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A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence, brave teens in book-based monster tale.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Invisible Man Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Clever, tense sci-fi horror remake has blood, gore.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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It Chapter Two Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Fewer scares, plenty of blood in long but fun sequel.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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After Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Predictable college-set adaptation has partying, sex.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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It Movie Poster Image
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It
age 15+
Terrifying evil clown movie based on Stephen King classic.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Boyhood Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Unique, affecting, mature drama about life and growing up.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Giver Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Pain makes life colorful in dystopian adaptation.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Clancy-based political thriller has moderate violence.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Jack the Giant Slayer Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy violence eased by humor in tween-friendly adventure.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Jack Reacher Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Serviceable but forgettable Cruise thriller is very violent.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Book-based drama for mature teens tackles tough subjects.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Total Recall (2012) Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Remake is better looking, less violent, less thoughtful.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Flipped Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Coming-of-age romance brings light touch to heavy themes.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Spider-Man 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Kids will be dazzled, but the story falls short of No. 2.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Teen spy hero makes leap from book to screen.
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(Release Year: 2006)
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Pride & Prejudice Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Gorgeous Jane Austen adaptation has timeless appeal.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Zathura: A Space Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sci-fi adventure has salty language, peril, violence.
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(Release Year: 2005)
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Finding Neverland Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Emotional J.M. Barrie biopic has some mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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