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Digimon Adventure tri: Coexistence Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Continuing Japanese series has peril, complex storyline.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Daphne & Velma Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Live-action tale about high school besties has peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Zombies Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Teens challenge stereotypes in lively Disney musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Monster Island Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky adventure has lots of scares and cartoon violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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La Leyenda del Chupacabras Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fourth movie in Spanish-language series has scary parts.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Guardians of Oz Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Action-packed adventure has peril, violence, name-calling.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Hero Quest Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy's animated odyssey has lots of action, suspense, scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Monster High: Great Scarrier Reef Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Solid messages and mild scares are fun; more toys for sale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Family-friendly monster film has warm fuzzies, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Little Ghost Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
No scares, mild peril in subtitled animated film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action! Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Monster adventure is overly concerned with teen crushes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Boy Who Cried Werewolf Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Cute family flick isn't too hair-raising for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Monster High: 13 Wishes Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Monster dolls teach lessons but dress provocatively.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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A Monster in Paris Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
French monster movie encourages looking past the surface.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Vampire mystery/musical is funny but has iffy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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La Leyenda de la Llorona Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Highly original kids' ghost story with scares and subtitles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fun live-action flick is too scary, mature for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Mild tween Halloween tale could use more thrills.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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The Spiderwick Chronicles Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Book-based family fantasy is magical fun but also scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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R.L. Stine's Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Tween-friendly, ad-happy Halloween fright fest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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