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Carmen Sandiego TV Poster Image
age 7+
Globe-trotting thief's action-packed origin story.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Spirit Riding Free TV Poster Image
age 7+
Courage, adventure, and a great role model in sweet series.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Epic but violent adventure offers diversity, role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir TV Poster Image
age 7+
Pleasant Paris-set superhero story sweet fun for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel, Nickelodeon
(2015)
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Epic, thrilling 3D adventure sequel is outstanding.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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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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One Piece TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Close friends chase their dreams in high-seas adventure.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2004)
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How to Train Your Dragon Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Thrilling 3D adventure sends brains-over-brawn message.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Nim's Island Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Book-based tropical adventure is good family fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Superman: The Animated Series TV Poster Image
age 7+
Is it a bird or a plane? No, it's a super series!
Network: Boomerang
(1996)
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The Incredibles Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Top-notch, action-packed fun for the entire family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Spider-Man 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Sci-fi action classic perfect for sharing with kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1977)
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Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Indy's first adventure is a rip-roaring action masterpiece.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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Spy Kids Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Just the right combination of fantasy and comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Spider-Man Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Fun movie, but may be too intense for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Poster Image
age 7+
First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Thrilling third Indy actioner focuses on hunt for grail.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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