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Freaky Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Over-the-top, foul-mouthed slasher comedy goes for the gore.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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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 Old Guard Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Smart female-led action saga has heart; violence, language.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Star Wars: Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Action-packed end of iconic series falls short of greatness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Booksmart Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Superb, smart teen comedy has drinking, strong sex talk.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Bird Box Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Violent sci-fi thriller has chaos, gory deaths, swearing.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Lady Bird Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Touching, funny, personal, and mature coming-of-age comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Logan Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Poignant, grown-up, very violent superhero movie.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Epic but violent adventure offers diversity, role models.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Edge of Seventeen Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Excellent acting in poignant, mature coming-of-age story.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Fundamentals of Caring Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Unforgettable, poignant dark comedy has lots of cursing.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Wind Rises Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Lovely, contemplative tale of famed aeronautical engineer.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Grand Budapest Hotel Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Witty, whimsical farce with some cartoonish 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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Spectacular Now Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Poignant teen drama doesn't shy away from alcohol or sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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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.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Expendables 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
The Expendables are still very violent but much improved.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Crooked Arrows Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring sports drama about Native Americans, lacrosse.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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21 Jump Street Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
TV-based buddy comedy is crude but hilarious.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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