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Mad Hot Ballroom Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Enchanting dance documentary hits all the right beats.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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A Hard Day's Night Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Beatles classic is Fab-ulous, but expect lots of smoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1964)
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The Secret Garden Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Great book, great adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Star Trek: The Original Series TV Poster Image
age 8+
A cultural icon that's lived long and prospered.
Network: G4, Syndicated, TV Land
(1966)
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Star Trek: The Next Generation TV Poster Image
age 8+
Still going boldly, updated series is fun for all.
Network: Syndicated
(1987)
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The Princess Bride Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Fly Away Home Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Thrilling, touching adventure for animal lovers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Willow Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Magic-filled fantasy adventure with a few battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Swiss Family Robinson Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Good intro to older movies for kids; watch for stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1960)
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House of Anubis TV Poster Image
age 8+
British mystery series is clean, positive fun for tweens.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
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Liberty's Kids TV Poster Image
age 8+
Worthwhile 'toon walks tweens through American history.
Network: Syndicated
(2002)
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Game Time: Tackling the Past Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic family film has positive messages for all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Dragons: Riders of Berk TV Poster Image
age 8+
Movie-inspired show has strong relationships, role models.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2012)
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Signed, Sealed, Delivered TV Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet comedy about postal workers is whole-family-friendly.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2014)
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Inazuma Eleven TV Poster Image
age 8+
Misfit soccer team teaches perseverance, overcoming fears.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
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Dragons: Race to the Edge TV Poster Image
age 8+
Superb, slightly darker addition to series still great fun.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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We Bare Bears TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Hilarious bear bros. try to fit into tech-heavy human world.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2015)
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Descendants Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Jedi Junior High Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet docu of musical Star Wars show celebrates the arts.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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