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The Art of Racing in the Rain Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Weepy wisdom dispensed in dog drama about life and loss.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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To Be of Service Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Raw, honest documentary gets real about postwar trauma.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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If You Give a Mouse a Pumpkin TV Poster Image
age 3+
Teamwork, empathy stand out in fun holiday story.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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Toy Story 4 Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Big-hearted, touching finale to Pixar's legendary franchise.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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A Dog's Journey Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sequel is as sentimental and emotional as the first film.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Descendants 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Satisfying end to trilogy has positive themes for kids.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Stonewall Outloud Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Highly original, affecting docu about iconic LGBTQ uprising.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Employables TV Poster Image
age 10+
Eye-opening docuseries promotes tolerance, diversity.
Network: A&E
(2019)
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Peel Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Offbeat coming-of-age tale has cursing, drinking, drugs.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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A Dog's Way Home Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sentimental but sweet dog adventure has intense, sad scenes.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Dumbo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually impressive remake is sweet but sometimes dark.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Adult Life Skills Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Quirky dramedy explores loss, family, moving forward.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Walk. Ride. Rodeo. Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring true story of teen recovering from severe injury.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Firebrand Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Drama from India with sexual situations, mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Butterfly TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful, complex, mature drama dives into gender identity.
Network: Hulu
(2019)
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And Breathe Normally Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Exceptional, affecting Icelandic drama with mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Dumplin' Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Funny, romantic, insightful teen tale has a little swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Pick of the Litter Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
"Dog"umentary fetches empathy, enlightenment, warm fuzzies.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Feminists: What Were They Thinking? Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Affecting docu about 1970s feminism; nude photos, language.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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CinemAbility:  The Art of Inclusion Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Earnest Hollywood docu argues for disability inclusion.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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