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Even Stevens TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny-but-formulaic family comedy.
Network: Disney Channel
(2000)
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Live-action take on classic has some crude, scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Romeo! TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Young rap star's story is surprisingly balanced.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2003)
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Two Brothers Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Stunningly beautiful, but too intense for little kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A fun romp for girls of all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Skyland TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Good battles evil in Star Wars-esque 'toon.
Network: Nicktoons
(2005)
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The Last Mimzy Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky sci-fi adventure best for fantasy lovers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Pure, sweet imagination for both kids and adults.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1971)
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Ella Enchanted Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Endearing, enduring, with just a few bits of crude humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Legend of the Dragon TV Poster Image
age 8+
Trite good vs. evil plot will still engage tweens.
Network: Toon Disney
(2006)
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The Black Stallion Returns Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A lackluster sequel to the well-loved original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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Silverwing TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Classic books fly by night in great kids' series.
Network: Toon Disney
(2003)
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The Life and Times of Juniper Lee TV Poster Image
age 8+
Buffy the Vampire Slayer for the tween set.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2005)
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Dr. Dolittle 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Positive messages throughout tween-friendly animal comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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The Borrowers Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming adaptation with constant (but funny) perils.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Oliver! Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Glorious musical based on Dickens' Oliver Twist.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1968)
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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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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Bright, spirited, and edgy version of Willy Wonka.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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The X's TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Cartoon series about super-spy family falls flat.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2005)
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Little People, Big World TV Poster Image
age 8+
An incredible family -- little and big.
Network: TLC
(2006)
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