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Brother Future Movie Poster Image
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A moving story of slavery and freedom.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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A Christmas Carol (1951) Movie Poster Image
age 8+
The classic book brought to life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1951)
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The Grapes of Wrath Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Classic John Steinbeck adaptation is still powerful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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The Secret Garden Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Great book, great adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Old Yeller Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Tearjerker is one of the best early Disney dramas.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1957)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Masterpiece with crucial lessons about prejudice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1962)
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Au Revoir Les Enfants Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Poignant subtitled WWII story about kids and loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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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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Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Excellent docu on Muslim high school football players.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Imba Means Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Vibrant, uplifting docu about African children's choir.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Life, Animated Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Unforgettable doc about autism, communication, Disney.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Speechless TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Fresh family comedy puts "disability" in a brand-new light.
Network: ABC
(2016)
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Away Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Gorgeous, tranquil film is both peaceful and perilous.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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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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The World According to Sesame Street Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Serious adult docu about Muppets in developing nations.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Family Matters TV Poster Image
age 8+
Urkel and company still offer lots of family fun.
Network: Freeform, Nickelodeon, Syndicated
(1989)
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Sensitive portrayal of four girls' friendships.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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13 Going on 30 Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Touching, hilarious Jennifer Garner romcom.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Steel Magnolias Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Three-hanky special, but with lots of laughs, too.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Dave Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Uplifting political comedy combines romance and satire.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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