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Five Feet Apart Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Strong acting saves predictable, sentimental love story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Ashes in the Snow Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
True-to-book WWII adaptation is violent, sad, emotional.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Hilda TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Whimsical books-based show celebrates adventure, friendship.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Bat Pat TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated book adaptation is colorful, goofy, a bit spooky.
Network: Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Comcast Kid Central
(2015)
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So B. It Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Beautiful coming-of-age drama tackles tough topics.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Mountain Between Us Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Mountain trek peril in non-scary but well-acted romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Worst Witch TV Poster Image
age 6+
Spooky book-inspired series is mild and magical.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Kon-Tiki Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Thrilling adaptation of classic book has lots of peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Lion Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Great performances in emotional, intense biographical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Finale is a faithful, fitting end to Girl on Fire's journey.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Adventures of Mary-Kate and Ashley TV Poster Image
age 6+
Sister sleuths' far-flung cases are lots of fun for kids.
Network: Nickelodeon, Online
(2001)
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Just Add Magic TV Poster Image
age 6+
BFFs stir up magical recipes in fun family-friendly series.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2015)
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The Kicks TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Book-inspired series scores with excellent tween role model.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2016)
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Far from the Madding Crowd Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Strong female role model in emotional literary adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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An American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Tale of young baker jam-packed with positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Melancholy, violent sequel sets stage for waging war.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Mudbloods Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Underdogs rule in real-life Quidditch docu; some profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Forrest Gump Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Moving and wonderful, but parent preview a good idea.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series TV Poster Image
age 6+
Cartoon Anne of Green Gables is sweet, with worthy lessons.
Network: PBS, qubo
(2001)
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Wild Kratts TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Zoologist brothers get animated in fun, kid-friendly series.
Network: PBS Kids
(2011)
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