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Mad Hot Ballroom Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Enchanting dance documentary hits all the right beats.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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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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Star Trek: The Next Generation TV Poster Image
age 8+
Still going boldly, updated series is fun for all.
Network: Syndicated
(1987)
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Fly Away Home Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Thrilling, touching adventure for animal lovers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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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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Geek Charming Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet story models positive relationships among teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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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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Good Witch TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Family-friendly series centers on charming, helpful witch.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2015)
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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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Descendants 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Exceptional sequel promotes communication, female roles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Raven's Home TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Energetic sequel offers well-rounded laughs for families.
Network: Disney Channel
(2017)
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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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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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Clueless Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Charming take on Jane Austen's Emma has sex, drugs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Friday Night Lights TV Poster Image
age 14+
Poignant football drama scores; OK for teens.
Network: Freeform, NBC
(2006)
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Stand by Me Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Edgy coming-of-age story isn't for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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Community TV Poster Image
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age 14+
College comedy's wit trumps some stereotyping.
Network: NBC
(2009)
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The King's Speech Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Superb drama about overcoming fears is fine for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Sherlock TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Smart modern detective tales with dark, morbid elements.
Network: PBS
(2010)
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