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Next Gen Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Great animation, solid messages; lots of cartoon violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Early Man Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Charming prehistoric tribute to "sacred game" of soccer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Leap! Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated ballet adventure is heartwarming but uneven.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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DuckTales TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Woo-oo! Adventure, fun, and laughs abound in Disney reboot.
Network: Disney XD
(2017)
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MECH-X4 TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Action series offers monsters, humor, teamwork, and mystery.
Network: Disney XD
(2016)
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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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Mr. Peabody & Sherman Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Punny time-travel adventure with lots of comic peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Star Wars Rebels TV Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting series is violent but has positive messages, too.
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
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The Croods Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Gorgeously animated adventure has intense themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library: Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun mystery about kids locked in library by wacky genius.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2013)
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Magic Tree House Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
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The Stonekeeper: Amulet, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tragic events kick off action-packed graphic novel fantasy.
By Kazu Kibuishi
(2008)
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Secretariat Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring true story about an amazing woman and her horse.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Transformers Prime TV Poster Image
age 8+
Action, violence don't overshadow worthy messages for kids.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2010)
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Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Sweet and engaging adventure for all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Movie Poster Image
age 8+
The best of the original series, but the most intense, too.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1980)
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The Iron Giant Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Touching robot-kid friendship tale has great messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Jeopardy! TV Poster Image
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age 8+
What is a classic trivia show with a catchy tune?
Network: Syndicated
(1964)
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The Prince of Egypt Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Animated feature tells story of Moses; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Star Wars: Episode VI: The Return of the Jedi Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Ewok-filled finale less Force-ful than previous.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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