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The Fight Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Compelling documentary about the ACLU and its attorneys.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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I, Pastafari: A Flying Spaghetti Monster Story Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Irreverent docu challenges religion; violent news clips.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Trolls World Tour Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Amusing, upbeat musical sequel promotes joys of diversity.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Wishmas Tree Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated eco-fable has sweet siblings, icky bits, scares.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Home Before Dark TV Poster Image
age 11+
Kid lead is fabulous in intense mystery for tweens and up.
Network: Apple TV+
(2020)
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Jumanji: The Next Level Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Charming sequel offers generational humor but can get dark.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Klaus Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Santa origin story is a sweet reminder of generosity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Raising Dion TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Supervillain violence, bullying in excellent family drama.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Maiden Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Poignant, thrilling tale of groundbreaking female sailors.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Mary Poppins Returns Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Blunt is a delight in sweet, nostalgic, toe-tapping sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Sydney to the Max TV Poster Image
age 6+
Heartwarming family sitcom uses funny '90s flashbacks.
Network: Disney Channel
(2019)
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A Beautiful Planet Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning look at Earth -- and man's sobering impact on it.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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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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Freaky Friday (2018) Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Musical reboot's heartwarming themes are great for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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All About the Washingtons TV Poster Image
age 11+
Rev Run returns with positive, if clichéd, sitcom.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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The Swap Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Predictable body-switching comedy has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Early Man Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Charming prehistoric tribute to "sacred game" of soccer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A Little Help with Carol Burnett TV Poster Image
age 6+
Adults ask kids for advice in fun, funny panel show.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Star-studded reboot is charming; some iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Cars 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Some intense scenes in story of empowerment, mentorship.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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