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Mighty Little Bheem TV Poster Image
age 4+
Toddler's cute adventures show off Indian culture.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Motown Magic TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Thoughtful musical series emphasizes self-confidence.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Pete the Cat: A Very Groovy Christmas TV Poster Image
age 4+
Heartwarming holiday story emphasizes gifts of the heart.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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Oddbods TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Oddly fun show features problem-solving, mischief making.
Network: Netflix
(2014)
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The Boy and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Surprisingly touching coming-of-age adventure has heart.
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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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Reboot offers impressive action, distracting innuendo.
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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Wolfblood TV Poster Image
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age 11+
British werewolf-style drama limits the fright for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
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42 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring Jackie Robinson biopic has great messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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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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Tinker Bell and the Secret of the Wings Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Centers on sisterhood and family, with a wee bit of peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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One Crazy Summer Book Poster Image
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age 11+
A gem, with strong girl characters, '60s black history.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2010)
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A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Kermit and friends deliver a cheery holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Like steamed veggies: Good for you, but bland.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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The Aristocats Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Jazz and hijinks make this Disney cat tale meow.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1970)
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Hairspray (2007) Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Infectiously fun musical with a message.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Spider-Man 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Kids will be dazzled, but the story falls short of No. 2.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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The Jungle Book (Animated) Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Jaunty animation meets jazzy songs in Disney classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1967)
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Rocky Balboa Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Rocky's back, with new energy -- but same story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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