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The Railway Children Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Great British book-based classic is rewarding for families.
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(Release Year: 1970)
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Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Old-fashioned upbeat family comedy with sad ending.
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(Release Year: 1950)
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Parental Guidance Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Predictable family comedy isn't deserving of its stars.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Home Alone 5: The Holiday Heist Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Predictable slapstick comedy still delivers the laughs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Just for Kicks Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Poorly made sexist sports movie has lots of name calling.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Cinderella 3D Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Animals, cartoon violence in the Old West; not classic tale.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Pets Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Home Alone knockoff has heavy slapstick violence.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Linsanity Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Thoughtful sports docu will inspire young basketball fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Heaven Is for Real Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Extremely earnest drama explores issues of family and faith.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend? Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Bland R.L. Stine entry is more silly than spooky.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Trick or Treaters Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Charming German folktale has English subtitles, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Thrill Ride Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
So-so treasure quest has some mild cursing, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Christmas in Wonderland Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Christmas mayhem at the mall has stereotypes, rude language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Enjoyable modern-day fairy tale has music, romance, humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Timetrip: The Curse of the Viking Witch (Vølvens forbandelse) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Historical time-hopping adventure has a lot of violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Masterpiece with crucial lessons about prejudice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1962)
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Mama, I Want to Sing! Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Preachy musical has few surprises, not enough songs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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A Father's Choice Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heart-tugging family story set in motion by a mom's murder.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Hanna's Gold Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen treasure hunt shows drinking with consequences.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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