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Magic Camp Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Tween-friendly camp-set comedy has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Docu about kids living MLK's legacy gives all the feels.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Lion King Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually stunning remake is darker, more violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Amazing Grace Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Aretha documentary has soaring music but no narration.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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DJ Cinderella Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spin on classic fairy tale is energetic but predictable.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Lu Over the Wall Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Imaginative animated mermaid adventure has a few scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Teen Titans Go! To the Movies Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Irreverent, immature comedy cleverly mocks superhero genre.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Dance! Movie Poster Image
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age 2+
Dull, repetitive animated songs for preschoolers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Pretty Outrageous Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Teen girls form a band in tame family comedy.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Descendants 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Exceptional sequel promotes communication, female roles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic but scarier remake of the "tale as old as time."
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Hillsong: Let Hope Rise Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Moving concert docu is ideal for Christian teens, families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Imba Means Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Vibrant, uplifting docu about African children's choir.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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Getting to the Nutcracker Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Compelling docu about young dancers who live for ballet.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Wiggles: Furry Tales Movie Poster Image
age 2+
Preschoolers, if not parents, will love the 21 animal songs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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One Direction: This Is Us Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Like 1D, concert docu is clean cut, with tiny bit of edge.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Teen Beach Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Heavily marketed musical is wholesome fun for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Big Time Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy band tips hat to Beatles in fun, family-friendly film.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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