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Raising Dion TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Supervillain violence, bullying in excellent family drama.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TV Poster Image
age 10+
Prequel saga is tense, violent, and a visual masterpiece.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Breakthrough Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Intense peril in faith- and fact-based tearjerker.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Captain Marvel Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Powerful female superhero story has some violence, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Kid Who Would Be King Movie Poster Image
age 10+
"Goonies" meets "LOTR" in fun but sometimes scary adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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A Dog's Way Home Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sentimental but sweet dog adventure has intense, sad scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Excellent, intense adventure has thrills, humor, heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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White Fang (2018) Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Elegantly animated take on classic book has some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Wonder Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Earnest, emotional book adaptation has strong messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Spider-Man: Homecoming Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Diverse, entertaining reboot has some language, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Newsies: The Broadway Musical Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Dazzling staged musical has some mild cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Hidden Figures Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring true story of African-American women at NASA.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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A Series of Unfortunate Events TV Poster Image
age 10+
Exceptional, spooky book adaptation is best for tweens.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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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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The Voice TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun singing contest features genuine talent, encouragement.
Network: NBC
(2011)
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Gone with the Wind Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Still one of Hollywood's best sweeping epics.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1939)
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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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Selena Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Touching and ultimately tragic tale of young Tejano star.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Boy Meets World TV Poster Image
age 10+
A boy deals with friends and girls in classic tween sitcom.
Network: Disney Channel
(1993)
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Back to the Future Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
'80s time-travel favorite; some violence, bullying, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1985)
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