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The Grapes of Wrath Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Classic John Steinbeck adaptation is still powerful.
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(Release Year: 1940)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Outstanding adventure, but very violent battle scenes.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Fantastic, but kids are older, themes are darker.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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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.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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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.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Trilogy conclusion has thrilling, violent battle scenes.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Girl Without Hands Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Hand-drawn Brothers Grimm retelling is dark, powerful.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Sparkling book adaptation has great characters, some scares.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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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.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Belle & Sebastian: The Adventure Continues Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Thrilling French sequel has tense scenes but a warm heart.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Emma Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Perfect for warmhearted family entertainment.
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(Release Year: 1996)
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The Martian Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Witches Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Campy but creepy Dahl adaptation has lots of spooky stuff.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Enola Holmes Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Entertaining period mystery has feminist messages, violence.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Sensitive portrayal of four girls' friendships.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Poignant pre-WWII drama about German Jewish family in exile.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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Alice in Wonderland (2010) Movie Poster Image
age 10+
All-new 3-D Alice story is trippy and intense.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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The Shack Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Sentimental faith-based adaptation explores grief, healing.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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