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Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum TV Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging adventures through history could be more factual.
Network: PBS Kids
(2019)
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Armstrong Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Portrait of an American hero celebrates humility, hard work.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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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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Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Interesting tale of plucky WWI dog has some war violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Incredibles 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Terrific, action-packed superhero sequel was worth the wait.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Benji (2018) Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Updated dog tale has realistic peril and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Mind-Blowing Breakthroughs TV Poster Image
age 8+
Lively, historical science stories are fun and educational.
Network: Starz, Online
(2014)
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Fight for Space Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Thoughtful docu about space program urges return to cosmos.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Long Way North Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Thrilling tale about a girl's search for her grandfather.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Flight of the Butterflies Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Gentle docu celebrates miracle of butterfly migration.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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American Girl: Lea to the Rescue Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed jungle mystery has suspense, peril.
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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Thunderbirds Are Go TV Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, updated classic stars team of brothers helping others.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2015)
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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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Dragons: Riders of Berk TV Poster Image
age 8+
Movie-inspired show has strong relationships, role models.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2012)
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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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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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Yankee Doodle Dandy Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Patriotic '40s classic charms, but some dated behaviors.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1942)
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Miracle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Moving story of the 1980 Olympic hockey team.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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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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