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The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Movie Poster Image
age 8+
The best of the original series, but the most intense, too.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1980)
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2001: A Space Odyssey Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece is still relevant.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1968)
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The Twilight Zone TV Poster Image
age 10+
Classic morality tales still make you think.
Network: Syfy, Syndicated
(1959)
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The Day the Earth Stood Still Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sci-fi, pro-peace classic with some threats and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1951)
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Finding Nemo Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet father-son tale has some very scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Ender's Game Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy genius trains to crush alien invasion in sci-fi classic.
By Orson Scott Card
(2005)
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A Wrinkle in Time Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1962)
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Apollo 13 Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Thrilling, heartwarming, scary, and superb.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Spielberg's family classic is still one of the best.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Jaws Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
'70s classic horror tale is still scary as ever.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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March of the Penguins Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Stunning, loving documentary; some intense peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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The Right Stuff Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting '80s astronaut movie has cursing, sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Suspenseful, thoughtful alien-encounter classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1977)
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Math Blaster Online Game Poster Image
age 7+
Exciting-yet-educational games in safe, social world.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Mass Effect 3 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Exciting sci-fi adventure with gore, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
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Gravity Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense, astonishing sci-fi thriller has real soul.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey TV Poster Image
age 10+
Update of Sagan classic is smart, visually spectacular.
Network: Fox, National Geographic Channel
(2014)
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