Find the best for your family

See what's streaming, limit strong violence or language, and find picks your kids will love with Common Sense Media Plus.

Join now

TV Reviews

Christopher Robin Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Sweet but slow tale about the power of family, imagination.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
Continue reading Watch review
 
Mary and the Witch's Flower Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Magical, intense adventure should delight tween Potter fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
Continue reading
 
The Man Who Invented Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heartfelt take on idea for Charles Dickens holiday classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
Continue reading Watch review
 
Dragons: Race to the Edge TV Poster Image
age 8+
Superb, slightly darker addition to series still great fun.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
Continue reading
The Wishing Spell: The Land of Stories, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
Continue reading
Hugo Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Continue reading Watch review
The Amazing World of Gumball TV Poster Image
age 8+
Colorful cartoon is full of silly laughs and scrapes.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2011)
Continue reading
The Secret of Moonacre Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Enchanting fantasy turns teen into sweet, selfless princess.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Continue reading
City of Ember Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Fast-paced fantasy has lots of tense moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
Continue reading Watch review
iGo to Japan TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 8+
iCarly crew delivers more wild antics.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2008)
Continue reading
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Formulaic-but-exciting family action-adventurer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
Continue reading Watch review
The Spiderwick Chronicles Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Book-based family fantasy is magical fun but also scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
Continue reading Watch review
Nancy Drew Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Big-screen teen sleuth is cute, if a bit bland.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
Continue reading
Little People, Big World TV Poster Image
age 8+
An incredible family -- little and big.
Network: TLC
(2006)
Continue reading
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Bright, spirited, and edgy version of Willy Wonka.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
Continue reading
Because of Winn-Dixie Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A girl and a dog educate a small southern town.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
Continue reading
Zoey 101 TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 8+
Tweens will love this fluffy California dream.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2005)
Continue reading
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A fun romp for girls of all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
Continue reading
Ella Enchanted Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Endearing, enduring, with just a few bits of crude humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
Continue reading
The Princess Diaries Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet tale about growing up is terrific fun for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
Continue reading

Pages