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The Faculty Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Kitschy '90s sci-fi horror, lots of cursing, some gore.
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(Release Year: 1998)
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The Last Starfighter Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Lighthearted space adventure has a fun '80s feel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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Aliens Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Alien sequel is bigger, faster, scarier.
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(Release Year: 1986)
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Stand and Deliver Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Math teacher inspires in powerful fact-based drama.
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(Release Year: 1988)
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The Right Stuff Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting '80s astronaut movie has cursing, sex.
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(Release Year: 1983)
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La Bamba Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Sweet, sad rock-idol tale has violence, cursing, drinking.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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*batteries not included Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Fun '80s tale has profanity, nudity, and violence.
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(Release Year: 1987)
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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Cold War-influenced exit of classic space crew.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Fantastic Planet Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
A jarring examination of racism and intolerance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1973)
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Starman Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Jeff Bridges as appealing alien; best for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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Boyz n the Hood Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Powerful, old-school look at life surrounded by violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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The Day the Earth Stood Still Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Sci-fi, pro-peace classic with some threats and violence.
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(Release Year: 1951)
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Star Kid Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Boy and robot battle scary alien; mild profanity, suspense.
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(Release Year: 1998)
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WarGames Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Suspenseful Cold War tale with teen gamer in control.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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Born on the Fourth of July Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Unflinching, violent story of Vietnam vet turned activist.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Glory Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Excellent Civil War movie has graphic violence, profanity.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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Air Bud Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Sweet dog tale has some peril and mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Contact Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Thoughtful adaptation of Sagan novel; violence, peril.
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(Release Year: 1997)
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Cocoon: The Return Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
A muddled morality tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Blade Runner Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
A dark, philosophical sci-fi drama for older teens.
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(Release Year: 1982)
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