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School of Roars TV Poster Image
age 3+
Cute, energetic monsters have preschool adventures.
Network: Universal Kids
(2017)
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Esme & Roy TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Caring friends help cute kid monsters conquer challenges.
Network: HBO
(2018)
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Fangsgiving Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Vampire learns the meaning of family in funny holiday tale.
By Ethan Long
(2018)
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Monster Mingle App Poster Image
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age 3+
Make a monster and enjoy interactive free play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Halloween - Where Is My Hat? App Poster Image
age 3+
Whack-a-mole meets Simon Says in fun impulse-control game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Ghostbusters II Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Slime-soaked sequel has violence, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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King Kong (1976) Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Bad script and acting ruin a classic story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1976)
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Monster House Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Frightful fun for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Scooby-Doo Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Too scary for most kids, too dumb for most teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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The Haunted Mansion Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Spooky movie based on Disneyland ride is dreadful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Hocus Pocus Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Rollicking Halloween fun for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Clumsy, tween-focused thriller wastes potential.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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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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Dracula Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic vampire movie is more creepy than violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1931)
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Are You Afraid of the Dark? TV Poster Image
age 10+
Spooky campfire stories are fun for resilient kids.
Network: Nickelodeon
(1992)
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The Orphan of Awkward Falls Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl fights to save friend in creepy, comic horror tale.
By Keith Graves
(2011)
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ParaNorman Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Cool-but-creepy monster flick is too scary for little kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Dark Shadows TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Kitschy gothic soap is too spooky for young kids.
Network: Syfy
(1966)
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The Serpent's Shadow: The Kane Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
More end-of-times excitement with a heavy dose of humor.
By Rick Riordan
(2012)
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Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Game Poster Image
age 10+
Disney characters star in fight-filled role-playing game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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