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Sense and Sensibility Movie Poster Image
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A lush and witty adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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My Life as a Dog Movie Poster Image
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Sensitive subtitled coming-of-age movie for older kids.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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West Side Story Movie Poster Image
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Musical masterpiece tackles race, with some violence.
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(Release Year: 1961)
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The Mistle-Tones Movie Poster Image
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Festive music accents sweet story that has bullying themes.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Skellig: The Owl Man Movie Poster Image
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Fantasy mixes with emotionally intense family drama.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Derby Dogs Movie Poster Image
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Brief profanity, crassness in otherwise uplifting tale.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Mr. Holmes Movie Poster Image
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Smart, literate, low-key drama about memory and stories.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Boy and the Beast Movie Poster Image
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Surprisingly touching coming-of-age adventure has heart.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Monkey King: Hero Is Back Movie Poster Image
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Exciting animated tale has martial arts action, potty humor.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Top Spin Movie Poster Image
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Teens chase Olympic dreams in compelling sports documentary.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Hairspray Live! Movie Poster Image
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Stunning TV production has exceptional role model, themes.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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High Society (1956) Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Charming, boozy musical remake has less screwball humor.
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(Release Year: 1956)
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My Life as a Zucchini Movie Poster Image
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Animated drama about orphan is touching, unforgettable.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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True Grit (1969) Movie Poster Image
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Classic Western has memorable characters, some gun violence.
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(Release Year: 1969)
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Maiden Movie Poster Image
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Poignant, thrilling tale of groundbreaking female sailors.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Karate Kid Movie Poster Image
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'80s classic is still fun for families with older tweens.
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(Release Year: 1984)
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Napoleon Dynamite Movie Poster Image
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One-of-a-kind high school comedy for the family.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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The Four Musketeers Movie Poster Image
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Bawdy '70s swashbuckler sequel is slightly more serious.
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(Release Year: 1974)
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The History of Future Folk Movie Poster Image
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Quirky indie sci-fi film has positive messages about music.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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My Girl Movie Poster Image
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Coming of age tale tackles death; for older kids.
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(Release Year: 1991)
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