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Rudy Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring sports film about a real-life underdog.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Family Ties TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic 1980s sitcom's messages still ring true today.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(1982)
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Jiro Dreams of Sushi Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Subtitled docu about sushi chef inspires and enlightens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Boy and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Surprisingly touching coming-of-age adventure has heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Top Spin Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Teens chase Olympic dreams in compelling sports documentary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Eli Roth's aged-down spookfest has jump-worthy scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Unicorn Store Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Fanciful tale about growing up has mild swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Spider-Man 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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The Shamer's Daughter (Skammerens datter) Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Danish medieval fantasy has gory violence, dragons, magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Spider-Man Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Fun movie, but may be too intense for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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The Age of A.I. TV Poster Image
age 11+
Informative series demystifies artificial intelligence.
Network: YouTube
(2019)
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Once Upon a Time TV Poster Image
age 12+
Fresh take on fairy tales is moody fun for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
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Breaking Pointe TV Poster Image
age 12+
Intensity, drama mark eye-opening ballet reality series.
Network: CW
(2012)
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The Bully Effect TV Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring Bully sequel stresses power of standing up.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
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Wolf Children Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Awe-inspiring, tender anime tale has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Flash TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Arrow spin-off tells lighter tale of likable hero.
Network: CW
(2014)
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Race Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fine performances propel well-intentioned Owens biopic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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School of Life Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Dramedy about loss has positive messages, mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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