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

Napoleon Dynamite Movie Poster Image
One-of-a-kind high school comedy for the family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
Continue reading
Spider-Man 2 Movie Poster Image
A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
Continue reading
Spirited Away Movie Poster Image
Magnificent movie with scary creatures and a strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
Continue reading
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Movie Poster Image
Magical, award-winning martial-arts fairy tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
Continue reading
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Movie Poster Image
Excellent, but magical adventures getting edgier, darker.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
Continue reading
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie Poster Image
Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
Continue reading
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Movie Poster Image
Rip-roaring fun for kids who don't mind skeletons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Continue reading
School of Rock Movie Poster Image
Standout Jack Black in nerds-become-cool comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Continue reading
Bend It Like Beckham Movie Poster Image
Superb tale of a girl's struggle for her dreams.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Continue reading
Twilight Movie Poster Image
Teen fans will love faithful -- if uneven -- adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
Continue reading Watch Review