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The One and Only Ivan Movie Poster Image
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Big-hearted adaptation should please fans of the book.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Sleepover Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Family-friendly action tale has humor, mild violence.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Descendants 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Satisfying end to trilogy has positive themes for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Light frights in funny, tween-friendly creepfest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Christopher Robin Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet but slow tale about the power of family, imagination.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Descendants Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sweeping owl fantasy adventure is impressive but intense.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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The Secret of Moonacre Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Enchanting fantasy turns teen into sweet, selfless princess.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Race to Witch Mountain Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sci-fi remake is action packed and intense for a PG film.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Formulaic-but-exciting family action-adventurer.
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(Release Year: 2008)
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Speed Racer Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Action-packed kids' film fun, with a few sputters.
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.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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The Spiderwick Chronicles Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Book-based family fantasy is magical fun but also scary.
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(Release Year: 2008)
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Nancy Drew Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Big-screen teen sleuth is cute, if a bit bland.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Bright, spirited, and edgy version of Willy Wonka.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Because of Winn-Dixie Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A girl and a dog educate a small southern town.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A fun romp for girls of all ages.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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Ella Enchanted Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Endearing, enduring, with just a few bits of crude humor.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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The Princess Diaries Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet tale about growing up is terrific fun for families.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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