Kids' Classics

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1.
Mary Poppins (1964)
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In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father. (139 mins.)
 
2.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
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A down-on-his-luck inventor turns a broken-down Grand Prix car into a fancy vehicle for his children, and then they go off on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far-off land. (144 mins.)
Director: Ken Hughes
 
3.
Despicable Me (2010)
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When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better. (95 mins.)
 
4.
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
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When Gru, the world's most super-bad turned super-dad has been recruited by a team of officials to stop lethal muscle and a host of Gru's own, He has to fight back with new gadgetry, cars, and more minion madness. (98 mins.)
 
5.
Minions (2015)
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Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a supervillain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world. (91 mins.)
 
6.
Moana (2016)
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In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right. (107 mins.)
 
7.
Maleficent (2014)
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A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land. (97 mins.)
 
8.
Big Hero 6 (2014)
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The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes. (102 mins.)
 
9.
Pete's Dragon (2016)
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The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon. (102 mins.)
Director: David Lowery
 
10.
The BFG (2016)
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An orphan little girl befriends a benevolent giant who takes her to Giant Country, where they attempt to stop the man-eating giants that are invading the human world. (117 mins.)
 
11.
Sing (2016)
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In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same. (108 mins.)
 
12.
The Point (1971 TV Movie)
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A father tells his son a bedtime story about young Oblio, who believes that having no point in the fantastical kingdom of pointed heads and things, still has a point. (74 mins.)
Director: Fred Wolf
 
13.
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
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A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. government to defeat an alien mastermind trying to take over Earth. (94 mins.)
 
14.
The Sandlot (1993)
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In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures. (101 mins.)
 
15.
The Lego Movie (2014)
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An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis. (100 mins.)
 
16.
Trolls (2016)
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After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends. (92 mins.)
 
17.
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
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Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice. (129 mins.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
 
18.
The Princess Bride (1987)
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While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. (98 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
19.
Swiss Family Robinson (1960)
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A Swiss family must survive being shipwrecked on a deserted island. (126 mins.)
Director: Ken Annakin
 
20.
Babe (1995)
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Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett. (91 mins.)
Director: Chris Noonan
 
21.
Yellow Submarine (1968)
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The Beatles agree to accompany Captain Fred in his Yellow Submarine and go to Pepperland to free it from the music hating Blue Meanies. (90 mins.)
Director: George Dunning
 
22.
The Goonies (1985)
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In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure. (114 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
23.
Stand by Me (1986)
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After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
24.
Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
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An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation. (87 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
 
25.
Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus (1960)
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Taken in by distant members of his family after being orphaned, Toby Tyler runs away to join the circus. (96 mins.)
Director: Charles Barton
 
26.
Johnny Tremain (1957)
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Johnny Tremain is drawn into the Revolutionary War, and becomes a patriot fighting to free the colonies from England. Along the way he learns about life and about himself. (80 mins.)
 
27.
Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier (1955)
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Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes... (93 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
28.
Treasure Island (1950)
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The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate captain Long John Silver. (96 mins.)
Director: Byron Haskin
 
29.
Old Yeller (1957)
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A teenage boy grows to love a stray yellow dog while helping his mother and younger brother run their Texas homestead while their father is away on a cattle drive. First thought to be good-for-nothing mutt, Old Yeller is soon beloved by all. (83 mins.)
 
30.
The Absent Minded Professor (1961)
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A college professor invents an anti-gravity substance which a corrupt businessman wants for himself. (92 mins.)
 
31.
The Love Bug (1968)
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A race car driver becomes a champion with a Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own. (108 mins.)
 
32.
Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)
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On the Carolina coast, Godolphin College's new track coach lodges at Blackbeard's Inn, run by the Daughters of the Buccaneers who claim to be descendants of the notorious pirate and who risk losing their hotel to the local mobster. (106 mins.)
 
33.
The World's Greatest Athlete (1973)
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A down on his luck coach travels to Africa where he spots the world's greatest athlete - a white Tarzan-type. The coach brings him back to the U.S. of A. to compete. (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Scheerer