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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Family-friendly threequel has peril, bloodless battles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Upside Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Charming Hart/Cranston disability dramedy glorifies pot use.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Kid Who Would Be King Movie Poster Image
age 10+
"Goonies" meets "LOTR" in fun but sometimes scary adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Perfect Date Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Solid romcom fun with two charismatic leads; swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Unicorn Store Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Fanciful tale about growing up has mild swearing.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Bumblebee Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Better-than-expected Transformers prequel is big on action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Highwaymen Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Retired Rangers track Bonnie & Clyde; some violent images.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Second Act Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
JLo glows in friendship comedy with swearing, racy humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Stan & Ollie Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle, affectionate portrait of aging legendary comics.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Intense, over-full sequel has lots of wizarding violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Ralph Breaks the Internet Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Colorful, clever sequel tackles complexity of online world.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Hate U Give Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, thought-provoking drama about race, activism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Light frights in funny, tween-friendly creepfest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Once Upon a Deadpool Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Entertaining re-edited sequel tones down violence, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A Simple Favor Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Sex, language, violence in comedic noir for adults.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Smallfoot Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun, feel-good animated musical offers positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Dumplin' Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Funny, romantic, insightful teen tale has a little swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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Flashback: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Little is resolved in colossal teen-elf epic installment.
By Shannon Messenger
(2018)
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