Heavily marketed musical is wholesome fun for tweens.
Touching nature docu gets too emotional for littlest kids.
Faith-based tale is well done but has heavy themes.
Animal friendship movie in circus setting has some peril.
Animated feature treats bullying as a laughing matter.
Animal-rescue tale has one death but otherwise OK for kids.
Tedious Madagascar rip-off with some crude humor.
Sweet tween film packs big meaning into cliched package.
Sweet story models positive relationships among teens.
Less fashion/boy-obsessed than others, but still not great.
Cute dogs can't save muddled sequel with constant peril.
Visually stunning nature docu has some upsetting scenes.
Melodic Disney movie has great messages for families.
Silly kid flick with mischief and a comic bully.
Fun live-action flick is too scary, mature for young kids.
Wolf tale is all about romance, innuendo-filled jokes.
This action-packed fantasy brings the popular book series to life in what may be a surprise hit with your kids.
Gorgeous educational docu dives deep for facts; kids OK.
Thrilling 3-D adventure sends brains-over-brawn message.
The trendy Bratz give up spa time to help a neighbor.
Kids might enjoy the silly humor, but it's pretty charmless.
Mild but dumb, amateurish effort about girl sleuths.
Narrated by Kate Winslet, this magical story about a girl who befriends a fox shows kids the power of being patient.