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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Intense, over-full sequel has lots of wizarding violence.
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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A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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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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Heartless Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen of Hearts origin story is fanciful, not too dark.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Quirky Kiwi dramedy promotes teamwork, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Stinky & Dirty Show TV Poster Image
age 3+
Popular book characters are excellent role models for kids.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2016)
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The Martian Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Fast-paced, engaging sequel is fun for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring seize-the-day tale with some peril and flirting.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Ender's Game Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Thought-provoking sci-fi adventure with military violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Stella and Sam TV Poster Image
age 3+
Charming siblings' adventures have teaching points for kids.
Network: Sprout
(2013)
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Lost and Found Movie Poster Image
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age 3+
Picture-book adaptation will delight even youngest kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest Movie Poster Image
age 3+
George finds mischief in mildly spooky Halloween tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Life of Pi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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John Carter Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Mars-based action epic has strong fantasy violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Guess How Much I Love You TV Poster Image
age 3+
Endearing book-inspired series centers on curiosity, love.
Network: Disney Junior
(2012)
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Winnie the Pooh Movie Poster Image
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age 3+
Adorable big-screen Pooh adaptation is short and sweet.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Once Upon a Time TV Poster Image
age 12+
Fresh take on fairy tales is moody fun for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
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