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The Angry Birds Movie 2 Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Funnier sequel still has silly action, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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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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Bird Box Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Violent sci-fi thriller has chaos, gory deaths, swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Alpha Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy, wolf face intense peril in epic prehistoric adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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White Fang (2018) Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Elegantly animated take on classic book has some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Black Panther Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Masterful Marvel film has depth, diversity -- and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Kong: Skull Island Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Battles are brutally violent in diverse, '70s-set reboot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Musical has great songs, slapstick laughs, mixed messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Jungle Book (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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This Is Us TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Adult-oriented dramedy puts a fresh spin on family ties.
Network: NBC
(2016)
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Zootopia Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming buddy-animal story promotes tolerance, teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Paddington Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Charming story about beloved bear has some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Song of the Sea Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Beautiful Irish tale explores myths, sibling relationship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Frozen Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Wintry Disney musical is fabulous celebration of sisterhood.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Doc McStuffins TV Poster Image
age 4+
Excellent preschool series has positive messages for kids.
Network: Disney Junior
(2012)
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The Lion King (1994) Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Musical king-of-the-beasts blockbuster is powerful, scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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Dumbo Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet Disney classic is still lovely, despite stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1941)
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Alpha and Omega Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Wolf tale is all about romance, innuendo-filled jokes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Movie Poster Image
age 6+
3-D sequel is fun but also more intense than past films.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Nim's Island Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Book-based tropical adventure is good family fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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