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Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Christmas musical has imagination, positivity, diversity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Julie and the Phantoms TV Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming series wins with music, emotional honesty.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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The Lion King Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually stunning remake is darker, more violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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New Kid, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny, heartfelt middle school tale explores race, class.
By Jerry Craft
(2019)
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A Star Is Born Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Cooper, Lady Gaga shine in tragic story of love, addiction.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Teen Titans Go! To the Movies Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Irreverent, immature comedy cleverly mocks superhero genre.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Descendants 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Exceptional sequel promotes communication, female roles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Beauty and the Beast Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic but scarier remake of the "tale as old as time."
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Backstage TV Poster Image
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age 8+
So-so Fame-esque kids' show raises relevant issues.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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Tomodachi Life Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky sim engages kids in a virtual doll soap opera.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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One Direction: This Is Us Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Like 1D, concert docu is clean cut, with tiny bit of edge.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Big Time Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy band tips hat to Beatles in fun, family-friendly film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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iParty with Victorious TV Poster Image
age 8+
Fun tween-star combo raises online responsibility issues.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
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Lemonade Mouth Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Melodic Disney movie has great messages for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Freak the Freak Out TV Poster Image
age 8+
Victorious special is full of fun for tweens.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2010)
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Victorious TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Upbeat iCarly-like tween comedy promotes confidence.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2010)
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I'm in the Band TV Poster Image
age 8+
Plenty of tween laughs, but reality isn't a big concern.
Network: Disney XD
(2009)
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Happy Feet Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Well-meaning animation is oddly sexual; some scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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The Cheetah Girls 2 Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A worthy sequel to the original fan favorite.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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The Blues Brothers Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Cult classic has lots of profanity, some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1980)
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