Genre Archives: Children

Smooch

February 8, 2011
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Most of us have heard the story about the princess and the frog—how a prince was turned into a frog and only a kiss could change him back into a man. "Smooch" is a cute movie based on that story in a more modern setting. Zoe loves the frog/prince tale a lot, so when she rescues a frog from [...]

Alice in Wonderland (1999)

February 28, 1999
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"Alice in Wonderland" is a classic story filled with fantasy, a talking rabbit, an invisible smiling cat and many other odd characters. This version of the lovable story by Lewis Carroll combines both of his stories about Alice into one charming and musical movie. As Alice wanders through the [...]

The Saddle Club: Saving Pine Hollow

May 7, 2013
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
Pine Hollow is in financial trouble and the bank is threatening to foreclose on the property. The future of the beloved farm appears to turn when the DiAngelo family makes an investment of cash into the stables. These plans come with a heavy price upon those who love the farm in more ways than one. [...]

Jim Hensons: Emmet Otters Jug-Band Christmas

October 8, 2013
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"Jim Henson's: Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas" is a wonderful movie with sacrifice as a key theme. Mother Otter and son Emmet live together after Father Otter passes on. He used to sell snake oil, and a running joke is that not everyone wants to oil up a snake! Mother and son are doing odd jobs [...]

Jim Hensons: The Christmas Toy

October 8, 2013
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"The Christmas Toy" is a heartwarming and wonderful movie sure to bring happiness to kids and parents alike. The toys are preparing for Christmas when the toy bear reminds them that new toys will be coming to their community and the children will be playing with them. One doll, Apple, used to be [...]

A Belle for Christmas

November 4, 2014
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
If you believe in holiday miracles, this is the movie for you! Glenn Barrows (played by the likable Dean Cain) misses his deceased wife, which we learn in the first scene as he watches an old home movie taken at Christmas. He has two great kids, Elliot (Jet Jurgensmeyer) and Phoebe (Meyrick [...]

Benjis Very Own Christmas Story

August 17, 2004
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"Benji's Very Own Christmas Story" is a winner! The story is wholesome and features the story of Benji, his owner and his friend visiting Santa Claus. The conversation turns to Christmas all over the world and what makes it Christmas for Santa. This short but sweet movie features the elves, Benji, [...]

The Polar Bear King

February 5, 2008
Not Recommended for Families
"The Polar Bear King," like most fantasy tales, contains a princess, prince, kings, queens and, of course, an evil witch who casts a spell. In this tale the handsome prince turns away the advances of the evil witch and she turns him into a polar bear. At midnight each night he becomes human again [...]

All About: Volume Three

July 31, 2012
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"All About: Volume Three" is a collection of short, educational films that everyone will learn from and enjoy. Each collection is filled with fun facts about so many topics. Do you know what it takes to rope a cow, what kind of equipment you can find on a farm, or how to train a circus animal? This [...]

All About: Volume Two

July 31, 2012
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"All About: Volume Two" is a collection of short educational films that everyone will learn from and enjoy. Each collection is filled with fun facts about so many topics. In "Volume Two," you'll learn about how to build a house, what items a police officer carries while on duty, what it takes to be [...]