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100 movies for boys

The first movie appeared just a few years before the first issue of Boys’ Life. Since then, there have been a lot of great ones. Here are 100 movies that every guy should see. (Some suggestions will require parental guidance.)

55 Comments on 100 movies for boys

  1. Minecraft is awesome

  2. interstellar should be on this list

  3. the hobbit wasn’t a very good movie. it didn’t follow the books
    its a money making scheme


  5. mezmolover01 // July 11, 2015 at 5:51 pm // Reply

    I’m glad they put some great movies on there. I recumbent Jurassic Park and The Incredibles. WATCH THEM!:P THEY’RE GOOD!:P

  6. wokkawokka // June 24, 2015 at 12:27 pm // Reply

    Why do they not have the hobbit movies

  7. the goonies is good!

  8. lololololololol // June 21, 2015 at 1:43 am // Reply

    I know what films I’m watching today!

  9. Real Steel (2011) should be on here.

  10. There’s only 10 I haven’t seen grantee I will be watching many of these this summer

  11. Mr. Greenbacks // June 6, 2015 at 5:37 pm // Reply

    I’ve seen 36

  12. seen 25

  13. I wanted to have jurassic world on here that would be cool.

  14. Captain Awesome // May 30, 2015 at 1:01 pm // Reply

    Cool! They should put age of ultron of the list though….

  15. Our New Scout patrol watches “A Cry in the Wild” every year when they make 2nd class. Its based on the wonderful book “Hatchet” – which most have read in school. It isn’t a big-budget film, but it really brings home how scout survival skills could save your life. After the film we discuss what the guy did right, and what mistakes he made, based on what they’ve learned in scouting.

  16. WHY ISN’T PATTON (1970) IN HERE?!

  17. Star Wars was a GUARANTEE to be on here.

  18. I’ve seen 28

  19. Anonymous // May 2, 2015 at 7:14 am // Reply

    Follow Me Boys was always a big hit with our pack. When you first put it on the boys are always saying things like “this is old” but by the time the movie ends they’re always ready to watch it again.

  20. ElephantLover // May 1, 2015 at 1:59 pm // Reply

    Never mind!

  21. ElephantLover // May 1, 2015 at 1:59 pm // Reply

    What about E.T.?

  22. Totally, add The Lego Movie!!!

  23. Insturment boy // April 28, 2015 at 5:54 pm // Reply

    I agree that they need sandlot.

  24. Insturment boy // April 28, 2015 at 5:53 pm // Reply

    They should of put on the list the movie ” Marley & Me, Life and Love With The Worlds Worst Dog”
    Very touching story.

  25. Wat about the lost boys

  26. SOMETHING ABOUT IDIOTS // April 27, 2015 at 8:08 pm // Reply

    !9 movies ive seen of ALL of these. I need to catch up

  27. Gumballmariorocket // April 27, 2015 at 3:46 pm // Reply

    I want war-games and jurrastic park (can anybody wait for jurrastic world)

  28. What about “To Kill a Mockingbird”? One of the greatest movies ever, not to mention it stars Gregory Peck as the amazing Atticus Finch.

  29. I have only seen 30 =(

  30. You can’t have a movie list for boys without the SandLot. It’s a classic for all ages.

  31. `Why is Boy’s Life recommending these movies? What values, life lessons, or skills do they reinforce? I agree may of these are entertaining – but why would you go out of your way to mention these 100? I would suggest this should be titled: “100 movies Boys might enjoy”

  32. I’ve seen about 80 of these. Where is Ben-Hur, The Four Feathers, Around the World in 80 Days? So many more wonderful adventure films out there to view.

  33. I’ve seen 51 one of these

  34. Guess I am a major movie geek I got 90 of them.

  35. Castaway!

  36. I have seen 89 of these movies. I’m sure I have seen some of the others.

    Have to say that I agree with the list.

  37. fuzzywuzzy // April 26, 2015 at 8:06 pm // Reply

    What about Top Gun and Days of Thunder? Jumanji is another they missed.

  38. eagleontheway // April 26, 2015 at 7:17 pm // Reply

    Seen 91 of them. And star wars is on the list, lol.

  39. honey badger // April 25, 2015 at 5:29 pm // Reply

    never mind, I’ve seen 30.

  40. I love apollo 13
    What about star wars

  41. honey badger // April 24, 2015 at 2:34 pm // Reply

    I’ve seen 28 of these.

  42. BoyScout16Camp // April 23, 2015 at 2:40 pm // Reply

    Make that I have seen 27 I did not notice Swiss Family Robinson!

  43. BoyScout16Camp // April 23, 2015 at 2:38 pm // Reply

    I have seen 26! I am glad they put on The Sound of Music!

  44. honey badger // April 23, 2015 at 9:27 am // Reply

    the mummy should be here.

  45. what about night of the museam 1-2-3

  46. I’ll try to watch these!

  47. 38

  48. cuntryrednec // February 26, 2015 at 9:27 am // Reply

    I like the old movies

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