Best Movies of the Decade (2000-2009): Top 10 for Preteens and Young Teens

Pop the popcorn, snuggle up, and watch the best movies for preteens and young teens -- the ones you can be sure will continue to stand the test of time. Our editors have handpicked this top 10 list: including comedies, superheroes, fantasies, great girl movies, and, yes, vampire movies. Take a look, and enjoy every minute of your family movie night.

Browse Best Movies of the Decade (2000-2009): Top 10 for Preteens and Young Teens

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One-of-a-kind high school comedy for the family.
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A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
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Magnificent movie with scary creatures and a strong heroine.
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Magical, award-winning martial-arts fairy tale.
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(2001)
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Excellent, but magical adventures getting edgier, darker.
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Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
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Rip-roaring fun for kids who don't mind skeletons.
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Standout Jack Black in nerds-become-cool comedy.
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Superb tale of a girl's struggle for her dreams.
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Teen fans will love faithful -- if uneven -- adaptation.
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