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The Secret of NIMH Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Fascinating, but very dark with some creepy imagery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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The Secret Garden Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Great book, great adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Star Trek: The Original Series TV Poster Image
age 8+
A cultural icon that's lived long and prospered.
Network: G4, Syndicated, TV Land
(1966)
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Star Trek: The Next Generation TV Poster Image
age 8+
Still going boldly, updated series is fun for all.
Network: Syndicated
(1987)
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The Princess Bride Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Swiss Family Robinson Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Good intro to older movies for kids; watch for stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1960)
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Game Time: Tackling the Past Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic family film has positive messages for all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Dragons: Race to the Edge TV Poster Image
age 8+
Superb, slightly darker addition to series still great fun.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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Descendants Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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American Girl: Lea to the Rescue Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed jungle mystery has suspense, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Ben 10 (2017) TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Alien-action reboot has fantasy violence, some teamwork.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2016)
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5 Children & It Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny wish-granting story has some mild scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Christopher Robin Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet but slow tale about the power of family, imagination.
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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Armstrong Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Portrait of an American hero celebrates humility, hard work.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Ghostwriter TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming reboot brings book characters into kids' lives.
Network: Apple TV+
(2019)
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Voltron: Legendary Defender TV Poster Image
age 8+
DreamWorks updates '80s toon in tense but fantastic form.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action- and creature-packed Potter sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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One Day at Disney TV Poster Image
age 8+
Docuseries celebrates Disney's talented employees.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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The Secret Garden (1987) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Friendship and teamwork shine in classic book adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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