Lush book adaptation mixes romance, fantasy, some violence.
Serviceable but forgettable Cruise thriller is very violent.
Offbeat dramedy mixes light and dark; some intense moments.
Excellent film adaptation of gritty, heartbreaking musical.
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
Holiday icons defend childhood in gorgeous adventure.
Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
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.
Book-based drama for mature teens tackles tough subjects.
Despite violence, book-based zombie romance is OK for teens.
Remake is better looking, less violent, less thoughtful.
More Wimpy Kid fun mixed with worthy messages, potty humor.
Intense adaptation is violent, thought-provoking for teens.
Dr. Seuss classic is cute, but watch for product tie-ins.
Master sleuth returns in entertaining but violent adventure.
Macabre ghost story is slow but creepy enough for teens.
Deeply felt anime about loneliness and friendship.
Spielberg's sweeping horse drama is beautiful but intense.
Drama about child's 9/11 loss stirs up sadness.
Muppet comedy offers memorable laughs, musical numbers.
Whirlwind animated adventure is a visual treat for tweens.
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
Adorable big-screen Pooh adaptation is short and sweet.