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Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman Movie Poster Image
age 5+
A loveable horror story with life lessons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster Movie Poster Image
age 5+
A mystery with spunk, courage, and heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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The Muppet Christmas Carol Movie Poster Image
age 5+
A gentle, fuzzy version of the Dickens classic.
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(Release Year: 1992)
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Dear Dracula Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet, funny story of friendship is a treat for the family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Monsters University Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Monsters Inc. prequel is a fun college comedy for all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Mumfie's Quest: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Dated animation, mild scariness but lots of wholesome fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (1985) Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Animated tale is heavy on fantasy, has some scariness.
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(Release Year: 1985)
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Monsters, Inc. Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Cute, kid-friendly monster movie; may scare sensitive kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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R.L. Stine's Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Tween-friendly, ad-happy Halloween fright fest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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The Spiderwick Chronicles Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Book-based family fantasy is magical fun but also scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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The Little Vampire Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Dark movie may frighten some kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Casper Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Haunted house tale not as mild as the cartoons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Mild tween Halloween tale could use more thrills.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fun live-action flick is too scary, mature for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Little Monsters Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Beetlejuice wannabe with potty talk, a bit of heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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The Boy Who Cried Werewolf Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Cute family flick isn't too hair-raising for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Vampire mystery/musical is funny but has iffy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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What's on Your Plate? Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Excellent docu teaches Fast Food Nation-like lessons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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A Troll in Central Park Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Worthy messages, but snarling, scary dogs in animated film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Bratz: Kidz Sleepover Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Bratz doll version of a scarefest; little kids, beware!
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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