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Pinocchio (2020) Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Italian live-action version has mild scares and peril.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Flora & Ulysses Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky, book-based tale has action, dramatic moments.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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The Little Prince Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Animated take on classic tale is sweet but restrained.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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Earwig and the Witch Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Book-based CGI fantasy has scares, lacks spark.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Feel-good Christmas family movie deals with grief and aging.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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100% Wolf Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animated adventure has bullying, scares, potty humor.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Black Beauty (2020) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Peril, emotional intensity in adaptation of classic tale.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Personal History of David Copperfield Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Dickens' classic retold with comedic style; some violence.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Witches Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Campy but creepy Dahl adaptation has lots of spooky stuff.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Secret: Dare to Dream Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Self-help book inspires so-so romance; some peril.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Secret Garden (2020) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Adaptation has positive themes but falls short on magic.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Children of the Sea Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Slow pace, heavy themes in lengthy anime.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The One and Only Ivan Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Big-hearted adaptation should please fans of the book.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Four Kids and It Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Magical family adventure has positive messages, mild peril.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Artemis Fowl Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Book-based fantasy has strong cast, peril, dense plot.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Little Women (2019) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant, beautifully made take on beloved sisterhood tale.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Dolittle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Not the king of the jungle, but still cute; some peril/guns.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Stargirl Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle book-based school drama has positive messages.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Flat animated tale has moments of peril, cartoon violence.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Art of Racing in the Rain Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Weepy wisdom dispensed in dog drama about life and loss.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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