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Harriet Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Tubman biopic includes realistic violence, racial slurs.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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On the Basis of Sex Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Well-acted if uneven biopic about RBG's early life, career.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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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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First Man Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Intimate, serious drama about reluctant space hero.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Alpha Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy, wolf face intense peril in epic prehistoric adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Book-based post-WWII romance has some war violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Quirky Kiwi dramedy promotes teamwork, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Race Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fine performances propel well-intentioned Owens biopic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Finest Hours Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Death-defying rescue comes alive in intense drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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World of Warships Game Poster Image
age 12+
Strategic naval war game promotes teamwork, competition.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Poldark TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex, moral leading man sells British period drama.
Network: PBS
(2015)
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The Watsons Go to Birmingham Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Warm family drama brings the civil rights movement to life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Sarah & Duck TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Whimsical series about friendship caters to kids' curiosity.
Network: Sprout
(2013)
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Between Shades of Gray Book Poster Image
age 12+
Harrowing, moving account of life in Stalin's labor camps.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2011)
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The Young Victoria Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen's biopic is more tender romance than historical saga.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Toot & Puddle TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Friendly pigs, sweet stories, and good messages.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2008)
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Miss Potter Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
More about social pressure than Peter Rabbit.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Wilbur TV Poster Image
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age 3+
A "mooovelous" intro to reading for preschoolers.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2007)
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The Wonder Pets! TV Poster Image
age 3+
Kid-friendly mini-operas about teamwork and more.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2006)
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Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks TV Poster Image
age 3+
Charming animals teach life lessons; kids OK.
Network: PBS
(2003)
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