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The Summit of the Gods Movie Poster Image
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Focus on bravery in perilous cartoon actioner with smoking.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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Nightbooks Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Book-based fantasy-horror tale has lots of scares, peril.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant pre-WWII drama about German Jewish family in exile.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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Pinocchio (2020) Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Italian live-action version has mild scares and peril.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Witches Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Campy but creepy Dahl adaptation has lots of spooky stuff.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence, brave teens in book-based monster tale.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Waiting for Anya Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Kid-focused Nazi resistance drama has violence, peril.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sparkling book adaptation has great characters, some scares.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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A Wrinkle in Time Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inclusive but imperfect take on classic story of hope, love.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Shamer's Daughter (Skammerens datter) Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Danish medieval fantasy has gory violence, dragons, magic.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Belle & Sebastian: The Adventure Continues Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Thrilling French sequel has tense scenes but a warm heart.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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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.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Alice in Wonderland (2010) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
All-new 3-D Alice story is trippy and intense.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Treasure of Matecumbe Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Old-school Disney adventure includes iffy racial subplots.
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(Release Year: 1976)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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