This honest -- and sometimes raw -- portrayal of an artist's journey tackles some weighty topics.
This powerful World War II drama offers an unsparing look at war, sure to inspire conversations with your teen.
This grim drama about a brave, resourceful 17-year-old heroine is ultimately about the importance of family.
This rousing epic based on Chinese history veers toward the violent side but will captivate history buffs.
Teens on the cusp of freedom will appreciate this mature drama about a woman yearning to break free.
With its fascinating twists and turns, this humorous thriller stars Matt Damon as a business manager with secrets.
This film documents a small town’s first integrated prom -- in 2008 -- addressing lingering racism and hope for change.
An alien subclass faces relocation in this thrilling film allegory of apartheid. Will their massive slum blow first?
For teens transitioning to adulthood, this film explores the question of how happiness is possible in today’s world.
This uplifting story of politician Harvey Milk explores cultural shifts and equal rights.
2008 Sundance documentary winner follows five small-town, high school seniors, from jocks to misfits to mean girls.
This intense true story chronicles the journey of a young, idealistic wanderer who goes to Alaska in search of himself.
This irreverent homage to martial arts movies features lots of cartoony violence, but the good guys prevail.
Time travel figures in this violent but mesmerizing film about a rogue scientist and his rogue virus.
Catch your teens in a pensive moment and enjoy this quiet movie about the nature of friendship -- and life.
Let teens puzzle over this curiously haunting story about finding a connection when you're feeling lost.
This behind-the-scenes look at corruption in the political process will appeal to teens for its playful cynicism.
This moving Oscar-winner is a gripping tale of how passion -- for art, life, and love -- can overcome obstacles.
Enjoy Vince Vaughn's turn as an L.A. hipster with a weaselly but winning charm.
Gritty but funny, this cult classic from rapper Ice Cube offers unique cultural and historical perspective.
This classic tale of high school struggles piles up the awkward moments, which makes the end all the sweeter.
Can a loan shark make a clean break from the mob? With everyone after a piece of the pie, it's fun watching him try.