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California Dreaming
rating:2.1

California Dreaming

2007Runtime:0 minutes
When an Omaha, Neb., family piles into an RV and heads to the wilds of California for their dream vacation, nightmares soon ensue. One mishap after another befalls the out-of-their-element suburbanites, but they're determined to prevail -- and perhaps learn some lessons along the way in this National Lampoon-style comedy starring Dave Foley, Lea Thompson, Patricia Richardson and Vicki Lewis, and directed by Linda Voorhees.

Directed by:

  • Linda Voorhees
  • rating:2.1 2.1 Average Rating

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    Micaela, Una Película Mágica
    rating:2.1

    Micaela, Una Película Mágica

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    When she learns that Dr. Black (Arialdo Jiménez) and his cohorts have devised a plan to deplete the world of all its color, aspiring young artist Micaela (Micaela Casotto) thinks she might be the only one who can stop them. With help from the Wisdom Tree, Micaela transforms into a superhero and sets out to thwart the menacing villain's plot. Directed by Rosanna Manfredi, this family adventure combines live action and vibrant animation.

    Directed by:

  • Rosanna Manfredi
  • rating:2.1 2.1 Average Rating

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    Tons of Trouble
    rating:2.1

    Tons of Trouble

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    In this fun family adventure, a pack of helpful kids make it their mission to help a lovable African elephant find its home. One snag: They can't let their mom find out! Will they be able to keep this gargantuan plan on the down low and still pull off their difficult -- but noble -- mission? Or will they get into "tons of trouble"?

    Directed by:

  • Marina Martins
  • rating:2.1 2.1 Average Rating

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    Yoga by the Dozen
    rating:2.0

    Yoga by the Dozen

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    The benefits of yoga aren't just for adults. This instructional program by dancer and yoga master JoAnna Ross teaches yoga basics to kids ages 2 to 6. Twelve children join Ross for a warm-up and sun salutations followed by 12 simple yoga poses. Each easy-to-follow move is clearly demonstrated in a fun, supportive manner. As kids learn the routine, they also develop self-confidence and self-respect as well as flexibility and strength.

    Directed by:

  • JoAnna Ross
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Andy Colby's Incredibly Awesome Adventure
    rating:1.9

    Andy Colby's Incredibly Awesome Adventure

    1988Runtime:0 minutes
    For 12-year-old movie buff Andy Colby (Randy Josselyn), a trip to the local video store is a normal part of his daily routine. But when he stumbles across the aptly named "Incredible Video Adventure," he knows he's found something special. Ignoring the video clerk's warnings to sit away from the television and hang on to the remote control, Andy and his sister (Jessica Puscas) are unwittingly pulled into a montage of action-adventure clips.

    Directed by:

  • Deborah Brock
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    The Real Shlemiel
    rating:1.9

    The Real Shlemiel

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    The stories of acclaimed writer Isaac Bashevis Singer find new life in animation. Featuring music by Michel Legrand and Sheldon Harnick, The Real Shlemiel follows the adventures of a young boy, Aaron, and his goat. When they arrive at the little village where Aaron's aunt and uncle live, they discover a menacing wizard who's about to cast a horrible spell over everyone. Can they save the town's residents?

    Directed by:

  • Jacqueline Galia Benousilio
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    Dog Park Blues
    rating:1.8

    Dog Park Blues

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Pets are on a mission to save a dog park that's about to close in this family-friendly animated adventure written and illustrated by Rosemary Cotnoir and narrated by Shelly Frasier. There's nowhere in the world that's more fun than the neighborhood dog park, so when Baxter and his canine buddies discover that it's going to become a parking garage, they have to work fast to protect their play space.

    Directed by:

  • Rosemary Cotnoir
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Tot-a-Doodle-Do!: Animals
    rating:1.8

    Tot-a-Doodle-Do!: Animals

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Preschool and early-elementary kids will roar, woof, whinny and squeal at this animal-centric installment of the fun and thoughtfully assembled "Tot-a-Doodle-Do!" series. In this episode, kids will get to design an animal mask, impersonate their favorite animal, snack on some Monkey Munchies, learn how to be kind to animals at home and in the zoo, and meet a professional dog trainer. Fun songs include "Lion Hunt" and "Please Take Us to the Zoo."

    Directed by:

  • Heidi Heller Niehart
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    The Street Corner Kids 2: A Place Called Elmira
    rating:1.8

    The Street Corner Kids 2: A Place Called Elmira

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    When aging businessman Marty (Efrem Zimbalist Jr.) decides to close down the last remaining factory in Elmira, a group of six young friends called the Street Corner Kids attempt to change the stubborn owner's mind and prevent their beloved community from falling apart. This inspiring drama, the sequel to 1994's The Street Corner Kids, informs viewers of all ages with wholesome lessons about family, friendship, hope and determination.

    Directed by:

  • Margaret Raphael
  • rating:1.8 1.8 Average Rating

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    Tot-a-Doodle-Do!: School
    rating:1.7

    Tot-a-Doodle-Do!: School

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    School is the fun focus in this episode of the theme-based children's series, which promotes communication, teamwork, hygiene, manners, social interaction and healthy eating. In this installment, kids learn how to make their own play dough, pantomime their favorite school activities, meet a real-life schoolteacher, make pinwheel sandwiches and get a refresher on how to listen to their teachers and fellow students at school.

    Directed by:

  • Heidi Heller Niehart
  • rating:1.7 1.7 Average Rating

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    Tot-a-Doodle-Do!: Transportation
    rating:1.7

    Tot-a-Doodle-Do!: Transportation

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Planes, trains and automobiles are just a few of the highlights in this transportation-themed episode of the acclaimed "Tot-a-Doodle Do!" children's series, which imparts a host of growing-up lessons to its preschool and early-elementary audience.

    Directed by:

  • Heidi Heller Niehart
  • rating:1.7 1.7 Average Rating

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    Now and Then
    rating:3.8

    Now and Then

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more. Lesli Linka Glatter directs; Gaby Hoffmann, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch and Christina Ricci co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then (1995)
    A heartwarming movie about four childhood girlfriends who, in adulthood reunion, relive their experience of the life-changing summer of 1970, including a mystery death, divorce, standing up to the boys, first kiss, and the meaning of true friendship. Each explores her unique identity amidst family and friends. Beautifully directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
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