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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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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents: A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cute story of two boy bunnies who get married.
By Jill Twiss
(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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Kidoodle.TV Website Poster Image
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age 4+
Safe videos for kids with parental controls -- for a fee.
URL: https://www.kidoodle.tv
(2014)
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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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The Big Year Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sweet travelogue/comedy is tame but not aimed at kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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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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Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Cross-country caper with mild peril is OK for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Willa's Wild Life TV Poster Image
age 4+
Life's a zoo for young girl and her critter pals.
Network: ION, NBC, qubo
(2008)
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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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PBSKids.org Website Poster Image
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age 4+
Simple and safe; a great first site for preschoolers.
URL: http://www.pbskids.org
(2007)
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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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Curious George (2006) Movie Poster Image
age 4+
A simple, sweet, sometimes silly monkey tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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