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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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Stargirl Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle book-based school drama has positive messages.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Powerful queens go to war in intense, dark fantasy sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Spider-Man: Far from Home Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fun, fast-paced sequel has some dark, dizzying violence.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Kid Who Would Be King Movie Poster Image
age 10+
"Goonies" meets "LOTR" in fun but sometimes scary adventure.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Unicorn Store Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Fanciful tale about growing up has mild swearing.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Aquaman Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Underwater origin story has lots of comic book action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Christmas Chronicles Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Edgy, exciting Santa adventure has iffy behavior, peril.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Justice League Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
All-star superhero adventure is uneven but entertaining.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Spider-Man: Homecoming Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Diverse, entertaining reboot has some language, violence.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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The Boy and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Surprisingly touching coming-of-age adventure has heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Paper Planes Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Thoughtful, inspired look at grief soars.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Reboot offers impressive action, distracting innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Ghostbusters Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Paranormal '80s classic has some scares, innuendo.
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(Release Year: 1984)
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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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Jack the Giant Slayer Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Captain America: The First Avenger Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Comic book adventure mixes patriotism, explosive action.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Engaging third Narnia adventure is fun for tweens and up.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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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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