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Hilda TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Whimsical books-based show celebrates adventure, friendship.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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The Magic School Bus Rides Again TV Poster Image
age 5+
Great reboot encourages curiosity about science and nature.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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The Worst Witch TV Poster Image
age 6+
Spooky book-inspired series is mild and magical.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Bambi Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Disney's original circle-of-life story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1942)
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Ronja, the Robber's Daughter TV Poster Image
age 7+
Beautiful book adaptation with exceptional female lead.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2017)
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Room Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Difficult-to-watch but beautifully performed survival tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Shadowhunters TV Poster Image
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age 14+
A paranornal romance heavy on style, light on substance.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
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Just Add Magic TV Poster Image
age 6+
BFFs stir up magical recipes in fun family-friendly series.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2015)
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Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Fast-paced, engaging sequel is fun for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Trilogy conclusion has thrilling, violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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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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The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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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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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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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Wild Kratts TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Zoologist brothers get animated in fun, kid-friendly series.
Network: PBS Kids
(2011)
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Ramona and Beezus Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Beloved book girl comes to life in sweet, kid-friendly tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Adventure Time TV Poster Image
age 10+
Original, if nonsensical, hilarity; expect minor weapons.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
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Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Cross-country caper with mild peril is OK for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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