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Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas Movie Poster Image
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Zoologist brothers spread merriment in rescue mission.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Izzie's Way Home Movie Poster Image
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Low-budget undersea adventure is boring and lifeless.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Saddle Up Movie Poster Image
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Quirky band learns and sings about the Wild West.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Dancing in the Light: The Janet Collins Story Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Inspirational animated tale of famous black ballerina soars.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Barbie the Pearl Princess Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Rapunzel-like Barbie tale stresses fashion and appearance.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Mumfie's Quest: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Dated animation, mild scariness but lots of wholesome fun.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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Finding Nemo Movie Poster Image
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Sweet father-son tale has some very scary moments.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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The Reef 2: High Tide Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Sequel is less intense than original but still menacing.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Space Dogs Movie Poster Image
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Russian animated movie teaches kids about two Sputnik dogs.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Happy Feet Two Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Penguin sequel has fun musical numbers, a few mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 2 Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Less shopping, more friendship in undersea Barbie adventure.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Ponyo Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Miyazaki's stunning adventure is geared to younger kids.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea Movie Poster Image
age 5+
An uninspired rehash of the first movie.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Garrett's Gift Movie Poster Image
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Smart animation introduces African-American inventor.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Surf's Up Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Kids will dive into penguin adventure, dude.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Romeo & Juliet: Sealed with a Kiss Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Low-budget cartoon tells classic story with hopeful ending.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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Happy Feet Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Ultra-cute kid flick has a few scary, emotional moments.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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The Journey of Henry Box Brown Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Powerful tale of former slave with big ideas about freedom.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Rikki Tikki Tavi/Yankee Doodle Cricket Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Animated classics are surprisingly educational.
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(Release Year: 1975)
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