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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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The Boxtrolls Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Imaginative adventure has lots of peril, nasty villain.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully animated Japanese folktale for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Treasure Planet Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Outer-space pirate treasure hunt lots of fun; fab animation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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The Last Unicorn Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Classic '80s animated fantasy has some scary moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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Time Bandits Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun fantasy has a bit of bite.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1981)
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Bridge to Terabithia Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful lesson in friendship for young and old.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Peter Pan (2003) Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Live-action version keeps its thrill and charm.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
A fanciful sci-fi tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1959)
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Timeless classic faithfully rendered.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Matilda Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Offbeat dark fantasy gem is intense, sometimes scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1996)
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Coraline Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Cool but creepy animated fantasy too scary for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Where the Wild Things Are Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sometimes-dark adaptation focuses on friendship, loneliness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Frankenweenie Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Burton's creepy young Frankenstein is perfect for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Toys in the Attic Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Foreign stop-action film blends the beautiful and grotesque.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Witches Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Some kids will love it, some may find disturbing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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Kubo and the Two Strings Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful epic about storytelling hero can be dark, scary.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
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Galgameth Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Some violence in dated '90s medieval adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Go behind the scenes at Studio Ghibli, see Miyazaki at work.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Goosebumps Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Action, monsters, humor in R.L. Stine adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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