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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Movie Poster Image
age 9+
A classic action-adventure for older kids.
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(Release Year: 1954)
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The Railway Children Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Great British book-based classic is rewarding for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(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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Sea Level Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Weak, poorly-plotted animated tale with scares, few laughs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Pets Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Home Alone knockoff has heavy slapstick violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(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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Aqua Tales Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Confusing animated film has iffy humor, cartoonish violence.
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.
On DVD/Streaming
(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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Adventure Time: Islands Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful animated miniseries explores a deep backstory.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Chasing Coral Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Awe-inspiring, poignant docu tracks decline of coral reefs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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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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Storm Boy Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Expect hunting violence in tear-jerking ecological tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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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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Saving Atlantis Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Earnest docu about corals hopes research will find answers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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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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