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Sherlock Jr. Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever, fun-filled intro to silent movies (with subtitles).
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1924)
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A Hard Day's Night Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 8+
Fab Four hit top form in first all-original soundtrack.
By The Beatles
(1964)
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Help! Soundtrack Music Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun movie songs, "Yesterday," and other Beatles favorites.
By The Beatles
(1965)
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The Harder They Come Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 8+
Collection of classic tracks still best intro to reggae.
By Various Artists
(1972)
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Band on the Run Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Frothy post-Beatles pop-rock album still a best-seller.
By Paul McCartney & Wings
(1973)
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Saturday Night Fever: The Original Movie Sound Track Music Poster Image
age 10+
Soundtrack of disco classics still stayin' alive!
By Bee Gees, Various Artists
(1977)
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Grease: The Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture Music Poster Image
age 10+
'50s-style songs still resonate with kids; some iffy lines.
By Various Artists
(1978)
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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, well-paced homage to the movie.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(1980)
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Stand by Me Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 8+
Classic '50s hits bring back fun, yearning of the era.
By Various Artists
(1986)
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Graceland Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Probably Simon's best, certainly his most engaging.
By Paul Simon
(1986)
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Dirty Dancing: Original Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 10+
Much less "dirty" than the movie, lots of fun to dance to.
By Various Artists
(1987)
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Hansel and Gretel Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Scary witch may be too intense for very young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (1989) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Awful effects, bad acting, and ridiculous plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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20 All-Time Greatest Hits! Music Poster Image
age 10+
Unbeatable soul and funk collection is a nonstop party.
By James Brown
(1991)
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The Phantom Tollbooth Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Clever artistry fails to convey the book's depth.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1970)
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West Side Story Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 10+
Lots of vibrant music amidst a heavy storyline.
By Various Artists
(1992)
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Forrest Gump: The Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 10+
Stellar showcase of rock, soul, pop from '50s, '60s, '70s.
By Various Artists
(1994)
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The Secret of NIMH Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Fascinating, but very dark with some creepy imagery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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The Incredible Shrinking Woman Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Excruciatingly bad Lily Tomlin comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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Trading Mom Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 8+
Silly '90s fantasy is a little dated but still fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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