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Family and Children's Classics
Aladdin (Disney)
DVX 1
This magical, animated adventure follows a street-smart peasant in his attempt to win a princess´ Heart.
Rated G
Alice in Wonderland (Disney)
DVX 2
A blend of fantasy, animation, and music based on Lewis Carroll´s immortal story.
Rated G
Anne of Avonlea
DVX 3
Now an independent young woman, Anne learns more about love, friendship, and the ways of the world.
 
Arthur Series
Join Arthur and his pal D.W. in a fun-filled animated series based on Marc Brown´s best-selling children´s books:
 
Arthur´s Baby
DVX 231
 
Arthur´s Chicken Pox
DVX 232
 
Arthur´s Eyes
DVX 228
 
Arthur´s First Sleepover
DVX 236
 
Arthur´s Lost Library Book
DVX 227
 
Arthur Makes the Team
DVX 235
 
Arthur´s New Puppy
DVX 234
 
Arthur´s Pet Business
DVX 230
 
Arthur´s Teacher Trouble
DVX 229
 
Arthur´s Tooth
DVX 238
 
Arthur Writes a Story
DVX 226
 
D.W.´s Blankie
DVX 233
 
D.W., The Picky Eater
DVX 239
 
D.W. Rides Again
DVX 237
Bambi (Disney)
DVX 183
Charming story of the deer, from his birth to maturity, as he grows up on the banks of the Danube.
Rated G
Beauty and the Beast (Disney)
DVX 133
Turned into a hideous beast, a cruel prince is taught the true meaning of beauty by a lovely girl named Belle.
Rated G
Beethoven
DVX 5
Trouble starts when an adorable puppy adopts the Newton family and rapidly grows into 185 pounds of romping, drooling, disaster-prone St. Bernard.
Rated PG
The Bells of St. Mary´s
DVX 283
Father O´Malley finds himself up to his neck in nuns when he´s assigned to decide if St. Mary´s parish school is worth the extensive renovations it requires. Bing Crosby and Ingrid Berman star.
 
Casper
DVX 7
 
A ghost therapist is hired to exorcise a friendly young ghost and his three mischievous uncles from the haunted Whipstaff Manor in this hilarious, caper-filled comedy loaded with special effects.
 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
DVX 414
 
This is the story of a poor young boy who finds one of only a few golden tickets that wins him a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world! With Johnny Depp.  Rated PG
 
Cheaper by the Dozen
DVX 372
 
Remake of the classic about a family man and his massive family of 12 children.  Stars Bonnie Hunt, Steve Martin, and Hilary Duff.  Rated PG
 
Cheaper by the Dozen 2                                                                
DVX 431  
 
Sequel to “Cheaper by the Dozen,” DVX 372, finds the Baker family hoping to bring their family together for a memorable summer vacation. But their retreat soon becomes cutthroat when they enter into a competition with another large family! Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt and Hilary Duff star. Rated PG
 
Chicken Little                                                                                  
DVX 432   
 
The plucky chicken joins the local baseball team in the hopes of reviving his reputation and winning the respect of his father, Buck Cluck. Stars Don Knotts, Patrick Stewart and Amy Sedaris. Rated G
 
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe         
DVX 430
 
Four young adventurers playing hide-and-seek in the country home of an old professor stumble upon an enchanted wardrobe that will take them places they never dreamed! Rated PG for battle sequences and frightening moments.


Cinderella (Disney)
DVX 9
An enduring rags-to-riches story of a beautiful girl, who with the help of her fairy godmother, makes all her dreams come true!
Rated G
 
Dr. Suess's the Cat in the Hat
DVX 371
 
Mike Meyers stars in this adaptation of the timeless children's classic.  Rated PG for mild crude humor.
Driving Miss Daisy
DVX 207
The winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actress, tells the story of the decades-long relationship between an elderly stubborn Jewish woman living in the ´40s South and her benevolent black chauffeur. Jessica Tandy, Morgan Freeman and Dan Akroyd star.
Rated PG
Dumbo (Disney)
DVX 11
The poignant, animated classic about a baby elephant born with oversized ears.
Rated G
 
E. T.
DVX 184
 
Join E. T., the extraterrestrial, and his friends on this whimsical journey. This fable blends science fiction and fantasy, with human drama.
Rated PG
 
Finding Nemo
DVX 354
 
This animated film is the story of Nemo, a curious young clownfish who has been taken from his home in Australia´s Great Barrier Reef, and winds up in the office fish tank of a dentist in Sydney!  Stars Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres. 
Rated G
 
The Great Adventure                                                               
DVX 386
 
During the Gold Rush, two spunky kids and their courageous dog set out to liberate Dawson City from the grasp of a charming but unscrupulous saloon owner. Jack Palance and Joan Collins star in this sequel to “The Call of the Wild.”
 
Grizzly Falls
DVX 322
 
On and expedition with his father to capture a grizzly, a young boy has the adventure of his life when he´s carried off by a female who´s lost her cubs. Richard Harris and Bryan Brown star in this fine family story of survival in the wilderness.
 
 
Gulliver´s Travels
DVX 323
 
This cartoon version of Jonathan Swift´s tale will delight young and old alike, as Gulliver is swept off his ship and washed up on the shore of Lilliput, where miniscule citizens soon adopt him as a massive mascot.
 
 
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
DVX 341
 
Harry begins his second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft, but is warned by a mysterious creature that danger awaits him. Kenneth Branaugh joins the cast as famous writer Gilderoy Lockhart, who is the new defense against the Dark Arts teacher
Rated PG
 
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire                                                        
DVX 429
 
Beset by nightmares, Harry is all too happy to escape his disturbing dreams by attending the Quidditch World Cup. But something sinister ignites the skies at the Quidditch campsite…the Dark Mark, the sign of the evil Lord Voldemoret. Rated PG-13 for sequences of fantasy violence and frightening images.

 
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
DVX 363
 
Harry and the gang are back and face a new and daunting challenge while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft.  Rated PG
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer´s Stone
DVX 296
Enchanting film adaptation of J. K. Rowling´s delightful bestseller. Harry learns on his 11th birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses magical powers of his own!
Rated PG
 
 
Herbie: Fully Loaded                                                                      
DVX 433
 
Maggie Peyton wants to become a NASCAR competitor, but with Volkswagen bug number 53, a free wheelin’ car with a mind of its own, adventures and misadventures abound! Rated G

 
The Hobbit
DVX 325
 
Animated adventure based on J.R.R. Tolkien´s classic tale of the quiet life of Bilbo Baggins, who meets high adventure when he sets out  to recover a vast treasure from the dreadful dragon Smaug.
 
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
DVX 13
Join a bulldog pup, a hilarious cat, and a wise old retriever as they embark on an unforgettable journey.
Rated G
Honey, I Blew Up The Kid
DVX 15
More laughs with Rick Moranis as the wacky inventor, only this time he causes his 2 1/2-year-old son to grow 112 feet tall!
Rated PG
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
DVX 14
Rick Moranis stars as a preoccupied inventor who accidentally shrinks his kids down to 1/4-inch tall!
Rated PG
 
The Incredibles                                                                   
DVX  406
 
Follows the adventures of a family of former superheroes rediscovering the true source of their powers….one another. Stars Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, and Samuel L. Jackson. Rated PG
 
It´s a Wonderful Life
DVX 12
 
A Frank Capra classic starring Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed, and Lionel Barrymore. A man facing ruin, who has had a hard time of it all his life, is sent help from above in the guise of a guardian angel. Charming comedy-drama classic.
The Jungle Book (Disney)
DVX 181
This song-filled, celebration of friendship, fun, and adventure is one of the most popular animated Disney films of all time. Enter the jungle to meet Mowgli, a little boy raised by wolves, whose friend urges him to seek safety from the jungle in the man-village.
Rated G
Lady and the Tramp (Disney)
DVX 212
An irresistible song-filled adventure about Lady, a lovingly pampered cocker spaniel, and Tramp, a roguish mutt from across the tracks.
Rated G
The Land Before Time
DVX 177
Long ago when dinosaurs roamed a land threatened by earthquakes, a young brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off on a journey of discovery. Along the way he makes friends and together they learn lessons about life and friendship.
Rated G
 
Legend of the Northwest
DVX 330
 
In the 1880s, a widower and his two young children move to a tumble-down trading post deep in the wilds of Oregon. They´re befriended by a kind trapper (Denver Pyle) and a half-wild German shepherd dog, whose story is one of the great legends of the frontier trail.
 
Life With Father
DVX 269
Classic family tale set in turn-of-the-century New York. Stars William Powell as the stern but loving head of the Day family. Irene Dunne is his devoted wife. Also stars Elizabeth Taylor.
 
Lilo & Stitch (Disney)
DVX 330
 
Disney animated feature in which orphan Hawaiian girl Lilo adopts Stitch, a creature from a distant planet whom she believes to be a dog!
Rated PG
The Lion King (Disney)
DVX 16
Set amid the beauty of the Serengeti, this coming-of-age animated saga tells of the love between a proud lion ruler and his son and the tragedy that threatens to destroy their kingdom forever.
Rated G
 
Little Lord Fauntleroy
DVX 389
 
Life changes dramatically for a young boy growing up in Brooklyn when he learns he's the heir to an English earldom.  A wonderfully entertaining, four-star family classic with superb performances by Freddie Bartholemew and Mickey Rooney.
 
Little Men
DVX 390
 
In 19th century New England, two street-smart urchins are sent to a country boarding school where the test the patience and principles of their teachers, Jo (Mariel Hemingway) and Fritz (Chris Sarandon).  A wonderful, heart-warming adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic sequel to "Little Women".
The Little Mermaid (Disney)
DVX 166
Ariel, the fun-loving and mischievous mermaid, is enchanted with all things human in this fun-filled, musical, animated masterpiece.
Rated G
 
The Little Princess
DVX 331
 
London, 1899. Shirley Temple goes from rags to riches in this four-star classic about a child whose privileged life changes when her wealthy father dies and leaves her penniless. With Cesar Romero.
 
 
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
DVX 17
The adventures of a huggable stuffed bear and his friend Christopher Robin as they journey through the 100-Acre Wood unfold as literature comes alive in three animated, heart-warming stories entitled "The Honey Tree", "The Blustery Day" and "Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too."
Rated G
Mary Poppins (Disney)
DVX 18
Julie Andrews stars as the irrepressible nanny who soars out of the London skies and into the Hearts of everyone she encounters.
Rated G
The Mighty Ducks
DVX 19
Emilio Estevez stars in this heart-warming comedy as a tough lawyer forced to coach a ragtag team of pee wee hockey players.
Rated PG
Mr. Holland´s Opus
DVX 179
Richard Dreyfuss portrays a man whose dream of composing one truly memorable piece of music is altered when he realizes teaching is his real passion and his students his legacy. Also starring Olympia Dukakis.
Rated PG
Mulan (Disney)
DVX 220
Based on an ancient Chinese legend, Mulan is a fun and inspirational adventure about a young girl who disguises herself as a soldier and takes her aging father´s place in the Imperial army.
Rated G
 
The New Adventures of Heidi                                                       
DVX 398
 
After her grandfather (Burl Ives) disappears during a storm on their mountain, Heidi becomes the companion of a lonely runaway schoolgirl she befriended. The girl’s father takes them to New York for Christmas. But Heidi pines for her beloved grandfather. Heartwarming family entertainment filled with songs and humor.
 
Old Yeller
DVX 20
The enduring and tragic story of life on the Texas plains and the bond that is nurtured between a boy and his yellow dog.
Rated G
101 Dalmatians
DVX 10
A lovable litter of puppies, an enchanting London setting, and animation´s most flamboyant villainess all add up to one of Disney´s all-time greatest classics!
Rated G
 
The Painted Hills
DVX 428
 
An exciting Lassie adventure set in the 1870s.  It weighs the collie's love for her master against teh greed for gold, with a 10-year-old boy's life hanging in the balance.  Solid family entertainment that builds to a dramatic climax.  No Rating.
 
Peter Pan
DVX 370
 
Action-filled remake of the classic about a boy who won't age, and who lives in Neverland with other ageless kids.  Rated PG
Pocahontas (Disney)
DVX 21
This animated feature tells the story of the legendary Indian princess, Pocahontas, and her chance encounter with Captain John Smith. Together they teach both the Native Americans and English settlers how to live side by side in peace.
Rated G
 
The Polar Express
DVX 413
 
The visual splendor of Chris Van Allsburg's popular children's book comes to life in this kind-hearted celebration of yuletide spirit, especially for kids who have almost outgrown their need to believe in Santa Clause.  Tom Hanks stars in this film for all ages.  Rated G.
The Preacher´s Wife
DVX 176
Denzel Washington plays a charming angel who is sent to earth to help a young minister and his beautiful wife, played by Whitney Houston, revive their marriage.
Rated PG
 
Raising Helen                                                                                      
DVX 365
 
Touching tale of a professional who suddenly finds herself raising three children after the untimely death of her sister. Stars Kate Hudson and John Corbett. Rated PG-13
 
The Ransom of Red Chief               
DVX 453
 
Engaging adaptation of O. Henry’s classic follows two amateur kidnappers (Christopher Lloyd and Michael Jeter) who bite off more than they can chew when they abduct an imaginative nine-year-old boy with enough energy to defeat an army!
Rookie of the Year
DVX 22
The ultimate fantasy for a Little Leaguer comes true when 12-year-old Henry and his thunderbolt pitching arm signs on with the Chicago Cubs.
Rated PG
Scooby-Doo
DVX 303
Two years after Mystery, Inc. goes out of business due to personal conflicts, Scooby-Doo and his crime-solving gang reunite to investigate paranormal incidents on Spooky Island. Starring Freddie Prinze, Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar and Scooby-Doo.
Rated PG
 
 
Shark Tales                                                                             
DVX  410
 
Stars Will Smith, Robert DeNiro, Angelina Jolie, and Renee Zellweger. Oscar is a fast talking little fish who dreams big. But his big dreams land him in hot water when a great white lie turns him into an unlikely hero. Rated PG
 
Shrek                                                                                               
DVX 404
 
Shrek (voice of Mike Myers) is a fearsome green ogre who discovers he is not quite the fearsome monster he has always made himself out to be. Set in a strange, colorful land populated by fairy tale characters, Shrek is a hilarious comedy that will win over audiences of children and adults alike. Animated, with voices of John Lithgow, Eddie Murphy, and Cameron Diaz. Rated PG
 
Shrek 2
DVX 362
 
The lovable, green ogre Shrek and Princess Fiona are invited to Fiona's former kingdom.  Voices include Mike Meyers, Eddie Murphey, Cameron Diaz, and Antonio Banderas.  Rated PG
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Disney)
DVX 23
The first full-length animated feature ever made, restored to its original splendor, will captivate you with its timeless tale of heart-warming romance, adventure, and enchanting characters.
Rated G
Spider-Man
DVX 305
After being bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy high school student gains spider-like abilities, which he must eventually use to fight evil as a superhero. Stars Kirsten Dunst and Willem Dafoe.
Rated PG-13
 
Spy Kids
DVX 355
 
Antonio Banderas stars in this movie that involves former secret agent parents, brought back from retirement to aid former colleagues, and their children who decide to join the "family business."  Rated PG
Toy Story
DVX 24
This computer-animated film brings to life a child´s room full of toys. Woody, a take charge, pull-string cowboy and Buzz, a flashy space ranger, ignite a toy land rivalry until the duo join forces to escape the evil plans of a toy-torturing boy named Sid.
Rated G

Toy Story 2
DVX 292

Woody the Cowboy, Buzz Lightyear, and the rest of their friends return in this sequel to the 1995 hit Toy Story. This time around, Andy is off at summer camp, giving the toys a few weeks off. Woody, however, is kidnapped by an avid toy collector (voice of Wayne Knight) who decides that he wants Woody for his collection.  Buzz Lightyear, Hamm, Rex, Slinky Dog, and Mr. Potato Head  venture forth to rescue their kidnapped friend before Andy returns.  Rated G
The Wizard of Oz
DVX 219
One of the most popular films of all time! This timeless masterpiece with an all-star cast tells the story of Dorothy and her dog Toto, and their mystical journey over the rainbow to the Land of Oz.
Rated G