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TV and Movies That Celebrate Grit

Perseverance, determination, grit -- all are positive traits that help kids succeed in life. Watching movies and TV shows that celebrate these elements can inspire kids to pursue their dreams, even when things get tough.

Browse TV and Movies That Celebrate Grit

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Fraggle Rock co-stars emphasize learning by doing.
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Network: Hulu
(2014)
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Lively mixed-media series solves mysteries with math skills.
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Network: PBS Kids
(2014)
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Biographical show inspires with athletes' tales of success.
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Network: Disney XD, ESPN
(2014)
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Misfit soccer team teaches perseverance, overcoming fears.
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Network: Hulu
(2014)
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Inspiring tales of human triumph make great family viewing.
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Network: CBS
(2013)
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Kids cook and compete in this whole-family treat.
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Network: Fox
(2013)
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Survivalist competition is about teamwork and being smart.
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Network: NBC
(2013)
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Goal-oriented reality TV with a happy ending.
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Network: MTV
(2005)
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Superb tale of a girl's struggle for her dreams.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
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Terrific story of young ballet dancer has strong language.
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On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
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Affecting tales of mental illness raise awareness for teens.
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Network: MTV
(2013)