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Sherlock Jr. Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever, fun-filled intro to silent movies (with subtitles).
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1924)
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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Gravity Falls TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever sibling story has some spooky stuff for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
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Crikey! It's the Irwins TV Poster Image
age 8+
Croc hunter's legacy lives on in fun, cheerful family show.
Network: Animal Planet
(2018)
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The Lion King Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually stunning remake is darker, more violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Bright, spirited, and edgy version of Willy Wonka.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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The Secret Garden Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Great book, great adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Suspenseful, thoughtful alien-encounter classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1977)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic but scarier remake of the "tale as old as time."
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Lincoln Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Outstanding drama about revered leader's political genius.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Iron Man 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Fewer playboy antics, but still plenty of violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Titanic Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Great movie, but too intense, racy for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Edward Scissorhands Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Dark yet sweet underdog tale for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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The X-Files TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Brilliant sci-fi drama for brave teens and up.
Network: Syfy, TNT
(1993)
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King of the Hill TV Poster Image
age 13+
Wickedly funny at times, but not for all tastes.
Network: Fox, FX, Syndicated
(1997)
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Iron Man Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Great action, lots of style, some iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Iron Man 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Downey whips out the big guns, sexy banter in fun sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Thor Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Surprisingly complex superhero action-adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Charlie's Angels (2019) Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Super fun reboot mixes female empowerment, lots of violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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His Dark Materials TV Poster Image
age 13+
Uneven fantasy adaptation has strong cast, some violence.
Network: HBO
(2019)
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