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How Green Was My Valley Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sentimental classic still tugs at the heartstrings.
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(Release Year: 1941)
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The Remains of the Day Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Classic period drama tackles issues of gender and class.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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Millions Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
A beautiful, rare family film that everyone can enjoy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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A Christmas Carol (1984) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Bleak but solid adaptation of Dickens' classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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Little Women (2019) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant, beautifully made take on beloved sisterhood tale.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Gone with the Wind Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Undeniably an epic, but lots of problematic representations.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1939)
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A Shine of Rainbows Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Magical coming-of-age story is intensely emotional.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Adventures of Tintin Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Whirlwind animated adventure is a visual treat for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Canterville Ghost Movie Poster Image
age 10+
TV movie version of Oscar Wilde classic has mild scares.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sweet book-based comedy has great family messages.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Antboy Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Some iffy humor in quirky Danish tween superhero movie.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Great Gilly Hopkins Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Book-based drama has strong messages on family, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Jungle Book (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Fangs and fur fly in visually dazzling but intense update.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sparkling book adaptation has great characters, some scares.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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I Am David Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Beautiful, gentle adaptation of classic novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Where the Red Fern Grows Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Moving version of the classic novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1974)
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Treasure Planet Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Outer-space pirate treasure hunt lots of fun; fab animation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Holes Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Great movie respects its audience's intelligence.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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How to Eat Fried Worms Movie Poster Image
age 9+
A gross-out movie with a sweet story.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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