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August Rush Movie Poster Image
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Pleasant, emotional, fable-like family drama.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Newsies Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Kids go on strike in gritty, historical musical.
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(Release Year: 1992)
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Bye Bye Birdie Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun but dated musical will appeal to parents more than kids.
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(Release Year: 1963)
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Red Riding Hood Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Musical fairy tale sticks to the authentic, grim story.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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Disco Worms Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Musical worm tale is bland, with a bit of name calling.
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(Release Year: 2008)
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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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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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Justin Bieber: Rise to Fame Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Baby, even die-hard Beliebers will find this docu lame.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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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.
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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Black Nativity Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Christmas musical is feel-good story of faith, forgiveness.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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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.
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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.
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.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Jem and the Holograms Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Strong messages can't save otherwise so-so adaptation.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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