Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
Holiday icons defend childhood in gorgeous adventure.
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
Cute, kid-friendly monster movie; may scare sensitive kids.
Animated thriller's action makes it best for older kids.
Sweet fairy tale classic for little princes and princesses.
Magical realism adventure promotes family, environmentalism.
Visually appealing fairy tale lacks oomph but fine for kids.
Mars-based action epic has strong fantasy violence.
Deeply felt anime about loneliness and friendship.
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
Clever holiday story is merry fun for the whole family.
Spectacularly epic, poignant end to a magical series.
The ultimate makeover story has strong, positive messages.
Quirky duo's other-realm adventures are fun for all ages.
Favorite book adaptation promotes brains over brawn.
Excellent, epic saga continues to get darker, more intense.
Engaging third Narnia adventure is fun for tweens and up.
Clever, funny, and sweet villain-with-a-heart-of-gold tale.
Third Twilight movie has more drama, violence.
Tweens won't be able to resist this movie's messages about appreciating things like a loving family and loyal friends.
Smart, funny "threequel" is scarier than the first two.
Thrilling 3-D adventure sends brains-over-brawn message.
All-new 3-D Alice story is trippy and intense.
Stunning, witty, exciting, enchanting, and moving.