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Sense and Sensibility Movie Poster Image
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A lush and witty adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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My Life as a Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sensitive subtitled coming-of-age movie for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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West Side Story Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Musical masterpiece tackles race, with some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1961)
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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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The Illusionist Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Touching, beautiful drama about the magic of friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Steven Universe: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Bright, beautiful animated movie has surprising depth.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Mistle-Tones Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Festive music accents sweet story that has bullying themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Christmas with Holly Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Heartwarming story of overcoming grief is great family fare.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Skellig: The Owl Man Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy mixes with emotionally intense family drama.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Red Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Emotional dog tale features drinking, violence, and loss.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Foreign Letters Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Subtitled coming-of-age drama explores girl friendship.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Derby Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Brief profanity, crassness in otherwise uplifting tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Underwater Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring story about an underdog high school robotics team.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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I Am Eleven Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Charming, thought-provoking global docu about childhood.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Antboy Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Some iffy humor in quirky Danish tween superhero movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Mr. Holmes Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Smart, literate, low-key drama about memory and stories.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Oh, God! Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Warmhearted '70s comic fantasy has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1977)
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On the Way to School Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Stirring docu explores school journeys around the globe.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Phantom Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant crime caper follows sick boy with ghostly ability.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Monkey King: Hero Is Back Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Exciting animated tale has martial arts action, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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