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Degrassi TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Superb, socially conscious drama deals with tough issues.
Network: TeenNick
(2001)
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Geek Charming Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet story models positive relationships among teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Whole Gritty City Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Vibrant, poignant, inspiring music docu; some profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Terrific, heartwarming shorts have something for everyone.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Dead Poets Society Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring, intense story of a teacher and his students.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Stand and Deliver Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Math teacher inspires in powerful fact-based drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Mr. Holland's Opus Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
'90s drama about inspiring teacher has some cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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High School Musical 3: Senior Year Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Predictable but enjoyable musical is fine for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Avalon High TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Modern Camelot-inspired tale has great messages for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2010)
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Clarissa Explains It All TV Poster Image
age 8+
Fun '90s show deals thoughtfully with coming-of-age issues.
Network: Nickelodeon
(1991)
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Bully Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful docu addresses critically important issue for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Undefeated Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring football documentary about the power of teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Most Valuable Players Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Moving, engaging docu about high school musical theater.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Blossom TV Poster Image
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age 10+
'90s sitcom still offers strong role model, great messages.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(1990)
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How to Build a Better Boy TV Poster Image
age 7+
Positive messages outshine bullying in tween-friendly movie.
Network: Disney Channel
(2014)
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Bad Hair Day TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Endearing buddy comedy with positive, empowering message.
Network: Disney Channel
(2015)
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Teen Beach 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Recovery Road TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen-in-rehab drama has realistic plot, great characters.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
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Degrassi: Next Class TV Poster Image
age 13+
An edgier Degrassi for the digital age still has heart.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Summer Wars Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent, gorgeous anime has some violence, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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