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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Noah's Ark Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animated tale has lots of cartoonish violence, crass humor.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Jack the Giant Slayer Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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After the Wizard Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet but muddled postscript to Oz has mild suspense.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Witches of Oz Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Muddled Oz-based fantasy has some intense action.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Being Elmo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring docu about the man behind the Muppet superstar.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Game Time: Tackling the Past Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic family film has positive messages for all ages.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Alabama Moon Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Low-key family adventure has some dark imagery.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Young Abraham Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Religious tale has humor, positive messages, some peril.
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(Release Year: 2011)
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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sweeping owl fantasy adventure is impressive but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Flipped Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Coming-of-age romance brings light touch to heavy themes.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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The Secret of Moonacre Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Enchanting fantasy turns teen into sweet, selfless princess.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Tristan & Isolde Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Busy plot and swordplay upstage the chaste romance.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Donkey X Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Those unfamiliar with Don Quixote might get lost.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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Race to Witch Mountain Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Sci-fi remake is action packed and intense for a PG film.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Confessions of a Shopaholic Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Labels and products galore in frothy book-based romcom.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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A Plumm Summer Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Coming-of-age tale set in 1960s Montana.
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(Release Year: 2008)
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City of Ember Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Fast-paced fantasy has lots of tense moments.
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(Release Year: 2008)
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