Films Suitable for Children
Nine (9) Years of Age

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Science Fiction; Seafaring) [8 - 12]

 


A

The Adventures of Huck Finn (U.S./1812 - 1860, Diversity & Missouri; Literature/U.S.; SEL: Breaking Out; Running Away; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [6+]

The Adventures of Robin Hood (World/England & Middle Ages; SEL: Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [8 - 13]

An American Tail (U.S./1865 - 1913; Diversity & New York; Religions/Judaism; SEL: Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Fairness) [9 & 10]

Angels in the Outfield (Sports/Baseball; U.S./1945 - 1991 & California; SEL: Families in Crisis; Friendship; Parenting; Female Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [9 - 12]

Animal Farm (Literature/England & Literary Devices; World/Russia; SEL: Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [6+; Literary genre: Allegory]

 

Anne of Green Gables (World/Canada; SEL: Coming of Age; Female Role Model) [8+]

"Antz" and "A Bug's Life" (Science-Technology; SEL: Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect, Responsibility) [9-12]

Apollo 13 (Aviation & Space Exploration; U.S./1945 - 1991; SEL: Teamwork; Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility) [8+]

Around the World in 80 Days (Science-Technology; World/England; SEL: Gambling Addiction; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility, Respect, Fairness) [8 - 13]



B

Bach's Fight for Freedom (Biography; Music/Classical; World/Germany; SEL: Talent; Friendship; Father/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [6 - 12]

Beethoven Lives Upstairs (Biography; Music/Classical; World/Austria; SEL: Grieving; Disabilities; Friendship; Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [9 - 12]

Ben and Me -- Short Subject (Biography/Franklin; U. S./1750 - 1812 & Pennsylvania; Science-Technology; SEL: Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Citizenship) [8 & 9; 27 minutes]

The Birth of the Constitution -- Short Subject -- from the series "This is America Charlie Brown" (U.S./Creating the Nation; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Citizenship) [9 - 12; 24 minutes]

 

Bizet's Dream (Biography; Music/Opera; World/France; SEL: Father/Daughter; Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [9 - 12]

The Black Stallion (Sports/Horse Racing; SEL: Caring for Animals; Surviving; Grieving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [8+]

The Bolero -- Short Subject (Music (classical); SEL: Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: None) [9+; 26 minutes]

The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad -- Short Subject -- from the series "This is America Charlie Brown" (U.S./1865 - 1913) [8 - 11; 24 minutes]



C

Captains Courageous (U.S./1929 - 1941 & Massachusets; Seafaring; SEL: Friendship, Parenting; Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Responsibility) [8 - 12]

Charlotte's Web (Science -- Biology; SEL: Caring for Animals; Friendship; Grieving; Justice; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring) [5 - 10]

Mary Cassatt: American Impressionist (Visual Arts; World/France; U.S./1865 - 1913; Biography; SEL: Talent; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [8+]

 

A Christmas Carol (Religions/Christianity; World/England; SEL: Redemption; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [8+]

Cool Runnings (Sports/Olympics; World/Jamaica; SEL: Sportsmanship; Redemption; Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Fairness) [8+]

Coppelia (Dance/Performance; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [5+]



D

Degas and the Dancer (Visual Arts; World/France; Dance; SEL: Talent, Ambition, Mother/Daughter, Sisters; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Responsibility; Caring) [8 - 13]

 

Donald in Mathmagic Land -- Short Subject (Mathematics; World/Greece; Music) [7+; 27 minutes]



E

Edison: The Wizard of Light (Science-Technology; U.S./1865 - 1929; Cinema; Biography; SEL: Talent; Disabilities; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Citizenship) [8 - 13]

 

Einstein: Light to the Power of 2 (Biography; Science-Technology; U.S./1945 - 1991 & Diversity; SEL: Self-esteem; Education; Families in Crisis; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [8 - 13]



F

Fiddler on the Roof (Drama/Musicals; Religions/Judaism; U.S./Diversity; World/Russia; Dance/Performance; SEL: Parenting; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring) [7+]

Finding Nemo (Marine Biology (Science/Technology); SEL: Father/Son; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Respect) [9-12]

 

Fort Apache (U.S./The Frontier and the West & Arizona; SEL: Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [8+] (Some Spanish spoken by the Native Americans)



G

Galileo: On the Shoulders of Giants (Biography; Science-Technology; World/Italy & the Renaissance; SEL: Brothers; Education; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect) [8 - 13]

The Gods Must be Crazy (World/Africa; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [9+]

Goya: Awakened in a Dream (Visual Arts; World/Spain & the Enlightenment; Biography; SEL: Father/Son; Friendship; Illness; Human Rights; Talent; Disabilities; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [8 - 13]

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The Great Inventors -- Short Subject -- from the series "This is America Charlie Brown" (U.S./1865 - 1913; Science - Technology) [8 - 11; 24 minutes]

The Great Inventors -- Short Subject -- from the series "This is America Charlie Brown" (U.S./1865 - 1913; Science - Technology) [8 - 11; 24 minutes]

Gulliver's Travels (World/Enlightenment; Literature/Ireland; SEL: Peace/Peacemakers; Courage in War; Humility) [7+]



H

Handel's Last Chance (Biography; Music/Classical; World/England & Ireland; SEL: Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [6-12]

High School Musical (Dance; Drama/Musicals; SEL: Breaking Out; Friendship, Peer Pressure; Father/Son; Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring) [8 - 14]

 

Hiroshima Maiden (U.S./1941 - 1991; World/WW-II and Japan; SEL: Courage; Friendship; Human Rights; Peer Pressure; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [9 - 13]



I

Ice Princess (Sports/Ice Skating; SEL: Breaking Out; Parenting; Mother/daughter; Sportsmanship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Fairness; Caring) [9+]

 


J

The Jackie Robinson Story (Biography; Sports/Baseball; U.S./1945 - 1991 & Diversity; SEL: Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Respect, Citizenship) [8+]

 


K

The King and I (Drama/Musicals; World/Thailand; U.S./1860 - 1865; Dance/Performance; SEL: Courage, Education; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect) [8+]

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (U.S./1929 - 1941 (the Great Depression); SEL: Ambition; Families in Crisis; Female Role Model; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Trustworthiness; Citizenship) [6-12]

 

Knute Rockne -- All American (Sports/Football; U.S./1913 - 1929; Biography; SEL: Leadership, Sportsmanship, Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [8+]



L

Leonardo: A Dream of Flight (World/Italy & the Renaissance; Science-Technology; Aviation; Biography; SEL: Talent; Friendship; Mother/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: General) [8 - 11]

Les MisÚrables (Literature/France; World/France; SEL: Redemption; Suicide; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Fairness, Caring) [8+]

Life With Father (U.S./1865 - 1913 & New York; SEL: Coming of Age; Father/Son; Marriage; Parenting; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [8+]

 

The Lion King (The Environment; Science/Technology; SEL: Grieving; Redemption; Friendship; Ambition, Running Away; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility) [8 - 11]

Liszts' Rhapsody (Biography; Music/Classical; SEL: Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [6 - 12]

Little Women (U.S./1860 - 1865 & Massachusetts; Literature/U.S.; SEL: Female Role Model; Families in Crisis; Parenting; Sisters; Coming of Age; Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [6+]



M

Marie Curie: More Than Meets the Eye (Biography; World/France & WW I; Medicine; Science-Technology; SEL: Female Role Model; Mother/Daughter; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [8 - 12]

The Mayflower Voyagers -- Short Subject -- from the series "This is America Charlie Brown" (U.S./1629 - 1750; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [7 - 11; 24 minutes]

Microcosmos -- Snippet Lesson Plan on Complex and Cooperative Ant Behaviors (Science-Biology) [5+; grades K - 12; snippet: 4 minutes; lesson: 30 minutes]

Microcosmos -- Snippet Lesson Plan on Symbiosis and Predation in the World of Insects [5+; grades K - 12; snippet: 25 minutes; lesson: one class period]

Microcosmos Set-Up-the-Sub Lesson Plan for Symbiosis and Predation in the World of Insects [5+; grades K - 12; snippet: 25 minutes; lesson: one class period]

Modern Times (Cinema; U.S./1929-1941; SEL: Surviving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [8+]

 

Mulan (World/China; Mythology; SEL: Breaking Out; Female Role Model; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [6-9]

Music of the Heart (Music/Classical, U.S./1991 - present & New York; Biography (Guaspari); SEL: Education; Talent, Disabilities; Romantic Relationships; Divorce and Separation; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship) [9+]

The Music and Heroes of America -- Short Subject -- from the series "This is America Charlie Brown" (U.S./1865 - 1913; Music) [8 - 11; 25 minutes]

The Music Man (Drama/Musicals; U.S. 1865 - 1913; Dance/Performance; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [6+]

My Fair Lady (Drama/Musicals; World/England; SEL: Breaking Out; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [6+]



N

Isaac Newton: A Tale of Two Isaacs (Biography; Science-Technology; World/England & Enlightenment; Mathematics; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Talent) [8-13]

The Nutcracker (Dance; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [5+]

 


O

Old Yeller (U.S./1865 - 1913; SEL: Courage; Grieving (for a beloved animal); Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [7-12]

 

Oliver! (Drama/Musicals; Literature/England; World/England; SEL: Spousal Abuse; Crime; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [8+]



P

The Pirates of Penzance (Drama/Musicals; World/England; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility) [8+]

Ponyo (Literature/World; World/Japan; SEL: Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [5+]

Ponyo (Talking and Playing SEL: Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [4-8]

 

Pride of the Yankees (Biography/Gehrig; Sports/Baseball; SEL: Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [8+]



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R

The Rookie (Sports/Baseball; U.S./1991 - present; SEL: Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Caring) [9+]

Rossini's Ghost (Biography; Music/Opera; World/Italy; SEL: Talent; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [6 - 12]

 

The Russians are Coming the Russians are Coming (U.S./1945 - 1991 & Massachusetts; SEL: Peace/Peacemakers; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [8 - 12]



S

Small Wonders (Music/Classical; U.S./1991 - Present & New York; Biography/Guaspari; SEL: Education; Female Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship) [6+]

The Smithsonian and the Presidency -- Short Subject -- from the series "This is America Charlie Brown" (U.S./Creating the Nation, 1860 - 1865; and 1929 - 1941; SEL: Disabilities; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [7 - 11; 25 minutes]

The Sound of Music (Drama/Musicals; World/ WW II & Austria; SEL: Parenting, Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [6+]

 

Strauss: The King of Three-Quarter Time (Biography; Music/Classical; World/Austria; SEL: Friendship; Child Abuse; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [6 - 12]

Strictly Ballroom (Dance; World/Australia; SEL: Breaking Out; Talent; Families in Crisis; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [9+]

The Swiss Family Robinson (Literature/England; Science-Technology; World/Indonesia; SEL: Families in Crisis; Brothers; Surviving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: General) [6 - 12]



T

A Tree Grows In Brooklyn (U.S./1913 - 1929, Diversity & New York; SEL: Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Education; Families in Crisis; Father/Daughter; Grieving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [9+]

 


U

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W

Where the Red Fern Grows (SEL: Grieving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Perseverance; Fairness,) [8-12+]

Winslow Homer: An American Original (U.S./1861 - 1913; Visual Arts; Medicine-Psychiatry; Biography; SEL: Talent; Grieving; Mental Illness; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility) [8 - 12]

 

The Wizard of Oz — Primary (Cinema; Drama/Musicals; U.S./1865-1913; SEL: Self-esteem; Friendship; Taking Care of Yourself; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Respect, Caring) [5+]

The Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk -- Short Subject -- from the series "This is America Charlie Brown" (U.S./1865 - 1913; Aviation; SEL: Ambition, Brothers; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [8 - 11; 24 minutes]



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Y

The Yearling (U.S./1865 - 1913 & Florida; Literature/U.S.; SEL: Male Role Model; Coming of Age; Running Away; Father/Son; Mother/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [8 - 12]

 


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