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Howl's Moving Castle Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Charming Miyazaki fairy tale with surreal villains.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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My Neighbor Totoro Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Beautifully animated fantasy about friendship fit for all.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Monsters, Inc. Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Cute, kid-friendly monster movie; may scare sensitive kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Sofia the First TV Poster Image
age 3+
Spunky, well-rounded princess celebrates individuality.
Network: Disney Channel, Disney Junior
(2012)
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The Chica Show TV Poster Image
age 3+
Lively show combines great messages, pint-size dress-up fun.
Network: Sprout
(2012)
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Ruby Gloom TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet friendship and cooperation in a gothic setting.
Network: YTV, Pop TV, Pop Girl
(2006)
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica TV Poster Image
age 13+
Outstanding anime is more violent than you'd expect.
Network: New Video
(2012)
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Cinderella Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Sweet fairy-tale classic for little princes and princesses.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1950)
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Gravity Falls TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever sibling story has some spooky stuff for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
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Care Bears: Welcome to Care-a-Lot TV Poster Image
age 3+
CGI enhances the magic of classic friendly characters.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2012)
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The Legend of Korra TV Poster Image
age 8+
Strong heroine, positive messages make great fantasy series.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
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Doc McStuffins TV Poster Image
age 4+
Excellent preschool series has positive messages for kids.
Network: Disney Junior
(2012)
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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Jim Henson's The Storyteller TV Poster Image
age 7+
Top-notch, if dark, retellings of classic fairy tales.
Network: HBO
(1988)
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Poppy Cat TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Lovable book character brings delightful adventures to TV.
Network: Sprout
(2011)
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Tinga Tinga Tales TV Poster Image
age 4+
African folk tales feed kids' curiosity, teach good lessons.
Network: Disney Channel
(2011)
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Avalon High TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Modern Camelot-inspired tale has great messages for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2010)
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Toy Story 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Smart, funny "threequel" is scarier than the first two.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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How to Train Your Dragon Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Thrilling 3D adventure sends brains-over-brawn message.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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