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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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Trollhunters TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Action-packed adventure show has scares, great role model.
Network: Netflix
(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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The Hidden Oracle: The Trials of Apollo, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Worthy addition to the mythological world of Percy Jackson.
By Rick Riordan
(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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Goosebumps Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Action, monsters, humor in R.L. Stine adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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When Marnie Was There Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully animated but slow tale about unique friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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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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Percy Jackson's Greek Gods Book Poster Image
age 9+
Huge gift book of Percy-narrated Greek myths is tons of fun.
By Rick Riordan
(2014)
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Artemis Fowl Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Witty and exciting series start with irresistible antihero.
By Eoin Colfer
(2001)
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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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Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon Game Poster Image
age 9+
Light scares, clever puzzles make for a fun adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Entertaining tween fairy tale has obvious happy ever after.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Hobbit Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Brilliantly written, inventive pre-LOTR tale.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1937)
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Disney's A Christmas Carol Movie Poster Image
age 9+
3-D adaptation of classic holiday tale may scare young kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Graveyard Book Book Poster Image
age 9+
Tale of boy raised by ghosts is both creepy and warmhearted.
By Neil Gaiman
(2008)
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Another Cinderella Story Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Selena Gomez brings fresh pop fun to an old tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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