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Nick News with Linda Ellerbee TV Poster Image
age 11+
A must-see news program for teens and tweens.
Network: Nickelodeon
(1992)
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Emma Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Perfect for warmhearted family entertainment.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1996)
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Family Ties TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic 1980s sitcom's messages still ring true today.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(1982)
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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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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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She Said TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Comedians discuss women's issues in a frank (and funny) way.
Network: Smart Girls
(2015)
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Arrival Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Great, deeply thoughtful, compassionate sci-fi tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Girl Starter TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Empowering start-up reality fun for future entrepreneurs.
Network: Discovery Family Channel, TLC
(2017)
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Victoria and Abdul Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Dench is fabulous in fascinating but underdeveloped story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Star-studded reboot is charming; some iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Breadwinner Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Powerful, intense animated tale of life under Taliban rule.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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All About the Washingtons TV Poster Image
age 11+
Rev Run returns with positive, if clichéd, sitcom.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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MacGyver TV Poster Image
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age 11+
80s action hero relies on smarts, not violence.
Network: Syndicated, TV Land
(1985)
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The Endless Summer Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Dated but fascinating surfing documentary still charms.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1966)
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Only Yesterday Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic Studio Ghibli drama focuses on Japanese girlhood.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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The Zigzag Kid Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Subtitled, sweet coming-of-age caper has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Baseball and the Ballerina Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sweet, slow-moving father-daughter tale has mild swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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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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Ghostbusters Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Paranormal '80s classic has some scares, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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Tigerland Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Insightful but intense documentary about tiger conservation.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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