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Dolittle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Not the king of the jungle, but still cute; some peril/guns.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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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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The Hate U Give Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, thought-provoking drama about race, activism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Christopher Robin Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet but slow tale about the power of family, imagination.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Shack Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Sentimental faith-based adaptation explores grief, healing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Before I Fall Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Mix of iffy behavior, strong messages in well-acted YA tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Lion Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Great performances in emotional, intense biographical drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Paper Towns Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Smart, edgy adaptation captures the humor of self-discovery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Cinderella (2015) Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Easy-on-the-eyes fairy tale promotes kindness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Forrest Gump Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Moving and wonderful, but parent preview a good idea.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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Shrek Forever After Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Fiona's fierce, Shrek's lovable in still-funny 4th movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Coraline Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Cool but creepy animated fantasy too scary for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Family Ties TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic 1980s sitcom's messages still ring true today.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(1982)
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Charlotte's Web (2006) Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Enchanting take on a beloved children's classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Curious George TV Poster Image
age 3+
Notorious monkey amuses and teaches preschoolers.
Network: PBS Kids
(2006)
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Franklin TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Responsible TV; great for preschoolers.
Network: Nick Jr.
(1997)
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Sensitive portrayal of four girls' friendships.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Home Improvement TV Poster Image
age 7+
Laughs and lessons abound in whole-family sitcom.
Network: Syndicated
(1991)
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Charlie and Lola TV Poster Image
age 4+
Brit siblings set good examples; great for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2005)
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Oobi TV Poster Image
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age 2+
Bare-hand "puppets" will delight preschoolers.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2003)
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