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Eighth Grade Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Painfully realistic, tenderly acted coming-of-age dramedy.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Solo: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Satisfying, action-packed prequel explores Han's roots.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Early Man Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Charming prehistoric tribute to "sacred game" of soccer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Star-studded reboot is charming; some iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Despicable Me 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
"Threequel" has more action, strong sibling relationships.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Cars 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Some intense scenes in story of empowerment, mentorship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Wonder Woman Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Engaging, entertaining, empowering superhero adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Descendants 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Exceptional sequel promotes communication, female roles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Shack Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Sentimental faith-based adaptation explores grief, healing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Before I Fall Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Mix of iffy behavior, strong messages in well-acted YA tale.
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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The Edge of Seventeen Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Excellent acting in poignant, mature coming-of-age story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Inside Out Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Beautiful, original story about handling big feelings.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Paper Towns Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Smart, edgy adaptation captures the humor of self-discovery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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McFarland, USA Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant story about Latino runners a winner for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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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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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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Despicable Me 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
More minions and romance make for a sweet, silly sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Brave Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Mother-daughter princess tale has some very scary scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Spielberg's family classic is still one of the best.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1982)
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