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A Christmas Carol (2020) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Creative retelling of Dickens' story is intense but festive.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Call of the Wild Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Thrilling, sometimes intense adventure teaches resilience.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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To the Beat! Back 2 School Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Amateurish, predictable teen competition story with music.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Historical adventure has facts, jokes, slapstick violence.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Storm Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Expect hunting violence in tear-jerking ecological tale.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Okko's Inn Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Anime ghost story rich with Japanese culture, grief.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Malibu Rescue: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Unexceptional teen beach movie has some potty humor.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Debunkers, Inc. Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Subpar mystery has bullying, mild cursing.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Shamer's Daughter II: The Serpent Gift (Skammerens datter II: Slangens gave) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Disappointing fantasy sequel maintains violence; less gore.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Wonderstruck Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Thoughtful, arty take on excellent Selznick novel.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Complicated anime will appeal mostly to die-hard fans.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based comedy has some rebellion, light romance.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Great Gilly Hopkins Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based drama has strong messages on family, friendship.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Alice Through the Looking Glass Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Uneven, less-violent sequel has girl-empowerment theme.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly: One Night in Doom House Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Live-action tale has spooky scares, teens in jeopardy.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Jungle Book (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Goosebumps Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Action, monsters, humor in R.L. Stine adaptation.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Pan Movie Poster Image
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Pan
age 9+
Uneven origin story is disappointing; expect some violence.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Regular Show: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Animated BFFs' quirky time-travel story has some violence.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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When Marnie Was There Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully animated but slow tale about unique friendship.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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