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The Jungle Book (Animated) Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Jaunty animation meets jazzy songs in Disney classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1967)
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Doc McStuffins TV Poster Image
age 4+
Excellent preschool series has positive messages for kids.
Network: Disney Junior
(2012)
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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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Avatar: The Last Airbender TV Poster Image
age 8+
Asian mysticism meets epic fiction in top-notch 'toon.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2005)
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Superman II Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Witty, action-packed superadventure with big themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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Batman: The Animated Series TV Poster Image
age 8+
A dark, violent comic book comes to life.
Network: Boomerang, Disney XD, Discovery Family Channel
(1992)
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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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Superman: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Super-nostalgic superhero adventure still soars.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1978)
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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 Sandlot Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Lighthearted, nostalgic tween comedy; some language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Spellbound Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Families should see this m-a-r-v-e-l-o-u-s film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Akeelah and the Bee Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Inspiring drama about a champion speller; OK for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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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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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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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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Alpha and Omega Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Wolf tale is all about romance, innuendo-filled jokes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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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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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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Zootopia Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming buddy-animal story promotes tolerance, teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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