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Getting to the Nutcracker Movie Poster Image
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Compelling docu about young dancers who live for ballet.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Imba Means Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Vibrant, uplifting docu about African children's choir.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Yankee Doodle Dandy Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Patriotic '40s classic charms, but some dated behaviors.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1942)
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Mad Hot Ballroom Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Enchanting dance documentary hits all the right beats.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Dance with Me Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Upbeat dance-romance is fine for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Oliver! Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Glorious musical based on Dickens' Oliver Twist.
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(Release Year: 1968)
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Girls Rock! Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Girl-power docu has a strong positive message.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Ballet Shoes Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sisters learn value of love, work, and sacrifice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Docu about kids living MLK's legacy gives all the feels.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Magic Camp Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Tween-friendly camp-set comedy has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Gotta Kick It Up! Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Generic Disney teen dance drama fails to find its beat.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Fantastic hip-hop documentary has profanity, some drug use.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Mr. Turner Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Biopic of famous painter is well-acted but slow moving.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Color of Time Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Visually appealing but pretentious film tries too hard.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Match Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Uneven drama about family secrets has swearing, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Postcards from the Edge Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Mature dramedy has drug/alcohol abuse, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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Opening Night Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Uneven backstage Broadway comedy has sex, swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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House Party Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
'90 hip-hop comedy marred by gay slurs. Lots of cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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The Last Days of Disco Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Bittersweet, slow-moving period piece has sex, drugs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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