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The Angry Birds Movie 2 Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Funnier sequel still has silly action, potty humor.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Pacific Rim: Uprising Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Surprisingly fun (but violent) monsters vs. robots sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Musical has great songs, slapstick laughs, mixed messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Quirky Kiwi dramedy promotes teamwork, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Hotel Transylvania 2 Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Slightly spooky sequel isn't stellar, but fine for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Godzilla Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Iconic movie monster once again wreaks massive destruction.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Pacific Rim Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Loud robots vs. monsters movie could have used more heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Hotel Transylvania Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Father-daughter comedy works as intro to monster movies.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Terrific but intense mix of love, friendship, fear, sorrow.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Monsters vs. Aliens Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Homage to '50s alien flicks too intense for youngest kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Predictable family fantasy not as good as book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Harry and the Hendersons Movie Poster Image
age 7+
A big, Harry family adventure full of laughs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Young Frankenstein Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Brooks' corniness still yields plenty of belly laughs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet horse movie that grade-school kids will enjoy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Movie Poster Image
age 7+
A funny and charming movie for the whole family.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Intense animated mustang tale has lots of peril, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Poster Image
age 7+
First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Chicken Run Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Charming animated escape tale has some peril, scares.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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