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G.I. Joe: Sigma Six TV Poster Image
age 8+
Covert operatives get high-tech in 21st century.
Network: Fox
(2005)
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Atlantis: The Lost Empire Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Entertaining but intense adventure for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Awesome Adventures TV Poster Image
age 8+
Tweens will be planning their next adventure.
Network: Syndicated
(1998)
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Oban Star-Racers TV Poster Image
age 8+
Anime series for tweens is filled with thrills.
Network: Freeform, Toon Disney
(2006)
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Transformers: Animated TV Poster Image
age 8+
So-so; feels like a barely disguised commercial.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2007)
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Gargoyles TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Dark, Gothic action cartoon is OK for tweens.
Network: Toon Disney
(1994)
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Lassie Come Home Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Barkin' good moral-rich classic. But violent, too.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1943)
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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brave mouse adventure a modern classic; great read-aloud.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2004)
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The Black Stallion Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Breathtakingly beautiful, magical classic is a must-see.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1979)
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Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Kid-centric but violent prequel lacks originals' energy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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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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Storm Hawks TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Heroes' high-flying adventures will thrill tweens.
Network: Disney XD
(2007)
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Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, if standard, animated adventure with battles, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Running Free Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Cruel treatment of horses may upset some kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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BC Mambo: Stone Rabbit, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lots of action, thin plot in wacky graphic novel.
By Erik Craddock
(2009)
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Babe: Pig in the City Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Darker than the original, not for very young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Johnny English Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Fine (if pretty dumb) British slapstick for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Muppetry coaxes campy '90s hit out of its shell.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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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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Eon Kid TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Robotic arm points to adventure, fantasy violence.
Network: CW
(2006)
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