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Okko's Inn Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Anime ghost story rich with Japanese culture, grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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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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Hilda TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Whimsical books-based show celebrates adventure, friendship.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Wonderstruck Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Thoughtful, arty take on excellent Selznick novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Paddington 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Charming, heartfelt sequel entertains, inspires compassion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Boss Baby: Back in Business TV Poster Image
age 6+
Movie follow-up has laughs and strong family messages.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Ferdinand Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Sweet story about compassion, nonviolence has a few scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Book-based adventure is fun ... if you like potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Worst Witch TV Poster Image
age 6+
Spooky book-inspired series is mild and magical.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based comedy has some rebellion, light romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Trollhunters TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Action-packed adventure show has scares, great role model.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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The Great Gilly Hopkins Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based drama has strong messages on family, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Alice Through the Looking Glass Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Uneven, less-violent sequel has girl-empowerment theme.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Jungle Book (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Bottersnikes & Gumbles TV Poster Image
age 6+
Beautifully animated book adaptation has positive messages.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Goosebumps Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Action, monsters, humor in R.L. Stine adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Just Add Magic TV Poster Image
age 6+
BFFs stir up magical recipes in fun family-friendly series.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2015)
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The Kicks TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Book-inspired series scores with excellent tween role model.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2016)
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When Marnie Was There Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully animated but slow tale about unique friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Cinderella (2015) Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Easy-on-the-eyes fairy tale promotes kindness.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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