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Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George's Creators Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Warmhearted docu of monkey's creators; some wartime footage.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sparkling book adaptation has great characters, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Alice in Wonderland (2010) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
All-new 3-D Alice story is trippy and intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Belle & Sebastian: The Adventure Continues Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Thrilling French sequel has tense scenes but a warm heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Mia and the White Lion Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Save-the-lions tale shows beauty, beastliness of humanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Dangerous Book for Boys TV Poster Image
age 10+
Magic book reunites family in warmhearted adventure show.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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Treasure of Matecumbe Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Old-school Disney adventure includes iffy racial subplots.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1976)
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Liyana Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring, unique film tells two stories of perseverance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Watership Down TV Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling, dramatic, dark miniseries is very violent.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Spider-Man 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Waiting for Anya Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Kid-focused Nazi resistance drama has violence, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Shamer's Daughter (Skammerens datter) Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Danish medieval fantasy has gory violence, dragons, magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 11+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Once Upon a Time TV Poster Image
age 12+
Fresh take on fairy tales is moody fun for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Trilogy conclusion has thrilling, violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Martian Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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