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Smallfoot Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun, feel-good animated musical offers positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic but scarier remake of the "tale as old as time."
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Creepy but exciting Burton fantasy based on best-seller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Disney fave has great music, strong messages, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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The Magicians TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Darker, more adult magical quest for the Harry Potter set.
Network: Syfy
(2016)
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Shadowhunters TV Poster Image
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age 14+
A paranornal romance heavy on style, light on substance.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
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Just Add Magic TV Poster Image
age 6+
BFFs stir up magical recipes in fun family-friendly series.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2015)
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Trilogy conclusion has thrilling, violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Ghostbusters Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Paranormal '80s classic has some scares, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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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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Steven Universe TV Poster Image
age 10+
Quirky cartoon values family, fun, and finding your purpose.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
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The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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My Neighbor Totoro Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Beautifully animated fantasy about friendship fit for all.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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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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Gravity Falls TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever sibling story has some spooky stuff for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
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Doc McStuffins TV Poster Image
age 4+
Excellent preschool series has positive messages for kids.
Network: Disney Junior
(2012)
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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Toy Story 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Smart, funny "threequel" is scarier than the first two.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Adventure Time TV Poster Image
age 10+
Original, if nonsensical, hilarity; expect minor weapons.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
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