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Okami HD Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Stunning adventure feels like an art painting come to life.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Little Mermaid Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Finding Nemo Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet father-son tale has some very scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Adventure Time TV Poster Image
age 10+
Original, if nonsensical, hilarity; expect minor weapons.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
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Under the Sea 3D Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning vision of the beautiful -- and fragile -- ocean.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Ponyo Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Miyazaki's stunning adventure is geared to younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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How to Train Your Dragon: The Heroic Misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging story is great for reluctant readers.
By Cressida Cowell
(2004)
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Nim's Island Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Book-based tropical adventure is good family fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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101 Dalmatians Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Lovable cartoon classic with cute dogs and a mean villain.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1961)
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The Aristocats Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Jazz and hijinks make this Disney cat tale meow.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1970)
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Blue Planet TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning undersea footage trumps a few storytelling flaws.
Network: Planet Green
(2002)
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Open Season Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated animal buddy film is crude but funny.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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March of the Penguins Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Stunning, loving documentary; some intense peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Because of Winn-Dixie Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A girl and a dog educate a small southern town.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Oswald TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Witty, gentle, surreal; ideal for preschoolers.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2001)
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Where the Red Fern Grows Book Poster Image
age 9+
Tearjerker about country boy and his hound dogs.
By Wilson Rawls
(1961)
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The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Very similar to the edgy animated TV show.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Sagwa the Chinese Siamese Cat TV Poster Image
age 4+
Wonderful series based on Amy Tan's kids' book.
Network: PBS
(2001)
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Clifford's Really Big Movie Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Charming and harmless. Nap while your kid enjoys.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Splash Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
'80s fishy fairy tale has sex, some cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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