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Garrett's Gift Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Smart animation introduces African-American inventor.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Dancing in the Light: The Janet Collins Story Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Inspirational animated tale of famous black ballerina soars.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Odd Squad: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Pint-sized problem-solvers face rival squad on funny show.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Elena and the Secret of Avalor Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Princess crossover features two strong female role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Barbie:  Video Game Hero Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Barbie's a smart coder in gentle video game adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Air Bud Spikes Back Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Cute dogs but dull plot; one of weaker Air Bud titles.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Terrific dogs but painfully slow, pointless sequel.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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Tangled: Before Ever After Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Enjoyable movie follow-up continues spunky Rapunzel's tale.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Exciting fairy adventure has loss, some scariness.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Just Around the Corner Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Light-hearted Shirley Temple fairy tale set in Depression.
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(Release Year: 1938)
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Pippi Longstocking Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Animated musical is good intro to Pippi's adventures.
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(Release Year: 1997)
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Mulan Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Disneyfied but dignified tale of Chinese warrior.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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A Far Off Place Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
African survival tale not for sensitive animal lovers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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The Witches of Oz Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Muddled Oz-based fantasy has some intense action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Gods Must Be Crazy II Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Charming sequel retains madcap whimsy of family classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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The Mistle-Tones Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Festive music accents sweet story that has bullying themes.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Betty & Coretta Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Moving tribute to two civil rights widows' legacies.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Fast Girl Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Fairly wholesome racing movie with death of a parent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Lots of historical detail in evenhanded, traditional docu.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Finding Kind Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Tearful docu about bullying is intense but uplifting.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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