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    19 Essential Movies For Parents On HBO Max Right Now

    Settle in for a movie night with a flick the whole family will love.

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    1. Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

    A young girl stands at a microphone

    2. Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)

    A still of an animated witch flying over a seaside town

    3. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)

    A group of LEGO characters looks at something offscreen

    4. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    A pair of ruby slippers

    5. School of Rock (2003)

    A man sings into a microphone

    6. Singin' in the Rain (1952)

    A man in a tuxedo in front of a neon lit street

    7. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001–2003)

    Two men in cloaks

    8. Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)

    A man on the phone in a diner, next to a yellow Pikachu drinking coffee

    9. Ella Enchanted (2004)

    A man and a woman look at each other

    10. The Outsiders (1983)

    A group of boys running down a foggy road

    11. Babe (1995)

    A pig behind a fence

    12. Anastasia (1997)

    A woman wearing a large jacket stands in the snow

    13. Home Alone (1990)

    A boy in a red sweater

    14. Wonder Woman (2017)

    A woman on a battlefield

    15. Kung Fu Panda (2008)

    An animated panda in a kung fu posture

    16. Like Mike (2002)

    A boy holds a basketball and makes a silly face

    17. The Kid (1921)

    A man smoking a cigarette

    18. Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

    A boy in a monster costume running through the woods

    19. The Witches (2020)

    A group of women

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