The European boys' adventure tale

A list of non-English language movies and some shorts featuring at least one human male protagonist in a lead or significant supporting role who is under the age of 18 in chronological order from oldest to newest.

  • The Sprinkler Sprinkled
  • Children Digging for Clams
  • The Mysterious X
  • The Little Patriot From Padua
  • A kis lord
  • Crainquebille
  • The Half of a Boy
  • Kino Eye
  • Faces of Children
  • Poil de Carotte
  • Gribiche
  • Children of No Importance
  • Peach Skin
  • Woman in the Moon
  • On purge bébé
  • Emil and the Detectives
  • Poil de Carotte
  • The Little King
  • The Burning Secret
  • Zero for Conduct
  • Hitler Youth Quex
  • Torn Boots
  • De Witte
  • The New Gulliver
  • Les Deux Gosses
  • Merijntje Gijzen's Boyhood
  • Children Must Laugh
  • The Lonely White Sail
  • Ztratila se Bílá paní
  • The Song of the Earth
  • Boys' School
  • The Childhood of Maxim Gorky
  • Ettore Fieramosca
  • Cadets
  • My Apprenticeship
  • Wilton's Zoo
  • Hurra, ich bin Papa
  • Der Sündenbock
  • Piccolo alpino
  • Siberians
  • Timur and His Team
  • The Magic Seed
  • Jakko
  • Portrait of Innocence
  • Odessa in Flames
  • Timur's Oath
  • Aniki-Bóbó
  • The Children Are Watching Us
  • Der kleine Muck
  • Bravo, kleiner Thomas
  • Le père Chopin
  • A Cage of Nightingales
  • The Children
  • Shoeshine
  • Tainted
  • Somewhere in Berlin
  • The Adventures of Pinocchio
  • Those Damned Kids
  • Singende Engel
  • Accordion
  • Border Street
  • Danke, es geht mir gut
  • Paths in Twilight
  • Germany Year Zero
  • Guaglio
  • 1-2-3 Corona
  • It Happened in Europe
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • … und wenn’s nur einer wär’ …
  • Palle Alone in the World
  • L'inconnue n° 13
  • Chains
  • Wie sagen wir's unsern Kindern
  • Boys from the Streets
  • The Bad Boy
  • The Young and the Damned
  • Dangerous Temptation
  • Nobody's Children
  • Miss Julie
  • Vores fjerde far
  • The Circus
  • Mr. Leguignon Lampiste
  • Forbidden Games
  • Vacation with a Gangster
  • Carrot Top
  • Hello Elephant
  • White Mane
  • The Barefoot Battalion
  • The Story of Little Mook
  • Андриеш
  • Bim
  • Paris Urchin
  • The Flying Classroom
  • Emil and the Detectives
  • Bravissimo
  • Elementary School
  • The Miracle of Marcelino
  • Magdana's Donkey
  • Punta and the Four-Leaf Clover
  • Atlantic Story