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Dolittle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Not the king of the jungle, but still cute; some peril/guns.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Art of Racing in the Rain Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Weepy wisdom dispensed in dog drama about life and loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sparkling book adaptation has great characters, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Light frights in funny, tween-friendly creepfest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Interesting tale of plucky WWI dog has some war violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Christopher Robin Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet but slow tale about the power of family, imagination.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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A Wrinkle in Time Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inclusive but imperfect take on classic story of hope, love.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Kepler's Dream Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sweet family drama has heart and positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Air Bound Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animated mouse adventure with emotional intensity, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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American Girl: Lea to the Rescue Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed jungle mystery has suspense, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Descendants Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Game Time: Tackling the Past Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic family film has positive messages for all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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5 Children & It Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny wish-granting story has some mild scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action- and creature-packed Potter sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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A League of Their Own Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Terrific story of women's baseball has great messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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Swiss Family Robinson Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Good intro to older movies for kids; watch for stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1960)
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The Remains of the Day Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Classic period drama tackles issues of gender and class.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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The Princess Bride Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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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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