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Motherless Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Underrepresented hero shines in violent, profane PI drama.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Song of Names Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Touching but slow mystery/drama about impact of Holocaust.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Top Elf TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Lots of holiday spirit in fun building competition.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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Hilltop Hospital TV Poster Image
age 3+
Animal hospital show about problem solving and empathy.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2016)
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Out of Blue Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Talented actors give slow-burning murder mystery gravitas.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 11+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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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.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Bookshop Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Bittersweet period drama about the joys of reading.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Eli Roth's aged-down spookfest has jump-worthy scenes.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Battle Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Norwegian dance movie has lots of cursing, some drinking.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Angela's Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Enchanting, affecting holiday tale has mild suspense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Creative Galaxy: Arty's Holiday Masterpiece TV Poster Image
age 4+
Tale celebrates holiday diversity, creative problem-solving.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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Anne of Green Gables: Fire & Dew Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Plucky heroine's tale concludes in family-friendly film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Lean on Pete Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Haunting tale of survival and love has language, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A Wrinkle in Time Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inclusive but imperfect take on classic story of hope, love.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Wonderstruck Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Thoughtful, arty take on excellent Selznick novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Little Women TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Strong female characters shine in classic book adaptation.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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The Girl Without Hands Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Hand-drawn Brothers Grimm retelling is dark, powerful.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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