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A Clockwork Orange Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
A violent meditation on violence; graphic and disturbing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1971)
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Sense and Sensibility Movie Poster Image
age 11+
A lush and witty adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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My Life as a Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sensitive subtitled coming-of-age movie for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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West Side Story Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Musical masterpiece tackles race, with some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1961)
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Watership Down (1978) Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Book-based animated tale has intense peril, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1978)
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Liyana Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring, unique film tells two stories of perseverance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Ice Storm Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Drug use and sexual content in Ang Lee masterpiece.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Cherry Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Drugs, gore, sex, swearing in gritty, unforgettable saga.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2021)
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The Playroom Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Parents seek joy, ignore kids in difficult, powerful drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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My Louisiana Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sweet coming-of-age movie has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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August: Osage County Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Affecting but exhausting dysfunctional-family drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Mr. Holmes Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Smart, literate, low-key drama about memory and stories.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Wish You Well Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Well-shot, moving drama uplifting but has lots of tragedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Only Yesterday Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic Studio Ghibli drama focuses on Japanese girlhood.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Hell or High Water Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Excellent, relevant crime drama has language, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Julieta Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Colorful, subtle, mature soap opera from Almodóvar.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Imperial Dreams Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Dark yet inspiring tale has cursing, violence, drugs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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True Grit (1969) Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic Western has memorable characters, some gun violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1969)
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6 Balloons Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Raw look at heartbreaking effects of addiction; drug use.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Disobedience Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Intimate, mature relationship between two complex women.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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