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Sense and Sensibility Movie Poster Image
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A lush and witty adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
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(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.
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(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.
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(Release Year: 1961)
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Liyana Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring, unique film tells two stories of perseverance.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Playroom Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Parents seek joy, ignore kids in difficult, powerful drama.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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August: Osage County Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Affecting but exhausting dysfunctional-family drama.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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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.
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(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.
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(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.
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(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.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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6 Balloons Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Raw look at heartbreaking effects of addiction; drug use.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Sisters Brothers Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Heavy violence, camaraderie in revisionist Western.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Amores Perros Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Gripping but gory subtitled drama isn't for the squeamish.
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(Release Year: 2000)
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Refuge Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Complex film about family trauma has heavy themes.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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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.
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(Release Year: 1991)
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Safety Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Emotional, intense, inspiring true tale of family, teamwork.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Tell My Story Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Suicide-prevention docu offers revealing, actionable advice.
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(Release Year: 2021)
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Somewhere Between Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Adoption docu is heartwarming and emotional.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Wilderness Love Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Funny romcom about divorce has mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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A Price Above Rubies Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Intense drama about Orthodox Jews has mature themes, sex.
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(Release Year: 1998)
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