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The Triplets of Belleville Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Offbeat animated French tale has violence, sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Grease Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Musical phenomenon is still great fun but quite racy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1978)
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Yentl Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Romantic folk tale retold with music and classic Streisand.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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Fame (2009) Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen musical remake has edgy content for a PG movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Gigi Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming, pretty 1950s musical with dated gender roles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1958)
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The Music Never Stopped Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Music brings family back together in moving drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Buddy Holly Story Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Bio of '50s music icon has great music, positive values.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1978)
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Joyful Noise Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Uplifting but cliched film has great songs, bland story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Mama, I Want to Sing! Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Preachy musical has few surprises, not enough songs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Soul Man TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Preacher musical comedy has sex talk, positive messages.
Network: TV Land
(2012)
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The Blues Brothers: Original Soundtrack Recording Music Poster Image
age 12+
Cult classic romp boasts great tracks by music legends.
By The Blues Brothers
(1980)
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This Is How I Made It TV Poster Image
age 12+
Celeb life stories are sometimes inspiring; expect curses.
Network: MTV
(2012)
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Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual TV Poster Image
age 12+
'80s music icon uses reality to voice strong opinions.
Network: WE
(2013)
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The Lucy Variations Book Poster Image
age 12+
Rich teen piano prodigy manages pressure, older crushes.
By Sara Zarr
(2013)
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SoundJunction Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Music site has impressive detail, weak interactive elements.
URL: http://www.soundjunction.org/
(2013)
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The Blessed Unrest Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Bareilles provides inspiration in clean, thoughtful album.
By Sara Bareilles
(2013)
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Chasing Nashville TV Poster Image
age 12+
Aspiring-country-singer reality show with some iffy moms.
Network: Lifetime Television
(2013)
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The True Adventures of Nicolo Zen Book Poster Image
age 12+
Solid historical fiction, great for classical music lovers.
By Nicholas Christopher
(2014)
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"Ain't It Fun" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Gleeful, up-tempo track pokes fun at newfound independence.
By Paramore
(2014)
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Open Road Summer Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sweet tale of love and friendship on the road to stardom.
By Emery Lord
(2014)
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