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Spirited Away Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Magnificent movie with scary creatures and a strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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October Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Gone with the Wind Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Still one of Hollywood's best sweeping epics.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1939)
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Hoosiers Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Stirring tale of heroic sportsmanship will inspire families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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Chasing Coral Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Awe-inspiring, poignant docu tracks decline of coral reefs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 10+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Excellent, intense adventure has thrills, humor, heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Boy Meets World TV Poster Image
age 10+
A boy deals with friends and girls in classic tween sitcom.
Network: Disney Channel
(1993)
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Selena Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Touching and ultimately tragic tale of young Tejano star.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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The Goonies Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic '80s adventure has lots of swearing, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
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Home Alone Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Slapstick comedy is funny but full of iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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The Voice TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun singing contest features genuine talent, encouragement.
Network: NBC
(2011)
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sweet book-based comedy has great family messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Legends of the Knight Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Stirring docu sees superhero as powerful motivator for good.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Bite Size Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Powerful documentary depicts obese kids' struggles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Paper Planes Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Thoughtful, inspired look at grief soars.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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A Ballerina's Tale Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Engrossing dance docu introduces powerful role model.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Dark Horse Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Stirring, inspiring docu about unlikely champion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Queen of Katwe Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring true tale of girl Ugandan chess champ.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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