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A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence, brave teens in book-based monster tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(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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Green Eggs and Ham TV Poster Image
age 4+
Charming book-inspired series has cross-generational appeal.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 11+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Watership Down TV Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling, dramatic, dark miniseries is very violent.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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The Giver Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Pain makes life colorful in dystopian adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Four: A Divergent Collection Book Poster Image
age 11+
Short stories about Four are fun if a bit underwhelming.
By Veronica Roth
(2014)
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Jack the Giant Slayer Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Flipped Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Coming-of-age romance brings light touch to heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Olivia TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Precocious pig offers positive messages for preschoolers.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2009)
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Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Adorable 'toon fun for all, no matter how small.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Martha Speaks TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Chatty canine's vocab lessons are fun for kids.
Network: PBS Kids
(2008)
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The Mr. Men Show TV Poster Image
age 4+
Animated sketch 'toon more about fun than lessons.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2008)
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Spider-Man 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Kids will be dazzled, but the story falls short of No. 2.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Family Ties TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic 1980s sitcom's messages still ring true today.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(1982)
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Curious George (2006) Movie Poster Image
age 4+
A simple, sweet, sometimes silly monkey tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Pride & Prejudice Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Gorgeous Jane Austen adaptation has timeless appeal.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Zathura: A Space Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sci-fi adventure has salty language, peril, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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