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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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Waves Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Intense drama reflects teen culture; substance use, cursing.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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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.
On DVD/Streaming
(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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Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Inspirational docu has themes of perseverance, gratitude.
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(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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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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Pick of the Litter Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
"Dog"umentary fetches empathy, enlightenment, warm fuzzies.
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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Best Shot TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Honest documentary about mentoring; difficult social issues.
Network: YouTube Premium
(2018)
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The Rocket Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Faith-based true-life teen sports story has some cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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All I Want for Christmas Is You Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Merry, mischievous holiday tale is fun for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Swim Team Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring documentary about young athletes with autism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Great Day (Le Grand Jour) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Docu shows kids around the world working for their goals.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Handsome Devil Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Insightful but mature Irish coming-of-age drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Ollie & Moon Show TV Poster Image
age 4+
Feline friends' travels inspire curiosity about the world.
Network: Universal Kids
(2017)
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A Dog's Purpose Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Tearjerker is sweet, poignant, and occasionally violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Air Bound Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animated mouse adventure with emotional intensity, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Secret Life of Pets Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Adventure is clever and engaging, despite animals in peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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I Am Bolt Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Winning docu celebrates world's fastest man; mild cursing.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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