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Bridge to Terabithia Movie Poster Image
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Beautiful lesson in friendship for young and old.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Gripping tale of survival; some peril, emotional intensity.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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Thunder Soul Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Uplifting docu spotlights legendary high school jazz band.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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My Father's Glory Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Poignant French memoir has innocent nudity, kids smoking.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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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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From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Violin virtuoso's trip to China will open eyes and ears.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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Parental Guidance Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Predictable family comedy isn't deserving of its stars.
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(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.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Just for Kicks Movie Poster Image
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Poorly made sexist sports movie has lots of name calling.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Pets Movie Poster Image
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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.
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(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.
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(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.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Max Steel: Go, Turbo! Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Toy and TV show tie-in has more sci-fi violence than plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Kindness Is Contagious Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Warm, feel-good docu about being nice is uplifting.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Circus Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Docu about touring youth circus highlights friendship.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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The Passion Live Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Stirring modern-day musical retelling of Easter story.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Adventure Time: Islands Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful animated miniseries explores a deep backstory.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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