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The Art of Racing in the Rain Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Weepy wisdom dispensed in dog drama about life and loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Secret Life of Pets 2 Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Sequel reduces dark comedy, ups laughs, keeps rude humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Pet Sematary Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Dark, violent remake focuses on emotions over gore.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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A Dog's Way Home Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sentimental but sweet dog adventure has intense, sad scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Aquaman Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Underwater origin story has lots of comic book action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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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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Isle of Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Wondrous, bittersweet, funny, edgy animated canine story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Sea of Thieves Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Pirate sim promotes teamwork but has unmonitored chat.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Subnautica Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Gorgeous, challenging, atmospheric underwater thriller.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, milder 12th tale plumbs travel fears on Xmas holiday.
By Jeff Kinney
(2017)
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A Dog's Purpose Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Tearjerker is sweet, poignant, and occasionally violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Puppy Dog Pals TV Poster Image
age 3+
Eager pups' adventures teach friendship, cooperation.
Network: Disney Junior
(2017)
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Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Musical has great songs, slapstick laughs, mixed messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Secret Life of Pets Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Adventure is clever and engaging, despite animals in peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Finding Dory Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Delightful sequel promotes teamwork; some sadness, scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Heartless Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen of Hearts origin story is fanciful, not too dark.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
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The Shallows Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Blake Lively vs. shark in tense, bloody ocean thriller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Keanu Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Hilarious comedy has violence, drugs, nudity, and a kitten!
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Peanuts Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Gentle family-friendly comedy has sweet messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Max Movie Poster Image
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Max
age 11+
Brave military dog saves the day in intense adventure.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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