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My Pet Dinosaur Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
A boy, an unusual pet, and an evil military that threatens.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Swap Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Predictable body-switching comedy has positive messages.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Wonderstruck Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Thoughtful, arty take on excellent Selznick novel.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Little Women Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Strong female characters shine in classic book adaptation.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Paddington 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Charming, heartfelt sequel entertains, inspires compassion.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Ferdinand Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Sweet story about compassion, nonviolence has a few scares.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Book-based adventure is fun ... if you like potty humor.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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The Boss Baby Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated comedy about sibling rivalry has peril, body humor.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based comedy has some rebellion, light romance.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Great Gilly Hopkins Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based drama has strong messages on family, friendship.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Alice Through the Looking Glass Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Uneven, less-violent sequel has girl-empowerment theme.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Jungle Book (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Alpha and Omega: Dino Digs Movie Poster Image
age 6+
So-so sequel has mild cartoon action, some potty humor.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Sweet dino tale with music, cartoon action, and mild peril.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Goosebumps Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Action, monsters, humor in R.L. Stine adaptation.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Pan Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Uneven origin story is disappointing; expect some violence.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Wiz Live! Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Brilliant, star-studded performance is great family fare.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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When Marnie Was There Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully animated but slow tale about unique friendship.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Cinderella (2015) Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Gorgeous, but it's the same old fairy tale.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story Movie Poster Image
age 6+
'90s dino time-travel tale has scares, peril.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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