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A captivating superhero adventure for the entire family that focuses on the power of brotherhood, friendship, and using your gifts to help others, with a theme of coping with grief. Refreshingly diverse cast; inflatable robot Baymax is impossible not to love.

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In this Jim Henson puppet feature, a planet is ruled by cruel creatures, thanks to the power and longevity granted by the Dark Crystal. But a prophecy has warned of a Gelfing being able to end their reign, and young Jen is sent to fulfill it. Fantasy-loving kids will survive the scary parts.

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Young Elliott discovers an extraterrestrial left behind by fellow aliens, and the two develop a close bond. But it becomes clear E.T. can't survive on Earth, so Elliott must get him home. E.T. is one of the most recognizable creatures in film history and was a cultural touchstone for a generation.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Poster Image
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On his 11th birthday, Harry receives a mysterious letter from Hogwarts, a boarding school for young witches and wizards, where he's expected in the fall. School begins; Harry meets his future best friends, Ron and Hermione; and things get exciting. Truly magical. The first movie in the series.

How to Train Your Dragon Movie Poster Image
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This high-flying adventure comedy mixes potentially frightening fantasy violence (and scary animated dragons) with a surprisingly touching story about the pressure of living up to your father's expectations, self-identity, growing up, and other seemingly heavy themes that are seamlessly woven into a funny, gripping tale. (And the sequel's great, too!)

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Common Sense Tips

Common Sense Tips

  • Dress in costume for A Princess Bride, or learn a few magic tricks before watching Harry Potter.
  • Have your kids play Willy Wonka and give a tour of your home -- with their imaginative adjustments.