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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Powerful queens go to war in intense, dark fantasy sequel.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Kid Who Would Be King Movie Poster Image
age 10+
"Goonies" meets "LOTR" in fun but sometimes scary adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Christmas Chronicles Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Edgy, exciting Santa adventure has iffy behavior, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Into the Woods Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sondheim's fairy tale musical is dark, complex, sublime.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Great Bear Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Captivating, moving tale with scares; best for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Oz the Great and Powerful Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Colorful prequel is scarier, less magical than the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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ParaNorman Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Cool-but-creepy monster flick is too scary for little kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Children of Heaven Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Excellent subtitled Iranian coming-of-age story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Engaging third Narnia adventure is fun for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Alice in Wonderland (2010) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
All-new 3-D Alice story is trippy and intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Tween-friendly adaptation is darker than the first.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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The Adventures of Food Boy Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Light tween adventure with some gross-out moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Penelope Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Offbeat romantic comedy is sweet but lightweight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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The Dark Crystal Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
A fantastic but more intense Muppet adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Dracula Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic vampire movie is more creepy than violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1931)
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Whisper of the Heart Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, romantic coming-of-age anime with strong role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Tim Burton's Corpse Bride Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Magical, with scares most 10-year-olds can handle.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Book's fans will enjoy, but too creepy for some.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Beautiful anime with eco message and an amazing heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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The Cat Returns Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Imaginative adventure anime has some fantasy violence.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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