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1.
The Secret Garden (1993)
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A young British girl born and raised in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's estate... (101 mins.)
“ After losing her parents during an earthquake in India, Mary is send to England to live with her wealthy uncle. The manor of her uncle is filled with secrets and Mary proves to be a fresh breeze for its residents.

The Secret Garden shows beautiful locations and the actors are very passionate. ” - RebeccaLessay
 
2.
Soul Surfer (2011)
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Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack. (106 mins.)
Director: Sean McNamara
“ Based on a true story, Bethany a teenage hardcore competition surfer loses her arm in a shark attack. Struggling with her new handicap surfing seems to be impossible.

The movie has some very nice views of Hawaii and is packed with awesome underwater action shots. ” - RebeccaLessay
 
3.
A Goofy Movie (1995)
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When Max makes an preposterous promise to a girl he has a crush on, his chances to fulfilling it seem hopeless when he is dragged onto a cross-country trip with his embarrassing father, Goofy. (78 mins.)
Director: Kevin Lima
“ Max is considered to be an unmemoriable highschool student. Desperate to get attention from the girl of his dreams, he claims to know a big pop-star and promises her to wave at the big concert during the spring break. His dad goofy has some other plans for the holiday, though.

Cute to watch and a lot of catchy soundtracks. ” - RebeccaLessay
 
4.
Arthur Christmas (2011)
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Santa's clumsy son Arthur gets put on a mission with St. Nick's father to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than 2 hours. (97 mins.)
“ With Santa getting older and ready for retirement it's up to his high-tech son Steve to take over the family business. But when Steve misses a child even after all his high-tech gadgets and procedures his brother Arthur makes sure to deliver the one last present.

The movie has a lot of clever and original ideas as well as that classic holiday feeling. ” - RebeccaLessay
 
5.
Ratatouille (2007)
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A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant. (111 mins.)
“ A Rat that can cook helps a young boy to become the best Chef in Paris.

This movie really makes me hungry and I love the classic french music soundtracks ” - RebeccaLessay
 
6.
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead, unaware her captor to be an enchanted prince. (84 mins.)
“ The classic fairytale animated by Disney. Animations are very nice and the movie has some really fun songs. ” - RebeccaLessay
 
7.
Mary Poppins (1964)
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A magic nanny comes to work for a cold banker's unhappy family. (139 mins.)
“ A strict father seeks a new Nanny for his childeren. Mary Poppins seems to be best candidate for the job although the father might not know it. ” - RebeccaLessay
 
8.
The Little Rascals (1994)
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Alfalfa is wooing Darla and his "He-Man-Woman-Hating" friends attempt to sabotage the relationship. (82 mins.)
“ Based on a 1940's comedy serie, the story tells of a club of boys getting ready for the annual derby, plans are getting messed up as their member Alfafa has a crush on a girl which is forbidden in the He-man club.

Another cute movie full of puffy cheeks and funny moments. ” - RebeccaLessay
 
9.
Matilda (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable. (98 mins.)
Director: Danny DeVito
“ Mathilda is a intelligent gifted young girl born into a family that doesn't appreciate her. Mathilda develops an unique power and uses it to help her teacher.

The movie is a well succeeded tribute to the books of Roald Dahl. ” - RebeccaLessay
 
10.
Casper (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A paranormal expert and his daughter bunk in an abandoned house populated by three mischievous ghosts and one friendly one. (100 mins.)
Director: Brad Silberling
“ Casper is a friendly ghost "living" with his three uncles who aren't so friendly. The house gains some new guests: a ghosthunter and his daughter.

Very funny scenes and a haunting melody called "Casper's Lullaby" make it a must see movie ” - RebeccaLessay
 
11.
The First Grader (2010)
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The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau terrorist who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford. (103 mins.)
Director: Justin Chadwick
“ Afrika's educational system is in for a shake up when an old man wants to learn to read a letter.

A very emotional and educational movie that gives us an insight into the world beyond the Lion King. ” - RebeccaLessay
 
12.
What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
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After his father's death, Gilbert has to care for his mentally disabled brother, Arnie, and his morbidly obese mother, which is suddenly challenged when love walks into his life. (118 mins.)
“ Leonardo DiCaprio plays a mentally handcapped boy living in a small town with his brother played by Johnny Depp. Becuase Gilbert's mother is physically not capable to look after him the task befalls his older brother who rather roams the world.

Movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio AND Johnny Depp, need I say more? ” - RebeccaLessay
 
13.
Titanic (1997)
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A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic. (194 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ Rose is born into the world of aristocrats and is on her way to America to marry out of money. In a state of depression she meets Jack who interduces her to a new world of adventure.

A must see movie that might bring out tears. ” - RebeccaLessay