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The Grapes of Wrath Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Classic John Steinbeck adaptation is still powerful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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Lean on Pete Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Haunting tale of survival and love has language, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Superb true tale of remarkable teen; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous, but also violent and scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding, but much violence and scariness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding adventure, but very violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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The Shawshank Redemption Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Gritty prison tale has positive messages, lots of profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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Sounder (1972) Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
A strong family triumphs over poverty and racism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1972)
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Once Upon a Time TV Poster Image
age 12+
Fresh take on fairy tales is moody fun for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
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The Martian Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Into the Inferno Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fascinating docu explores volcanoes and scientific passion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Anne with an E TV Poster Image
age 12+
Dark, intense Green Gables retelling not for all Anne fans.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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The Girl Without Hands Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Hand-drawn Brothers Grimm retelling is dark, powerful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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A Time to Kill Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Legal drama candidly tackles race relations in America.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1996)
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Jurassic Park Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Terrifyingly realistic dinos run amok in sci-fi landmark.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Terrific but intense mix of love, friendship, fear, sorrow.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Trilogy conclusion has thrilling, violent battle scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Bones TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Grisly murders and a fab female role model in forensic show.
Network: Fox, Syndicated, TNT
(2005)
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Code: Debugging the Gender Gap Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Docu cites bias against girls in tech; some coarse language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Battle Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Norwegian dance movie has lots of cursing, some drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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