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Zombies Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Teens challenge stereotypes in lively Disney musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Suspenseful, thoughtful alien-encounter classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1977)
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Backstage TV Poster Image
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age 8+
So-so Fame-esque kids' show raises relevant issues.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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Teen Beach 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Star Wars Rebels TV Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting series is violent but has positive messages, too.
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
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Teen Beach Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Heavily marketed musical is wholesome fun for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Geek Charming Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet story models positive relationships among teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Kerbal Space Program Game Poster Image
age 8+
Rocket-building sim helps determined kids reach the stars.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
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House of Anubis TV Poster Image
age 8+
British mystery series is clean, positive fun for tweens.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
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Transformers Prime TV Poster Image
age 8+
Action, violence don't overshadow worthy messages for kids.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2010)
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16 Wishes Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Teen's errant birthday dreams hold good messages for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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StarStruck Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Modern Cinderella story is clean musical fun for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Ben 10: Ultimate Alien TV Poster Image
age 8+
Darker and still violent, this Ben 10 not for the sensitive.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
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Nancy Drew Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Big-screen teen sleuth is cute, if a bit bland.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Transformers TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Classic '80s 'toon more than just a commercial in disguise.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(1984)
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Cory in the House TV Poster Image
age 8+
Spin-off lacks Raven's magic, but kids won't mind.
Network: Disney Channel
(2007)
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The Cheetah Girls 2 Movie Poster Image
age 8+
A worthy sequel to the original fan favorite.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Star Trek: The Next Generation TV Poster Image
age 8+
Still going boldly, updated series is fun for all.
Network: Syndicated
(1987)
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Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Movie Poster Image
age 8+
The best of the original series, but the most intense, too.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1980)
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Sky High Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Cartoony high school superhero drama; OK for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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