Lush book adaptation mixes romance, fantasy, some violence.
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
Colorful prequel is scarier, less magical than the original.
Final Twilight focuses on Edward and Bella's legacy.
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
Mars-based action epic has strong fantasy violence.
Muddled Oz-based fantasy has some intense action.
Engaging third Narnia adventure is fun for tweens and up.
TV movie version of Oscar Wilde classic has mild scares.
This action-packed fantasy brings the popular book series to life in what may be a surprise hit with your kids.
Too scary for younger fans of the popular book.
All-new 3-D Alice story is trippy and intense.
Animated adventure too dated and dark for younger kids.
Just out on DVD, this tale of friendship and hope is a classic that might inspire some deep talks.
Terrific but intense mix of love, friendship, fear, sorrow.
Tween-friendly adaptation is darker than the first.
Book-based family fantasy is magical fun but also scary.
Dragon fantasy falls flat, but kids won't care.
Timeless classic faithfully rendered.
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.