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While You Were Sleeping Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Appealing family comedy with old-fashioned feel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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12 Dates of Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 11+
So-so romcom has positive messages about redemption.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Mistle-Tones Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Festive music accents sweet story that has bullying themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Mom's Day Away Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Wholesome sitcom-style Mother's Day story is just OK.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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A Christmas Kiss Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sweet, lightweight holiday romance has some mild profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Holiday Joy TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Predictable life-swap story has strong themes of gratitude.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
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Marvel's Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Cartoon violence and demonic imagery in subpar feature.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Holidaze TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Pleasant Thanksgiving movie celebrates home and family.
Network: Freeform
(2013)
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A Merry Friggin' Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Great cast mired in limp holiday film about family baggage.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Daddy's Home Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
A few laughs can't save crass Ferrell/Wahlberg comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Love the Coopers Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
All-star holiday comedy is too uneven to be memorable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Boo 2! A Madea Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Crude, tired jokes and drug use weigh down Madea sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Daddy's Home 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Blended-family sequel has crass humor, iffy messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Angry Angel TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Some mature content, themes in so-so holiday movie.
Network: Freeform
(2017)
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Life-Size 2 TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Lackluster sequel struggles to find appropriate audience.
Network: Freeform
(2018)
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KidzByte - Curated News for Curious Minds App Poster Image
age 14+
Pressure to buy, privacy issues, typos tarnish cool idea.
Devices: Android
(2019)
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Black Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Haywire holiday horror remake takes a feminist position.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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