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Featured Video: Holiday Movie Guide

The holiday movie season has begun! From "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" to "The Good Dinosaur," you'll have tons of entertaining flicks to choose from. Here are nine movies that are sure to make your kids' and teens' must-see list.



Common Sense Media's guide is packed with 100+ holiday gift ideas hand-selected to inspire, educate, and entertain kids of all ages and stages. Whether your list includes young children, tweens, or teens, use this guide to find presents that kids and parents will feel good about. All the picks are arranged by age and media type, and they include movies, video games, books, TV shows on DVD, apps, and websites.



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The organization provides families with trusted advice and unbiased ratings and reviews to help them make smart media choices. Through its education programs and policy efforts, Common Sense empowers parents, educators, kids, and teens to become knowledgeable and responsible digital citizens. For more information on media and parenting topics, visit Common Sense Media's Parent Concerns.

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