Find the best for your family

See what's streaming, limit strong violence or language, and find picks your kids will love with Common Sense Media Plus.

Join now

All Reviews

Spider-Man 2 Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 11+
A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
Continue reading
Rudy Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 11+
Inspiring sports film about a real-life underdog.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
Continue reading
Family Ties TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 11+
Classic 1980s sitcom's messages still ring true today.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(1982)
Continue reading
Make Believers Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 2+
Eclectic music with sweet lyrics and great messages.
By Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
(2012)
Continue reading
Under the Empyrean Sky: The Heartland Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Thought-provoking, dystopian eco-adventure great for boys.
By Chuck Wendig
(2013)
Continue reading
Red Is Best Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 2+
Delightful, sweet story celebrates independence.
By Kathy Stinson
(2011)
Continue reading
The Thickety: A Path Begins Book Poster Image
age 11+
Thrilling, brilliant witch tale is vividly violent, scary.
By J.A. White
(2014)
Continue reading
A Long Walk to Water Book Poster Image
age 11+
Touching take on Lost Boys of Sudan, based on true story.
By Linda Sue Park
(2010)
Continue reading
Echo Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 11+
Tales of injustice masterfully blend with a dash of magic.
By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2015)
Continue reading
The Shepherd's Crown: Tiffany Aching Adventures, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Final Discworld novel hits the mark with rich fantasy.
By Terry Pratchett
(2015)
Continue reading
Monster & Son Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 2+
Monstrously funny -- and sweet -- book perfect for bedtime.
By David LaRochelle
(2016)
Continue reading
Refugee Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 11+
Harrowing page-turner sheds light on child refugees.
By Alan Gratz
(2017)
Continue reading
Little Excavator Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 2+
Fun, fast-paced construction story is truck lover's delight.
By Anna Dewdney
(2017)
Continue reading
Grenade Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 11+
Tense, gripping WWII drama has powerful cost-of-war message.
By Alan Gratz
(2018)
Continue reading
Allies Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 11+
Gripping, must-read novel follows young soldiers on D-Day.
By Alan Gratz
(2019)
Continue reading
Spider-Man Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 11+
Fun movie, but may be too intense for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
Continue reading
Messenger: The Giver, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Mythic vibe in engaging story of boy with healing powers.
By Lois Lowry
(2014)
Continue reading
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air TV Poster Image
age 11+
Good-natured sitcom that the family can enjoy together.
Network: Nickelodeon, Syndicated, TeenNick
(1990)
Continue reading
WarGames Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 11+
Suspenseful Cold War tale with teen gamer in control.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
Continue reading
The Gods Must Be Crazy Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Charming family film makes you think; expect some shooting.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
Continue reading

Pages