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A Charlie Brown Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 3+
The Peanuts gang in a classic Christmas special.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1965)
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A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Kermit and friends deliver a cheery holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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The Star Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet Nativity story told from animals' perspective.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Air Bud Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Sweet dog tale has some peril and mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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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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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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Good Luck Charlie TV Poster Image
age 7+
Well-rounded Disney sitcom offers wholesome fun to families.
Network: Disney Channel
(2010)
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The Secret of NIMH Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Fascinating, but very dark with some creepy imagery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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House of Anubis TV Poster Image
age 8+
British mystery series is clean, positive fun for tweens.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
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Geek Charming Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet story models positive relationships among teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Teen Beach 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Man Who Invented Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heartfelt take on idea for Charles Dickens holiday classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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A Christmas Carol (1984) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Bleak but solid adaptation of Dickens' classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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Hocus Pocus Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Rollicking Halloween fun for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Bully Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful docu addresses critically important issue for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Dead Poets Society Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring, intense story of a teacher and his students.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Degrassi: Next Class TV Poster Image
age 13+
An edgier Degrassi for the digital age still has heart.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Love, Simon Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Affecting, lovable romcom about gay teen has a little edge.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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All American TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Football series addresses classism, racism, and bullying .
Network: CW
(2018)
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Run the Race Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Touchdown for faith-based fans; underage drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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