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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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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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R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly: One Night in Doom House Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Live-action tale has spooky scares, teens in jeopardy.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Monster Hunt Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Chinese fantasy mega-hit has lots of martial-arts action.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Goosebumps Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Action, monsters, humor in R.L. Stine adaptation.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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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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When Marnie Was There Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully animated but slow tale about unique friendship.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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The Universal Force: The Seer Squad Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Confusing computer-animated story has violence, scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Boxtrolls Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Imaginative adventure has lots of peril, nasty villain.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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A Letter to Momo Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Offbeat but lovely subtitled story deals with child's grief.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Black Nativity Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Christmas musical is feel-good story of faith, forgiveness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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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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Goobers! Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Low-budget monster movie is pretty much unwatchable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Thunder Soul Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Uplifting docu spotlights legendary high school jazz band.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Three Investigators in the Secret of Skeleton Island Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Tween sleuths find danger and scares in South Africa.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Justin Bieber: Rise to Fame Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Baby, even die-hard Beliebers will find this docu lame.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Bonds Beyond Time Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Essentially an hour-long commercial for the card game.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Disney's A Christmas Carol Movie Poster Image
age 9+
3-D adaptation of classic holiday tale may scare young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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August Rush Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Pleasant, emotional, fable-like family drama.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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