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Popular Mechanics for Kids: X-treme Sports and Other Action Adventures Movie Poster Image
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Sports and outdoor adventures mixed with science.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Dust to Glory Movie Poster Image
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Up-close look at an off-road motor race.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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The Year of the Yao Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Yao Ming's journey from Shanghai to Houston.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Jingle All the Way Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Ahnold terminates the holiday spirit.
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(Release Year: 1996)
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The Secret of NIMH Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Fascinating, but very dark with some creepy imagery.
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(Release Year: 1982)
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The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg Movie Poster Image
age 8+
This gem will lift the spirits of baseball fans.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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The Sandlot Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Lighthearted, nostalgic tween comedy; some language.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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Facing the Giants Movie Poster Image
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Faith-based pigskin tale.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Cool Runnings Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Delightful, tween-friendly story of Jamaican bobsledders.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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Speed Racer Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Action-packed kids' film fun, with a few sputters.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Christmas Caper Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Feel-good holiday fun, but needs a reality check.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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R.L. Stine's Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Tween-friendly, ad-happy Halloween fright fest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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The Pride of the Yankees Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming baseball classic for tweens and up.
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(Release Year: 1942)
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Karate Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Too rough for any kid who'd find this dog funny.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Inventive movie that families can watch together.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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The Sandlot 3: Heading Home Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A fun baseball movie with a good message.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Believe in Me Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet, feel-good sports flick is girl-powered.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sequel is tamer, more predicable than the classic.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Soccer Mom Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Emily Osment stars in mom-daughter bonding tale.
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(Release Year: 2008)
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R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Mild tween Halloween tale could use more thrills.
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(Release Year: 2008)
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