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Best Kids' Movies on Netflix Instant

Looking for some immediate gratification? Check out our list of family-friendly movies that are currently streaming on Netflix. You're sure to find something that's just right for your kids.

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Fact-filled, fun primer on all types of pets.
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(2012)
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Purple dino teaches kids how to overcome fear, be confident.
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(2006)
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Short, playful film of kittens romping is cute to the max.
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(2010)
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Hour of cute puppies romping is chock-full of puppy facts.
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(2009)
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Friendly monkey's escapades teach tots about nature.
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(2013)
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Short, fact-filled animated version of popular kids' book.
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(2007)
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Favorite book adaptation promotes brains over brawn.
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(2011)
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Picture book gets a sweet musical adaptation for families.
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(2012)
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Highly marketed train characters make new friends.
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(2013)
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Princess stories with lessons on friendship, other cultures.
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(2012)
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Some peril in sweet storybook sequel.
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(2012)
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Gentle adventure is sweet, colorful but not very original.
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(2014)
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Cute dolls, ponies teach sweet messages about friendship.
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(2014)
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Short and sweet adventure about a generous witch.
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(2013)
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Veggie superheroes use faith to handle fear.
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(2012)
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Veggies save the planet in faith-based tale about sharing.
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(2014)
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Engaging live-action canine caper has some peril, pratfalls.
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(2000)
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Mildly amusing sports-themed sequel is fun for young kids.
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(2014)
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An amusing, sweet sequel that will captivate kids.
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(2004)
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Cute story, great characters, fabulous soundtrack.
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(2002)
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Amusing pirate-themed Tinker Bell adventure; some violence.
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(2014)
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A cuddly, classic take on the folktale.
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(2000)
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Sweet, squeaky-clean mouse tale based on children's book.
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(2010)
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Charming animated adventure is magical for little kids.
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(2014)
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Entertaining wolf sequel has peril and some scares.
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(2014)
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Animated tale with positive messages, a few harsh scenes.
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(2014)
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Compelling classic nature story with some animal violence.
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(1997)
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Fab animation from Wallace and Gromit creator.
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(2000)
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A fantastical car story custom made for kids.
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(2003)
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Sequel gives new meaning to playing with your food.
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(2014)
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Books-inspired movie has great social messages for kids.
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(2013)
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Sweet Disney classic is still lovely, despite stereotypes.
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(2011)
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Breathtaking animation feat -- with some creepy visuals.
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(2000)
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Delightful, but may scare more sensitive kids.
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(2010)
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Kids will like well-intentioned sequel, but it lacks magic.
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(2014)
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Punny time-travel adventure with lots of comic peril.
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(2014)
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Friendship tale has positive messages; some sinister parts.
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(2014)
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A fun romp for girls of all ages.
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(2004)
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Outstanding family movie mixes comedy, action, romance.
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(2000)
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Kids will be drawn to Disney's fast-paced version.
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(2005)
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Dog caper is a little scarier than other Bailey adventures.
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(2013)
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Beautiful, moving cartoon tale based on classic book series.
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(2014)
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Positive role models, engaging story mark Disney winner.
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(2014)
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A gentler, tech-savvier E.T. for today's kids.
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(2014)
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Literary heroine learns about privacy, bullying in TV movie.
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(2010)
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Epic, thrilling 3-D adventure sequel is outstanding.
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(2014)
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Time-travel tale offers fun, suspense, and new dolls to buy.
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(2014)
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Toy-inspired movie has strong messages but iffy body images.
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(2014)
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Toy line characters teach tolerance -- and iffy body images.
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(2012)
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Tim Burton magic with just a touch of scariness.
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(2000)
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Adventure sequel is well-rounded, family-friendly fare.
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(2013)
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Entertaining animated adventure is best for Slugterra fans.
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(2014)
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Pro-earth animated tale with strong messages and some peril.
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(2014)
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Feisty star propels wholesome rodeo adventure for kids.
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(2012)
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Gorgeously animated adventure has intense themes.
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(2013)
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Endearing, enduring, with just a few bits of crude humor.
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(2004)
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Charming take on Cinderella tale has strong heroine.
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(2003)
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Hilarious, fast, funny, fresh fun for the family.
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(2000)
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No scares, mild peril in subtitled animated film.
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(2014)
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Screwball classic is still funny but shows its age.
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(2002)
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Monster dolls teach lessons but dress provocatively.
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(2013)
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Heavily marketed musical is wholesome fun for tweens.
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(2013)
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Moderately cute action comedy good for tweens.
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(2004)
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Some iffy humor in quirky Danish tween superhero movie.
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(2014)
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Soccer drama is predictable but well intentioned.
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(2014)
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Old-fashioned charmer for the family.
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(1999)
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Sweet coming-of-age movie will appeal to horse-loving tweens
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(2014)
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Solid sports tale has positive messages, feel-good themes.
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(2014)
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Great movie respects its audience's intelligence.
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(2003)
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Imaginative steampunk musical is too dark for little kids.
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(2014)
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Some thrills, but may be too much for little ones.
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(2000)
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Stirring docu sees superhero as powerful motivator for good.
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(2014)
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Earnest, inspiring docu shows realities of rural poverty.
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(2013)
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"Come back, Shane!" Classic Western for the ages.
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(2000)
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Campy sci-fi undersea adventure features mild peril.
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(2007)
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Thoughtful tale of horses and grief has some peril.
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(2014)
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Predictable prodigal daughter tale with Christian message.
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(2014)
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Alzheimer's drama has strong messages, mature themes.
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(2014)
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Lots of charm, little action in slow-paced heist comedy.
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(2004)
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Wholesome surf drama has positive messages, some bullying.
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(2014)
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Standout Jack Black in nerds-become-cool comedy.
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(2004)
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A fairy tale that even teens can enjoy.
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Touching and hilarious Jennifer Garner romcom.
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(2004)
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Docu about senior fashionistas promotes positive body image.
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(2014)
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Family drama has positive messages but heavy themes.
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(2012)
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Say G'day mate to this iconic Outback comedy.
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(2001)
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Hilarious comedy classic; language makes it PG-13.
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(2000)
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Strong positive messages in otherwise rote athlete biopic.
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(2014)
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Powerful docu explains why all girls need an education.
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(2014)
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Musical phenomenon is great fun, but a bit racy.
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(2002)
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Moving docu about WWII veterans is emotionally intense.
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(2014)
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Slightly edgy medieval tale with rock music.
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(2002)
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So-so romantic comedy; only somewhat clever.
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(2005)
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Four-hour visual stunner requires patience, maturity.
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(2001)
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Quality characters, solid film; OK for ages 14+.
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(2001)
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Clancy-based political thriller has moderate violence.
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(2014)
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In upbeat docu, equality for all is the final frontier.
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(2014)
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Cheesy biopic of royal love story is superficial fun.
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(2011)
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Charming, funny take on Jane Austen's Emma.
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(2003)
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Fans will approve of gripping, violent middle installment.
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(2014)
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Mature but often-hilarious teen comedy.
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(2004)
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Some grisly and scary parts. Not for young 'uns.
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(2003)
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Salty comedy about food and fatherhood is made with love.
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(2014)
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Intense, awe-inspiring docu about extreme marathoners.
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(2013)
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Dark high school comedy is best for older teens.
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(1999)
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True story about fake teen pregnancy confronts stereotypes.
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(2012)
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Optically brilliant, violent update of classic.
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(1999)
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Outstanding but shattering docu set in war-torn Congo.
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(2014)

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