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Descendants 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Satisfying end to trilogy has positive themes for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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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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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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Mary and the Witch's Flower Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Magical, intense adventure should delight tween Potter fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Man Who Invented Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heartfelt take on idea for Charles Dickens holiday classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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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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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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The Wishing Spell: The Land of Stories, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Amazing World of Gumball TV Poster Image
age 8+
Colorful cartoon is full of silly laughs and scrapes.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2011)
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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sweeping owl fantasy adventure is impressive but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Freak the Freak Out TV Poster Image
age 8+
Victorious special is full of fun for tweens.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2010)
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The Secret of Moonacre Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Enchanting fantasy turns teen into sweet, selfless princess.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Victorious TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Upbeat iCarly-like tween comedy promotes confidence.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2010)
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Race to Witch Mountain Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sci-fi remake is action packed and intense for a PG film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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City of Ember Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Fast-paced fantasy has lots of tense moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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iGo to Japan TV Poster Image
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age 8+
iCarly crew delivers more wild antics.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2008)
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Formulaic-but-exciting family action-adventurer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Ballet Shoes Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sisters learn value of love, work, and sacrifice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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The Spiderwick Chronicles Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Book-based family fantasy is magical fun but also scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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