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Movies on DVD and Streaming in March and April

Movies on DVD and Streaming in March and April


Common Sense Media shares its ratings for family-friendly movies that are new to DVD and streaming in March and April, plus information about the live-action remake of The Jungle Book, in theaters April 15.

 

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip

2 out of 5 stars
(PG)
Release Date: March 15 
Recommended Age: 6+

The fourth Chipmunks movie is silly and brand-filled (as always).

 

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2

4 out of 5
(PG-13)

Release Date: March 22 
Recommended Age: 13+

The finale is a faithful, fitting end to Girl on Fire’s journey.

 

Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens

4 out of 5
(PG-13)

Release Date: April 5 
ecommended Age: 10+



An epic Star Wars sequel, it delivers great performances and action.

 

Norm of the North

2 out of 5
(PG)

Release Date: April 19  
Recommended Age: 6+

This conservation-themed animal tale has lots of potty humor.

 

In Theaters April 15: The Jungle Book

Parents need to know that The Jungle Book is based on Rudyard Kipling’s book of short stories and inspired by Disney’s animated classic. With an all-star voice cast that includes Scarlett Johansson (Kaa), Idris Elba (Shere Khan), Bill Murray (Baloo), and Ben Kingsley (Bagheera), the movie blends sophisticated animation and live action to tell the story of Mowgli, the “mancub” raised by wolves and befriended by Baloo the bear. There may be some intense scenes in this jungle adventure that could frighten younger viewers.


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