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Getting There: Sweet 16 and Licensed to Drive Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Olsen twins learn to drive in irresponsible, lame movie.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Old Yeller Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Tearjerker is one of the best early Disney dramas.
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(Release Year: 1957)
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Swiss Family Robinson Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Good intro to older movies for kids; watch for stereotypes.
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(Release Year: 1960)
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Touching but dark Disney tale cheers on the outcasts.
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(Release Year: 1996)
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Live-action take on classic has some crude, scary moments.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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The Princess Bride Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Pure, sweet imagination for both kids and adults.
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(Release Year: 1971)
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Three Ninjas: Kick Back Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Immature humor, sexism in trite '90s sequel.
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(Release Year: 1994)
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The Black Stallion Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Breathtakingly beautiful, magical classic is a must-see.
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(Release Year: 1979)
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The Secret Garden Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Great book, great adaptation.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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Babe: Pig in the City Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Darker than the original, not for very young kids.
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(Release Year: 1998)
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Oliver! Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Glorious musical based on Dickens' Oliver Twist.
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(Release Year: 1968)
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Muppetry coaxes campy '90s hit out of its shell.
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(Release Year: 1990)
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Leave It to Beaver Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Updated take on '50s TV show has some bullying.
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(Release Year: 1998)
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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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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 Phantom Tollbooth Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Clever artistry fails to convey the book's depth.
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(Release Year: 1970)
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Hansel and Gretel Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Scary witch may be too intense for very young kids.
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(Release Year: 1988)
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The Secret Garden (1987) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Friendship and teamwork shine in classic book adaptation.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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