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Brother Future Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
A moving story of slavery and freedom.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Howl's Moving Castle Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Charming Miyazaki fairy tale with surreal villains.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Family Matters TV Poster Image
age 8+
Urkel and company still offer lots of family fun.
Network: Freeform, Nickelodeon, Syndicated
(1989)
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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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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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The Legend of Korra TV Poster Image
age 8+
Strong heroine, positive messages make great fantasy series.
Network: Nickelodeon
(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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Imba Means Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Vibrant, uplifting docu about African children's choir.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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The Man Who Invented Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heartfelt take on idea for Charles Dickens holiday classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Christopher Robin Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet but slow tale about the power of family, imagination.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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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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Dora and the Lost City of Gold Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky, aged-up adventure has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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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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Pay It Forward Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Syrupy drama has mature themes, cursing, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Pushing Daisies TV Poster Image
age 14+
Quirky drama mixes murder, fantasy, romance.
Network: ABC
(2007)
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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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Dances with Wolves Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
A grand, sweeping journey with graphic violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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Temple Grandin Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting true story of a young autistic woman's journey.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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