8 kids movies that are definitely not for kids

Princess Mononoke (1997):

This film by Hayao Miyazaki is a stark departure from traditional princess tales. It features a fierce princess who lives with wolves and battles to protect her forest from human destruction. The movie blends elements of a fairy tale with a powerful allegory about climate change.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937):

Disney's first feature-length animated film is surprisingly dark, featuring a terrifying villain, haunted woods, and eerie music. The nightmarish sequences can be quite intense for young viewers.

The Wizard of Oz (1939):

Known for its whimsical and fantastical elements, this film also includes genuinely frightening moments, particularly those involving the infamous flying monkeys. The combination of magical adventure.

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971):

Despite its whimsical premise, this film is filled with unsettling and eerie moments. Willy Wonka's factory is a place of bizarre and sometimes creepy happenings, highlighted by the Oompa-Loompas.

Pan's Labyrinth (2006):

A dark fantasy that intertwines with the grim realities of war and fascism, this film is far from a typical children's movie. Its haunting monsters and mature themes make it more suitable for older children and adults.

Porco Rosso (1992):

Another masterpiece by Hayao Miyazaki, this film features a former fighter pilot who has been transformed into a pig. With its anti-war message and feminist themes, it offers deeper meanings that may not be fully grasped by children.

Coraline (2009):

A dark twist on the classic Alice in Wonderland story, Coraline features a girl who discovers an alternate world where everything seems perfect, but with a sinister twist. The eerie atmosphere and unsettling visuals, such as characters with buttons for eyes.

Stand by Me (1986):

This coming-of-age film follows a group of boys who set out to find a dead body, leading to moments of self-discovery and raw, emotional experiences. While it deals with serious themes and contains crude moments.