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A Christmas Carol (1984) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Bleak but solid adaptation of Dickens' classic.
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(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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Adventure Time TV Poster Image
age 10+
Original, if nonsensical, hilarity; expect minor weapons.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
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Frozen Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Wintry Disney musical is fabulous celebration of sisterhood.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre TV Poster Image
age 7+
Superb classic still entertains, but know your kid.
Network: Online
(1982)
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Helpsters TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Friendly monsters demonstrate critical thinking skills.
Network: Apple TV+
(2019)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Poster Image
age 7+
First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action- and creature-packed Potter sequel.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Spirited Away Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Magnificent movie with scary creatures and a strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Justice League Unlimited TV Poster Image
age 7+
Heroes' mutual respect makes for a winning team.
Network: Boomerang, Cartoon Network
(2004)
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Monsters, Inc. Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Cute, kid-friendly monster movie; may scare sensitive kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Doctor Who TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Long-running British sci-fi series still thrills fans.
Network: BBC America, Syfy
(1963)
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Terrific but intense mix of love, friendship, fear, sorrow.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Once Upon a Time TV Poster Image
age 12+
Fresh take on fairy tales is moody fun for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
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Danger Mouse TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Secret agent's globe-trotting adventures are fun for kids.
Network: Online
(1984)
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Song of the Sea Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Beautiful Irish tale explores myths, sibling relationship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The New Adventures of Figaro Pho TV Poster Image
age 6+
Kid embraces fears, fresh adventures in delightful series.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
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Danger Mouse TV Poster Image
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age 5+
'80s series reboot polishes edges of classic spy spoof.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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