Movies That Promote Humility

Humility is not always the easiest character strength to model, but it's essential to kids' overall growth and success. That's why we've come up with this list of great movies that show the importance of being humble. From kid-friendly classics like Aladdin to the exciting action of Doctor Strange, these films feature characters who learn that excessive pride can be their downfall. With the help of our handpicked selections, kids can learn to highlight the strengths of others, to not brag about being "better" than anyone else, and to realize that they always have room for improvement. (See even more movies and TV shows that promote humility.)

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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Movie Poster Image
Heartwarming TV special is true to Seuss' classic book.
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(Release Year: 1966)
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Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Movie Poster Image
Gorgeously animated fairy fantasy teaches friendship lesson.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Cars Movie Poster Image
Pixar comedy is full of four-wheeled fun.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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Aladdin Movie Poster Image
A magic carpet ride of a movie from Disney.
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(Release Year: 1992)
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The Music Man Movie Poster Image
Glorious production with gorgeous music, dancing.
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(Release Year: 1962)
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Pinocchio Movie Poster Image
Disney masterpiece is darker than you may remember.
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(Release Year: 1940)
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The Lego Batman Movie Movie Poster Image
Clever, creative, action-packed adventure/toy ad.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind Movie Poster Image
Suspenseful, thoughtful alien-encounter classic.
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(Release Year: 1977)
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Long Way North Movie Poster Image
Thrilling tale about a girl's search for her grandfather.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Brian and the Boz Movie Poster Image
Smart docu about controversial football player's redemption.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Emma Movie Poster Image
Perfect for warmhearted family entertainment.
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(Release Year: 1996)
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Pride & Prejudice Movie Poster Image
Gorgeous Jane Austen adaptation has timeless appeal.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Citizen Kane Movie Poster Image
Classic should be required for any movie lover.
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(Release Year: 1941)
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Doctor Strange Movie Poster Image
Mysticism, humor, and action surround unique Marvel hero.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Roxanne Movie Poster Image
Charming '80s romantic comedy has innuendo, swearing.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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Titanic Movie Poster Image
Great movie, but too intense, racy for younger kids.
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(Release Year: 1997)
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About a Boy Movie Poster Image
Edgy, sweet book-based dramedy has profanity, mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Clueless Movie Poster Image
Charming take on Jane Austen's Emma has sex, drugs.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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The Namesake Movie Poster Image
Fabulous immigrant-family saga to see with teens.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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