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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Deep Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Rude jokes, surprising violence in animated undersea tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Scales: Mermaids Are Real Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Mermaid coming-of-age drama is forgettable but mild.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Zoologist brothers spread merriment in rescue mission.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Izzie's Way Home Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Low-budget undersea adventure is boring and lifeless.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Monster High: Great Scarrier Reef Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Solid messages and mild scares are fun; more toys for sale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Barbie the Pearl Princess Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Rapunzel-like Barbie tale stresses fashion and appearance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Mumfie's Quest: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Dated animation, mild scariness but lots of wholesome fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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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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Barbie in the Pink Shoes Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Barbie teaches kids about classic ballets; some romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Finding Nemo Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet father-son tale has some very scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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The Reef 2: High Tide Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Sequel is less intense than original but still menacing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Twinkle Toes: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet dance tale marred by commercialism and poor quality.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Big Miracle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animal-rescue tale has one death but otherwise OK for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Happy Feet Two Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Penguin sequel has fun musical numbers, a few mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 2 Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Less shopping, more friendship in undersea Barbie adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Dolphin: Story of a Dreamer Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Scary, confusing tale of a dolphin following his dream.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Ponyo Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Miyazaki's stunning adventure is geared to younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea Movie Poster Image
age 5+
An uninspired rehash of the first movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Ballet Shoes Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sisters learn value of love, work, and sacrifice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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