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October Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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My Life as a Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sensitive subtitled coming-of-age movie for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Superb true tale of remarkable teen; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Burn Your Maps Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Poignant, quirky family dramedy explores grief.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Shrek Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Gross-out laughs meet a marvelous fairy tale mix.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Ghostbusters Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Paranormal '80s classic has some scares, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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Stand and Deliver Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Math teacher inspires in powerful fact-based drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Elf Movie Poster Image
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Elf
age 7+
Peppy holiday favorite for both kids and parents.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Only Yesterday Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic Studio Ghibli drama focuses on Japanese girlhood.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Right Footed Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring look at a life of young woman with a disability.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Heidi (2015) Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Enjoyable, beautiful, warmhearted remake of classic tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Your Name Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Stunning but mature animated body-swapping love story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Bright, spirited, and edgy version of Willy Wonka.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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The Goonies Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic '80s adventure has lots of swearing, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Young Abraham Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Religious tale has humor, positive messages, some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Creepy but exciting Burton fantasy based on best-seller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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All the Time in the World Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Family leaves tech behind during winter in the Yukon.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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First Match Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Compelling teen drama has violence and language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The China Hustle Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Investors lose billions in 21st-century fraud; language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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