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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Light frights in funny, tween-friendly creepfest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Bird Box Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Violent sci-fi thriller has chaos, gory deaths, swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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She-Ra and the Princesses of Power TV Poster Image
age 8+
Likable '80s reboot features strong female heroine.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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The Shape of Water Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Compassionate monster movie/love story has mature content.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Bright Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Tons of language, violence in fantasy/cop-movie mashup.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Annabelle: Creation Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Gory scenes, lots of scares in skillfully made sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Descendants 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Exceptional sequel promotes communication, female roles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Conjuring 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Well-made, thoughtful sequel is VERY scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Crimson Peak Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Lots of blood, ghosts in highly stylized gothic chiller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Serafina and the Black Cloak Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spooky mystery-thriller about supernatural evil.
By Robert Beatty
(2015)
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Maleficent Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually beautiful but dark retelling of classic fairytale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Sunset Overdrive Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Stylized tongue-in-cheek shooter has lots of gory violence.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
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The Elder Scrolls Online Game Poster Image
age 16+
Online fantasy game is rooted heavily in bloody violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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The Boy Who Cried Werewolf Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Cute family flick isn't too hair-raising for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Pokémon X/Pokémon Y Game Poster Image
age 8+
Gameplay and characters kids love with some new twists.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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The School for Good and Evil, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fractured fairy tale has plenty of twists for fantasy fans.
By Soman Chainani
(2013)
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Brave Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Mother-daughter princess tale has some very scary scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Wishing Spell: The Land of Stories, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
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Gravity Falls TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever sibling story has some spooky stuff for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
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The Stonekeeper: Amulet, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tragic events kick off action-packed graphic novel fantasy.
By Kazu Kibuishi
(2008)
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