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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.
In Theaters Now
(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 Secret Life of Pets 2 Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Sequel reduces dark comedy, ups laughs, keeps rude humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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A Dog's Journey Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sequel is as sentimental and emotional as the first film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Pet Sematary Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Dark, violent remake focuses on emotions over gore.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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I Am Mother Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Thoughtful sci-fi thriller has graphic violence, swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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A Dog's Way Home Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sentimental but sweet dog adventure has intense, sad scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Okami HD Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Stunning adventure feels like an art painting come to life.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Isle of Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Wondrous, bittersweet, funny, edgy animated canine story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A Dog's Purpose Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Tearjerker is sweet, poignant, and occasionally violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Puppy Dog Pals TV Poster Image
age 3+
Eager pups' adventures teach friendship, cooperation.
Network: Disney Junior
(2017)
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Hidden Figures Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring true story of African-American women at NASA.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Musical has great songs, slapstick laughs, mixed messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Secret Life of Pets Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Adventure is clever and engaging, despite animals in peril.
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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Keanu Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Hilarious comedy has violence, drugs, nudity, and a kitten!
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Peanuts Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Gentle family-friendly comedy has sweet messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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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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Max Movie Poster Image
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Max
age 11+
Brave military dog saves the day in intense adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Martian Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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