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Bird Box Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Violent sci-fi thriller has chaos, gory deaths, swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Shape of Water Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Compassionate monster movie/love story has mature content.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Bright Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Tons of language, violence in fantasy/cop-movie mashup.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Annabelle: Creation Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Gory scenes, lots of scares in skillfully made sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Ghostbusters (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fun update on classic has lots of ghosts + girl power.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Conjuring 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Well-made, thoughtful sequel is VERY scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Crimson Peak Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Lots of blood, ghosts in highly stylized gothic chiller.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Super Smash Bros. Wii U Game Poster Image
age 11+
Cartoonishly violent brawler very deep and engaging.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
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Sunset Overdrive Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Stylized tongue-in-cheek shooter has lots of gory violence.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
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Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Game Poster Image
age 11+
Terrific handheld transition for classic fighting game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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Ghostbusters Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Paranormal '80s classic has some scares, innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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The Elder Scrolls Online Game Poster Image
age 16+
Online fantasy game is rooted heavily in bloody violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare Game Poster Image
age 11+
Comedic, cartoonish shooter should be OK for younger teens.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Wolfblood TV Poster Image
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age 11+
British werewolf-style drama limits the fright for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
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Terraria Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Finicky but fun Minecraft-style game set in a 2D world.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Hex Hall Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Enchanting book about witty teen witch at reform school.
By Rachel Hawkins
(2011)
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The Amulet of Samarkand: The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Witty and sharp fantasy with complex characters.
By Jonathan Stroud
(2004)
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Ella Enchanted Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Highly imaginative twists on the Cinderella tale.
By Gail Carson Levine
(1997)
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The Lost Boys Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Scary '80s vampire film mixes gore with campy humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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