Movie Reviews

age 6+
A stop-motion animation masterwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
age 7+
Cute adventure; OK for tweens, but a little scary for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
age 7+
Fun, fast-paced sequel is more upbeat than the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
age 7+
Mediocre action "threequel" is livened by stellar cast.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 8+
Formulaic-but-exciting family action-adventurer.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
age 8+
Adventure sequel is clunky but has positive role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
age 9+
Kids will find this FX-heavy fantasy epic a bit dated.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 9+
Movie based on anime series has lots of martial arts action.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
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age 9+
Action, monsters, humor in R.L. Stine adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
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age 10+
Lesser known Miyazaki with heavy themes, cartoon violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2005)
age 10+
Action-packed sequel still doesn't live up to book series.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
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age 10+
Family adventure has positive messages but muddled story.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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age 11+
Violent updated classic could be too intense for young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(1998)
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age 11+
Kids will be dazzled, but the story falls short of No. 2.
On DVD/Streaming
(2007)
age 11+
Complex anime tale with violence and demonic imagery.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
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age 12+
Bigger and badder than No. 1, but still a blast.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
age 12+
Wild West shoot-'em-up with drinking and a suggestive scene.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
age 13+
Bland fantasy sequel has some scary monsters.
On DVD/Streaming
(2012)
age 13+
Teen-friendly comic-book sequel is brutal but not gory.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)

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