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Return from Witch Mountain Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Creepy classic about mind control still provides thrills.
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(Release Year: 1978)
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Call of the Wild Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Dog-centric adventure drama is age-appropriate but bland.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Candleshoe Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Old-school Disney treasure hunt is fun but dated.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1977)
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R.L. Stine's Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Tween-friendly, ad-happy Halloween fright fest.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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The Adventures of Robin Hood Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Errol Flynn stars in swashbuckling family delight.
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(Release Year: 1938)
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Swiss Family Robinson Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Good intro to older movies for kids; watch for stereotypes.
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(Release Year: 1960)
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Formulaic-but-exciting family action-adventurer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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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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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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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Movie Poster Image
age 9+
A classic action-adventure for older kids.
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(Release Year: 1954)
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The Adventures of Tintin Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Whirlwind animated adventure is a visual treat for tweens.
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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Tintin: The Lake of Sharks Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed classic adventure has drinking, smoking.
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(Release Year: 1972)
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Tintin: The Prisoners of the Sun Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Another exciting Tintin tale, but some dated stereotyping.
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(Release Year: 1969)
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Goosebumps Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Action, monsters, humor in R.L. Stine adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Three Musketeers Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Frothy '90s Disney remake offers light amusement.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Action-packed sequel still doesn't live up to book series.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Antboy Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Some iffy humor in quirky Danish tween superhero movie.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Antboy 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Quirky superhero sequel has potty humor, action violence.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Tom and Huck Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Unexceptional adaptation, but entertaining movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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