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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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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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Kon-Tiki Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Thrilling adaptation of classic book has lots of peril.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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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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Freak Show Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Witty empowerment story deals with teen homophobia.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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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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So B. It Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Beautiful coming-of-age drama tackles tough topics.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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The Hate U Give Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, thought-provoking drama about race, activism.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Love, Simon Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Affecting, lovable romcom about gay teen has a little edge.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Finale is a faithful, fitting end to Girl on Fire's journey.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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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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News of the World Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Stirring, lyrical Western has peril, some harsh violence.
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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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Clouds Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Heartbreaking but uplifting true story tackles loss, pain.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Everything, Everything Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Endearing teen love story is sure to make book fans happy.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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