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The One and Only Ivan Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Big-hearted adaptation should please fans of the book.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Old Guard Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Smart female-led action saga has heart; violence, language.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Baby-Sitters Club (2020) TV Poster Image
age 10+
Tween-friendly books-based reboot celebrates friendship.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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The Invisible Man Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Clever, tense sci-fi horror remake has blood, gore.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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We Are Not from Here Book Poster Image
age 15+
Haunting and unforgettable story of fleeing teen refugees.
By Jenny Torres Sanchez
(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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The Half of It Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Touching, smart teen story deals with sexuality; drinking.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Little Women (2019) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant, beautifully made take on beloved sisterhood tale.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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I Still Believe Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Bring tissues for wholesome but sad Christian romance.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Letter for the King TV Poster Image
age 11+
Underdog hero stands out in book-based fantasy series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Stargirl Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle book-based school drama has positive messages.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Charlie's Angels (2019) Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Super fun reboot mixes female empowerment, lots of violence.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Locke & Key TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Suspense abounds in creepy graphic novel adaptation.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Doctor Sleep Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Well-made "Shining" sequel has intense violence toward kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Taylor Swift: Miss Americana Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Savvy docu with strong messages for girls; swearing.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Harriet Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Tubman biopic includes realistic violence, racial slurs.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Diary of a Future President TV Poster Image
age 10+
Look at go-getter's tween years tackles some mature topics.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
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Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts TV Poster Image
age 7+
Themes of perseverance, friendship dominate dystopian tale.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Troop Zero Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartwarming, funny underdog story has cursing, potty humor.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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One of Us Is Next: The Sequel to One of Us Is Lying Book Poster Image
age 14+
Truth or Dare turns deadly in fun but formulaic mystery.
By Karen M. McManus
(2020)
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