroll down this page and notice that you haven’t seen some of these movies PLEASE BOOKMARK THIS PAGE for a rainy day.

I promise you, you won’t regret it.

It includes some classics that you and your son won’t want to miss.

 

(P.S As a bonus I have listed our TOP THREE favorite movies at the bottom of this list. These are the movies that we NEVER get tired of watching and if I could invite you over for a movie night, I’m pretty sure I would suggest these movies before anything else.)

 

THE 40 BEST MOVIES TO WATCH WITH YOUR SON

 

1 The Lego Movie


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2 Back to the Future

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3 The Goonies

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4 Halloweentown

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5 Stand By Me

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6 E.T.

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7 Harry Potter

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8 The Never-Ending Story

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9 Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory

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10 Home Alone

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11 Diary Of A Wimpy Kid

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12 School of Rock

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13 Star Wars

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14 Indiana Jones and The Temple Of Doom

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15 Lord of the Rings

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16 Avatar

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17 Guardians of the Galaxy

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18 Big

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19 Rudy

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20 Lion

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21 Holes

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22 Boy In The Striped Pajamas

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23 The Sixth Sense

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24 The Karate Kid

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25 Rocky

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26 Apollo 13

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27 Jurassic Park

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28 Ghostbusters

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29 Jaws

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30 Gremlins

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31 Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

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32 The Maze Runner


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33 Wayne’s World

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34 The Blind Side

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35 The Pursuit Of Happyness

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36 The Shawshank Redemption

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37 Field Of Dreams

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38 The Sandlot


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39 Where The Wild Things Are

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40 Jumanji

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Our Top 3 Favorite Movies From This List and Why

 

1 Stand By Me

 

Confession time: I have loved this movie ever since I watched it as a teen. It perfectly encapsulates the glorious feeling of innocence, of being a kid on the brink of growing up and saying goodbye to your childhood. It’s a story about lifelong friendships and adventure in a time where life and pleasures were so much simpler.

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2 Rocky

This movie on this first sight seems rather outdated and most kids will assume it will be boring. But please stick with it and I promise you, they will be proven wrong. My kids LOVE this movie!

I also love the movie’s message of never, ever giving up and giving it your all, even when the odds are stacked against you. The sequels are also highly recommended viewing as each movie continues exactly where the previous story left off.

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3 Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

This comedy classic, filmed in 1986, is now over 30 years old and yet no matter how many times we watch it, Ferris Bueller never fails to make us laugh. It is seriously the best!

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