Period dramas/set in Countryside about childhoodby Alexiz_World | created - 31 Oct 2015 | updated - 28 Dec 2016 | Public
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1. Hansel and Gretel (1987)
Not Rated | 84 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
Based on the fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm. Hansel and Gretel are abandoned after the famine strike in the village and where Hansel and Gretel are later trapped in the deceptively ... See full summary »
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2. Oliver Twist (2005)
PG-13 | 130 min | Crime, Drama
An adaptation of the classic Dickens tale, where an orphan meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.
Votes: 29,399 | Gross: $1.99M
3. Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (2014)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral and witnessing a murder.
4. Peter Pan (2003)
PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The Darling family children receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Never Land where an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place.
Votes: 62,325 | Gross: $48.46M
5. The Secret Garden (1993)
G | 101 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A young, recently-orphaned girl is sent to England after living in India all her life. Once there, she begins to explore her new, seemingly-isolated surroundings -- and its secrets.
Votes: 33,738 | Gross: $31.18M
6. A Little Princess (1995)
G | 97 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A young girl is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her father goes missing and is presumed dead.
Votes: 29,935 | Gross: $10.02M
1914- World War 1
7. Anastasia (1997)
G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
The last surviving child of the Russian Royal Family joins two con men to reunite with her grandmother, the Dowager Empress, while the undead Rasputin seeks her death.
Votes: 104,191 | Gross: $58.41M
8. Tuck Everlasting (2002)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A young woman meets and falls in love with a young man who is part of a family of immortals.
Votes: 20,119 | Gross: $19.16M
9. The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)
PG | 110 min | Action, Family, Fantasy
In 1920s Vienna, a young girl receives a magical doll on Christmas Eve.
Votes: 3,187 | Gross: $0.20M
10. Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
G | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Set in Cincinnati at the height of the Great Depression, Kit Kittredge, a resourceful young girl, helps her mother run a boardinghouse after her father loses his job.
Votes: 5,328 | Gross: $17.66M
PG | 143 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of a mystical lion.
Votes: 343,992 | Gross: $291.71M
12. Little Boy (2015)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, History, War
An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father.
Votes: 21,161 | Gross: $6.42M
13. Hounddog (2007)
R | 102 min | Drama, Music
A drama set in the American South, where a precocious, troubled girl finds a safe haven in the music and movement of Elvis Presley.
Votes: 5,748 | Gross: $0.13M
14. The Man in the Moon (1991)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Romance
A coming of age story set in the south of the U.S. when Elvis was King.
Votes: 14,417 | Gross: $2.85M
15. A West Texas Children's Story (2007)
86 min | Drama, Romance
Set in the 1960s, a magical tale of two 12-year-olds embarking on an adventure to find new, cool parents and escape their neglected, overly adult existence.
16. Flipped (I) (2010)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two eighth-graders start to have feelings for each other despite being total opposites.
Votes: 75,892 | Gross: $1.75M
17. Digging to China (1997)
PG | 98 min | Drama
10-year-old Harriet dreams of leaving her home, where she doesn't feel she's needed by her mother and sister Gwen. When her mother dies in a car accident, she really starts to make plans ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,388 | Gross: $0.03M
18. That's What I Am (2011)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A coming-of-age story set in 1965 that follows 12-year-old Andy Nichol (Chase Ellison), a bright student who, like most kids his age, will do anything to avoid conflict for fear of ... See full summary »
19. Now and Then (1995)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Four 12-year-old girls grow up together during an eventful small-town summer in 1970.
Votes: 25,334 | Gross: $27.40M
20. Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
PG | 96 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A preteen's life turns upside down when he befriends the new girl in school and they imagine a whole new fantasy world to escape reality.
Votes: 133,421 | Gross: $82.27M
21. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
PG | 115 min | Family, Sci-Fi
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.
Votes: 342,241 | Gross: $435.11M
22. Stranger Things (2016– )
TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying supernatural forces in order to get him back.
23. The Goonies (1985)
PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A group of young misfits who call themselves The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on a quest to find a legendary pirate's long-lost treasure.
Votes: 221,979 | Gross: $61.50M
24. Stand by Me (1986)
R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama
After the death of one of his friends, a writer recounts a boyhood journey with his friends to find the body of a missing boy.
Votes: 338,529 | Gross: $52.29M
25. My Girl (1991)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A young girl, on the threshold of her teen years, finds her life turning upside down, when she is accompanied by an unlikely friend.
Votes: 66,897 | Gross: $59.85M
26. Little Heroes (1991 TV Movie)
G | 78 min | Family
A girl named Charley Wilson and her loyal dog named "Fuzz" are 2 best friends. Charley is anxoius to make new friends. She and Fuzz are befriended by Alonzo, a gruff old farmer. Another ... See full summary »
27. My House in Umbria (2003 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
An unlikely group of people find solace and friendship after being thrown together in the wake of a terrorist attack.
28. Friendship's Field (1995)
83 min | Drama, Family
Set on a rural farm during the Sixties, this film tells the story of Ira and Oscar, two kids who stay faithful companions despite the racism and prejudice towards Oscar on the farm.
29. The Secret Path (1999 TV Movie)
Unrated | 120 min | Biography, Drama
A drama about a young, neglected white girl in the rural South who, with the help of an unlikely couple, finds the solace and nurturing needed to transform her downtrodden life.
30. The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)
PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A ten-year-old scientist secretly leaves his family's ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother, escapes home, and travels across the country aboard a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute.
Votes: 15,650 | Gross: $0.10M
31. King of the Hill (1993)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, History
A young boy struggles on his own in a run-down motel after his parents and younger brother are separated from him in 1930s Depression-era Midwest.
Votes: 6,954 | Gross: $1.30M
32. The Book Thief (2013)
PG-13 | 131 min | Drama, War
While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being protected by her adoptive parents.
Votes: 120,299 | Gross: $21.49M
33. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, War
Through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, a forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.
Votes: 173,685 | Gross: $9.03M
34. My Girl (2003)
110 min | Comedy, Romance
Jeab hears that his childhood sweetheart Noi-Naa is to be married, so he makes the trip back home to his provincial village. As he does so, the memories come flooding back to his childhood ... See full summary »
Directors: Vijjapat Kojiw, Songyos Sugmakanan, Nithiwat Tharatorn, Witthaya Thongyooyong, Adisorn Trisirikasem, Komgrit Triwimol | Stars: Charlie Trairat, Focus Jirakul, Charwin Jitsomboon, Wongsakorn Rassamitat